The Finland and Italy team will compete in the Match 13 of the European Cricket Championship T10. The Italy team will rely on the performances of their experienced players like Hassan Ahmad and Amir Sharif. While the Finland team has the presence of Mahesh Tambe and Aravind Mohan. The Italy team is captained by Baljit Singh and Nathan Collins leads the Finland team.
The Finland team is at 4th position in the points table with 1 win in 4 league matches. They won their last league match by 5 runs, which was their first victory. While, the Italy team has not been able to win in any of their matches and need to improve their performances, especially the batters have to play as per their fine track record.
The both teams met yesterday, and the Finland tam secured a victory by 5 runs, which will boost their confidence ahead of this fixture. This will be the Match 13 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021 (Group C fixtures) and the teams would now look to secure wins to gain fine momentum ahead of the playoffs matches which are scheduled after 2 days.
Fixture Name: Match 13 (Group C)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 29 September
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
FIN(recent last): W L L
ITA(recent last): L L L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Finland and Italy will be played at Cartama Oval, Malaga. The pitch has been assisting from the Day 1 of the tournament to score big by playing their natural game and trusting their abilities. While, it has been hard for the bowlers to pick wickets due to the small boundary and quick outfield at the host ground.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: England XI 135/5 won by 46 runs against Germany 89/7 in ECC T10 2021.
The 6 players from Finland, and 5 players from Italy are chosen in the Dream11 team for this fixture. The captain pick can be Aravind Mohan who is a reliable option due to his form and track record. While, Amir Sharif can be the vice captain for contribution in both departments. The differential pick would be Amjad Sher for his batting performances.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Hassan Ahmad, Aravind Mohan
BATSMEN: Baljit Singh, Ammad Khan, Nathan Collins
ALL-ROUNDERS: Amjad Sher, Mahesh Tambe, Amir Sharif
BOWLERS: Muhammad Imran, Naveed Shahid, Raaz Muhammad
The Italy team is expected to win this fixture and make the table interesting for the road to the playoffs. Although they have not been impressive in the tournament, but the experienced players will look to count on their experience and perform well in this match. While the Finland team would look to keep the process same and secure their second victory in this fixture.
The Italy team will be short of confidence for this fixture due to the heart breaking loss in the last league match. They could not chase down the total of 93, which is a below par score on this pitch. The best performers with the ball was Amir Sharif and Baljit Singh, and Hassan Ahmad was the only batter who can stay at the crease for quite some time.
The captain of the Italy team has a fine track record and experience in the T10 cricket. His ball striking capabilities are second to none, and is expected to perform well in both departments. In the last league match, he was quite impressive with 3 wickets and had an economy of only 4, and would look to work on his batting. In 4 matches, Baljit has scored 50 runs and taken 3 wickets
One of the best picks for this game has a terrific pace and has displayed the accuracy to bamboozle the opposition batsman. With the accurate line length and variations, he has been able to pick wickets in a consistent manner. In 4 matches of ECC T10 2021, Amir has scalped 10 wickets and also has 66 runs to his name, and will play a vital role.
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 the team would be Hassan Ahmad, who has a good track record and showed fine resilience in the last league match to keep the team in good stead and enhance the net run rate.
ITA Playing 11 (likely)
1. Manoj Rodrigo
2. Hassan Ahmed
3. Baljit Singh (c)
4. Amir Sharif
5. Ammad Khan
6. Nissar Ahmed
7. Jaspreet Singh
8. Ravi Paul
9. Adnan Muhammad
10. Muhammad Imran
11. Janaka Waas
The Finland team will hope to secure consecutive victories against the Italy team to make their case strong for the playoffs. For them, the the key performers with the bat was Aravind Mohan, and the openers Scammans and Collins. While it was a good effort by the players like Gallagher and Tambe to contain the opposition and win the match by 5 runs.
The most reliable player in the Finland team has been a fine performer in the T10 format. Instead of playing big shots, he is known for assessing the conditions well and playing well suiting his capacity. In the last league match, Aravind scored 44 off 24 balls to help the team in posting a fighting score of 91, which paved the for winning the match. He has score a total of 91 runs in the tournament.
The quality player has been a proven performer with the ball in the T10 format, and will look to make a comeback and win matches for the team. In the 4 matches, he has scored 37 runs and has helped the team with his lusty blows in the end of an innings. With a fine ability with the ball, he is expected to perform well with the ball, as he has did with the bat.
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 Finland team would be Mahesh Tambe, who has the ability to contribute well in the lower order and his runs can be very handy for your fantasy team as well.
FIN Playing 11 (likely)
1. Nathan Collins (c)
2. Peter Gallagher
3. Aravind Mohan
4. Amjad Sher
5. Jonathan Scamans (wk)
6. Vyshakh Jagannivasan
7. Raaz Muhammad
8. Hariharan Dandapani
9. Naveed Shahid
10. Muhammad Imran
11. Mahesh Tambe
Watch Finland vs Italy 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 12th day of the tournament and 4th fixture of the Group C matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The FIN 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.