After successfully finishing the Hungary leg, the European Cricket Series T10 Bulgaria 2021 has rolled out on July 5 and will run till July 10. The competition sees a fiery contest for the trophy title among five teams – Academic – MU Sofia, Barbarians, BSCU – MU Plovdiv, Indo-Bulgarian CC and VTU-MU Pleven, which will complete in a week-long series.
Each team will play the other twice in back to back games. All the matches are scheduled to be played at Vassil Levski National Sports Academy in Sofia, with Indo-Bulgarian CC and Academic – MU Sofia playing the opening match.
ECS T10 Bulgaria 2021 Schedule
|05.07.21||Indo-Bulgarian CC vs Academic – MU Sofia – 11:30 AM IST|
Academic – MU Sofia vs Indo-Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Barbarians – 6 PM IST
Barbarians vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 8 PM IST
|06.07.21||BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Academic – MU Sofia – 11:30 AM IST|
Academic – MU Sofia vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 1:30 PM IST
Barbarians vs VTU-MU-Pleven – 3:30 PM IST
VTU-MU-Pleven vs Barbarians – 5:30 PM IST
|07.07.21||Indo – Bulgarian CC vs VTU-MU Pleven – 11:30 AM IST|
VTU-MU Pleven vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Academic – MU Sofia vs Barbarians – 3:30 PM IST
Barbarians vs Academic – MU Sofia – 5:30 PM IST
|08.07.21||Indo – Bulgarian CC vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 11:30 AM IST|
BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Academic – MU Sofia vs VTU-MU Pleven – 3:30 PM IST
VTU-MU Pleven vs Academic – MU Sofia – 5:30 PM IST
|09.07.21||Indo – Bulgarian CC vs Barbarians – 11:30 AM IST|
Barbarians vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
VTU-MU Pleven vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 3:30 PM IST
BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs VTU-MU Pleven – 6 PM IST
|10.07.21||Eliminator – 11:30 AM IST|
Qualifier 1 – 1:30 PM IST
Qualifier 2 – 4:30 PM IST
Final – 7:30 PM IST
European Cricket Series- ECS T10 Bulgaria 2021 Squads
Academic – MU Sofia: Ahsan Raja, Albin Jacob, Ali Rasool, Ashbel Nicson, Bipin Gattapur, Bradleey Constantine, Delrick Vinu, Firas Hussain, Gathsara Seekkuge, Hassan Arslan, Huzaif Yousuf, Ishan de Silva, Kevin D’Souza, Kevin George, Muhammad Tayub, Nabeel Husein, Nikhil Oliviera, Omar Rasool
Indo – Bulgarian CC: Agagyul Ahmadhel, Bakhtiar Tahiri, Deep Singh, Deepak Chauhan, Dushyant Sharma, Hristo Lakov, Lovesh Sharma, Nirdosh Sharma, Prakash Mishra, Rohit Dhiman, Rohit Singh, Saheldzhalat Malang, Shafquat Khan, Sid Kulkarni, Suraj Negi, Uahedullah Shinvari, Vignesh Vishwanathan
Barbarians: Alexander Stoychev, Andrei Lilov, Boyko Ivanov, Deyan Shipkov, Dino Nikolov, Hristo Ivanov, Ivan Ivanov, Ivan Kamburov, Ivaylo Andreev, Ivaylo Katzaraski, Julian Hristov, Krasimir Kamenov, Mario Berberyan, Mohammad Fayaz, Nikolay Nankov, Tom Omolo, Vasil Hristov, Vasilen Kamburov
VTU-MU Pleven: Aadithya Nair, Aamir Shah, Akshay Harikumar, Amal Thomas, Apoorv Mishra, Aswad Khan, Jishnu Sivakumar, Mayank Singh, Mukul Kadyan, Nithin Sunil, Rabeeh Ur Rahman, Raheel Zaman, Ruhail Masood, Suhaid Puthapurayil, Tarun Yadav
BSCU – MU Plovdiv: Aamir Nakhuda, Adithya Patnam, Ali Hussain, Ali Lucman, Alwin Paul, Esah Altaf, Faizan Rehman, Haamid Hussain, Jalal Asif, Junaid Farooq, Muhammad Uzair, Nabeel Javed, Parth Acharya, Saim Hussain, Sulaiman Ali, Vishnu Sureshbabu, Waqas Gondal, Zain Abidi.
Where will the matches be streamed?
All the matches will be streamed on the European Cricket Network’s YouTube channel. Live Streaming of the tournament will also be available on Fancode.
About the European Cricket Series: The European Cricket Series (ECS) is a 10-over game cricket series which is conducted by European Cricket Network. The ECS T10 competition is a tournament, which is played across different regions in Europe with an aim to spread the game and increase its popularity all over Europe. The competition sees participation from professional as well as amateur cricketers from respective regions.
The 2021 edition of ECS commenced in Barcelona, Spain on February 8, 2021, and then spread across to Italy, Portugal, Austria, Czech Republic and Germany. In Italy, cities like Rome, Bologna, Venice, Milan and Brescia hosted the games each. This leg of the ECS lasted from 15 March to 17 April. The Portugal leg was played from 6 April to 28 April.
Last month, the tournament saw the completion of Malta leg and the commencement of the Hungary leg, with the Hungary leg ending on July 3.
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