CDS vs MIN Dream11 Prediction: The Qualifier 1 of the ECS T10 Spanish Championship Weekend 2021 season is scheduled to be played between Costa Del Sol and Minhaj on 31 October (Sunday) at the Sporting Alfas Cricket Club in Alicante. This will be the second consecutive match between both these teams in a single day and the side winning this game will seal a spot in the finals of the tournament.
Both these sides are coming into this important match after facing contrasting results in their previous outings. Costa Del Sol registered a brilliant 8-wicket win over Minhaj in the previous match between these two teams in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Costa Del Sol have now won two very good matches so far. On the other hand, Minhaj have lost both of their last two games after beating Sporting Alfas in the opening match this season.
This is the last day of the ECS T10 Spanish Championship Weekend 2021 and all the four matches so far have been played at the same venue. All the games so far in the ongoing edition of the tournament have been played at the Sporting Alfas Cricket Club in Alicante. Costa Del Sol defeated Minhaj by 8 wickets in the last meeting between these two teams.
Fixture Name: Qualifier 1, Costa Del Sol vs Minhaj
Competition: Spanish Championship Weekend T10
Date: 31 October
Time: 5:15 PM IST
Ground: Sporting Alfas Cricket Club, Alicante
Pitch Report: The surface at the Sporting Alfas Cricket Club will have brilliant conditions for batting in the opening stages of this ECS T10 competition. There will be some amount of assistance for the spinners and pace bowlers to a great extent. There will be good amount of bounce available on this pitch. However, putting runs on the board will be safe decision after winning the toss. The par score will be around 100-110.
It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of both CDS and MIN players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is a T10 game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Balaji Pai, Kenroy Nestor, Asjad Butt and Khalid Mehmood remain the must pick players.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Khizar Ali
BATTERS: Balaji Pai, Lorne Burns, Muhammad Riaz, Asjad Butt
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kenroy Nestor, Khalid Mehmood, Paul Edgeller
BOWLERS: Yasin Javaid, Sameer Nayak, Nadeem Muhammad
The Costa Del Sol side will definitely have the upper hand in this match due to their sensational performance so far in this tournament and are in a better position on the points table. Costa Del Sol got the better of Minhaj in the previous game between these two sides. On the other hand, the Minhaj will be aiming to contribute with the best of their potentials.
For the Costa Del Sol, it will be very much important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling departments in this edition of the T10 competition. The likes of Balaji Pai, Kenroy Nestor, Lorne Burns and Andrew Cromb will be their mainstays in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Sameer Nayak, Ian Higgins, Ric Hatchman and Kenroy Nestor will have to play an important role with the ball.
Costa Del Sol’s Balaji Pai is quite an experienced player in the T10 format. While playing against Bulgaria, Balaji smashed a remarkable innings of 107 runs off just 52 balls. He has notched up a total of 210 runs in the last five competitive matches. He has scored as many as 334 runs in 9 matches at a brilliant average of 41.75 and a fine strike-rate of 124.16. He also has the ability to contribute with the ball having taken 10 wickets.
For the Costa Del Sol, Kenroy Nestor is expected to deliver well both in the batting as well as bowling departments. Recently, while playing for Gibraltar, he composed a total of 94 runs at a fine average of 25.27. Kenroy Nestor has played as many as 13 T20I matches. He can also contribute well in the bowling department as he has taken 8 wickets at an impressive economy of less than 8.
CDS Playing 11 (likely)
For the Minhaj side, it will be very much important to bring in their experience upfront both in the batting as well as bowling departments in this edition of the T10 tournament. The likes of Jafar Iqbal, Khizar Ali, Muhammad Riaz and Asjad Butt will be expected to take the responsibility in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Amar Shahzad, Yasin Javid, Muhammad Uneeb Shah and Khalid Mehmood will be hoping to put up a consistent show with the ball.
Minhaj’s Asjad Butt had a remarkable performance in the previous edition of the ECS T10 Barcelona 2021. He smashed a wonderful tally of 369 runs from just 10 matches. Asjad Butt had a brilliant average of more than 50 and a phenomenal strike-rate of 235. He has also notched up as many as 91 runs in the last four innings that includes an excellent knock of 57 runs off 28 balls.
For the Minhaj, Yasin Javaid will be an important player to watch out for due to his fine record with the ball in T10 matches. He has also been in a really good form in the recent while having picked up a total of 10 wickets in the last 5 matches. While talking about his overall career, Yasin Javaid has taken as many as 14 scalps from 10 games at an impressive economy of less than 8.
MIN Playing 11 (likely)
Muhammad Uneeb Shah
M Sheraz Arshad
Watch the ECS Spanish Championship Weekend T10 2021 Live score and streaming on the FanCode app. All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available exclusively on the Fancode app. While taking care of the Covid-19 norms and regulations, the crowds would not be allowed at the Sporting Alfas Cricket Club in Alicante. The match will start from 5:15 PM IST.
The 2021 edition of the ECS Spanish Championship Weekend T10 will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights are not always available for most of the ECS T10 competitions and the same is the case for this year’s ECS Spanish Championship Weekend T10. However, on the FanCode app and website, exclusive live commentary will be available alongside live match scores.
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