FanCode ECS Romania provides an opportunity for five teams to showcase their skills, contesting 24 games over six 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.
United, runners-up last term, will be led by Romania skipper Ramesh Satheesan who recently broke Yuvraj Singh’s T20 record for the highest strike rate in an innings for a 50+ score in international cricket.
Formed in 2011, United started with a bang by winning their first of four Romania national T20 titles in their debut season.
United are the most successful club in the history of Romanian cricket in terms of silverware.
Captain: Ramesh Satheesan
Regular WK: Rohit Kumar / Stan Ahuja
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Ramesh Satheesan, Rohit Kumar, Shantanu Vashisht, Stan Ahuja/Dharmendra Manani
Likely Opening Bowlers: Shantanu Vashisht and Rajesh Kumar
Spin Option(s): Syed Ali Zain, Ali Hussain, Ramesh Satheesan
Ramesh Satheesan, captain and hard hitting opening batsman who racked up 158 runs at a SR of 208 last summer. Can also bowl spin to great effect.
Rohit Kumar - powerful left-hander who can also keep wicket.
Raj Kumar, one of the best bowlers in Romania. A genuine wicket taker, who can swing the new ball both ways and is excellent in the death overs with yorkers and slower balls. Scored 97 runs in four innings last summer and picked up five wickets as well.
Stan Ahuja , recent winning experience for Royal Tigers in Hungary. Safe pair of hands behind the stumps and contributes valuable runs.
Tune into the live action from Romania from Monday to Saturday from * 0600 GMT * 0800 CEST * 1130 IST *