The Romania and Austria team will lock horns in the Match 20 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team has the presence of players like Shahil Momin and Mirza Ahsan. While, the Romania team need the contributions from Taranjeet Singh and Satwik Nadigotla. The Austria team will be led by Razmal Shigiwal and Ramesh Satheesan captains the Romania team.
The Austria team have been impressive in the tournament and have 3 wins in 7 matches, but have lacked the momentum in their last few matches. While, the Romania team have secured 2 wins in 6 matches and will need to be consistent in their performances and need the contributions from all the players to get entry into the semi-final stage.
The Austria team have 43rd rank, while Romania are at 39th in the International Council T20I rankings. The both teams will look to be at their best in this match to get an upper hand in the semis. This is the Match 20 of the Round 2 of the European Cricket Championship T10 2021, and the league stage will be concluded with this match.
Fixture Name: Match 20 (Round 2)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10 2021
Date: 23 September
Time: 8:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): L W L
ROM(recent last): W L W
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Romania and Austria is scheduled to played in Cartama Oval, Malaga. The pitch is expected to keep supporting the batters in scoring runs by playing their natural game. Here, the par score can not be decided, as no score is safe enough in the quick outfield and small boundary. While, the bowlers have to be wary of their lengths.
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 6 players from Austria and 5 players from Romania. It will be a battle to gain advantage ahead of the semi-final clash tomorrow. The captain pick would be Iqbal Hossain who has been terrific with the bat, and Mark Simpson Parker can be the vice-captain for this fixture, while differential pick can be Taranjeet Singh who has been a fine performer as well.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Satwik Nadigotla, Abrar Bilal
BATSMEN: Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal, Taranjeet Singh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abdullah Akbarjan, Mark Simpson Parker, Vasu Saini
BOWLERS: Shahil Momin, Rajesh Kumar, Aqib Iqbal
The Austria team is expected to win this fixture due to the experience of their players in the T10 circuit, and the performances they have displayed in the tournament. While, the Romania team have looked out of confidence in some of the matches, and need to get back to the momentum and perform well against the strong team like Austria ahead of the semi finals.
The Austria team will look to continue their good form in this match and help the team to go positively in the tournament’s playoffs which will be played tomorrow. Although, they have lost the momentum, but will back themselves to make a rousing comeback. The top picks from the team will be batter Iqbal Hossain and bowler Abdullah Akbarjan who have performed quite well.
The top-order batsman has been prolific with his run-scoring and would look to be the best batsman among the talented group of players. He has picked up nice momentum in the last few matches and has displayed fine ball striking capabilities. In 7 matches, he has amassed 177 runs at an average of 29.50 and will be a vital pick for this fixture.
The all-rounder will look to continue his good performances in the European circuit. He has all the abilities to be the no.1 bowler in this tournament and is expected to perform quite well in the upcoming matches due to his terrific track record. In 6 matches, he has bagged 9 wickets at a fine average of 10.33 and does not leak much runs either.
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Projected Top Order: Abrar Bilal, Mirza Ahsan, Zeeshan Goraya, Razmal Shigiwal
Projected Opening Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Mark Simpson Parker
Spin Options: Sahel Zadran, Abdullah Akbarjan, Iqbal Hossain
The x-factor for the team would be Mark Simpson Parker who displayed the all-round capabilities in the European Cricket Series Vienna 2021 and would look to keep the momentum same.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
The Romania team will be looking to win this crucial match to avoid getting compared with net run-rate to qualify for the semifinals. They have been average in the tournament and needs special performances from their batters to have an edge during the crucial phases of the game. The top picks for the team will be batter Taranjeet Singh and
The opening batsman of Romania team will be one of the best picks of the game due to his terrific track record in the T10 circuit and will be on the look-out to keep performing well for Romania.Although he has not been scoring enough in the last few matches, but a player of his calibre can’t be doubted. In 6 matches, he has scored 129 runs with an average of 21.50.
One of the finest performers in the T10 circuit, Vasu has been pitch-perfect with his line-lengths and would look to bag crucial wickets, like he has done in this tournament and in the past, In 5 matches, he has scalped 6 wickets and has been impressive but has given away many runs as well, and need to better his performances in that aspect.
Captain: Ramesh Satheesan
Wicketkeeper: Satwik Nadigotla
Possible Top Four: Taranjeet Singh, Gohar Manan, Satwik Nadigotla, Ramesh Satheesan
Possible Opening Bowlers: Vasu Saini, Rajesh Kumar
Spin Bowlers: Pavel Florin, Taranjeet Singh, Ramesh Satheesan
The Romania team have a must win game on their hands and it will their luck to qualify or not to qualify for the semi-finals.
ROM Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Romania 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 8th day of the tournament and first Fixture of the Round 2 matches in ECC T10 taking place at Cartama Oval.
The ROM 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.