DEK vs GEK Dream 11 Prediction: The first match of the ECS T10 Corfu 2021 is scheduled to be contested between the Dekathlon and GEK on 18 October (Monday) at the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu. This will be the opening match of the competition and it will be interesting to see the approach of these two teams at the start of this T10 tournament.
Both these sides are coming into this tournament after having witnessed quite different fortunes in their respective previous assignments. The Dekathlon are a new team in this ECS T10 competition and many of their players are also not familiar with this format of the game. On the other hand, GEK have performed impressively in the local tournaments held in Greece and have won a few titles as well.
The ECS T10 Corfu 2021 tournament is a six-day affair and all the 24 matches of this season will be played in a single cricket ground in Corfu. It will be very much crucial for both these teams to play with the best of their abilities from the opening stages of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Match 1, Dekathlon vs GEK
Competition: ECS T10 Corfu
Date: 18 October
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Ground: Marina Cricket Ground, Corfu
Pitch Report: The pitch at the Marina Cricket Ground will have flat batting-friendly conditions throughout the T10 encounter. A belter of a wicket is expected for this game and things will be difficult for the bowlers. The dew factor will not come into play as the game progresses and thus, it will be a safe option to win the toss and opt to bowl first. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 90-100 mark.
It will be a good move to pick a mixed combination of both DEK and GEK players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will be a good decision to include more of all-rounders and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Alexandros Lagos, Asrar Ahmed, Aman Shah and Georgios Kardakaris remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Giannis Moutsos
BATTERS: Georgios Vramis, Nikolaos Mourikis, Razwan Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Alexandros Lagos, Aman Shah, Asrar Ahmed, Shafique Muhammad
BOWLERS: Georgios Kardakaris, Hasan Amigudin, Stathis Kakarougas
The GEK team will definitely have the upper hand in this match due to their experience of playing T10 tournaments. GEK have won many of the domestic championships and T10 tournaments with many experienced campaigners part of their line-up. On the other hand, Dekathlon will also be hoping to start their campaign on a brilliant winning note.
For the Dekathlon side, it will be really important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling departments right from the starting matches in this T10 competition. The likes of Aman Shah, Razwan Ali, Zubair Khan and Shafique Muhammad will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Georgios Kardakaris, Hasan Amigudin and Abbas Anjum will be the key with the ball.
For the Dekathlon team, Aman Shah will be an important player to watch out for in this edition of the ECS T10 Corfu. He has fine abilities to deliver both with the bat and ball. Aman Shah has scored 11 runs in the last 3 T10 matches but has notched up a lot of runs in the domestic circuit. He can also contribute immensely well in the bowling department having been a key wicket-taker in the limited-overs format of the game.
Dekathlon will depend a lot on Georgios Kardakaris to come good both in the batting as well as bowling department. He has a fine record in a pretty short domestic career. Georgios has scored a total of 47 runs from just 4 matches during the previous edition of the ECS T10 Corfu. He can also deliver well with the ball as he has an impressive economy of 6.89.
DEK Playing 11 (likely)
The GEK team will be hoping to grab the momentum from the initial phase of the tournament both with the bat and ball. They will depend a lot upon the likes of Georgios Vramis, Alexandros Lagos, Nikolaos Mourikis and Aslam Mohammad to deliver well with the bat. The trio of Stathis Kakarougas, Arslan Ahmed and Sinan Khan will form part of the bowling attack.
GEK all-rounder Arslan Ahmed will be an important performer for his team in this ECS T10 Corfu 2021 due to his amazing record both with the bat and ball. Arslan has notched up as many as 54 runs while playing in a total of 7 competitive matches. He has a fine strike-rate of 114.89 and can also deliver nicely with the ball. He has taken 6 wickets at an economy of less than 8.
For the GEK side, Asrar Ahmed has a sensational record as an all-rounder in the T10 format. He can contribute amazingly well both in the batting as well as bowling department. Asrar has scored a total of 94 runs in just 7 innings at a fine average of 31.33. He has amassed these runs at a good strike-rate. Ahmed has picked up as many as 9 wickets in the last five matches at an economy of 7.26.
GEK Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the ECS T10 Corfu 2021 Live score and streaming on the FanCode app. All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available exclusively on the Fancode app. There will a great experience of entertainment in this T10 encounter. There will be some really talented players in action in this DEK vs GEK game.
The ECS T10 Corfu 2021 will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights were not available as it is a local T10 tournament played in Corfu and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the FanCode app. While following the Covid-19 norms, the crowds won’t be allowed in the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu.
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