The England XI and Spain team will compete in the Match 5 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The England XI team have the presence of players like Sam Pearce and Harrison Ward, while Hamza Saleem and Atif Mehmood are key players of Spain team. The Spain team is led by Christian Munoz Hills and Dan Lincoln is the captain of the England XI side.
The England XI side will play the first fixture of the final week stage, and would look to keep playing well in the tournament. They beat the Italy team in the finals of the group stage, and have a balanced line up. While the Spain team needs to be confident enough to perform well after they were thrashed by the Netherlands XI team in their last league fixture.
The last fixture of the first day in the final week of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021 will be an interesting battle between the top teams in Europe. The both teams have been impressive in the tournament and would look to keep improving ahead of the crucial matches to be played on Friday, that will decide the winners of the tournament.
Fixture Name: Match 5 (Final week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 4 October
Time: 8:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
ENG-XI(recent last): W W W
SPA(recent last): L L W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between England XI and Spain is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The pitch has been very rewarding for the players playing with their natural intent, and are scoring runs easily. The par score will be 110, to have a competitive match, and the bowlers will under the pressure most of the times.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Netherlands XI 128/4 won by 90 runs against Spain 38/10 in Match 2 of ECC T10 2021.
The 5 players from Spain and 6 players from England XI are selected due to their performances in the group matches. The captain pick for your team can be Harrison Ward, who has been consistently contributing at the top order. While the vice captain can be Sam Pearce, with an ability to pick wickets in a consistent manner.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Dan Lincoln, Awais Ahmed
BATSMEN: Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Hamza Saleem
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kuldeep Lal, Atif Mehmood, Sam Pearce
BOWLERS: Rich Edwards, Zulqarnain Haider, Alex Russell
The England XI team is likely to win this match by a good margin of runs due to their terrific performances in the tournament. They have a fine experience in the shorter formats, and are reaping benefits in this tournament as well. The Spain team will be looking to overcome the disappointment of their loss in the last league match and perform well.
The England team has played very well in the tournament and were the best team in their group with 7 wins in 8 matches. They won the finals by beating Italy by 6 wickets. Although the bowlers were average to give away a lot of runs, but the batters were terrific to chase down the score in 9 overs. The best pick from the team will be Harrison Ward and Sam Pearce.
The opener of the England XI team has been flawless with his hitting, especially in the power play overs. He has used the fielding restrictions well to score runs in quick manner and would look to keep going well in the upcoming matches. He has a fine experience in the shorter formats as well, and has scored 212 runs in 9 matches at an average of 26.50.
The experienced bowler in the England circuit recently played a game in the T20 Blast. In his debut T10 tournament, he has been one of the finest bowlers and has picked 15 wickets at a fantastic average of 8.53. Sam has uplifted the team’s spirits in the last few league matches and has fine variations up his sleeve to trick the batters.
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, Richard Edwards
Spin Bowlers: Euan Woods, Alex Russell, Sam Pearce, Max Uttley, Tom Bevan
The England’s team X factor will be Tom Bevan, who has a fine talent with the bat and has been impressive in the tournament to provide fine stability in the middle order.
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
Although the Spain team has performed well in the tournament, their performance in the last league match would not go well with them, as they lost by a huge margin of 90 runs. The team gave away 128 runs, but could only manage to score only 38 runs and were dismissed. The top picks from the side will be experienced players, Awais Ahmed and Zulqarnain Haider.
The top order batter could not trouble the scores in the last league match, but has a very fine track record in the T10 format. He has the ability to pick out bowlers, and play well according to situation. He can play attacking cricket to help the team in crucial situations as well and will lead the batting department. In 10 matches, Awais has scored 170 runs.
The bowler will come in handy for your fantasy team with his pace and variations. In the last league match, Haider picked up 2 wickets and will look to be proficient in this match as well to help the team in opening their account. In 10 matches, Haider has scalped a total of 11 wickets and will look to count on his experience to contain runs as well.
Captain: Christian Munoz-Mills
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Possible Top 4: Awais Ahmed, Hamza Saleem, Jack Perman, Ravi Panchal, Christian Munoz Hills
Pace Bowlers: Atif Mehmood, Zulqarnain Haider
Spin Bowlers: Jack Perman, Yasir Ali
The team’s disappointing performance in the last game would keep them under pressure, and the experience will come in handy, and players like Awaiz Ahmed and Atif Mehmood will have to take the responsibility.
SPA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch England XI 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 13th day of the tournament and 4th fixture of the Group C matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The ENG-XI 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. 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.