The Austria and Italy team will lock horns in the Match 15 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021 Championship Week fixtures. The Italy team have the presence of Damith Kosala and Amir Sharif, while Austria team will look to find contributions from Shahil Momin and Aqib Iqbal. The all-rounder Baljit Singh is the leader of the Italy team, while Austria is captained by Razmal Shigiwal.
The Austria team have secured 2 wins in 3 league matches, and will look to keep performances going well. They won their last league match by 7 wickets against Spain team. While, it has been a hard week for the Italy team, where they have not been able to secure 1 victory in 4 matches. They lost their last league match to England XI, while defending the total of 80 runs.
This is the Match 15 of the Championship Week of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and it will be a crucial fixture for the Italy team to stay alive in the tournament. Tomorrow will be the last day of the league stage, and both teams need to secure a crucial win to not stay under pressure in a must win matches for entering the playoffs.
Fixture Name: Match 11 (Championship Week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 6 October
Time: 8:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): L L W
ITA(recent last): L L W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Austria and Italy is slated to be played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. It is expected that it can be a high scoring game, due to the consequences of this fixture for the positions in the points table. The scores of 120 will be a par score on this venue., and the bowlers need to maintain their line lengths to win the matches.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: England XI 82/3 won by 7 wickets against Italy 80/8 in ECC T10 2021.
The captain pick for your team can be Shahil Momin, who has been consistent with his all round contribution in the last few league matches. While, the vice captain can be Razmal Shigiwal, who is a prominent batter in the T10 circuit. The differential pick will be Amir Sharif, who has lost the momentum, but is the best all rounder in the tournament.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Nisar Ahmed
BATSMEN: Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal, Mirza Ahsan, Ammad Khan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Bilal Zalmai, Amir Sharif
BOWLERS: Muhammad Imran, Aqib Iqbal, Shahil Momin
The Austria team is expected to win this fixture due to their fine balance and experience in the T10 format. They have been playing well in the past few matches as well, and would look to keep the same momentum. While, the Italy team have lost steam to win the matches and need to perform well as a team, especially the batting department.
The Austria team have been impressive in the tournament and have 2 wins in 3 matches. The bowlers would have to improve their performances after they were thrashed for 139 runs. But the batters will be upbeat after chasing down the target and few players came back to form in this pursuit. The top picks will Razmal Shigiwal and Shahil Momin.
The prolific run scorer in the T10 circuit and the captain of the Austria team is a proven performer. In this tournament, Shigiwal is the second highest run scorer for the team with 312 runs at an average of 31.20. He has been quite consistent in the ICC tournaments as well, and would look to keep his form same in the upcoming matches for the Austria team.
The all rounder will be a handy pick for this match due to his performances in the T10 circuit. He has been impressive with his skills to help the team in getting an edge over the opponents. In his last appearance, he was terrific with the bat and scored 50 off 22 balls. He has been a steady customer with the ball and has a knack of being pitch perfect and look to contribute in both departments.
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Possible Top Order: Abrar Bilal, Bilal Zalmai, Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal
Pace Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Sahel Zadran
Spin Bowlers: Shahil Momin, Ahsan Yousuf
Player to Watch Out: The lead bowler of the team, Aqib Iqbal is a gun fielder and has been taking wickets in a consistent manner in the tournament.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
1. Abrar Bilal
2. Bilal Zalmai
3. Razmal Shigiwal (c)
4. Iqbal Hossain
5. Mirza Ahsan
6. Sahel Zadran
7. Ahsan Yousuf
8. Abrar Bilal (wk)
9. Shahil Momin
10. Aqib Iqbal
11. Sahel Zadran
The Italy team have not been playing well in the Championship week, and have secured only 1 win in 4 matches. In their last league match, the team could post only 80 runs, with the hefty contribution of Muhammad Imran. While the bowlers proved to be ineffective and the opposition chased down the total in 9 overs.
The experienced player will be the differential player for your fantasy team has the all round skills to give you good enough fantasy points. In the last league match, Imran was the top scorer for the team with 29 runs off 13 balls, and then picked a wicket as well. He has picked up a fine momentum in the last few matches and will look to keep it going.
The best performer for the Italy team in this tournament, will look to be proficient in both departments of the game. Amir helped the team to reach the finals of the group stages, and then has not performed well in the Championship week of the tournament, and needs to play well to help the team’s cause.
Captain: Baljit Singh
Wicket Keeper: Nisar Ahmed
Possible Top-4: Nisar Ahmed, Amir Sharif, Hassan Ahmad, Baljit Singh
Pace Bowlers: Muhammad Imran, Jorawar Singh, Amir Sharif, Janaka Wass
Spin Bowlers: Damith Kosala
Player to Watch Out: The wicket keeper Nasir Ahmed is a quality player and is expected to turn up good in this fixture due to his track record in the T10 circuit.
ITA Playing 11 (likely)
1. Nisar Ahmed (wk)
2. Amir Sharif
3. Baljit Singh (c)
4. Irfan Shaikh
5. Ammad Khan
6. Damith Kosala
7. Jaspreet Singh/ Rajmani Sidhu
8. Hassan Ahmad
9. Jorawar Singh
10. Muhammad Imran
11. Janaka Waas
Watch Austria vs Italy 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 18th day of the tournament and final fixture of the Championship Week matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The AUT vs ITA 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.