Five champion Italian sides, Royal Roma, Kings XI, Venezia, Fresh Tropical and Jinnah Brescia feature over six days in 24 high-octane T10 matches from the capital Rome. 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 2 PREVIEW: FanCode ECS Italy Super Series – Matches 5 to 8 - T10 CRICKET LIVE

European Cricket Network live broadcasts four T10 matches on Day 2 of the 2021 FanCode ECS Italy Super Series on Tuesday 2 November.

 

Double ECS Champions Jinnah Brescia enter the fray facing unbeaten Kings XI while Venezia take on winless Royal Roma.

 

Teams

KIN-XI  Kings XI (2-0, NRR+1.842)

FT  Fresh Tropical (1-1, NRR+1.132)

VEN  Venezia (1-1, NRR-1.132)

JIB  Jinnah Brescia (0-0, NRR+0.000)

ROR  Royal Roma (0-2, NRR-1.842)

 

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MATCH 5  (ECS21.812)

JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB) v KINGS XI (KIN-XI)

0730 GMT | 0830 CET | 1300 IST

 

JIB Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 122, Avg Score Against 94) 

KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 136, Avg Score Against 101) 

 

JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB)

Captain: Rukhsar Ahmed

Wicketkeeper: Hassan Ahmad

Projected Top Four: Nisar Ahmed, Sharukh Nawaz, Hassan Ahmad, Rizwan Tanveer

Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Imran, Janaka Wass

Spin Options: Hasnat Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan

 

JINNAH BRESCIA Key Players:

Hassan Ahmad, hard hitting left handed batsman, top scored at FanCode ECS Italy Brescia racking up 274 runs at an average of 55 and SR of 194. He hit 25 sixes, the most in the competition.

Sukhwinder Singh, left arm fast bowler, has good pace and can swing the ball into the right handers, joint second highest wicket taker for JIB in ECS Brescia with nine scalps including a best return of 5-14.

Janaka Wass, aggressive batter, doesn’t take any time to get going, hammered 112 runs in eight innings at a staggering strike rate of 238 in ECS Brescia, top wicket taker for JIB picking up 10 wickets including a stunning figures of 4-9 in the final.

Nisar Ahmed, fierce opening batsman, isn't afraid of charging down to fast bowlers, can score runs all around the park, mustered 239 runs in nine innings in ECS Brescia earlier this year. He also looked in good nick in ECC racking up 241 runs in 13 innings.



KINGS XI (KIN-XI)

Captain: Jaipal Singh

Wicketkeeper: Manjeet Singh

Projected Top Four: Vikas Kumar, Malkeet Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Jagmeet Singh

Projected Opening Bowlers: Vikas Kumar, Noman Ali

Spin Options: Jagmeet Singh, Jaipal Singh

 

KINGS XI Key Players:

Simranjit Singh, classical batter, plays the straight drive and pull shot very well, the right hander was in red hot form at FanCode ECS Italy Bologna playing a couple of extraordinary knocks, second highest scorer for KIN-XI on Monday racking up 44 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.

Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, second highest run scorer for KIN-XI, top scored on day one racking up 93 runs in two games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up THREE wickets.

Noman Ali, fast bowler, looked lethal with his extra pace troubling the batsmen in Bologna, swings the ball away from right handers, joint leading wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping NINE wickets. Scalped TWO wickets on Monday.

Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint top wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping THREE wickets in two games at an economy rate of just 5.25.

 

Two time ECS Champions Jinnah Brescia enter the fray taking on Kings XI who are unbeaten in ECS this year. 

 

Match Prediction: Jinnah Brescia (JIB) to kick start the tournament with a win.

 

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MATCH (ECS21.813)

VENEZIA (VEN) v ROYAL ROMA (ROR)

0930 GMT | 1030 CET | 1500 IST

 

VEN Last Five Matches: W W W W L (Avg Score For 120, Avg Score Against 104) 

ROR Last Five Matches: W W W L L (Avg Score For 102, Avg Score Against 98) 

 

VENEZIA (VEN)

Captain: Nazmul Haque

Wicketkeeper: SojunIslam 

Projected Top Four: Nazmul Haque, Hosan Ahmed, Miah Alamin, Rajib Miah

Projected Opening Bowlers: Shagar Choquder, Muhammad Asif

Spin Options: Nazmul Haque, Hosan Ahmed

 

VENEZIA Key Players:

Nazmul Haque, captain, powerful hitter down the ground, loves playing the pull shot, leading run scorer at FanCode ECS Italy Venice. Top scored for VEN on Monday racking up 41 runs in two games.

Hosan Ahmed, sensible batter, second highest run scorer at FanCode ECS Italy Venice, overshadowed by Nazmul Haque brilliance but latched onto scoring opportunities whenever needed by Venezia, racked up 270 runs with a best score of 61 not out.

Miah Alamin, leading wicket taker in ECS Venice picking up 21 wickets including a magical spell of 6-19 against TRA, only the second bowler to have picked a 6-fer in ECS, can score quick runs too. Scalped SIX wickets in two games and scored 24 runs on Monday.

Rajib Miah, talented all-rounder, scored 39 runs and picked up a couple of wickets on Monday.



ROYAL ROMA (ROR)

Captain: Rajwinder Singh

Wicketkeeper: Nur Mohammod

Projected Top Four: Rajwinder Singh, Arif Muhammad, Mubarak Hossain, Vajrala Reddy

Projected Opening Bowlers: Vajrala Reddy, Muneeb Niazi

Spin Options: Kulwinder Ram

 

ROYAL ROMA Key Players:

Arif Muhammad, hard hitting RHB, opens the innings, top scorer for ROR at FanCode ECS Italy Rome, racked up 260 runs with 14 maximos and a couple of fifties from eight games.

Vajrala Reddy, a valuable all-rounder for ROR, mustered 166 runs and picked up 10 wickets in 10 matches.

Anil Kumar, right arm medium pacer, leading wicket taker for ROR at FanCode ECS Italy Rome with 10 scalps including a best return of 3-8, he is a handy batter down the order too.

Bejawada Phanindra, another handy all-rounder who impressed in Rome in March, racking up 119 runs in nine innings and picking up FOUR wickets. Scored 26 runs in two games on Monday.

 

Venezia shared the spoils with FT on Monday losing their winning streak in the process. Royal Roma did not enjoy a good day losing both their encounters to KIN-XI. While ROR search for their first win, VEN will be keen to get back to winning ways.

 

Last time they met: ROR 141(9.1) def VEN 140 (8 Nov 2020)

Scorecard

 

Match Prediction: Venezia (VEN) to win with plenty to spare.

 

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MATCH 7  (ECS21.814)

JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB) v KINGS XI (KIN-XI)

1130 GMT | 1230 CET | 1700 IST

 

JIB Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 122, Avg Score Against 94) 

KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 136, Avg Score Against 101) 

 

JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB)

Captain: Rukhsar Ahmed

Wicketkeeper: Nisar Ahmed

Projected Top Four: Nisar Ahmed, Sharukh Nawaz, Hassan Ahmad, Rizwan Tanveer

Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Imran, Janaka Wass

Spin Options: Hasnat Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan

 

JINNAH BRESCIA Key Players:

Hassan Ahmad, hard hitting left handed batsman, top scored at FanCode ECS Italy Brescia racking up 274 runs at an average of 55 and SR of 194. He hit 25 sixes, the most in the competition.

Sukhwinder Singh, left arm fast bowler, has good pace and can swing the ball into the right handers, joint second highest wicket taker for JIB in ECS Brescia with nine scalps including a best return of 5-14.

Janaka Wass, aggressive batter, doesn’t take any time to get going, hammered 112 runs in eight innings at a staggering strike rate of 238 in ECS Brescia, top wicket taker for JIB picking up 10 wickets including a stunning figures of 4-9 in the final.

Nisar Ahmed, fierce opening batsman, isn't afraid of charging down to fast bowlers, can score runs all around the park, mustered 239 runs in nine innings in ECS Brescia earlier this year. He also looked in good nick in ECC racking up 241 runs in 13 innings.



KINGS XI (KIN-XI)

Captain: Jaipal Singh

Wicketkeeper: Manjeet Singh

Projected Top Four: Vikas Kumar, Malkeet Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Jagmeet Singh

Projected Opening Bowlers: Vikas Kumar, Noman Ali

Spin Options: Jagmeet Singh, Jaipal Singh

 

KINGS XI Key Players:

Simranjit Singh, classical batter, plays the straight drive and pull shot very well, the right hander was in red hot form at FanCode ECS Italy Bologna playing a couple of extraordinary knocks, second highest scorer for KIN-XI on Monday racking up 44 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.

Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, second highest run scorer for KIN-XI, top scored on day one racking up 93 runs in two games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up THREE wickets.

Noman Ali, fast bowler, looked lethal with his extra pace troubling the batsmen in Bologna, swings the ball away from right handers, joint leading wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping NINE wickets. Scalped TWO wickets on Monday.

Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint top wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping THREE wickets in two games at an economy rate of just 5.25.

 

The two sides played a thriller earlier in the day with Jinnah Brescia prevailing by just two runs. With that loss, Kings XI lost their unbeaten run of nine games but will be keen to avenge the loss.

 

Last time they met: ECS21.812 | JIB 119 def KIN-XI 117 (2 Nov 2021)

 

Match Prediction: Jinnah Brescia (JIB) to win another humdinger.

 

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MATCH 8  (ECS21.815)

VENEZIA (VEN) v ROYAL ROMA (ROR)

1330 GMT | 1430 CET | 1900 IST

 

VEN Last Five Matches: W W W W L (Avg Score For 120, Avg Score Against 104) 

ROR Last Five Matches: W W W L L (Avg Score For 102, Avg Score Against 98) 

 

VENEZIA (VEN)

Captain: Nazmul Haque

Wicketkeeper: SojunIslam 

Projected Top Four: Nazmul Haque, Hosan Ahmed, Miah Alamin, Rajib Miah

Projected Opening Bowlers: Shagar Choquder, Muhammad Asif

Spin Options: Nazmul Haque, Hosan Ahmed

 

VENEZIA Key Players:

Nazmul Haque, captain, powerful hitter down the ground, loves playing the pull shot, leading run scorer at FanCode ECS Italy Venice. Top scored for VEN on Monday racking up 41 runs in two games.

Hosan Ahmed, sensible batter, second highest run scorer at FanCode ECS Italy Venice, overshadowed by Nazmul Haque brilliance but latched onto scoring opportunities whenever needed by Venezia, racked up 270 runs with a best score of 61 not out.

Miah Alamin, leading wicket taker in ECS Venice picking up 21 wickets including a magical spell of 6-19 against TRA, only the second bowler to have picked a 6-fer in ECS, can score quick runs too. Scalped SIX wickets in two games and scored 24 runs on Monday.

Rajib Miah, talented all-rounder, scored 39 runs and picked up a couple of wickets on Monday.

Mehedi Nitol, off spinner, has good variations, deceives the batsmen with his quicker ones and flighted deliveries, joint second highest wicket taker for VEN scalping 12 wickets including best figures of 4-8, is a gun fielder too.



ROYAL ROMA (ROR)

Captain: Rajwinder Singh

Wicketkeeper: Nur Mohammod

Projected Top Four: Rajwinder Singh, Arif Muhammad, Mubarak Hossain, Vajrala Reddy

Projected Opening Bowlers: Vajrala Reddy, Muneeb Niazi

Spin Options: Kulwinder Ram

 

ROYAL ROMA Key Players:

Arif Muhammad, hard hitting RHB, opens the innings, top scorer for ROR at FanCode ECS Italy Rome, racked up 260 runs with 14 maximos and a couple of fifties from eight games.

Vajrala Reddy, a valuable all-rounder for ROR, mustered 166 runs and picked up 10 wickets in 10 matches.

Anil Kumar, right arm medium pacer, leading wicket taker for ROR at FanCode ECS Italy Rome with 10 scalps including a best return of 3-8, he is a handy batter down the order too.

Bejawada Phanindra, another handy all-rounder who impressed in Rome in March, racking up 119 runs in nine innings and picking up FOUR wickets. Scored 26 runs in two games on Monday.

 

Venezia beat Royal Roma by a massive 50 runs in the earlier game, boosting their NRR in the process. ROR have been in a similar situation before but they need to quickly turn things around if they are to keep the knockout hopes alive.

 

Last time they met: ECS21.813 | VEN 126 def ROR 76 (2 Nov 2021)

 

Match Prediction: Venezia (VEN) to rack up a third win of the tournament.

 

 

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