The Austria and Hungary team will lock horns in the Match 4 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team has the presence of players like Abrar Bilal and Mirza Ahsan. While, the Hungary team need the performances from Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel and Abhishek Kheterpal. The Austria team will be led by Razmal Shigiwal and Marc Ahuja captains the Hungary team.
The Austria team lost to Belgium in their last T20I series in a minor equation of 2-1, but they have won their first league fixture against Romania on the back of terrific performances from all the players. While, the Hungary team finished 3rd in the Continental Cup and are currently playing their first fixture of the European Cricket Championship T10 circuit.
The Austria team are ranked at 43rd rank, while Hungary have 52nd rank in the ICC T20I rankings. It will be the 2nd match for both of the teams in this tournament. This is the Match 4 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, with 5 matches being played on the same venue, Cartama Oval at Spain.
Fixture Name: Match 4 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 20 September
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): W W L
HUN(recent last): L W L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Austria and Hungary is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. According to the first fixture which got completed, the pitch is a belter and scores of around 190 were scored and the batters will have a good time. While, the spin bowlers would look to be efficient due to the purchase off the surface, and the pace bowlers have to wary of their lengths.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Austria 195/4 won by 89 runs against Romania 106/9 in Match 1 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 4 players from Hungary and 7 players from Austria. It will be an interesting match, and the viewers are expected to enjoy the match. The best picks for the match will be Razmal Shigiwal and Zeeshan Khan who would look to keep performing the same as in the past few matches and win the matches for the team.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abrar Bilal
BATSMEN: Razmal Shigiwal, Noor Ahmadzai, Zeeshan Khan, Iqbal Hossain, Mirza Ahsan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abdullah Akbarjan, Harsh Mandhyan
BOWLERS: Sandeep Mohandas, Shahil Momin, Aqib Iqbal
The Austria team is expected to win this fixture due to the talented squad that have been quite impressive in the first league match. They have a fine balance in the squad and will look to maintain the fine performances against the opponents as well. While, the Hungary team is also quite experienced with the fine performances in the last series and would look to compete well.
The Austria team have been average in the ICC tournaments, but their players have performed well in the European Cricket Series tournaments and will look to replicate same performances in this series as well. In the first league fixture, they posted a mammoth score of 195 runs on the board on the back of contributions from Razmal Shigiwa, Miraz Ahsan, and Iqbal Hossain. While the bowlers Shahil Momin and Akbarjan performed well.
The top-order batsman has been one of the most consistent run scorers in the European Cricket Circuit, and has been a fine leader for the Austria team in the international circuit as well. In the first league match of the Europea Cricket Championship, he scored 96 runs off 28 balls and helped the team to post the biggest score of the tournament, 195 in 10 overs.
The all-rounder will look to be efficient with his performances in the second fixture of the team in the tournament. He has been terrific in the European Cricket Series tournaments with contribution in both departments. But in the first fixture against Romania, he failed to give a good start to the team and could only score 4 runs, but is expected to come back harder in this match.
|Zeeshan Goraya||24||24/412||24.23/ 20.20|
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Possible Top Order: Zeeshan Goraya, Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal, Mirza Ahsan
Pace Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Mark Simpson Parker
Spin Bowlers: Sahel Zadran, Abdullah Akbarjan, Iqbal Hossain, Shahil Momin
The x-factor for the team would be Shahil Momin who displayed precision in his bowling and took the most crucial wicket of Gohar Manan in their match against Romania.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
6. Sahel Zadran
7. Abdullah Akbarjan
8. Abrar Bilal (wk)
9. Shahil Momin
10. Aqib Iqbal
11. Zabiullah Ibrahimkhel
The Hungary team will have to perform very well to win against a strong team like Austria and need to forget their past loss in the last few series. They managed to take the 3rd position in the Continental Cup 2021, and would need spirited efforts to be one the top spots in this tournament. The team’s top picks will be all-rounders, Abhishek Kheterpal and Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel.
The bowling all-rounder will be on the look-out to keep his form maintained for the Hungary team to help them in winning the upcoming matches. In the Continental Cup 2021, he was impressive with his contributions in both the departments and can be a good support to the team in doing well in the European Cricket Championship T10 circuit 2021 fixture against Austria.
The most experienced player of Hungary team is expected to the best performer of this fixture due to his terrific track record. He scored 263 runs and took 7 wickets in the Continental Cup 2021 and will look to maintain the same form. He has displayed fine ball-striking capabilities and can pick quick wickets in the crucial situations, when the team needs the most.
|Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel||4||263/7||65/19|
Captain: Marc Ahuja
Wicketkeeper: Satyadeep Aswathnarayan
Possible Top Order: Zeeshan Kukikhel, Harsh Mandhyan, Marc Ahuja, Zahir Safi Mohammed
Possible Opening Bowlers: Habib Deldar, Harsh Mandhyan, Abhishek Kheterpal and Asanka Weligamage
Spin Bowlers: Harsh Mandhyan
The x-factor for Hungary will be Marc Ahuja who has been a fine leader and can stabilize the team well in crucial situations. This will be the second fixture of the team in the tournament.
HUN Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Austria vs Hungary European Cricket Championship T10 Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the news updates and stats related to the European Cricket Championship T10 will be available on the European Cricket Network official website. This will be the 6th day of the tournament and first Fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The AUT vs HUN match will not be broadcasted on any Television Channel, as they did not have bought rights for the tournament. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the FanCode app. The crowd is allowed in the stadium and different facilities have been provided for the kids and adults, for having a fine experience in Cartama Oval.