The Hungary and Austria team will lock horns in the Match 17 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team has the presence of players like Abrar Bilal and Aqib Iqbal. While, the Hungary team rely on the contributions from Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel and Zahir Mohammed. The Austria team is captained by Razmal Shigiwal and Marc Ahuja leads the Hungary team.
The Hungary team have 3 wins in 6 matches and have been average in the tournament, and are positioned 3rd in the points table. While, Austria have 4 wins in the same number of matches. The both teams have already qualified for the playoffs and would look to better their performance to be ready for the ultimate face-off tomorrow in the ECC T10.
The Austria team have a rank of 43, while Hungary are positioned 52nd in the ICC T20I rankings. This rankings do a bit of justice given their position in the points table. This will be their 2nd fixture against each other in the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and also the 2nd fixture of the day, with 3 more to go.
Fixture Name: Match 17 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 23 September
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): W L W
HUN(recent last): L W L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Hungary and Austria is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. On this venue, the batters have freedom to play their natural game and score runs in a brisk manner. There is no par score, and any score can be chased or posted. The bowlers will have to try different variations to contain the runs in the death overs.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Romania 116/6 won by 28 runs against Portugal 88/5 in Match 15 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 5 players from Hungary and 6 players from Austria. The both teams will have a tough contest, and is a bit hard to choose the best 11 players for the Dream11 team. The captain pick for this game will be Iqbal Hossain who has been terrific in the last few matches with the bat, and vice-captain will be Abhishek Kheterpal with a fine ability to pick wickets.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abrar Bilal
BATSMEN: Razmal Shigiwal, Iqbal Hossain, Zahir Mohammed, Marc Ahuja
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abdullah Akbarjan, Zeeshan Khan, Abhishek Kheterpal
BOWLERS: Aqib Iqbal, Salman Khan, Sahel Zadran
The Austria team is expected to keep their good momentum in the tournament and the 2nd place in the points table of the ECC T10 Round 2. They have been impeccable with their performance in both the departments. While, Hungary team has also been impressive, but they lack in intent in scoring big runs, and which may give an advantage to the their competitors in this fixture.
The Austria team have been the second best team in the tournament and need to maintain the same form to be positive ahead of the semi-finals. In the last league match, they beat Austria by 6 wickets by chasing down the total of 74 runs. Their bowling performance was special to contain the score, with performances from Aqib Iqbal and Parker. Then Iqbal Hossain was impressive with the bat.
The top-order batsman started the tournament in a dull fashion, but slowly picked up momentum to give a stable foundation for the team which has helped the team to ace the power-play overs in fine style. In the last league match, he scored 27 off 15 balls. In this tournament, he has amassed 177 runs in 6 matches and is one of the leading run-scorers.
The all-rounder will be crucial for the team in the last 2 league matches and the playoffs matches. He has maintained his line-length well, and can try variations to stump the batsmen in few occasions. In 6 matches, he has scalped 9 wickets and can contribute with the bat as well, due to his track record in the ECS T10 circuit.
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Possible Top Order: Zeeshan Goraya, Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal, Mirza Ahsan
Pace Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Mark Simpson Parker
Spin Bowlers: Sahel Zadran, Abdullah Akbarjan, Iqbal Hossain, Shahil Momin
The x-factor for the team would be Mark Simpson Parker who has been impressive in the death overs and take wickets in a consistent manner.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
6. Sahel Zadran
7. Abdullah Akbarjan
8. Abrar Bilal (wk)
9. Shahil Momin
10. Aqib Iqbal
11. Zabiullah Ibrahimkhel
The Hungary team will have to be consistent to compete well against the strong Austria team. In 6 matches, they have bagged 3 wins and would look to be confident. They lost their last league match to Netherlands team, and failed to post a strong score on the board. Then, the bowlers were also average to not put brakes on the opposition.
The bowling all-rounder is in tremendous form in the European Cricket. Before this tournament, he was crucial to the team’s campaign in the Continental Cup. He has the knack of picking wickets by his variations and unorthodox run-up. In 6 matches, he has scalped 12 wickets and will be a vice-captain pick for this fixture against the strong Austria team.
The player has been a revelation for the past 1 year in the Hungarian cricket circuit, and will look to keep his performance up to the mark in this fixture. He has displayed the ability to score quick runs and take crucial wickets in the power-play as well as death overs. In 6 matches, he has scored 134 runs and has also taken 7 wickets.
|Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel||6||134/7||22.33/13.42|
Captain: Marc Ahuja
Wicketkeeper: Satyadeep Aswathnarayan
Possible Top Order: Zeeshan Kukikhel, Harsh Mandhyan, Marc Ahuja, Zahir Safi Mohammed
Possible Opening Bowlers: Habib Deldar, Harsh Mandhyan, Abhishek Kheterpal and Asanka Weligamage
Spin Bowlers: Harsh Mandhyan
The x-factor for Hungary will be Marc Ahuja who has provided fine contributions of the team, and one big innings is still awaited from the Hungarian captain.
HUN Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Hungary 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 6th day of the tournament and first Fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The HUN 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.