The Belgium and Spain team will compete in the Match 14 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Spain team will look to find contributions from Atif Mehmood and Awais Ahmed, while it will be Saber Zakhil and Babarkhel Aziz Mohammad as the best performers of the Belgium team. The Belgium team is led by the batter Sheraz Sheikh, while Christian Munoz Mills captains the Spain team.
The Spain team are already out of the contention of the race for playoffs with no wins in 4 league matches. They lost their last league match by failing to defend the score of 140 runs. While, the Belgium team has been consistent with their performances and have won all their 3 league matches. The Belgium team beat England XI by 7 wickets in their last fixture.
The Belgium team are positioned at 40th position, while Spain have a 41st rank in the ICC T20I rankings. But the performances of Spain team don’t justify their ranks, as they have lost all their 4 league matches, while Belgium have secured victory in all their 3 league matches. In their last encounter, Belgium team secured victory over Spain and will have a psychological advantage.
Fixture Name: Match 14 (Championship week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10
Date: 6 October
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SPA(recent last): L L L
BEL(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Belgium and Spain is slated to be played in Cartama Oval. The pitch is expected to be supporting the batsman, who will look to play the ball on their merit and scoring runs by playing their natural game. The average score on this venue is 120, and is a high scoring ground. While, the bowlers will have a tough task to contain the runs.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 136/3 won by 7 wickets against England XI 91/10 in Match 17 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination is chosen according to the performance of the players in the tournament. The captain pick from your fantasy team will be Aziz Mohammad, who has been consistent with his contribution in the Championship week. While the vice captain can be Hamza Saleem, who is the highest run scorer for the team in the tournament.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Ali Raza
BATSMEN: Adnan Razzaq, Omid Rahimi, Hamza Saleem, Yasir Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Saber Zakhil, Babarkhel Aziz Mohammad, Atif Mehmood
BOWLERS: Murid Ekrami, Fahim Bhatti, Zulqarnain Haider
The Belgium team are expected to win this game, and confirm their place for the playoffs stage. Their performances have been excellent in both departments, and would look to continue the same momentum. While, the Spain team has looked out of favour in the Championship week and have lost all their matches, and need spirited performances from their players.
The Spain team will be on the look out to end the tournament on a high and win the last few league matches. The team has already lost their all league matches, and there is nothing to lose for them and are likely to play fearless cricket. In their last league match, the team batted well to post a score of 139 runs, but failed to defend it against a strong team like Austria.
The middle order batsman has been an impressive player in the T10 circuit and was one of the top run scorers in the last ECS T10 tournament. In this tournament as well, Hamza has been terrific with his contribution and is the leading run scorer for the team, and has displayed maturity along with his aggressive ability to score runs in a quick manner.
The all rounder has been an excellent prospect for the Spain team in this tournament, and would look to keep improving to help the team in winning matches in the future. Kuldeep has the ability to provide good starts to the team, and has scored 118 runs at an average of 14.75. While, he is the second highest wicket taker for the team with 13 dismissals as well.
Captain: Christian Munoz-Mills
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Possible Top 4: Awais Ahmed, Kuldeep Lal, Jack Perman, Ravi Panchal, Christian Munoz Hills
Pace Bowlers: Atif Mehmood, Zulqarnain Haider, Ravi Panchal, Adeel Raja
Spin Bowlers: Jack Perman, Yasir Ali
Player to Watch Out: The top order batsman Awais Ahmed is a quality performer and is expected to do well in this league fixture against Belgium.
SPA Playing 11 (likely)
The Belgium team have been one of the best teams in the tournament, and would look to continue their fine momentum. They have won all their 3 league matches, and 1 win will confirm their place for the playoffs. In their last league match, the team chased down a tough target of 134 runs against the rampaging England XI team, and will be in confidence ahead of thsi fixture.
The experienced campaigner has been scoring runs consistently in the tournament, and has a terrific track record in the T10 format as well. Aziz has a knack of coming down the pitch and playing expensive shots, which has worked well for him in the last few league matches. Babarkhel was terrific with his quickfire contirbution of 48 in the last league match.
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The leading wicket taker for the team in the tournament has found ways to contain runs and dismiss the batsman in the Championship Week, which has helped them to clinch victories in all the league matches. Adnan has 13 wickets to his name at an average of 16.07, and can be a differential pick due to his wicket taking abilities in the death overs.
Captain: Sheikh Sheraz
Wicketkeeper: Ali Raza
Possible Top Order: Aziz Mohammad, Muneeb Muhammad, Saber Zakhil, Sherry Butt
Pace Bowlers: Shagharai Sefat, Adnan Razzaq, Khalid Ahmadzai
Spin Bowlers: Sheikh Sheraz, Murid Ekrami
Player to Watch: The middle order batter Sherry Butt has looked impressive in the tournament and is expected to perform very well in this fixture.
BEL Playing 11 (likely)
6. Faisal Mehmood
7. Ali Raza (wk)
8. Fahim Bhatti
9. Omid Rahimi
10. Shagharai Sefat
11. Murid Ekrami
Watch Belgium 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 4th day of the tournament comprising of European nations and the final fixture in the league stage.
The BEL 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.