The England XI and Austria team will lock horns in the Match 13 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021 Championship Week fixtures. The Austria team will need the performances from Shahil Momin and Ahsan Yousuf, while Tom Bevan and Sam Pearce will be the key performers of the England XI team. The top order batsman Razmal Shigiwal is the leader of the Austria team, while England XI is captained by Dan Lincoln.
The England XI side have 2 victories in 3 league matches, and are positioned 2nd in the points table. In their last league match, they secured victory over Netherlands XI team by 4 wickets. While, the Austria team also have same wins, but with a lower net run rate. In their last league match, the Austria team beat Spain by 6 wickets and would be confident.
This is the Match 13 of the Championship Week of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. Both teams will look to win this crucial match and gain necessary advantage in the playoffs, which the top 2 teams usually gets. Both are coming into this game after winning their last league match and would be upbeat ahead of the Match 13.
Fixture Name: Match 13 (Championship Week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 6 October
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
ENG-XI(recent last): W L W
AUT(recent last): W W L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between England XI and Austria is slated to be played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. It is expected the batters will certainly have an advantage in this fixture, as its the trend for the last few days in the Championship Week. The score which teams need target is minimum 150, due to the quick outfield and small boundary on one side of the ground.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Norway 132/7 won by 41 runs against Spain 91/10 in Match 17 of ECC T10 2021.
The captain pick in your fantasy team can be Shahil Momin, who is a proven performer with the ball, and has contributed well from the bat in the recent matches. While the vice captain can be Harrison Ward, who has been performing well for England XI at the top order. While, the differential pick can be Iqbal Hossain, who can be trusted due to his fine experience.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Dan Lincoln
BATSMEN: Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Mirza Ahsan, Razmal Shigiwal, Iqbal Hossain
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sam Pearce, Bilal Zalmai
BOWLERS: Aqib Iqbal, Arthur Godsal, Shahil Momin
The Austria team is expected to win this game due to the fine momentum they have generated in the last few matches. They will be quite confident about their batting performances after a good chase in the last league match. While the England XI team has also been playing well throughout the tournament, but needs a improvement in the top order performances.
The England XI team have played well throughout the tournament and have to be a little more consistent against the top teams of Europe. In the last league match, they bowled well to restrict opposition to 88 runs, with Artur Godsal being the pick of the bowlers. While, Alex Mellor and Sam Pearce contributed well with the bat.
The steady customer at the office has been impressive for the team throughout the tournament and is the joint highest wicket taker in the tournament. He has delivered for the team in the death overs, with his variations and fine line lengths. Sam provided contribution with the bat as well, and can be a package pick. In 14 matches, he has scalped 19 wickets and scored
The middle order batsman has been consistent with his performances in the last few league matches, and is using his experience of the shorter formats well in this tournament. In the match against Netherlands, he scored 27 runs, and it was a sensible performance by him to help the team in chasing the target. In 12 matches, Alex has scored 242 runs.
Captain: Dan Lincoln
Wicketkeeper: Dan Lincoln, Alex Mellor
Possible Top Order: Dan Lincoln, Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Alex Mellor
Pace Bowlers: Zaman Ahkter, Andy Rishton, Rich Edwards
Spin Bowlers: Alex Russell, Sam Pearce, Max Uttley, Tom Bevan
Player to Watch: The fast bowler Arthur Godsal is expected to continue his fine form in the tournament and help the team in reaching the playoffs.
ENG-XI Playing 11 (likely)
1. Dan Lincoln (c & wk)
2. Harrison Ward
3. Tom Bevan
4. Alex Mellor
5. Sam Pearce
6. Andy Rishton
7. Richard Edwards
8. Arthur Godsal
9 Alex Russell
10. Zaman Ahkter
11. Max Uttley
The Austria team have been impressive in the tournament, and are positioned 4th in the points table. In their last league match, the batters put up a fine show to chase down the score of 140 in the last over. The key performers for the team were Shahil Momin, Mirza Ahsan, and Bilal Zalmai with the bat. In the bowling unit, Aqib Iqbal and Sahel Zadran have been doing well.
The leading run scorer for the Austria team in the tournament will be one of the best picks of this fixture against England XI team. Although, the batsman did not trouble the scores in the last game, but has enough experience and track record to come back in a fine fashion. In 14 matches, Iqbal has scored 340 runs at an average of 28.33.
The bowling all rounder has been getting traction due to his fine performances with the bat, ball, and his fielding efforts. Althoug Momin predominantly has contributed with the ball until now, but his batting performances have peaked in the last few games and has top scored for the team. In the last league match, Shahil scored 50 off 22 balls to seal the win for Austria.
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 top order batsman Bilal Zalmai was terrific in the last match and has a fine track record in the T10 circuit and would look to maintain the same.
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
Watch England XI vs Austria 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 third fixture of the Championship Week matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The ENG-XI vs AUT 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.