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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: European Cricket Championship 2021 - Austria vs Romania - Match 1: 20th Sept


The 1st Group B match of the European Cricket Championship 2021 will be played between Austria and Romania at Cartama Oval, Cartama in Spain.

Live Scores and Stats - ECC21 Group B -  Austria vs Romania - Match 1

In 2017, Austria joined ICC as an associate member and is one of the founding members of ICC Europe, earlier European Cricket Council. Currently ranked 41 in the ICC T20 Mens rankings, Austria will be a fiercely combative T10 unit as most of their line-up have impressed in a host of European Cricket Network events in Austria over the past two years.

Razmal Shigiwal will lead Austria in the European Cricket Championship 2021. Abrar Bilal will take up the wicket-keeping duties for the side.

Austria are expected to name Iqbal Hossain, Zeeshan Goraya, Razmal Shigiwal, Abrar Bilal, Mirza Ahsan as their top 5, with Aqib Iqbal, Sahel Zadran taking the new rock.

Sahel Zadran, Sahil Momin, Abdullah Akbarjan, Iqbal Hossain are the spinners that Austria have in their ranks.

The fifth team in European Cricket Championship 2021 Group B, it will be a tall order for Romania to pull one back against the likes of Austria, Netherlands, Hungary and Portugal.

Satwik Nadigotla will be a crucial player for Romania, both behind the sticks and with the bat. The rest of the batting onus rests on the able shoulders of Gohar Manan and Taranjeet Singh.

Pavel Florin may or may not get a lot of wickets, but will certainly add to the popularity quotient of the competition. Vasu Saini is the team's main all-rounder.

Aftab Kayani will have the onus of producing a few pearlers. If he can take two wickets per match, Kayani would have done his job.


Austria - Iqbal Hossain, Abrar Bilal, Sahel Zadran, Mark Simpson-Parker, Noor Khan, Razmal Shigiwal, Mehar Cheema, Abdullah Akbarjan, Zabiullah Ibrahimkhel, Zeeshan Goraya, Aqib Iqbal, Mirza Ahsan, Shahil Momin, Umair Tariq

Romania - Gohar Manan, Vasu Saini, Rajesh Kumar, Ijaz Hussain, Ramesh Satheesan, Satwik Nadigotla, Aftab Kayani, Sami Ullah, Abdul Shakoor, Sivakumar Periyalwar, Dharmendra Manani, Pavel Florin, Taranjeet Singh


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Austria

Who will win? – Austria

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Iqbal Hossain (Austria), Gohar Manan (Romania)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Aqib Iqbal (Austria), Pavel Florin (Romania)

Most Sixes – Iqbal Hossain (Austria), Gohar Manan (Romania)

Player of the Match –  Iqbal Hossain

Team Scores Batting first – Austria 85+, Romania 80+

 Match Handicap Austria

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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