The Portugal and Hungary team will lock horns in the Match 2 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Portugal team has the presence of players like Azhar Andani and Amir Zaib. While, the Hungary team need the performances from Zeeshan Kukikhel and Harsh Mandhyan. The Portugal team will be led by Najam Shahzad and Marc Ahuja captains the Romania team.
The Portugal team will be quite happy with their performances in the recently completed Portugal T20I Tri series, where they managed to win all the 4 matches. In this tournament as well, the top players from the team will feature in ECC T10. While, Hungary emerged as the 3rd best team in the Continental Cup 2021 and would look to go few steps further in this tournament.
The Portugal team are ranked 51st, while Hungary are positioned 52nd in the ICC T20I rankings. The both teams will need to perform well to improve their performances, in order to maintain their form in the international circuit. This is the Match 2 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and 5 matches are scheduled to take place on Monday, 20 September.
Fixture Name: Match 2 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 20 September
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
POR(recent last): W W W
HUN(recent last): W L W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Portugal and Hungary is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The pitch is expected to provide fine assistance to the batters in scoring good amount of runs, and the par score will be 100, with the stats of the Round 1. While, the bowlers will look to maintain their line-lengths to avoid getting thrashed by the batters in the T10 circuit.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 134/7 won by 27 runs against Spain 107/8 in Final of Round 1 of ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 5 players from Hungary and 6 players from Portugal. The both teams have been quite impressive in the European circuit and would be an interesting match. The best pick from the prediction will be Mian Shahid Mehmood who has been the fine performer in the Portugal T10 circuit. While, other important players will be Azhar Andani and Zeeshan Khan.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Satyadeep Ashwathnarayan
BATSMEN: Azhar Andani, Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel, Amir Zaib
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abhishek Kheterpal, Harsh Mandhyan, Najam Shahzad, Mian Shahid Mehmood
BOWLERS: Sandeep Mohandas, Miguel Stoman, Md Siraj Nipo
The Hungary team is expected to win their opening fixture against the Portugal team due to their terrific balance in both the departments. Their players have performed very well in the European Cricket Series. But, the Portugal team will be a tough competitor to them due to their fine momentum with the tri series win in the recently concluded series.
The Portugal team will be upbeat after a win in the Tri series, which comprised of teams like Malta and Gibraltar. They got equally good performances from both the departments, and will look to maintain the same momentum. In their last appearance, they chased down the score of 136 in a 20-over match. The best performer for the team was Azhar Andani with the bat and Amir Zaib was impressive with the ball.
The top-order batsman has possibly been one of the most consistent run-scorers in the European cricket circuit. He has the ability to lay a strong foundation by his well built technique which has been successful in countering the top bowlers of Europe. In his last appearance for Portugal, he helped the team to win the match by scoring 49 runs. In the tournament, he scored 276 runs in 4 matches.
The all-rounder will be one of the best picks for this fixture due to his contribution in both the departments. Najam can win you enough fantasy points in the POR vs HUN Dream11 prediction. In the Portugal T10 2021, he helped the team to win the championship by scoring 225 runs and scalping 10 wickets, and can be a differential pick for this fixture.
Captain: Najam Shahzad
Wicketkeeper: Francoise Stoman
Possible Top Order: Sharon Gomez, Azhar Andani, Amir Zaib, Anthony Chambers
Possible Opening Bowlers: Najam Shahzad, Junaid Khan
Spin Bowlers: Amandeep Singh, Md Siraj Nipo
The x-factor for the team would be Amir Zaib who managed to quite consistent in the Europea Cricket series earlier this year and has the ability to provide a good start to the team.
POR Playing 11 (likely)
The Hungary team took the 3rd place in the Continental Cup 2021, and will look to improve their performances and win the title this time in the European Cricket circuit. In their last fixture, they chase down the score of 171 in 18 overs on the back of terrific contirbution from Zeeshan Kukikhel, while Kheterpal, Mohandas, Zeeshan contributed with the ball.
The bowling all-rounder was impressive in his debut for the Hungary team in the last month’s Continental Cup 2021. He displayed the ability to take wickets with the old as well as new ball. He scored 52 runs and took 5 wickets in the tournament, thereby helping the team to fetch crucial points and finally getting the 3rd place in the points table of Continental Cup.
The most experienced player of Hungary team will be the best pick of the POR vs HUN Dream11 predicion. He has displayed the ability to score quick runs and take wickets which has helped his teams in the T10 as well as the national team to have an edge over the competitors. In the Continental Cup 2021, he scored 263 runs and took 7 wickets, and can be vital to team’s campaign.
|Zeeshan Khan Kukikhel||4||263/7||65/19|
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 Harsh Mandhyan, who was impressive in the Continental Cup 2021 and can provide contributions in both departments to help the team in winning the match.
HUN Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Portugal vs Hungary 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 second Fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The POR vs HUN 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.