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.
Formed in 2013, Jinnah Bresica were jumping for joy when crownedchampions at the European Cricket Series in Rome last September and will be keen to start their campaign with a flourish when entering the fray on Tuesday.
Earlier this year, Jinnah Brescia jabbed local rivals Janjua Brescia in the final of the FanCode ECS Italy Brescia to secure their second ECS trophy. JIB will be keen to add another silverware in their cabinet.
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.