European Cricket League (“ECL”) is the Champions League of European cricket. Founded by Daniel Weston, Roger Feiner, Frank Leenders and Thomas Klooz and hailed as a cricketing equivalent of the UEFA Champions League, the second-staging - ECL21 - will be played in May and June in Spain.
GROUP C: CIYMS - Ireland, Svanholm - Denmark, Cluj – Romania, Helsinki Gymkhana – Finland, Moscow Foxes - Russia
June 14 - June 18
All-Ireland champions CIYMS are strong favourites to secure top spot in Group D, but face serious competition from Denmark’s ECL19 semi-finalists Svanholm.
Cluj from Romania return for another crack and will be confident of a first win in the competition against the unknown quantity presented by the Moscow Foxes from Russia.
Finland Premier League champions Helsinki Gymkhana will enjoy their “Battle of the North” against Svanholm.
Reigning Kings V.O.C. Rotterdam from the Netherlands will automatically qualify for Finals Week, accompanied by a trio of group winners and highest net run rate (NRR) second place finisher from the opening three weeks.