The Netherlands XI and Spain team lock horns in the Eliminator of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Netherlands team have the presence of players like Boris Gorlee and Clayton Floyd. While, the Spain team will need the contributions of Atif Mehmood and Hamza Saleem. The Netherlands team will be led by Sebastian Brat and Christian Munoz Hills captains the Spain team.
The Netherlands team have lost their last 3 league matches and need to improve their performances. In their last league match, the team did not show enough intent and win against Belgium. While the Spain is coming into this game after 3 consecutive wins. In their last league match, they secured victory over the Italy team by 2 runs.
The Elimintor match between Netherlands XI and Spain will be an exciting encounter, with both teams having quality players in their ranks. The team winning this match will go into the Qualifier 2 to play with the loser of Qualifier 1. While the team losing this fixture will not get any opportunity to have a shot at the European Cricket Championship T10 2021 title trophy.
Fixture Name: Eliminator
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 8 October
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NED-XI(recent last): L L L
SPA(recent last): W W W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Netherlands XI and Spain is slated to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The venue boasts of a fantastic surface to score runs in a quick manner due to reliable bounce, quick outfield and small boundary one side. The average score has been 120, and the team needs to score these runs under their belt to defend it well.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 98/5 won by 5 wickets against Netherlands XI 93/10 in Playoff 3 of ECC T10 2021.
The team has been selected, depending upon the performance of the players in the tournament. The captain pick for your team will be Clayton Floyd, who has been one of the best performers of the ECC T10 2021, with contribution in both departments. While the vice captain pick can be Jack Perman, who has scored hefty runs in the last 2 matches and is in fine form.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Awais Ahmed
BATSMEN: Boris Gorlee, Musa Ahmad, Hamza Saleem, Jack Perman, Victor Lubbers
ALL-ROUNDERS: Clayton Floyd, Atif Mehmood
BOWLERS: Vivian Kingma, Ryan Klein, Ravi Panchal
The Spain team is likely to win this match due to the momentum they have gathered in the last 3 league matches. When in these kind of form, they have been unstoppable and would look to maintain the same tempo to reach Qualifier 2. While, the Netherlands XI have lost the track and are short of confidence after losing their last 3 league matches.
The Netherlands team have played well in the tournament, but lost their plot midway in the Championship Week and have lost 4 on the trot. They lost their last league match to Belgium, in which they managed to score only 93 runs on the board. The the opposition chased down the total in 8 overs, and need to improve their performances.
The talented batsman has been impressive in the tournament, with his ability to stitch partnerships with other players. Boris has been able to provide contribution at crucial times, and helped the team to post a respectable total on the board. In 16 matches, Boris Gorlee has scored 294 runs at 24.50 and would look to continue the same form in a must win game for the team.
One of the best perfoming players in the tournament, should certainly be on your radar to pick him up as your captain or the vice captain pick. Clayton has been terrific in both departments, and is the leading wicket taker in the tournament as well. In 17 matches, Clayton has smashed 351 runs and taken 21 wickets, and will be a vital player for the team.
Captain: Sebastiaan Braat
Wicketkeeper: Asad Zulfiqar
Possible Top Order: Boris Gorlee, Musa Nadeem Ahmad, Navjit Singh, Victor Lubbers
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vivian Kingma, Ryan Klein
Spin Bowlers: Clayton Floyd, Julian de Mey
Player to Watch: Musa Ahmad certainly is one of the best players in the Netherlands side, but misses out on being the fantasy pick most of the times.
NED-XI Playing 11 (likely)
Sebastiaan Braat (c)
Ratha Alphonse (wk)
The Spain team are doing the same thing for the 2nd time in the same tournament. In the group stage as well, they came strongly after back-back losses to be the runner up, and in the championship week as well, the home team has thrived and are coming into this game after securing victory in the last 3 matches and will be high on confidence.
The leader of Spain team has uplified the spirits of the whole squad in the last few matches. With his consistent performances, they have been able to secure 3 consecutive victories and will keep their hopes alive to win this match and play the Qualifier 2 as well. In 17 matches of the tournament, Jack Perman has scored 314 runs at an average of 26.16.
The leading wicket taker of the team absorbs the pressure well to give the team an edge in crucial situations. He helped the team to reach the Championship Week by defending 8 runs in the final over at the group stage, and has been impressive with his wicket taking abilities to push the team to 4th spot. In 15 matches, Atif has scalped 16 wickets and would look to continue the same form.
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, Ravi Panchal, Adeel Raja
Spin Bowlers: Jack Perman, Yasir Ali
Player to Watch: Ravi Panchal has been taking wickets in a consistent manner and can be kept on radar for the Dream11 Fantasy prediction.
SPA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Netherlands 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 Final day of the tournament and the Eliminator 1 of the Championship Week matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The NED-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.