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Match 25 of the European Cricket Series Malta, Encore 2023 has Mater Dei taking on Southern Crusaders at the Marsa Sports Club, Marsa, Malta on November 12 at 1:00 PM IST.

MTD vs SOC (Mater Dei vs Southern Crusaders), Match 25 - Match Information

Match: Mater Dei vs Southern Crusaders, Match 25
Date: November 12, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM IST
Venue: Marsa Sports Club, Marsa, Malta

MTD vs SOC (Mater Dei vs Southern Crusaders), Match 25 Preview

Mater Dei have played 4 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, while Southern Crusaders have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table.

European Cricket Series Malta, Encore 2023 Points Table

The points table of European Cricket Series Malta, Encore 2023. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
EDK 4 4 0 8 +4.244
SWU 6 4 2 8 +1.757
SOC 2 2 0 4 +2.518
MTD 4 2 2 4 +0.740
GU 4 0 4 0 -3.748
OVR 4 0 4 0 -5.581

Both teams last played against each other in Match 21 of the FanCode ECS Malta 2023 where Samuel Stanislaus scored the highest fantasy points for Mater Dei with 96 match fantasy points while Affy Khan topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Southern Crusaders with 134 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Mater Dei against Swieqi United, Swieqi United beat Mater Dei by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Mater Dei was Amar Sharma who scored 81 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Gzira United, Southern Crusaders beat Gzira United by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Southern Crusaders was Gulfraz Masih who scored 101 fantasy points.

MTD vs SOC, Marsa Sports Club, Marsa, Malta Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Marsa Sports Club, Marsa, Malta is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 106 runs. Batting first should be the preferred option at the venue, with the team batting first winning 65% of its matches.

Weather Report for Marsa Sports Club, Marsa, Malta

The temperature will hover around 22°C and humidity is expected to be around 62%. Winds at a speed of 10.24 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 100% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. 

MTD vs SOC, Head-to-Head

In the 6 matches played between these 2 teams, Southern Crusaders' bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the batters have earned the most fantasy points for Mater Dei.

MTD vs SOC Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mithila Avishka 5 47 9.4 0 0 0, 20, 13, 14, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Shrijay Patel 5 123 24.6 0 0 82, 0, 30, 11, 0 -
Affy Khan 5 112 22.4 0 0 40, 4, 4, 30, 34 -
  1. Mithila Avishka Perera

    Mithila Avishka can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 25 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, Mithila Avishka has scored 47 runs averaging 9.4 per match.

  2. Shrijay Patel

    Shrijay Patel is a batter and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 123 runs at an average of 24.6 per match.

  3. Aaftab Alam Khan

    Affy Khan is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 34 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Affy Khan is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 40, 4, 4, 30 and 34 runs at an average of 22.4 per match.

MTD vs SOC Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Arif Sagar 3 1 0.2 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 1, 1, 0, 2, 0
Gulfraz Masih 4 0 0 9 1.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3, 2, 3, 1, 0
Mahabub Rahman 3 5 1 1 0.2 0, 4, 1, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Arif Sagar

    Arif Sagar is a bowler and has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the recently played 3 matches Arif Sagar has taken 1, 1, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Gulfraz Masih

    Gulfraz Masih can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recent 4 matches, Gulfraz Masih has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. He has been very successful at this venue as in the recent 4 matches this player played here, he has taken 3, 2, 3, 1 and 0 wickets.

  3. Md Mahabuhur Rahman

    Mahabub Rahman can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. Mahabub Rahman has an average of 16 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. He bowls left-arm spin and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 1 wickets at an average of 0.2. Mahabub Rahman has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 2, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

MTD vs SOC Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Zeshan Yousaf 4 13 2.6 2 0.4 0, 0, 12, 0, 1 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Muthu Kumaran 4 2 0.4 3 0.6 1, 0, 0, 0, 1 0, 1, 1, 1, 0
Ishantha Kariyawasam 3 19 3.8 1 0.2 0, 16, 0, 3, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Zeshan Yousaf

    Zeshan Yousaf is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.9. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, Zeshan Yousaf has scored 0, 0, 12, 0 and 1 runs at an average of 2.6 per match.

  2. Muthukumaran Murugesan

    Muthu Kumaran is an all-rounder and has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.7 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He bowls right-arm medium and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 0, 1, 1, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  3. Ishantha Kariyawasam

    Ishantha Kariyawasam is an all-rounder and has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.1 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Ishantha Kariyawasam bowls right-arm medium and in the recent 3 matches, he has taken 1, 0, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.2.

MTD vs SOC Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mithila Avishka 5 47 9.4 0 0 0, 20, 13, 14, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Zeshan Yousaf 4 13 2.6 2 0.4 0, 0, 12, 0, 1 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Muthu Kumaran 4 2 0.4 3 0.6 1, 0, 0, 0, 1 0, 1, 1, 1, 0
Ishantha Kariyawasam 3 19 3.8 1 0.2 0, 16, 0, 3, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Arif Sagar 3 1 0.2 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 1, 1, 0, 2, 0
  1. Mithila Avishka Perera

    Mithila Avishka is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. This player has an average of 25 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. Mithila Avishka is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 0, 20, 13, 14 and 0 runs averaging 9.4 per match.

  2. Zeshan Yousaf

    Zeshan Yousaf is an all-rounder and has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the last 4 matches, Zeshan Yousaf has scored 13 runs averaging 2.6 per match.

  3. Muthukumaran Murugesan

    Muthu Kumaran can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.7. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the recent 4 matches, Muthu Kumaran has taken 0, 1, 1, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Ishantha Kariyawasam

    Ishantha Kariyawasam is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the last 3 matches, Ishantha Kariyawasam has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.

  5. Arif Sagar

    Arif Sagar is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. He has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the recently played 3 matches, Arif Sagar has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

MTD vs SOC Squad Information

Southern Crusaders (SOC) Squad: Michael Goonetilleke, Angelo Delardon, Ryan Bastiansz, Ishantha Kariyawasam, Eardley Chandiram, Zeshan Yousaf, Jojo Thomas, Lakshitha Senavirathna, Gopal Thakur, Ezhaq Masih, Affy Khan, Azwan Kamaleen, Shahin Hussain, Gulfraz Masih, Mithila Avishka, Vidusha Rashmika, Mahabub Rahman, Abdul Munim, Abhimanyu Gaddam, Akhildev Radhakrishnan, Dulanga Gunasekera, Hettiarachchige Viduranga, Malinda Dunuwile, Sahan Nanayakkara and Hesh Abeywickrema.

Mater Dei (MTD) Squad: Sam Aquilina, Michael Nazir, Suhrid Roy, Amar Sharma, Manuel Antony, Muhammad Zubair, Rency Jacob, Salman Khan, Muthu Kumaran, Shrijay Patel, Lazar Sharoon, Cornelius Younus, Aji Wilson, Arshad Mohammad, Pintu Ghosh, Navdeep Gill, Arif Sagar, Ravi Mapara, Michael Das, Azeem Abbasi and Tahzeeb Tahir.

MTD vs SOC Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Affy Khan

Batters: Mithila Avishka, Shrijay Patel and Ryan Bastiansz

All-Rounders: Zeshan Yousaf, Muthu Kumaran and Ishantha Kariyawasam

Bowlers: Gulfraz Masih, Mahabub Rahman, Jojo Thomas and Vidusha Rashmika

Captain: Ryan Bastiansz

Vice-Captain: Jojo Thomas

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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