The Finland and Czech Republic team will compete in the Group C match of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Czech Republic team will require the performances from Sabawoon Dawizi and Hilal Ahmad, while Finland have the presence of Peter Gallagher and Aravind Mohan. The top-order batters, Arun Ashokan leads the Czech Republic team, while Nathan Collins is the captain of Finland team.
The both teams are coming into this tournament after a playing good amount of cricket after the covid relaxations were relaxed. In their last T20I series, Finland drew their series against Belgium, and it was an impressive performance from the team. While, the Czech Republic team is coming into this game after bad performances in the Continental Cup 2021.
The both teams will play their strongest squad in this tournament. With this squad, they participate in the T20I format as well. So, it will be an exciting contest between both of the established teams. This will be the Match 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and a total of 5 teams are present in the same group.
Fixture Name: Match 2 (Group C)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 27 September
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
CZR(recent last): Debut
FIN(recent last): Debut
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Finland and Czech Republic is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. It is expected that the batters will be in advantage position, due to the support they got in the Group A as well as Group B matches. But, the bowlers can be in contention for taking wickets and containing runs, if they maintain proper-line lengths and be proper with variations. Here, the par score will be 120.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Netherlands XI 126/6 won by 4 runs against Austria 122/8 in ECC T10 2021.
The Czech Republic players have been given priority due to their performances in the ECS. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Sabawoon Dawizi who has been a terrific performer in the T10 circuit, while Nathan Collins can be the vice-captain pick due to the fine form in the recent series. The all-rounder Sudesh Wickramsekara can be the differential pick due to his good track record.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Hilal Ahmad
BATSMEN: Frederick Heydenrych, Sudesh Wickramsekara, Nathan Collins, Peter Gallagher
ALL-ROUNDERS: Arun Ashokan, Amjad Sher, Sabawoon Dawizi
BOWLERS: Naveed Shahid, Kayur Mehta, Harish Dandapani
The Czech Republic team is expected to win this encounter due to their players fine experience and a better track record of performing in the T10 circuit. They have quality all-rounders who can be proven performers in the last few ECS tournaments. While, Finland team will look to count upon their bowling attack to open their account in the ECC T10 2021.
The Finland team performed very well in the series against Sweden which was concluded last month. The best performers for the team in the series were Nathan Collins and Amjad Sher with the bat and ball respectively. While, other players also have a good experience in the T10 format, and would look to continue their fine form to help the team get a good start.
The top-order batsman and the captain of Finland team will be crucial to the Finland team’s prospects due to his fine form in the T10 circuit. In the series against Sweden he was the leading run-scorer for the team with 113 runs. While, Nathan has scored 265 runs in 9 matches at an average of 33.12 and can be vital to the team’s campaign.
The experienced bowler will be one the look-out to pick key wickets in their first fixture against Czech Republic. Amjad is coming into this tournament after a fine performance in the recent Sweden series, and took the most wickets. While, Amjad has scalped 13 wickets in 9 matches and has the pitch-perfect line-lengths as his main highlight in the T10 career.
Captain: Nathan Collins
Wicket-keeper: Jonathan Scamans, Aravind Mohan
Possible Top-4: Nathan Collins, Peter Gallagher, Aravind Mohan, Amjad Sher
Pace bowlers: Amjad Sher, Naveed Shahid, Muhammad Imran, Mahesh Tambe
Spin Bowlers: Hariharan Dandapani, Peter Gallagher
The x-factor for the team would be Peter Gallagher who has been a phenomenal performer in the ECS circuit and would look to continue the same form in this fixture.
FIN Playing 11 (likely)
1. Nathan Collins (c)
2. Peter Gallagher
3. Aravind Mohan
4. Amjad Sher
5. Jonathan Scamans
6. Vyshakh Jagannivasan
7. Raaz Muhammad
8. Hariharan Dandapani
9. Naveed Shahid
10. Muhammad Imran
11. Mahesh Tambe
The Czech Republic team will be little discontent after losing their both matches in the Continental Cup 2021. But, they would look to push confidence through due to their fine performances and experience in the T10 circuit. The top picks from the Czech Republic team would be all-rounders Saabwoon Dawizi and Sudesh Wickramsekara.
The prolific all-rounder will be the best pick for this fixture due to his terrific performances in the recent T10 tournaments and international cricket. In his ECS career, Sabawoon has smacked 234 runs at an average of 46.80, and scalped 8 wickets at a fine average and with a proven experience can be the best performer for this match.
Another player who has been an impressive performer in the T10 circuit will be a good pick for this fixture due to his consistent performances, especially with the bat. He also has the ability to pick wickets in the power play overs but has to leak less runs. In 16 ECS matches, Sudesh has scored 386 runs and has picked 9 wickets.
Captain: Arun Ashokan
Wicket Keeper: Hilal Ahmad
Possible Top 4: Sabawoon Davizi, Arun Ashokan, Sudesh Wickramasekara, Aakash Parmar
Pace Bowlers: Sabawoon Davizi, Ali Waqar
Spin Bowlers: Keyur Mehta, Naveed Ahmed,Arun Ashokan
The x-factor for the team would be Arun Ashokan who has been a terrific batsman for the team and is expected to perform very well in this match as well.
CZR Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sabawoon Dawizi
2. Aakash Parmar
3. Arun Ashokan
4. Sudesh Wickramsekara
5. Frederick Heydenrych
6. Naveed Ahmed
7. Hilal Ahmad (wk)
8. Satyajit Sengupta
9. Keyur Mehta
10. Ali Waqar
11. Sameera Maduranga
Watch Finland vs Czech Republic 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 11th day of the tournament and 2nd fixture of the Group C matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The FIN vs CZR 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.