FanCode ECS Malta provides an opportunity for ten leading Maltese teams to showcase their skills on the magnificent island of Malta, contesting 48 games over 12 days. 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.
American University of Malta CC enjoyed a promising debut season in Maltese cricket in 2020. Founded with the aim of giving keen cricketers an opportunity to represent their university and country at national and international tournaments while, of course, furthering their education.
Anything can happen over the T10 format and in talented batsman Zoheb Malek, AUM possess a genuine match-winner. AUM won only one game on debut to finish bottom of the standings, but the University side did come out on the wrong side of a few close finishes and will be looking to improve in 2021.
Regular Captain: Jit Patel
Regular WK: Darshit Patnakar
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Amandeep Ralhan, Saneesh Kumar, Darshit Patnakar, Zoheb Malek
Likely Opening Bowlers: Shubham Patel, Jit Patel
Spin Option(s): Tarak Shah, Zoheb Malek, Darshanik Gohil
Zoheb Malek - impressed with 201 runs for American University of Malta at the last edition, scoring nearly three times as many runs as any of his teammates.
Darshanik Gohil - made it happen with his left-arm twirl on the opening day.
Saneesh Kumar - influential in AUM excellent start to the tournament.