Coimbra Knights, Gorkha 11, Indian Royals, Malo, Oeiras, Oporto and Miranda Dragons feature over 23 successive evenings in 46 hotly-anticipated T10 night matches from Portugal. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-Continent.
European Cricket Network live broadcasts two exciting T10 night matches on Day 21 of the 2021 FanCode Portugal T10 on Monday 26 April.
Indian Royals lost both games to ECS Cartaxo champions Malo last night but enjoy a couple more opportunities to move up to fourth spot and reach the knockout stages. Boasting a better NRR than newcomers, Oporto CC, IR needs just one win from their last two group matches to seal the last remaining semi-final spot. With just a solitary win themselves, Coimbra Knights will aim to end their campaign on a high with a couple of improved performances.
GOR Gorkha 11 (11-1, NRR+3.269)
MAL Malo (10-2, NRR+1.436)
OEI Oeiras (8-4, NRR+2.365)
OCC Oporto (5-7, NRR-1.021)
IR Indian Royals (4-6, NR+0.051)
CK Coimbra Knights (1-9, NRR-2.695)
MD Miranda Dragons (1-11, NRR-3.403)
COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK) v INDIAN ROYALS (IR)
1630 GMT | 1830 CEST | 2200 IST
INDIAN ROYALS (IR) v COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK)
1830 GMT | 2030 CEST | 0000 IST
CK Last Five Matches: L L L L L
IR Last Five Matches: W L L L L
COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK)
Captain: Chris Redhead
Wicketkeeper: MD Zaman
Projected Top Four: Pedro Madeira, Shahid Niaz, MD Zaman, Panda Waddup
Projected Opening Bowlers: Shahid Niaz, Miguel Stoneman
Spin Options: Panda Waddup
COIMBRA KNIGHTS Key Players:
Chris Redhead, captain, bowls good, consistent line and length, top wicket taker for CK with 15 scalps and a best return of 3-7. Will have his sights on five more wickets to end as leading wicket taker in the group stages.
Pedro Madeira, top scorer for CK with 148 runs from eight games including an unbeaten 45 in a man of the match performance against MD.
Miguel Stoman, medium pace bowler, bowls with great control, has been economical picking up 10 wickets.
INDIAN ROYALS (IR)
Captain: Sukhwinder Singh
Wicketkeeper: Harmolak Singh
Projected Top Four: Amandeep Singh, Jasbinder Singh, Muhammad Saad Ansari, Jaswinder Kumar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Naqi Syed Ali, Muhammad Saad Ansari
Spin Options: Sukhwinder Singh, Amandeep Singh
INDIAN ROYALS Key Players:
Sukhwinder Singh, captain, all-rounder, leading wicket taker for his side picking up nine wickets with his slow left arm bowling.
Amandeep Singh, climbing the run scoring charts with 196 runs including a best of 63*, has also chipped in with seven wickets with his darts.
Muhammad Saad Ansari, hard hitting batsman, top scorer for IR with 198 runs including a best of 63. Hit the most sixes for his side - 14.
Match Prediction: Indian Royals (IR) to rack up two wins against co-hosts Coimbra Knights and cement fourth spot.