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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: European Cricket Championship 2021 - Spain vs Belgium - Match 1: 13th Sept

European Cricket Championship 2021 - Spain vs Belgium
European Cricket Championship 2021 - Spain vs Belgium
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The 1st Group A match of the European Cricket Championship 2021 will be played between Spain and Belgium at Cartama Oval, Cartama in Spain.

Live Scores and Stats - European Cricket Championship 2021 - Spain vs Belgium - Match 1



Currently sitting at 42 in the ICC T20 Mens rankings, Spain will have the added advantage of playing in their own backyard at the picturesque Cartama Oval. 

Spain will be a powerful unit, boasting proven performers in this T10 format with numerous key players from European Cricket Series Barcelona tournaments over the last two seasons in their ranks. Spain also tuned up well for ECC21 with a 2-1 T20i series win over Germany at the weekend.

Spain's captain in the European Cricket Championship 2021 is Christian Munoz-Mills. Awais Ahmed will don the wicket keeping gloves for the team.

Awais Ahmed, Kuldeep Lal, Asjad Butt, Yasir Ali, Hamza Saleem are the leading batsmen for Spain while Atif Mehmood, Adeel Raja are their top bowlers. In the spin department, Jack Perman, Yasir Ali will be their go-to options.

Ranked 40th in the ICC T20 World Rankings going into the tournament, Belgium are only behind Norway in the rankings in Group A. Boasting a host of proven ECS performers, all comfortable in this high-octane format, Belgium will quietly fancy their chances of progressing to Finals Week in October.

Sheraz Sheikh will lead Belgium in the European Cricket Championship 2021. Ali Raza will take up the wicket-keeping duties for the side.

Belgium are expected to name Aziz Mohammad, Mamoon Latif, Ali Raza, Omid Rahimi, Faisal Mehmood as their top 5, with Sefat Shagharai, Adnan Razzaq taking the new rock.

Sheraz Sheikh, Murid Ekrami are the leading spinners that Belgium have in their ranks.

Squads:

Belgium - Adnan Razzaq, Ali Raza, Aziz Mohammad, Fahim Bhatti, Faisal Mehmood, Mamoon Latif, Muneeb Muhammad, Murid Ekrami, Omid Rahimi, Saber Zakhil, Saqlain Raja, Sefat Shagharai, Sheikh Sheraz, Waqas Raja

Spain - Adeel Raja, Asjad Muhammad, Atif Mehmood, Awais Ahmed, Christian Munoz-Mills, Hamza Saleem, Jack Perman, Kuldeep Lal, Paul Hennessy, Ravi Panchal, Thomas Vine, Yasir Ali, Zulqarnain Haider

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Spain

Who will win? – Spain

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Awais Ahmed (Spain), Aziz Mohammad (Belgium)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Atif Mehmood (Spain), Sefat Shagharai (Belgium)

Most Sixes – Awais Ahmed (Spain), Aziz Mohammad (Belgium)

Man of the Match –  Awais Ahmed

Team Scores Batting first – Spain 110+, Belgium 100+

 Match Handicap Spain

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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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