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.
Barna Royals are still a young team in development, formed in 2018. Won just a solitary league game in their first year, ranked 30th out of 32 sides that season, but improving to the top fifteen sides the following season after a dramatic improvement. Winners of second division T10 trophy in 2019, when the Royals promising under 19 team also won every trophy going as well.
Regular Captain: Syed Shafaat Ali
Regular WK: Taqqi Ul Mazhar
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Usama Shahzad, Guraiz Hussain, Syed Shafaat Ali, Sharjeel Qaiser
Likely Opening Bowlers: Syed Shafaat Ali, Murad Ali
Syed Shafaat Ali
Spanish international, Syed Shafaat Ali, club captain. Left-arm pacer, leading wicket taker, fearsome left-hand batsman and top six hitter, who starred for champions Pak I Care in their triumph at ECS Barcelona in November and at Barcelona Bash.
Syed Gulraiz Hussain caught the eye with a four wicket burst during the first week of action in Spain. The hard-hitter can bat anywhere in top order and can score at a good lick.
Taqqi Ul Mazhar
Prolific six hitter, who hit 14 sixes in five games for Joves Units at his first ECS. Will seriously bolster the Barna Royals batting and is set to keep wicket as well.
Young seamer caught the eye with a four wicket haul against group leaders Pak I Care in the group stages on week three.