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 5 PREVIEW: FanCode ECS Italy Super Series – Matches 17 to 20 - T10 CRICKET LIVE

European Cricket Network live broadcasts four T10 matches on Day 5 of the 2021 FanCode ECS Italy Super Series on Friday 5 November.

 

We head into the final day of league action with Fresh Tropical having almost sealed top spot while Royal Roma are out of Finals Day contention.

 

Teams

FT  Fresh Tropical (5-1, NRR+5.877)

JIB  Jinnah Brescia (3-2-1, NRR+0.706)

VEN  Venezia (3-4-1, NRR-0.276)

KIN-XI  Kings XI (3-3, NRR-0.341)

ROR  Royal Roma (1-5, NRR-3.599)

 

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MATCH 17 (ECS21.824)

ROYAL ROMA (ROR) v JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB)

0730 GMT | 0830 CET | 1300 IST

 

ROR Last Five Matches: L L W L L (Avg Score For 94, Avg Score Against 130) 

JIB Last Five Matches: W NR W L L (Avg Score For 111, Avg Score Against 118) 

 

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 right handed batter, opens the innings, second highest scorer for ROR racking up 73 runs in six games.

Mubarak Hossain, right handed batter, top scorer for ROR racking up 136 runs including a match winning knock of 46* of 28 balls vs VEN. He also scored an unbeaten 52 off 20 vs FT on Wednesday.

Rajwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for ROR scalping SIX wickets in six games including a player of the match effort of 3-8 vs VEN.



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, Hasan Ali

Spin Options: Hasnat Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan

 

JINNAH BRESCIA Key Players:

Nisar Ahmed, fierce opening batter, isn't afraid of charging down to fast bowlers, can score runs all around the park, top run scorer in the tournament hammering 158 runs in six games. Blasted 94 off 33 balls vs VEN on Wednesday.

Muhammad Imran, right hand bat and right arm pace bowler, has scored 110 runs in five innings. He has also picked up a wicket.

Rukhsar Ahmed, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for JIB scalping SEVEN wickets in six games including a best return of 3-14.

Sharukh Nawaz, aggressive opening batter, has looked in good hitting form, second highest scorer for mustering 121 runs in six games.

 

Jinnah Brescia lost their Numero Uno position losing both games to FT on Thursday. JIB will be eyeing to get back on track with a couple of wins against ROR. 

 

Match Prediction: Jinnah Brescia (JIB) to get back to winning ways.

 

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MATCH 18  (ECS21.825)

KINGS XI (KIN-XI) v FRESH TROPICAL (FT)

0930 GMT | 1030 CET | 1500 IST

 

KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W L L W L (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 105) 

FT Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 152, Avg Score Against 93) 

 

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, hasn’t shown that form yet, is the second highest scorer for KIN-XI racking up 89 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.

Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, highest run scorer for KIN-XI racking up 182 runs in six games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up SIX wickets.

Jaswinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for KIN-XI picking up 11 wickets in four games with a best return of 4-15.

Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint second highest wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping 10 wickets in six games at an economy rate of just 6.75.



FRESH TROPICAL (FT)

Captain: Bilal Hamid

Wicketkeeper: Zain Naqvi

Projected Top Four: Amir Sharif, Zain Naqvi, Mahash Javed, Imran Muhammad 

Projected Opening Bowlers: Amir Sharif, Bilal Hamid

Spin Options: Sadam Hussain, Imran Muhammad

 

FRESH TROPICAL Key Players:

Amir Sharif, a solid all-rounder,aggressive opening batter and right arm pacer, has been in good form recently, second highest scorer for FT racking up 180 runs in six games at a SR of 250. He also picked up FOUR wickets.  

Zahid Cheema, Italian internationalfast bowler, has been excellent with the ball picking up SIX wickets in six games and is the joint second highest wicket taker for FT.

Zain Naqvi, all-rounder, hard hitting opening batter, top run scorer in the tournament plundering 194 runs in six games at a SR of 275! He has hit the most sixes in the tournament so far - 20.

Hakimi Suliman, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for FT scalping 10 wickets including a best return of 4-6 vs JIB on Thursday.

 

Fresh Tropical seem invincible winning their last five games convincingly. FT are certain of the top spot unless they lose both games with big margins. Kings XI haven’t looked at their best this time around and are likely to struggle against the in-form FT.

 

Match Prediction: Fresh Tropical (FT) to win at a canter.

 

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MATCH 19 (ECS21.826)

ROYAL ROMA (ROR) v JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB)

1130 GMT | 1230 CET | 1700 IST

 

ROR Last Five Matches: L L W L L (Avg Score For 94, Avg Score Against 130) 

JIB Last Five Matches: W NR W L L (Avg Score For 111, Avg Score Against 118) 

 

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 right handed batter, opens the innings, second highest scorer for ROR racking up 73 runs in six games.

Mubarak Hossain, right handed batter, top scorer for ROR racking up 136 runs including a match winning knock of 46* of 28 balls vs VEN. He also scored an unbeaten 52 off 20 vs FT on Wednesday.

Rajwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for ROR scalping SIX wickets in six games including a player of the match effort of 3-8 vs VEN.



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, Hasan Ali

Spin Options: Hasnat Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan

 

JINNAH BRESCIA Key Players:

Nisar Ahmed, fierce opening batter, isn't afraid of charging down to fast bowlers, can score runs all around the park, top run scorer in the tournament hammering 158 runs in six games. Blasted 94 off 33 balls vs VEN on Wednesday.

Muhammad Imran, right hand bat and right arm pace bowler, has scored 110 runs in five innings. He has also picked up a wicket.

Rukhsar Ahmed, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for JIB scalping SEVEN wickets in six games including a best return of 3-14.

Sharukh Nawaz, aggressive opening batter, has looked in good hitting form, second highest scorer for mustering 121 runs in six games.

 

Jinnah Brescia trumped Royal Roma in a high scoring thriller earlier in the day and will be looking to do a double over the FanCode ECS Italy Rome champions.

 

Last time they met: ECS21.824 | JIB 147 def ROR 124 (5 Oct 2021)

 

Match Prediction: Jinnah Brescia (JIB) to rack up a comfortable win.

 

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MATCH 20  (ECS21.827)

KINGS XI (KIN-XI) v FRESH TROPICAL (FT)

1330 GMT | 1430 CET | 1900 IST

 

KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W L L W L (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 105) 

FT Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 152, Avg Score Against 93) 

 

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, hasn’t shown that form yet, is the second highest scorer for KIN-XI racking up 89 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.

Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, highest run scorer for KIN-XI racking up 182 runs in six games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up SIX wickets.

Jaswinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for KIN-XI picking up 11 wickets in four games with a best return of 4-15.

Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint second highest wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping 10 wickets in six games at an economy rate of just 6.75.



FRESH TROPICAL (FT)

Captain: Bilal Hamid

Wicketkeeper: Zain Naqvi

Projected Top Four: Amir Sharif, Zain Naqvi, Mahash Javed, Imran Muhammad 

Projected Opening Bowlers: Amir Sharif, Bilal Hamid

Spin Options: Sadam Hussain, Imran Muhammad

 

FRESH TROPICAL Key Players:

Amir Sharif, a solid all-rounder,aggressive opening batter and right arm pacer, has been in good form recently, second highest scorer for FT racking up 180 runs in six games at a SR of 250. He also picked up FOUR wickets.  

Zahid Cheema, Italian internationalfast bowler, has been excellent with the ball picking up SIX wickets in six games and is the joint second highest wicket taker for FT.

Zain Naqvi, all-rounder, hard hitting opening batter, top run scorer in the tournament plundering 194 runs in six games at a SR of 275! He has hit the most sixes in the tournament so far - 20.

Hakimi Suliman, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for FT scalping 10 wickets including a best return of 4-6 vs JIB on Thursday.

 

Fresh tropical edged a narrow win against Kings XI in their previous meeting. With that win, FT have secured top spot. KIN-XI will be gutted with and will be looking to avenge the loss.

 

Last time they met: ECS21.825 | FT 99 def KIN-XI 97 (5 Nov 2021)

 

Match Prediction: Fresh Tropical (FT) to win seventh straight game.

 

 

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