Defending champions Ariana AKIF are expected to start well in this tournament.
Defending champions Ariana AKIF will take on Malmo in the 1st and 2nd match of the ECS Malmo 2021 on Monday. Ariana AKIF had an excellent tournament last year and emerged as champions by beating Ariana Cricket Club by 7 wickets in the final. They are all set to put their best foot forward and defend the title this year.
Meanwhile, Malmo didn’t have the greatest of tournaments last year, where they finished 6th overall after losing in the Shield final. It will be interesting to see how they approach this season.
Ariana AKIF vs Malmo, Match 1 & 2
Venue: Landskrona Cricket Club
Date & Time: 2nd August, Match 1 at 12:00 PM IST & Match 2 at 2:00 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Fancode
Not enough information is available about the venue, having said the surfaces generally in Europe will tend to assist the batters more. Anything over 100 makes a good competitive score.
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Probable Playing XIs for AF vs MAL:
Dharmender Singh (c), Ihsan Ullah Shirzad, Khaled Mohammad, Delawar Khan, Abdul Naser, Anudeep Gudimella, Javid Khan, Karan Singh, Maly Gholum, Yousaf Babak, Sedik Sahak
Hammad Rafiq (c), Bilal Zaigham, Sunny Sharma, Qaiser Munir, Harris Aziz, Hassan Zaigham, Yarjan Mohammadi, Sudais Sudais, Saqlain Karamat Shah, Saad Mohammad, Sanaullah Habibzai
Top Picks for AF vs MAL Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Ariana AKIF
Abdul Naser was the third-highest run-scorer in the last year’s edition. He scored 165 runs in 6 matches at an average of 55 and a strike rate of 235.71, and with the ball, he scalped 5 wickets.
Khaled Mohammad is an excellent top-order batter who has scored 101 runs in 6 matches in the previous edition. He is a good buy for your fantasy teams.
Top Picks – Malmo
Hammad Rafiq was the top run-scorer for Malmo in the last edition. He mustered 116 runs in 4 matches at an average of 29 and even chipped in with 4 wickets.
Sudais Sudais had a decent tournament with the bat last year. He managed to score 89 runs in 3 matches at an average of 44.5 and an astonishing strike rate of 197.77.
AF vs MAL Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AF vs MAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Bilal Zaigham, Saqlain Karamat Shah, Sudais Sudais (vc), Khaled Mohammad, Delawar Khan, Qaiser Munir, Hammad Rafiq, Abdul Naser (c), Sedik Sahak, Hassan Zaigham, Yousaf Babak
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AF vs MAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Ihsan Ullah Shirzad, Sudais Sudais, Khaled Mohammad (vc), Karan Singh, Hammad Rafiq (c), Qaiser Munir, Maly Gholum, Abdul Naser, Sedik Sahak, Hassan Zaigham, Harris Aziz
Today’s AF vs MAL Probable Winners:
Ariana AKIF are expected to win both matches.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.