The Austria and Romania team will lock horns in the Match 1 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team has the presence of players like Abrar Bilal and Mirza Ahsan. While, the Romania team need the performances from Satwik Nadigotla and Pavel Florin. The Austria team will be led by Razmal Shigiwal and Ramesh Satheesan captains the Romania team.
The Austria team lost their last T20I series against Belgium and the series equation was 2-1, and the team would look to improve the performances. While, the Romania team will be upbeat after winning the Continental Cup comprising of the top teams from Europe. It will be the first fixture for both the teams in the Game 1 of the 2nd Round.
The Austria team are at 43rd rank, while Romania are positioned 39th in the International Council T20I rankings. The both teams will look to take necessary experience from this tournament and perform well n the ICC tournaments. This is the Match 1 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, with 5 matches being played on the same day.
Fixture Name: Match 1 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 20 September
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): W L L
ROM(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Austria and Romania is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The same pitch was used for the Round 1 matches, and it is expected to provide batters a fine assistance to score runs in a brisk manner, and the bowlers will have to be wary of their lengths. Here, the par score will be 100, according to the scores in most of the matches in European Cricket Championship Round 1.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 134/7 won by 27 runs against Spain 107/8 in Final of Round 1 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 6 players from Romania and 5 players from Austria. It will be a battle between one of the competitive teams in the European Club cricket. Almost half of the players of the AUT vs ROM Dream11 team have the ability to contribute in both departments. The best pick from the 11 players will be quite hard, but you choose Abdullah Akbarjan and Pavel Florin.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Satwik Nadigotla, Abrar Bilal
BATSMEN: Gohar Manan, Razmal Shigiwal, Taranjeet Singh, Ramesh Satheesan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abdullah Akbarjan, Mark Simpson Parker
BOWLERS: Pavel Florin, Shahil Momin, Samil Ullah
The Romania team is expected to win the opening fixture of the Roung 1 of the European Cricket Championship T10 circuit. They have produced terrific performances in the last few tournaments and will have an edge over the competitors While the Austria team also have talented squad but will have not performed well as a team in the last series and would look to improve their track-record.
The Austria team lost their last series against Belgium and will hope to start off with a win in this fixture. In their last T20I appearance, they won by 6 wickets against Belgium. The opposition could score only 103 runs in 20 overs, due to the impressive performances from Aquib Iqbal and Shahil Momin. While, the middle-order batsman Razmal Shigiwal was the best batter for the team.
The top-order batsman will be confident after being the top performer for Salzburg in the ECS T10 Vienna. He has displayed his ability to guide the team well with his well maintained composure and if he can stay at the crease for some time, Goraya could be a serious damage for bowlers. In ECS T10 Vienna 2021, he scored 369 runs at an average of 33.54 and was the leading run-scorer.
The all-rounder will be the best pick of the tournament due to his wicket-taking abilities and ball-striking prowess. In the ECS T10 Vienna 2021, he was one of the best performers by scalping 16 wickets, and also scored 197 runs and would look to replicate the same performances in the European Cricket Championship 2021. Additionally, in the same tournament, he grabbed two hat-tricks as well.
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Projected Top Order: Abrar Bilal, Mirza Ahsan, Zeeshan Goraya, Razmal Shigiwal
Projected Opening Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Mark Simpson Parker
Spin Options: Sahel Zadran, Abdullah Akbarjan, Iqbal Hossain
The x-factor for the team would be Mark Simpson Parker who displayed the all-round capabilities in the European Cricket Series Vienna 2021 and would look to keep the momentum same.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
The Romania team will be upbeat after winning the Continental Cup 2021 and would look to be equally proficient in this tournament as well. In the Final of the tournament, they scored a fine total of 156, with the hefty contribution of Asif Bevinje and Satvik Nadigotla. Then, Taranjeet Singh and Asif were impressive to help the team in winning the match by 33 runs.
The opening batsman of Norway team was the best all-round performer for the team in the recently concluded Continental Cup 2021, where he contributed in both the departments. He scored a total of 120 runs and scalped 4 wickets and helped the team to win the final match against Luxembourg in the Final of the Continental Cup 2021 comprising of European nations.
The most experienced player of Norway and also the captain of the team will be one of the best picks of the tournament due to his consistency to perform in crucial tournaments. He was the leading run-scorer for the team in the Continental Cup 2021 and would look to take the confidence into this tournament and help the team in getting a good start in this fixture.
Captain: Ramesh Satheesan
Wicketkeeper: Satwik Nadigotla
Possible Top Four: Taranjeet Singh, Gohar Manan, Satwik Nadigotla, Ramesh Satheesan
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vasu Saini, Rajesh Kumar
Spin Bowlers: Pavel Florin, Taranjeet Singh, Ramesh Satheesan
ROM Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Austria vs Romania 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 ROM 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.