The Sweden and Belgium team will lock horns in the Match 17 of European Cricket Championship T10 2021. The Belgium team has the presence of players like Aziz Mohammad and Saber Zakhil and, while Rahel Khan and Share Ali are key players of Sweden team. The Sweden team is captained by Abhijit Venkatesh and Sheraz Sheikh captains the Belgium team.
The Belgium team are at top of the points table with 5 wins in 6 matches, and have confirmed their place for the play-offs. While, the Sweden team have 2 wins in 6 matches and need to win next 2 games to confirm their participation for the next stage of the European Cricket Championship 2021 tournament.
The Sweden team are currently positioned at the 45th position in the T20I rankings, while Belgium are at 40th rank in the same list. This suggest the both the teams have been tip-tip in the international circuit with their series wins. The tournament is being conducted in the City of Spain, which is becoming the center of attraction of cricket fans.
Fixture Name: Match 17
Competition: European Cricket Championship T10
Date: 16 September
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
BEL(recent last): W L W
SWE(recent last): L L NR
Venue: Cartama Oval, Malaga
Pitch Report: The match between Sweden and Belgium will be played in Cartama Oval situated in Spain. It is expected that the pitch will be very good for batting with scores of around 100 easily achievable. While, the bowlers will be under pressure to keep their lengths in place to not to be in the range of batters and will be crucial.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Belgium 129/6 won by 4 wickets against Sweden 128/8 in Match 15 of ECC T10 2021.
Although the Sweden team has not been consistent, their players have a good experience and talent, that’s why 7 players are chosen from their team. In the batting department, Sheraz Sheikh and Rahel Khan will be the best. While, in the all-rounder category, Abhijit and Saber are explosive batters, and then Oktai Gholami and Sefat have been performing well.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Ali Raza
BATSMEN: Rahel Khan, Share Ali, Zabi Zahid, Sheraz Sheikh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Azam Khalil, Saber Zakhil, Abhijit Venkatesh
BOWLERS: Khalid Zahid, Shagharai Sefat, Oktai Gholami
The Sweden team is on a losing trend and are clearly lack on confidence to win the crucial games. But, with the experience in their squad and track-record, they are expected to win this fixture. While, Belgium team need to maintain the same performances to win this fixture and put the team in confidence ahead of the play-offs.
The Belgium team have been terrific in this season and have managed to secure 5 wins in 6 matches. Their confidence will be sky-high due to the fine balance of the team, and is the first team to qualify for the next stage. In the last league match, they beat the same opposition by 4 wickets, and top performers were Sefat and Sheraz Sheikh.
The batsman has the flexibility to bat at any position and guarantee lusty blows with his ball-striking capabilities. He has scored most runs from the Belgium team and has been impressive. In the last league match, he failed to perform but will be the vital player for the Belgium team and for your Dream11 predictions due to his fine track record.
The bowling all-rounder has been performing quite well in the European Cricket Series matches and has a fine experience in the international circuit as well. Sefat has the ability to be handy with bat and ball and is an utility player. In the last league match, he was the best performer by picking 2 wickets and scoring quickfire 28* off 9 balls.
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The Belgium team need to maintain same momentum and intensity in the cricket field. They have been terrific with their combinations, and tactical changes, that have paved way for team topping the table. The top players like Sheraz Sheikh and Saber Zakhil have been terrific, while Rahimi and Sefat have been a good support in crucial situations.
BEL Playing 11 (likely)
6. Saber Zakhil
7. Mamoon Latif
8. Fahim Bhatti
9. Omid Rahimi
10. Shagharai Sefat
11. Murid Ekrami
The Sweden team have been impressive team in the international circuit, but have been average with their performances in the 2021 season of European Cricket Championship. In the last 2 matches, they have not been able to perform well, and need spirited performances from the individuals to sail through the next stage of the tournament.
The all-rounder has been an impressive performer in the European Cricket Circuit and is a proven performer. He is the leading the charts in the bowling department, and has equal proficiency with the bat. In the last league match, he scored 10 runs and picked a single wicket and will be vital if the team needs to reach the next stage.
The run-machine of the Sweden team has been enhancing the confidence of fellow players to push harder and win the matches for the team. Apart from contributing in the international circuit few weeks back, he has been impressive in this tournament as well. In the last league match, he scored 28 off 13 balls and provided fine start.
It will certainly be the must-win encounter for the Sweden team to qualify for the ultimate championship week which will take place in October. The management will try to trust their top players like Khalil and Rahel to perform well with the bat, and the bowlers like Khalid and Abhijit to contain runs and take wickets, and no changes are expected in their 11.
SWE Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Sweden vs Belgium 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 is the Match 17 of the 2021 season and the second fixture of the 4th day of the tournament.
The SWE vs BEL 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. It is expected to be an exciting encounter between both the teams.