Bayer Uerdingen Boosters (BUB) will take on VfB Gelsenkirchen (VG) in the fifth match of the ECS T10 Krefeld 2021 at the Bayer Uerdingen Cricket Ground on Tuesday, May 18.
The hosts, who are making their ECS debut, suffered a 10-wicket defeat to MSC Frankfurt in their opening match of the ongoing tournament.
On the other hand, VfB Gelsenkirchen have made a great start to their campaign, winning both their matches on Monday. Led by Swapnil Varhade, VG defeated Koln Challengers in both their clashes on the opening day of the T10 tournament.
BUB vs VG Dream11 prediction
VfB Gelsenkirchen have made a confident start in the ongoing ECS T10 Krefeld tournament and they will look to continue their winning momentum when they face Bayer Uerdingen Boosters on Tuesday. Going by current form, VfB Gelsenkirchen will clearly start as overwhelming favourites against the Boosters.
BUB vs VG best players for Dream11
Top Tip: Best batsmen
Bayer Uerdingen Boosters batsman Aritharan Vaseekaran scored 16 runs off 13 balls against MSC Frankfurt to give his side a good start. The 34-year-old is expected to play an important role for Boosters again in their upcoming fixture against VfB Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday.
For VfB Gelsenkirchen, opener Suliman Hugakhil will be the batsman to watch out for in this contest. The 21-year-old youngster has already scored 42 runs in two matches at an impressive strike rate.
Top Tip: Best bowlers
In the bowling department, Bayer Uerdingen Boosters captain Kumar Mahendran was the standout bowler for his side in their last encounter against MSC Frankfurt. Mahendran scalped two important wickets, giving away just 13 runs in two overs. The 42-year-old will be a good pick for your fantasy team.
On the other hand, Vignaesh Sankaran will be the bowler to watch out for VfB Gelsenkirchen. Sankaran has been an economical bowler for the Gelsenkirchen and he has also claimed two wickets in the tournament so far.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
As far as all-rounders are concerned, picking Sahalom Dhaly in your fantasy team is a no-brainer. Dhaly has already scored 65 runs and bagged four wickets in the two matches that he has played so far. The 38-year-old will be the player to watch out in the BUB vs VG encounter
For the wicket-keeper spot, Boosters’ Ahilan Ravinthran will be the preferred choice over Swapnil Varhade. Ravinthran had played a 11-ball 19 knock in their opening fixture to help his side post a respectable total. He is also a safe wicket-keeper behind the stumps.
BUB vs VG probable playing XI
BUB probable playing XI: Ahilan Ravinthran (wicket-keeper), Aritharan Vaseekaran, Pakeetharan Praba, Ali Abbas Akbar, Gobinath Sribalashanmugan, Kumar Mahendran (captain), Ramar Tharmaraj, Thinesh Rajakulasingam, Mani Janarthanam, Gobinath Navarathinam, Sri Kanth Vaka
VG probable playing XI: Suliman Hugakhil, Mirwali Jabarkheel, Sahalom Dhaly, Sahalom Dhaly, Swapnil Varhade (captain/wicket-keeper), Vignaesh Sankaran, Shahidullah Arman, Sivasai Yeesakonu, Rubesh Palaniappan, Kamran Khan, Ebnimin Qanee
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