SG Einheit Halle (EIH) will take on FC Viktoria 89 (VIK) in the 17th match of ECS T10 Dresden 2021 at the Rugby Cricket Dresden eV Stadium in Germany on Friday, August 20.

The Naeem Shinware-led EIH have struggled in the ongoing edition of the ECS T10 tournament, managing just a solitary win in six matches. With just two points on the board, SG Einheit Halle are currently the bottom-placed team in Group A.

FC Viktoria 89, on the other hand, have been one of the in-form sides in the competition so far. Led by Zeeshan Sahi, VIK have secured four victories in six games and are currently placed third in Group A with eight points.

EIH vs VIK Dream11 prediction

While FC Viktoria 89 have won three of their last five matches in ECS T10 Dresden this season, SG Einheit Halle have secured just one victory in the same number of matches. Going by confidence and current form, VIK will start as overwhelming favourites against EIH on Friday.

EIH vs VIK Dream11 team tips for ECS T10 Dresden

Top Tip: Best batsman

Ehsanullah Sharifi of SG Einheit Halle has been the leading run-scorer in the ongoing ECS T10 Dresden. The 22-year-old has amassed 123 runs in six matches at a strike rate of 168.49. Sharifi will look to continue his brilliant form in the upcoming matches against FC Viktoria 89.

Top Tip: Best bowler

In the bowling department, VIK’s Ehsan Latif has been the standout bowler in the ECS T10 competition so far. The experienced bowler has picked nine wickets in six matches at an impressive economy of 5.16. Latif is expected to be a threat to a struggling EIH batting line-up on Friday.

Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper

Several quality all-rounders will be on display in the EIH vs VIK encounter, however, one must pick FC Viktoria’s Zahid Mahmood in their fantasy cricket team. The 36-year-old has scored 115 runs and also bagged seven wickets in six matches this season.

For the wicket-keeper spot, Naeem Shinware of SG Einheit Halle will be the preferred choice over VIK’s Rohit Unnithan. Along with fulfilling his wicket-keeping responsibilities, Shinware has been one of the standout performers for EIH with the bat this season. 

EIH vs VIK probable playing XI

EIH playing XI (probable): Ehsanullah Sharifi, Usmani Bilal, Chandan Manjunath, Matiullah Molakkel, Naeem Shinware (captain/wicket-keeper), Rafi Khan, Jeswanth Bora, Rokhan Ahmadzai,  Raviteja Jembugumpula, Abas Talib, Abdullah Daulatzai

VIK playing XI (probable): Waleed Aslam, Usman Hadi, Harsha Gopireddy, Zahid Mahmood, Zamir Haider, Tojo Thomas, Zeeshan Sahi (captain), Ehsan Latif,  Harsha Busireddy, Rohit Unnithan (wicket-keeper), Munir Hussain

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