KSA vs FOR Dream11 Prediction: The 11th match of the ECS T10 Corfu 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the Kallithea Sixers Athens and Forge on 21 October (Thursday) at the Marina Cricket Ground in Corfu. This will be the first of the five matches to be played a single day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and an important game for these two sides.
Both these sides are coming into this match very much low on confidence having not been at their best in the ongoing edition of the competition. The Kallithea Sixers Athens have had a disappointing campaign so far this season having lost both of their matches against Dekathlon. On the other hand, things have not been the best for Forge as they too have won just one game against Dekathlon but they have also lost two matches.
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 11, Kallithea Sixers Athens vs Forge
Competition: ECS T10 Corfu
Date: 21 October
Time: 11 AM 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 KSA and FOR 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 Ali Asghar, Sajid Mehar, Awais Sahib and Asim Ameer remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Issa Muhammad
BATTERS: Shabbir Arslan, Awais Sahib, Qasim Shah
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ali Asghar, Asim Ameer, Parveez Niazai
BOWLERS: Omid Niazi, Nemat Logaree, Jonathan Allen, Naqibullah Ahmadzai
The Forge 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. Forge 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)
For the Forge team, it will be very much important to bring in their experience upfront both in the batting as well as bowling departments in this final phase of the T10 tournament. The likes of Shabbir Arslan, Waseem Ali, Sajid Mehar and Kabir Ali will be expected to take some kind of responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Umair Javid, Omid Niazi and Yaqub Ahmadzai will be hoping to put up a consistent show with the ball.
Forge’s Ali Asghar has performed really well with the ball in the last few domestic matches. He has proved to be a consistent wicket-taker in the Twenty20 format for his team. Ali Asghar has picked up as many as 7 wickets while playing in a total of 11 matches. He also has a brilliant economy of less than 8.
For the Forge side, it will be really important that Kabir Ali delivers well in the batting department. Kabir has notched up a fine tally of 88 runs having represented Forge in as many as 8 matches. He has the ability to score runs at a phenomenal strike-rate of more than 150. Therefore, Kabir Ali will be an important player for his team in this edition of the ECS T10 Corfu.
FOR 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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