The England XI and Italy team will lock horns in the Final of European Cricket Championship T10 2021 Group C fixtures. The Italy team will need the contributions of Jaspreet Singh and Amir Sharif, while Sam Pearce and Euan Woods are the key players of the England team. The all-rounder Baljit Singh captains the Italy team, while England XI is led by Dan Lincoln.
The England XI side were terrific in the league stage with 7 wins in 8 league matches. They won the Qualifier 1 by 6 wickets and chased down the total of 104. While the Italy team have 5 straight wins to support their cause and will be a confident side. They beat the Germany side by chasing the score of 82 in 6 overs. The match is expected to be a terrific encounter between the top teams.
Fixture Name: Final (Group C)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 1 October
Time: 8:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
ENG-XI(recent last): W W W
ITA(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between England XI and Italy is slated to be played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The batsman will be in focus in the final of the tournament, due to the quick outfield and short boundary on one side of the ground. Here, the scores of around 110 is expected to be a winning score in a pressure match, and the bowlers need to maintain fine pressure.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: England XI 72/1 won by 9 wickets against Finland 71/6 in ECC T10 2021.
The captain pick for your team will be Amir Sharif, who has been terrific for the team in the tournament, with contribution in both departments, and is expected to continue the same form. While the vice captain can be Harrison Ward, who has picked up fine form in the last few matches of the tournament, and has the experience to maintain consistency.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Dan Lincoln, Nisar Ahmed
BATSMEN: Harrison Ward, Ammad Khan, Alex Mellor
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sam Pearce, Baljit Singh, Amir Sharif
BOWLERS: Jorawar Singh, Arthur Godsal, Rich Edwards
The Italy team is expected to win this match in a fine fashion due to the sheer dominance of wins in the last 5 matches. They are in a terrific confidence and will certainly have an edge over their opponents. While the England XI team need to be consistent with their performances, and if they play like they have did, they will win the finals of the tournament.
The England XI team have been quite consistent with their performances and managed and were the first team, which were qualified for the playoffs. in their last match, the team put a fine performance to contain opposition under 100, and then chase down the total easily. The top picks from the England XI team will be Harrison Ward and Sam Pearce, who have been impressive.
The super striker in the power play overs will certainly be the best pick from the England XI side to his terrific performances in the tournament. In the last league match, he scored 51 off 18 balls to set the match for the team, and reach the finals of the tournament. In total, he has scored 200+ and has been the best batter in the Group C, and a good pick.
The bowler has a fine experience in the T20 Blast, and is using it well to pick quick wickets for the team in the T10 format. Sam has been pitching the ball well, and is getting a fine purchase as well. In 8 matches, Sam has taken 14 wickets and is well on course to be one of the highest wicket takers in the tournament, and will hope to maintain the same form.
Captain: Dan Lincoln
Wicketkeeper: Dan Lincoln, Alex Mellor
Possible Top Order: Dan Lincoln, Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Alex Mellor
Pace Bowlers: Zum Ahktar, Andy Rishton, Rich Edwards
Spin Bowlers: Euan Woods, Alex Russell, Sam Pearce, Max Uttley, Tom Bevan
The x-factor for the team would be Rich Edwards, who has been a fine performer in the tournament, and would look to contribute in the most important fixture of the tournament.
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. Euan Woods
9 Alex Russell
10. Zum Ahktar
11. Max Uttley
The Italy team blasted their way into the playoffs of the tournament with 5 straight wins, and would look to keep the same form and beat the strong England team. In their last league match, the bowlers were terrific to contain opponents to a score of 81 runs. Then they chased down the target in a matter of 6 overs. The top picks from team will be Sharif and Jaspreet.
The bowler has been bowling quite well, and has put in hard lengths to disturb the flow of batsmen, and has reaped benefits of picking key wickets of the opposition. He introduced variations as well in the last league match, and was successful in his attempt. In 10 matches, Jaspreet has scalped 10 wickets at an average of 12.90, and will be a vital player for Italy.
The best performer in the tournament has displayed all round brilliance to help the Italy team to reach the finals of the tournament, and confirm the team’s participation in the next week’s fixtures as well. In 9 matches, Amir has scalped 15 wickets, most by any in this tournament, and has also scored 239 runs, and will be the captain pick for your fantasy team.
Captain: Baljit Singh
Wicket Keeper: Nisar Ahmed
Possible Top-4: Manoj Rodrigo, Amir Sharif, Hassan Ahmad, Baljit Singh
Pace Bowlers: Muhammad Imran, Ravi Paul, Amir Sharif
Spin Bowlers: Adnan Muhammad, Jaspreet Singh Singh
The x-factor for Italy team would be Baljit Singh, who is a proven performer in both departments and is expected to turn up good for the final fixture against England XI.
ITA Playing 11 (likely)
1. Manoj Rodrigo
2. Hassan Ahmed
3. Baljit Singh (c)
4. Amir Sharif
5. Ammad Khan
6. Nisar Ahmed (wk)
7. Jaspreet Singh
8. Ravi Paul
9. Adnan Muhammad
10. Muhammad Imran
11. Janaka Waas
Watch England XI vs Italy 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 15th day of the tournament and final fixture of the Group C matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The ENG-XI vs ITA 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.