FanCode ECS Sweden Malmo provides an opportunity for ten teams to showcase their skills, 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.
Founded in 2016, Helsingborg Royals (HRO) are currently playing in the Superettan division after winning the Division 2 League title in 2018 and finishing runners-up in Division the season after. Helsingborg Royals did not prosper last summer, going winless in four attempts at European Cricket Series Malmo 2020. HRO are placed in a tough group, but will be keen to put on a better showing this year.
Regular Captain: Madhan Prabu
Regular Wicketkeeper: Madhan Prabu
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Abinash Panda, Pramod Kompella, Prasanjit Behera, Madhan Prabu
Likely Opening Bowlers: Gour Sadashiv, Sachin Shetty
Spin Option(s): Rohit Saproo, Abinash Panda
Abinash Panda, a talented opening batsman, capable of playing fast paced innings. Can bowl quick off spinners and is one of the best all-rounders in the HRO side. Top run scorer and wicket taker for HRO atEuropean Cricket Series Malmo 2020 scoring 92 runs and picking up three wickets.
Rohit Saproo, a tricky slow bowler, the angle and speed at which he bowls will make it tougher for batsmen. Useful middle order batter, can contribute vital runs.
Madhan Prabu, captain, right hand middle order batsman, one of the best hitters in the HRO lineup with a career strike rate of over 140. Will be donning the keeping gloves this season, but can also bowl if needed.
Gour Sadashiv, fast bowler, can produce inswingers at decent speed, highest wicket taker for HRO last season and is generally economical.
Prasanjit Behera, a talented all-round cricketer, a good technical batsman, has the ability to bowl tight line and length with good swing. He is also a gun fielder.
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