FanCode ECS Spain, Barcelona provides an opportunity for 24 Catalonian teams to showcase their skills at the Montjuic Olympic Ground. All 124 games 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.
Formerly Joves Units, Barcelona Gladiators will battle it out in Group C on their ECS debut.
Featuring 11 players with previous ECS experience, when Joves Units picked up a couple of wins in seven games.
Barcelona Gladiators will rely heavily on hard-hitting opener Shahid Nazir who blasted an explosive century in the Autumn for Joves Units.
Captain: Babar Bashrat
Wicketkeeper: Shahid Nazir
Projected Top Four: Shahid Nazir, Babar Bashrat, Arsalan Yousaf, Tanzeer ur Rehman
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ali Raza, Muhammad Umar
Spin Options: Nadeem Muhammad, Zahid Akbar
Shahid Nazir scored 221 runs in his previous ECS, including a magnificent unbeaten 116 off 34 balls - at a staggering strike rate of over 240, including 22 sixes in only seven games. Shahid Nazir is also set to keep wicket in FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona.
Babar Basharat – captain of the side who chips in regularly with bat and ball.
Ali Raza has decent pace, dismissed both hard-hitting KHA openers with top class deliveries on debut.
Arsalan Muhammad, promising young batsman, scored a well-crafted 34, including three maximos.