GEK vs KSA Dream11 Prediction: The final league stage match of the ECS T10 Corfu 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the GEK and the Kallithea Sixers Athens at the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu on 22 October (Friday). This will be the second consecutive match on the trot between these two sides in the same day and also the last opportunity to make their case before the knockout matches.
Both these sides are coming into this game after witnessing quite contrasting fortunes unfold so far in this ongoing edition of the tournament. The GEK have surely been the best team in this competition as they have won 5 out of their 6 matches and are currently placed at the top spot on the points tally. On the other hand, Kallithea Sixers Athens have had a really poor tournament so far as they have suffered six losses.
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 in the final stages of this competition. GEK have won 5 matches while the Kallithea Sixers Athens are yet to open their winning account this season.
Fixture Name: Match 19, GEK vs Kallithea Sixers Athens
Competition: ECS T10 Corfu
Date: 22 October
Time: 5 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 an important move to pick a mixed combination of both KSA 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 Arslan Ahmed, Asrar Ahmed, Asim Ameer and Awais Sahib remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Anastasios Manousis
BATTERS: Aslam Mohammad, Awais Sahib, Hamid Nasir
ALL-ROUNDERS: Asrar Ahmed, Parveez Niazai, Vaios Pringas, Asim Ameer
BOWLERS: Arslan Ahmed, Georgios Galanis, Naqibullah Ahmadzai
The GEK team will definitely have the upper hand in this match due to their experience of playing T10 tournaments. GEK have performed phenomenally well in this competition as they have won 5 comprehensive matches. On the other hand, Kallithea Sixers Athens will also be hoping to end their campaign on a brilliant winning note.
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)
The Kallithea Sixers Athens will be hoping to gain some important confidence both with the bat and ball in this edition of the ECS T10 Corfu. The likes of Awais Sahib, Qasim Shah, Asim Ameer and Parveez Niazai will have to take the responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, Akeel Sahib, Naqibullah Ahmadzai and Jonathan Allen will have to play an important role with the ball.
For the Kallithea Sixers Athens, Awais Sahib will be an important player to watch out for in this ECS T10 Corfu 2021 season. He scored a total of 76 runs in the previous edition of the competition. Awais Sahib smashed these runs at an amazing strike-rate of more than 140 and played just 4 games. He has also notched up more than 1000 runs in the domestic season across different formats.
Kallithea Sixers Athens will bank upon all-rounder Asim Ameer to come good both in the batting as well as bowling departments. He delivered a fine performance both with the bat and ball in the previous season of ECS T10 Corfu. Asim Ameer has smacked as many as 40 runs while playing in a total of four matches. He also has the ability to contribute well with the ball having picked up as many as three wickets at an economy of less than 7.
KSA 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. While taking care of the Covid-19 norms and regulations, the crowds would not be allowed at the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu. The players from both these sides will be keen to give their best.
The 2021 edition of the ECS T10 Corfu will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights are not always available for most of the ECS T10 competitions and the same is the case for this year’s ECS T10 Corfu. However, on the FanCode app and website, exclusive live commentary will be available alongside live match scores and entertaining video analysis.
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