The Austria and Spain team will lock horns in the Eliminator 1 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team will need the performances from Aqib Iqbal and Shahil Momin, while Ravi Panchal and Jack Perman are the key players of Spain. The Spain team is captained by the batter Christian Munoz Hills, while Razmal Shigiwal is the leader of the Austria team.
The Spain team have 1 win in 5 league matches, and will be upbeat after securing their first victory. The team induced a surprising victory against Belgium team. While, the Austria team have 2 wins in the same number of league matches, and would look to win this match on the virtue of their talented players. They lost their last league match to Italy.
The Eliminator 1 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021 will be played between Austria and Spain. The both teams are coming into this game after winning their last league game in a convincing manner. When they both met each other last time, the Austria team won the match by chasing down the total of 140 runs.
Fixture Name: Eliminator 1(Championship week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 7 October
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): L L W
SPA(recent last): W L L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Austria and Spain team is slated to be played in Cartama Oval. It is expected to be a high scoring game, given the ability of the batters of both the teams to accelerate, and the conditions helping as well. The par score will be 120, to have a competitive match. The bowlers will need to maintain the same consistency to contain runs and pick wickets.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Italy 98/3 won by 7 wickets against Austria 97/10 in ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 7 players from Austria and 4 players from Spain. The captain pick for the fantasy team will be Iqbal Hossain, who has been terrific with the bat in the T10 circuit and is in fine form. While the vice captain can be Shahil Momin, with an ability to contribute in both departments. The differential pick can be Bilal Zalmai, who is a proven performers at the top order.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abrar Bilal
BATSMEN: Razmal Shigiwal, Iqbal Hossain, Hamza Saleem, Jack Perman
ALL-ROUNDERS: Atif Mehmood, Shahil Momin, Bilal Zalmai
BOWLERS: Adeel Raja, Aqib Iqbal, Sahel Zadran
The Austria team is expected to win this match due to the fine experience and form of their players in the tournament. They have performed well as a team, and would look to continue the same momentum. While, the Spain team secured much needed victory after 4 losses, and would look to take the confidence into this match and stun the opponents.
The Austria team have performed well in this season, and their performances have been balanced in both departments. But a loss in their last league match, made sure that they get only 1 chance to have a shot at the finals. They were dismissed for a score of 97 runs, and the top contributor was Abrar Bilal. Then, the bowlers could not do enough to defend the score.
The top order batsman can be trusted to provide a rousing start to the team and has been impressive in the T10 format for the past 1 year. Iqbal has been one of the highest run scorers in the previous tournaments, and is at 3rd in scoring most runs in the tournament, and will be upbeat about their performances. In 14 matches, Iqbal has amassed 366 runs at 26.14.
An important player for the Austria team will look to give his best in the Eliminator of the tournament. Shahil has been providing consistent contribution in the tournament, and can be a vital player for your fantasy team. In the Championship week, Shahil contributed with quickfire innings and can be a good support to the team in the lower order. While, Shahil has been a proven performer with the ball as well and has 9 wickets to his name.
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 opening batsman of the team Bilal Zalmai has been a good performer in the ECS T10 circuit and played well in the last 2 league matches.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
6. Imran Asif/ Zeeshan Goraya
7. Ahsan Yousuf
8. Abrar Bilal (wk)
9. Shahil Momin
10. Aqib Iqbal
11. Sahel Zadran
The Spain team has not been consistent with their performances, but will be confident after winning their last league match against Belgium. The team bowled well to contain opposition to 96 runs, with fine performances from Atif and Ravi Panchal. In the batting department, Jack Perman was the top contributor for the team with 27 runs.
The top order batsman has a fine talent and track record to help the team in reaching the next stage of the tournament. Few matches back, Hamza scored a terrific half century, and is in a good space. Although he did not trouble the scores in the last league match, he will still be the best pick from the batting department of Spain. In 15 matches, Hamza has scored 339 runs.
One of the best bowlers in Spain has been picking consistent wickets to help the team to have an edge over the competitors. The left arm bowler with good pace helped the team to qualify for the Championship week with his terrific performances in the death overs. Atif also picked 2 wickets in the last league match, and ultimately the team ending as a winner.
Captain: Christian Munoz-Mills
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Possible Top 4: Awais Ahmed, Kuldeep Lal, Jack Perman, Christian Munoz Hills
Pace Bowlers: Atif Mehmood, Zulqarnain Haider, Ravi Panchal, Adeel Raja
Spin Bowlers: Jack Perman, Yasir Ali
Player to Watch Out: The fast bowler Ravi Panchal took 3 wickets in the last league match and would look to maintain the same form.
SPA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Austria vs Spain 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 19th day of the tournament comprising of European nations and the Eliminator in the league stage.
The AUT vs SPA 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. With the covid concerns, no crowd is allowed in the Cartama Oval at Spain but the cricketing action can be exciting online as well.