The Norway and Luxembourg team will lock horns in the Match 19 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Luxembourg team have the likes of Tony Whiteman and Thomas Martin, while Raza Iqbal and Prithvi Bhart will be the key players for Norway. The opener Raza Iqbal leads the Norway team team, while Tony Whiteman captains the Luxembourg team.
The Luxembourg team has no wins in 7 league matches and have looked out of touch in this tournament. While, Norway have picked up the pace and have 2 wins in 6 matches. This match will be crucial for the Norway team to qualify for the next stage.
The Norway team are at 38th position, while Luxembourg stand at 64th position in the latest ICC T20I rankings. The ranks clearly do justice to the their performances in the 2021 season. The Cartama Oval at Spain is hosting the ECC tournament for the first time.
Fixture Name: Match 19
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10
Date: 16 September
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
LUX(recent last): L L NR
NOR(recent last): W W NR
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Norway and Luxembourg is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval. The pitch will be good for batters and most of the teams have scored 100+ runs in the league matches. While, the bowlers have not been able to find their rythm and it will be crucial on how well they perform in his match.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sweden 79/1 won by 9 wickets against Luxembourg 76/5 in Match 16 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 7 players from Norway and 4 players from Luxembourg. In the batting department, Raza Iqbal and Wahidullah Sahak can be selected due to their fine form. The wicket-keeper batsmen, Khizer Ahmed and Tony Whiteman have been terrific. In the bowling unit, Niazi and Harpal Singh will be a differential pick.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Tony Whiteman, Khizer Ahmed
BATSMEN: Wahidullah Sahak, Raza Iqbal, Roshan Paul Vishwanath
ALL-ROUNDERS: Walid Ghauri, Vinay Ravi, Thomas Martin
BOWLERS: Ahamdullah Shinwari, Harpal Singh, Hayatullah Niazi
The Norway team has picked the momentum at the right time, and have been brilliant with their batting efforts in the last 2 matches. Like wise they have a better bowling attack and are expected to go up in the points table with a win in this fixture. While, Luxembourg needs to perform well as a team to win this fixture.
The Luxembourg team have not won any of the matches in this season. This is the last match of their campaign in the ECC T10 2021. In the last match, they could score 76 runs on the board with contribution from Tony and Thomas. In the bowling unit, all of them were ineffective and need to better their perfromances to win the match.
The top-order batsman has been the most consistent performer for the team in the international circuit and the ECS matches. He has maintained the stability to stay at the crease and score runs. In the last league match, he scored 34 off 18 balls to help the team in posting a fine total on the board, and will be the best pick from Luxembourg.
The youngster need to keep the momentum high and give his 100% effort in the last game of the tournament. He has been able to score runs, when other batsmen have failed and can maintain his composure. In the last league match, he could score 10 runs but can be a pick which can work wonders if he is in form.
The Luxembourg team is not doing their best in improving their performances They have not replicated their performances of the last tournaments in this season of ECC. The players like Tony Whiteman and Thomas Martin will be most important as they have been the saving grace for the teams in most crucial moments.
LUX Playing 11 (likely)
4. Oscar Whiteman
5. Tony Whiteman (c)
6. Akhilesh Kumar (wk)
7. Mohit Dixit
8. Sambhav Puri
9. Ansh Trivedi
10. Aanand Pandey
11. Raju Akulwar
The Norway team after losing the first few matches have again started to pull their socks up and perform their best. In the last league match, whcih is currently going on, they have posted 132 runs on the board on the back of Khizer Ahmed and Walid Ghauri performing well. In the bowling unit, Vinay Ravi and Niazi need to maintain same form.
The experienced campaigner has been the best bowler of the team and has a very good track record in the T10 circuit, and even performed well in the recent T20 format series. In the last league matches, he has been picking consistent wickets in the power play and death overs, and has employed variations to dismiss batters.
The wicket-keeper has been terrific to help the team in getting a strong start and has handled the middle-overs well. He was not known to many fantasy players, but has turned out to be a fine pick. In the last league match, he scored 42 off 18 balls, which pushed the team to a strong total and will look to maintain the same form.
The Norway team are expected to field their Playing 11 with the same players, with the players finally getting back their form. The team has been doing well especially in the batting department and will not make changes for their fixture against Luxembourg, It remains to be seen whether they can be in top 2 and qualify for the next stage or not.
NOR Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Norway 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 4th day of the tournament comprising of European nations
The NOR vs LUX 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. With the covid concerns, no crowd is allowed in the Cartama Oval at Spain.