LJU vs BEL Dream 11 Prediction: The fifth match of the ECS T10 Croatia 2021 is scheduled to be played between the Ljubljana and Belgrade on 12 October (Tuesday) at the Hotel Resnik Cricket Ground in Croatia. This will be the first match of the day in the ongoing edition of the tournament and both these sides will want to play their best form of cricket.
Both these sides are coming into this match after facing contrasting results unfold in their previous outings. Ljubljana are quite an experienced side at the domestic level but are making their debut in ECS T10 Croatia 2021 and it will be quite interesting to see their approach in the T10 format. On the other hand, the Belgrade team defeated Zagreb Sokol in their second match this season after losing their opening game.
The ECS T10 Croatia 2021 tournament is a six-day affair and all the 24 matches of this season will be played in a single cricket ground in Croatia. It will be really important for both these sides to play with the best of their abilities from the opening stages of this competition. They also have some really talented players in their respective line-ups.
Fixture Name: Match 5, Ljubljana vs Belgrade
Competition: ECS T10 Croatia
Date: 12 October
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Ground: Zagreb, Croatia
Pitch Report: The surface at the Zagreb in Croatia will have good batting-friendly conditions throughout this match. A belter of a wicket is expected for this game and things will be tough for the bowlers to adjust. The dew factor will not come into play as the game progresses and thus, it will be a safe option to win the toss and opt to bowl first. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 90-100 mark.
It will be a good move to pick a mixed combination of both Ljubljana and Belgrade players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will be a good decision to include more of all-rounders and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Alexander Dizija, Wintley Burton, Izaz Ali and Awais Ikram remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Adrian Dunbar
BATSMEN: Alexander Dizija, Awais Ikram, Shoaib Siddiqui
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mark Pavlovic, Wintley Burton, Nicholas Johns Wickberg, Izaz Ali
BOWLERS: Michael Dorgan, Tomaz Pazlar, Mirwais Shinwari
The Belgrade team will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their superb performance in their last outing. Belgrade defeated Zagreb Sokol by an amazing margin of 8 runs in the second game of the tournament. On the other hand, Ljubljana will also be aiming to start their campaign on a winning note and their players will want to play with the best of their abilities.
For the Ljubljana, it will be really crucial to bring in their experience upfront both in the batting as well as bowling departments in this T10 tournament. The likes of Awais Ikram, Shoaib Siddiqui, Amar Singh and Izaz Ali will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Om Raj, Mirwais Shinwari and Tomaz Pazlar will be the key with the ball.
For the Ljubljana, all-rounder Izaz Ali has delivered crucial performances both with the bat and ball. He has scored as many as 48 runs in the last 5 competitive matches and has the ability to smack those crucial hits lower down the order especially in the pressure situations. Izaz Ali has also taken 3 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 6.35.
The Ljubljana will depend a lot on Awais Ikram to deliver well in the batting department. Awais Ikram is quite an experienced campaigner in the T10 format of the game and has played a lot of ECS T10 competitions. He has notched up more than 300 runs in the recent while and also at an impressive strike-rate of 141.26. He will once again be hoping to contribute well in this ECS T10 competition.
LJU Playing 11 (likely)
The Belgrade team will be hoping to grab the momentum from the initial phase of the tournament both with the bat and ball. They will depend a lot upon the likes of Alexander Dizija, Adrian Dunbar, Wintley Burton and Mark Pavlovic to deliver well with the bat. The trio of Ali Gajic, Michael Dorgan and Vukasin Zimonjic will form part of the bowling attack.
Belgrade all-rounder Alexander Dizija looked in a remarkable touch in the first two matches this season. He smashed an explosive knock of 49 runs off only 27 balls that included 5 fours and 3 sixes. He also scored crucial 16 runs in the first match against Zagreb Sokol. Alexander has notched up a total of 635 runs in domestic T20 cricket at an average of 27.95.
For the Belgrade, wicket-keeper batter Adrian Dunbar scored a vital knock of 30 runs off 16 balls against Zagreb Sokol. He has composed a wonderful innings of 104 runs off just 61 balls in a T20 match during 2019. Adrian Dunbar has smashed a total of 188 runs in his last 7 competitive matches. Therefore, he will be a key performer in this match for his team.
BEL Playing 11 (likely)
Nicholas Johns Wickberg
Watch the ECS T10 Croatia 2021 Live score and streaming on the FanCode app. All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available exclusively on the Fancode app. There will a great experience of entertainment in this T10 encounter. There will be some really talented players in action in this LJU vs BEL match.
The ECS T10 Croatia 2021 will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights were not up for grabs as it is a domestic limited-overs tournament played in Croatia and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the FanCode app. While following the Covid-19 norms, the crowds won’t be allowed in the stadium.
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