KSA vs ACA Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 12 of the ECS T10 Corfu 2021 season, the Kallithea Sixers Athens will be locking horns with the Athens Cricket Academy at the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu on 21 October (Thursday). This will be the second back-to-back match between these two teams in a single day of this tournament and an important game for both these sides.
Both these sides are coming into this match after witnessing quite contrasting fortunes in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Things have not kickstarted in the best of manners for the Kallithea Sixers Athens as they have suffered two convincing losses at the hands of Dekathlon. On the other hand, Athens Cricket Academy have managed to win two out of their four matches this season.
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. KSA have lost both of their matches while ACA have won 2 of their 4 games.
Fixture Name: Match 12, Kallithea Sixers Athens vs Athens Cricket Academy
Competition: ECS T10 Corfu
Date: 21 October
Time: 1 PM IST
Ground: Marina Cricket Ground, Corfu
Pitch Report: The surface at the Marina Cricket Ground will have flat batting-friendly conditions. 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 include a mixed combination of both KSA and ACA 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 Sayed Aqeel, Zain Ali Haider, Awais Sahib and Asim Ameer remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sayed Aqeel
BATTERS: Awais Sahib, Zain Ali Haider, Waheed Akbar
ALL-ROUNDERS: Asim Ameer, Parveez Niazai, Qasir Amin, Vaios Pringas
BOWLERS: Jonathan Allen, Zubair Ashraf, Muhammad Irfan
The Athens Cricket Academy team will definitely have the upper hand in this match as they have already won one game in this edition of the ECS T10 Corfu. Athens Cricket Academy have won many of the domestic championships and T10 tournaments with many experienced campaigners part of their line-up. On the other hand, Kallithea Sixers Athens will also be hoping to pick up their first win this season after two convincing losses.
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)
The Athens Cricket Academy has performed well above their potential in the recent while both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Zain Ali Haider, Sayed Aqeel, Akif Khan and Qasir Amin will have to play a significant role in the batting department and all of them will want to be amongst the runs in the T20 World Cup. On the other hand, the trio of Abdul Abid, Zubair Ashraf and Muhammad Irfan will form part of the bowling attack.
For the Athens Cricket Academy, wicket-keeper batter Sayed Aqeel is a pretty explosive cricketer who has a brilliant record in the T10 format. He has notched up a wonderful total of 261 runs in the last five matches. Sayed Aqeel has an impressive average of more than 40 in T10 cricket. He also has a fine strike-rate and will be a key player to watch out for in this ECS T10 Corfu.
The Athens Cricket Academy will depend a lot on Zain Ali Haider to come good in the middle-order in the batting department. He has played a total of 29 matches and has smashed an excellent tally of 463 runs in the previous few domestic competitions. Zain Ali Haider also has an fine average of 25.71 and will be hoping to contribute well right from the opening stage of the tournament.
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ACA Playing 11 (likely)
Sayed Mohammad Aqeel
Zain Ali Haider
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. The cricket fans can also visit the Fancode and ECS website for all the exclusive videos for each and every game in this edition of the ECS T10 Corfu.
The 2021 edition of the ECS T10 Corfu will not be broadcasted on the television in India. Even though the television broadcasting rights were not available for this local ECS T10 tournament, the viewers can enjoy the live streaming on the FanCode app alongwith proper analysis for each of the games. However, crowds won’t be allowed at the stadium.
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