The Spain and Austria team will lock horns in the Match 9 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Austria team will look to find contributions from Iqbal Hossain and Shahil Momin, and Atif Mehmood and Yasir Ali are the key players of Spain. The Spain team is led by the batter Christian Munoz Hills, while Razmal Shigiwal captains the Austria team.
The Spain team lost both their league matches on the first day of the final week of the European Cricket Championship 2021. They lost their last league match to England XI by 93 runs. While the Austria team have 1 win in 2 league matches. They won their last league match against the Netherlands team by 48 runs, and will be positive about their performances.
Fixture Name: Match 9 (Final week)
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10
Date: 5 October
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
AUT(recent last): W L L
SPA(recent last): L L L
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Spain and Austria team is slated to be played in Cartama Oval. The pitch is expected to assist the batsman in scoring runs in a quick manner, and the par score will be 120. In the last few matches, the scores of even 150 are scored in this venue. The bowlers will be looking to perform well and contain runs as well.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Austria 134/6 won by 48 runs against Netherlands XI 86/10 in ECC T10 2021.
The selected combination would be 6 players from Austria and 5 players from Spain. The captain pick for this team will be Iqbal Hossain, who has been terrific throughout the tournament to provide contributions and winning the matches for the team. The vice captain will be Shahil Momin, who contributed well in both departments of the last league match.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abrar Bilal, Awais Ahmed
BATSMEN: Razmal Shigiwal, Iqbal Hossain, Hamza Saleem, Yasir Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kuldeep Lal, Atif Mehmood
BOWLERS: Zulqarnain Haider, Aqib Iqbal, Shahil Momin
The Austria team is expected to be winning this game and secure an important victory in this fixture. They will be quite upbeat after beating the top team of the tournament. While, the Spain team will be short of confidence after losing their last few league matches, and they will be looking to make a comeback with the batting line up.
The Austria team was terrific in the last league match with their performance in both the departments. They posted a strong total of 134 runs on the board, with the contribution from Iqbal Hossain and Shahil Momin. Then Sahel Zadran and Shahil Momin was impressive with the ball to help them win the match by 48 runs. The top picks will be Iqbal and Momin.
The most consistent batsman of the Austria team will look to keep his form same for the next few fixtures. Iqbal has a terrific ability to score quick runs by his ball striking capabilities. In the last league match, Iqbal smashed 40 off 12 balls to help the team in posting a score of 134 runs, and then the team winning the match. In 12 matches, he has a total of 299 runs.
The bowling all rounder has been playing quite well for the past 1 year in the T10 circuit. He earned a name by performing in the ECS T10 circuit, and has been impressive in this tournament as well. In the last league match, Shahil was the best performer for the team with 3 wickets at a fine economy, and also scored 31 runs off 17 balls.
Captain: Razmal Shigiwal
Wicketkeeper: Abrar Bilal
Possible Top Order: Abrar Bilal, Bilal Zalmai, Iqbal Hossain, Razmal Shigiwal,
Pace Bowlers: Aqib Iqbal, Sahel Zadran
Spin Bowlers: , Shahil Momin, Ahsan Yousuf
Player to Watch Out: The bowlers Ahsan Yousuf can be one of the best performers of this fixture due to his ability to spun the web around the batsman.
AUT Playing 11 (likely)
6. Sahel Zadran
7. Ahsan Yousuf
8. Abrar Bilal (wk)
9. Shahil Momin
10. Aqib Iqbal
11. Sahel Zadran
The Spain team have not looked comfortable in the Phase 2 of the tournament, and lack the fire power to win the matches and seal through the playoffs. In their last league match, the team was struck for 180 runs and will have to be at their best to keep their hopes alive in the tournament. The top picks for your team will be Yasir Ali and Atif Mehmood.
The opener of the Spain team can be a reliable player for the Spain as well as the fantasy prediction. Yasir has been a part of the T10 circuit for past 2 years and is expected to do well in the upcoming matches. In 14 matches of the European Cricket series matches, Yasir has scored 348 runs and will be a valuable pick for this fixture.
The left arm fast bowler will be looking to continue his good form in the tournament. In the group stages, his spirited performances helped the team to seal the top 2 spots and enter the final week. In 11 matches, Atif has picked 12 wickets. In the last league match against Italy, where all the other bowlers had a bad day, Atif picked 2 wickets and was the most economical bowler.
Captain: Christian Munoz-Mills
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Possible Top 4: Awais Ahmed, Kuldeep Lal, 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 Out: The top order batsman Kuldeep Lal has been impressive with his contribution at the top order, and would look to keep playing well in the final week.
SPA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Spain 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 16th day of the tournament comprising of European nations and the Match 3 in the league stage.
The SPA 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. With the covid concerns, no crowd is allowed in the Cartama Oval at Spain but the cricketing action can be exciting online as well.