Nine Catalan teams feature over 19 evenings in 38 hotly-anticipated T10 night matches from Barcelona. 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.

Day 3 PREVIEW: FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona – Matches 5 & 6 - T10 CRICKET LIVE

European Cricket Network live broadcasts two T10 matches on Day 3of the 2021 FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona on Wednesday 3 November.

 

Previous ECS winners Catalunya CC play Hawks and Montcada Royal in the third evening session of the FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona.

 

Teams

GRA Gracia (1-0, NRR+9.000)

CAT Catalunya Tigers (1-0, NRR+6.115)

FAL Falco (1-0, NRR+0.600)

HIS Hira Sabadell (1-0, NRR+0.400)

CTL Catalunya CC (0-0, NRR+0.000)

HAW Hawks (0-0, NRR+0.000)

MR Montcada Royal (0-0, NRR+0.000)

FTH Fateh (0-2, NRR-3.157)

PUW Punjab Warriors (0-2, NRR-4.700)

 

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MATCH (BTT21.005)

CATALUNYA CC (CTL) v HAWKS (HAW)

1600 GMT | 1700 CET | 2130 IST

 

CTL Last Five Matches: L L L L L (Avg Score For 121, Avg Score Against 147) 

HAW Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 109, Avg Score Against 101) 

 

CATALUNYA CC (CTL)

Captain: Armghan Khan

Wicketkeeper: Rauf Zaman

Projected Top Four: Armghan Khan, Yasir Ali, Nisar Ahmed, Rauf Zaman

Projected Opening Bowlers: Ali Azam, Asim Raja

Spin Options: Yasir Ali, Ameer Abdullah

 

CATALUNYA CC Key Players:

Armghan Khan, fondly known as the BIG MAC, he has been in the Spanish cricket scene for quite a while now. The hard hitting right handed batter has scored 519 runs and picked up SEVEN wickets in 23 ECS games.

Yasir Ali, consistently one of the best batsmen in Spain over the last decade and can chip in with vital wickets with the ball. The all-rounder has amassed 1055 runs in 28 ECS matches at an average of 44 and SR of 217 and has taken 20 wickets as well.

Razaqat Ali, a crafty off-spinner and a handy batter, has racked up 186 runs and picked up 23 wickets in 28 ECS games.

Rauf Zaman, wicket keeper batter, featured for CTL in ECL19 and in ECS Barcelona events in 2020 playing a few impactful knocks.



HAWKS (HAW)

Captain: Kamraan Zia

Wicketkeeper: Kamraan Zia

Projected Top Four: Aamir Javid, Kamraan Zia, Sohail Muhammad, Ameer Hamzah

Projected Opening Bowlers: Saif Ur Rehman, Shakil Ahmed

Spin Options: Ameer Hamzah

 

HAWKS Key Players:

Kamraan Zia, led his team from the front, chipping in with crucial knocks at FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona whenever required including two MoM performances. The right hander scored 205 runs in 10 games.

Aamir Javid, second highest scorer for HAW with 211 runs in ECS Barcelona, hammering 18 sixes in the process.

Ameer Hamzah, right arm medium pacer, featured for Minhaj atFanCode ECS Spain Barcelona picking up SEVEN wickets in six games.

Shakil Ahmed, the medium pace bowler impressed in ECS Barcelona picking up NINE wickets in nine games with a best return of 3-8.

 

After a disappointing start to ECS with just one win in seven games in 2020, Hawks looked a much improved side at FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona 2021 winning six of their 10 games. HAW face a tough challenge against the winners of ECS Barcelona 2020, Catalunya CC

 

Match Prediction: Catalunya CC (CTL) to seal a comfortable win.

 

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MATCH 6  (BTT21.006)

MONTCADA ROYAL (MR) v CATALUNYA CC (CTL)

1830 GMT | 1930 CET | 0000 IST

 

MR Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 127, Avg Score Against 98) 

CTL Last Five Matches: L L L L L (Avg Score For 121, Avg Score Against 147) 

 

MONTCADA ROYAL (MR)

Captain: MD Umar Waqas

Wicketkeeper: Muhammad Ihsan

Projected Top Four: Hamza Saleem, Muhammad Naeem, Ibrar Hussain, Mohsin Ali

Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Kamran,Adeel Raja

Spin Options: Ibrar Hussain, Arif Majeed, Sarfraz Anwar

 

MONTCADA ROYAL Key Players:

Hamza Saleem, prodigiously talented all-rounder, can make things happen with the ball and is a quality left-hand bat who can clear the fence with ease. Finished top scorer for Spain in ECC racking up 389 runs in 18 innings including FOUR player of the match awards, showcasing his exquisite hitting.

Muhammad Ihsan, the experienced wicket keeper batter is one of the top run scorers in ECS racking up over 1158 runs at a strike rate of 228.

Muhammad Kamran, canny left arm pacer, has good pace and loves bowling bouncers, can swing the ball into the right hander as well. He is equally good with the bat too. The all-rounder top scored for PIC with 118 runs and scalped EIGHT wickets at an ER of just 4.37 in the Spanish Championship Weekend helping PIC to qualify for ECL22. 

Ibrar Hussain, hard hitting batter and a quality spinner, has scored 382 runs and picked up 34 wickets in 27 ECS games.



CATALUNYA CC (CTL)

Captain: Armghan Khan

Wicketkeeper: Rauf Zaman

Projected Top Four: Armghan Khan, Yasir Ali, Nisar Ahmed, Rauf Zaman

Projected Opening Bowlers: Ali Azam, Asim Raja

Spin Options: Yasir Ali, Ameer Abdullah

 

CATALUNYA CC Key Players:

Armghan Khan, fondly known as the BIG MAC, he has been in the Spanish cricket scene for quite a while now. The hard hitting right handed batter has scored 519 runs and picked up SEVEN wickets in 23 ECS games.

Yasir Ali, consistently one of the best batsmen in Spain over the last decade and can chip in with vital wickets with the ball. The all-rounder has amassed 1055 runs in 28 ECS matches at an average of 44 and SR of 217 and has taken 20 wickets as well.

Razaqat Ali, a crafty off-spinner and a handy batter, has racked up 186 runs and picked up 23 wickets in 28 ECS games.

Rauf Zaman, wicket keeper batter, featured for CTL in ECL19 and in ECS Barcelona events in 2020 playing a few impactful knocks.

 

Montcada Royal played as Pak Montcada in ECS Barcelona 2020. Two evenly matched sides lock horns in the second match of the evening. Both sides did not feature at the FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona 2021 but have players with plenty of ECS experience. Expect some fireworks in this encounter.

 

Last time they met: CTL 109 def MR 105 (21 Oct 2020)

Scorecard

 

Match Prediction: Montcada Royal (MR) to trump CTL in a tight finish.

 

 

Tune into the live action from Barcelona from * 1600 GMT * 1700 CEST * 2130 IST.