MATCH 20 (ECC21.020) BELGIUM (BEL) v SPAIN (SPA) 1500 GMT | 1700 CET | 2030 IST
BEL Timeline: W W W W L W (Avg Score For 130, Avg Score Against 109)
SPA Timeline: LW NR W W W (Avg Score For 117, Avg Score Against 98)
Captain: Sheikh Sheraz
Wicketkeeper: Ali Raza
BELGIUM Key Players:
Saber Zakhil, fearsome hitter, currently lies fourth in the world for sixes hit this year in T20i with 19 in seven matches. Top scorer for BEL plundering 106 runs and deservedly bagged back-to-back man of the match awards on the opening day.
Aziz Mohammad, destructive right handed batsman who has impressed in ECS tournaments in Spain last season and most recently in the Netherlands. Mustered 88 runs in six games at a sprightly SR of 282.
Shagharai Sefat, produced some impressive spells in recent ECS history, spearheads the Belgian attack. Joint top wicket taker for Belgium picking up SIX wickets. Returned best figures of 4-21 and blasted 28 off just nine balls to take his side to an emphatic victory over Sweden.
SheikhSheraz, captain who leads by example with bat and ball. Has played a few crucial knocks leading his side to victories mustering a total of 102 runs in the process.
Adnan Razzaq, right arm pacer who has decent pace and is consistent with the ball, joint top wicket taker for his side scalping SIX wickets.
Captain: Christian Munoz-Mills
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Projected Top Order: Awais Ahmed, Hamza Saleem, Yasir Ali, Asjad Butt,
Spin Options: Jack Perman, Yasir Ali
SPAIN Key Players:
Kuldeep Lal, has caught the eye in ECS comps over the last two seasons for his all-round performances. Joint top wicket taker for SPA scalping FIVE wickets in five games with a tournament best return of 3-6.
Hamza Saleem, Prodigiously talented all-rounder, who made his international debut in the Tri-Series victory over Germany. Can make things happen with the ball and a quality left-hand bat, who can clear the fence with ease. Second highest scorer for Spain racking up 101 runs in five innings including two man of the match awards, showcasing his exquisite hitting.
Awais Ahmed, destructive wicket keeper batsman, likes to take control of the game from ball one, highest scorer for SPA, racking up 107 runs in five innings including a quickfire 45 off 18 balls.
Zulqarnain Haider, right arm pacer, has been impressive with the ball bowling good lines, joint top wicket taker for Spain scalping FIVE wickets at an ER of 7.50.
Hosts Spain and leaders Belgium return to play the reverse fixture of the ECC opener. While Belgium will look to add another win in their records, Spain will be keen to even things out against the buoyant Belgians.
Match Prediction: Belgium (BEL) to win convincingly and nail down a the top spot.
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