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.
A closely knit club, founded in 2018 with players from all over the globe, Royal Roma CC is an emerging force in both Roman and Italian cricket. In the capable hands of club president, captain and all-time leading wicket taker, Rajwinder Singh, Royal Roma can be relied upon to be fiercely competitive and the explosive T10 format especially suits their aggressive batting style. Put on decent showing on debut, but lost the Final to Bergamo in November.
In FanCode ECS Italy Rome, Royal Roma peaked at the business end of the tournament. After losing six straight games, ROR went on to win four on the trot to clinch the title.
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.