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Day 16 PREVIEW: FanCode Portugal T10 – Matches 31 & 32

European Cricket Network live broadcasts two exciting T10 night matches on Day 16 of the 2021 FanCode Portugal T10 on Wednesday 21 April. Tune into the live action from 1530 GMT | 1730 CEST | 2200 IST from Estádio Municipal de Miranda do Corvo in Coimbra, Portugal.

Having enjoyed a few days break, Gorkha 11 looked positively reinvigorated in two impressive wins over Indian Royals on Tuesday evening. Second placed Oeiras will be a much tougher proposition for the league leaders in a genuine battle of the heavyweights of Portuguese cricket.




GOR  Gorkha 11 (9-1, NRR+3.382)

OEI  Oeiras (6-2, NRR+2.942)

MAL  Malo (6-2, NRR+0.724)

IR  Indian Royals (4-4, NR+0.362)

OCC  Oporto (3-5, NRR-1.213)

CK  Coimbra Knights (1-9, NRR-2.695)

MD  Miranda Dragons (1-7, NRR-3.492)




MATCH 31(PTT21.031)


1630 GMT | 1830 CEST | 2200 IST


MATCH 32(PTT21.032)


1830 GMT | 2030 CEST | 0000 IST


GOR Last Five Matches:  W W W W W

OEI Last Five Matches:  W W W W W




Captain: Madhukar Thapa

Wicketkeeper: Suman Ghimire

Projected Top Four: Imran Khan, Azhar Andani, Siraj Nipo, Suman Ghimire

Projected Opening Bowlers: Imran Khan, Rahul Bhardwaj

Spin Options: Siraj Nipo, Manjit Singh


GORKHA 11 Key Players:

Imran Khan,  hard-hitting Portuguese international, racked up 121 runs, economical with the ball picking six wickets.

Siraj Nipo, classy left handed batsman with 101 runs to his name, former Bangladesh U19 international, bowls tight left arm off spin hard to get away, leading GOR wicket taker with 12 victims and best figures of 3-3. 

Suman Ghimire, talented wicket-keeper batsman who has racked up a series of man-of-the-match awards. 162 runs to his name and rising fast. Also leads the tournament wicket keeping dismissals chart with 10, (9 ct 1 st).

Azhar Andani, big hitting opening batsman,leading batsman in the whole tournament so farmustering 204 runs from ten knocks including two fifties.


Captain: Jiteshkumar Balkrishna

Wicketkeeper: Kuldeep Gholiya

Projected Top Four: Conrad Greenshields, Krut Patel, Kuldeep Gholiya, Amandeep

Projected Opening Bowlers: Mohon MF Hussain, Prince Maratha

Spin Options: Paulo Buccimazza


OEIRAS Key Players:

Conrad Greenshields, quality South African all-rounder, top wicket taker for Oeiras with 13 scalps including a best return of 3-6.

Krut Patel, hard-hitting all-rounder, top scorer for OEI, mustered 138 runs from eight games, including a MoM performance of 41 from 25 balls. Also picked up seven wickets.

Paulo Buccimazza, all-rounder, good batsman, bowls left arm spin, grabbing six wickets with a best return of 3-19.

Match Prediction: Expect a couple of close encounters between two evenly-matched sides. Both sides are in tremendous form and these matches could go either way. A slight preference is given to the leaders Gorkha as they will be more famiilar with the conditions from the previous evening.




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