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 5 PREVIEW: FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona – Matches 9 & 10 - T10 CRICKET LIVE

European Cricket Network live broadcasts two T10 matches on Day 5 of the 2021 FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona on Friday 5 November.

 

The fifth evening session of the FanCode European Cricket T10 Barcelona sees FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona 2021 champions Catalunya Tigers play Hawks and Hira Sabadell in consecutive matches.

 

Teams

GRA Gracia (2-0, NRR+8.100)

FAL Falco (2-0, NRR+2.227)

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

CTL Catalunya CC (0-0-2, NRR+0.000)

HIS Hira Sabadell (1-2, NRR-3.652)

HAW Hawks (0-0-1, NRR+0.000)

MR Montcada Royal (0-0-1, NRR+0.000)

FTH Fateh (0-2, NRR-3.157)

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

 

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MATCH 9  (BTT21.009)

CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT) v HAWKS (HAW)

1600 GMT | 1700 CET | 2130 IST

 

CAT Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 133, Avg Score Against 91) 

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

 

CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT)

Captain: Ghulam Sarwar

Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed

Projected Top Four: Awais Ahmed, Sheraz Iqbal, Asjad Butt, Muhammad Aqsam

Projected Opening Bowlers: Zulqarnain Haider, Umer Mughal

Spin Options: Ghulam Sarwar

 

CATALUNYA TIGERS Key Players:

Awais Ahmed,a well established opening batter for Spain, has performed exceptionally well in the T10 format. Scored an unbeaten 15 in a chase of 46 in their only game vs FTH.

Asjad Butt,prolific run scorer, regularly going big in Barcelona events. Can clear the fence with ease and also chip in with useful wickets with the ball if needed.

Zulqarnain Haider, right arm fast bowler, can generate good pace and bounce, impressed at ECC scalping 14 wickets in 16 games. He can be a handy batter lower down the order. Returned figures of 1-5 vs FTH.

Waqas Meraj, right arm medium pacer, returned tournament best figures of 4-15 vs FTH to bag a player of the match award.



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.

 

Catalunya Tigers won their opening game against Fateh by 10 wickets and 34 balls to spare. CAT will be confident going against Hawks having beaten them once at European Cricket Series Barcelona 2020.

 

Last time they met: CAT 93 def HAW 92 (28 Oct 2020)

Scorecard

 

Match Prediction: Catalunya Tigers (CAT) to win at a canter.

 

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MATCH 10  (BTT21.010)

HIRA SABADELL (HIS) v CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT)

1830 GMT | 1930 CET | 0000 IST

 

HIS Last Five Matches: L L W W NR (Avg Score For 79, Avg Score Against 116) 

CAT Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 133, Avg Score Against 91) 

 

HIRA SABADELL (HIS)

Captain: Shanawar Shahzad

Wicketkeeper: Sharanjit Singh

Projected Top Four: Bakhtiar Khalid, Manan Ayub, Sufian Ansar, Anwar Ul Haq

Projected Opening Bowlers: Adnan Abbas, Anwaar Ul Haq

Spin Options: Shanawar Shahzad, Mehmood Akhtar

 

HIRA SABADELL Key Players:

Anwar Ul Haq, right arm medium pacer and a decent batter, returned figures of 2-7 vs PUW on Monday.

Sufian Ansar, all-rounder, second highest scorer in the tournament racking up 104 runs in three games with a best score of 57* vs Falco. Has picked up THREE wickets as well.

Adnan Abbas, right arm medium pacer, joint leading wicket taker for HIS scalping THREE wickets in three games.



CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT)

Captain: Ghulam Sarwar

Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed

Projected Top Four: Awais Ahmed, Sheraz Iqbal, Asjad Butt, Muhammad Aqsam

Projected Opening Bowlers: Zulqarnain Haider, Umer Mughal

Spin Options: Ghulam Sarwar

 

CATALUNYA TIGERS Key Players:

Awais Ahmed,a well established opening batter for Spain, has performed exceptionally well in the T10 format. Scored an unbeaten 15 in a chase of 46 in their only game vs FTH.

Asjad Butt,prolific run scorer, regularly going big in Barcelona events. Can clear the fence with ease and also chip in with useful wickets with the ball if needed.

Zulqarnain Haider, right arm fast bowler, can generate good pace and bounce, impressed at ECC scalping 14 wickets in 16 games. He can be a handy batter lower down the order. Returned figures of 1-5 vs FTH.

Waqas Meraj, right arm medium pacer, returned tournament best figures of 4-15 vs FTH to bag a player of the match award.

 

Hira Sabadell are coming into this on the back of two big losses and are likely to struggle against a strong Catalunya Tigers side.

 

Match Prediction: Catalunya Tigers (CAT) to win with plenty to spare.

 

 

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