Asian Latina, Kent Lanka, Roma, Rome Bangla and Royal Roma feature over six days in 24 explosive T10 matches from Italy. 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.
Boasting talent mainly from a Sri Lankan background, led by experienced skipper Prabath Ekneligoda, Roma CC will be serious contenders for the title, playing on home soil at their Roma Spinaceto Ground. One of the foremost clubs in the country, since 2009, RCC have lifted the Coppa Italia six times and won the Interregionale 40 over tournament on three occasions as well. Will be looking to improve on their debut showing when RCC ended with a 50 percent win record. However, RCC will have to make do without the services of former Netherlands all-rounder Quirijn Gunning.
Captain: Prabath Ekneligoda
Wicketkeeper: Kaniska Weligamage
Projected Top Four: Dinidu Marage, Prabath Ekneligoda, Navodh Kalansuriya, Sujith Rillagodage
Projected Opening Bowlers: Prabath Ekneligoda, Indika Senn
Spin Options: Dinidu Marage, Pruthuvi Samarage, Ranil Omaththage, Crishan Kalugamage
Dinidu Marage, aggressive top order batsman, hammered 126 runs at a strike rate of 280 including a 22-ball 72 in the previous edition, bringing variety to the bowling department with his left arm leg breaks, scalped eight wickets.
Navodh Kalansuriya, big hitting RHB, leading run scorer for RCC in Sep 2020 with 159 runs at an SR of 227, also hit most sixes with 15 hits over the ropes.
Pruthuvi Samarage, up and coming young player, quality batsman, bowls left arm leg spin, could be the find of the season.
Sujith Rillagodage, brilliant wicketkeeper, steady batsman, very reliable, has adapted well to the T10 format.
Denham Seneviratne, delivered for the hosts as RCC grabbed a vital first win with a match-winning 51 off 23 balls on the opening day.