Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It is advisable to pick more all-rounders in your Dream11 Fantasy team.

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Match Details:

The 2nd match of the ECS Spain, Barcelona 2021 will be played between Bengali and Catalunya Tigers on 8th February, at the Montjuïc Olympic Ground, Barcelona.

This match is scheduled to start at 03:00 PM IST and will be streamed live on FanCode.


The ECS Barcelona 2021 is all set to commence on Monday. Bengali and Catalunya Tigers will face each other in the 2nd match of the tournament. Bengali will be playing their second consecutive match of the day and they will have a fair idea of how things will pan out on the surface. On the contrary, this will be the first match of the tournament for Catalunya Tigers.

Assessing the playing conditions and adapting quickly will be the key for these teams. Both the teams would be looking to start their campaigns with a victory. A tournament as packed as this can take a toll on the players and thus starting off well is extremely crucial.

BEN vs CAT Weather Report for Match 2:

The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with 20% chances of precipitation. The temperature will be hovering around the 14 Degrees Celsius range.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Montjuïc Olympic Ground looks like a batting-friendly one, where batsmen have enjoyed their time. Bowlers have to hit the right line and length to contain the runs flow.

Average first innings score:

134 (last five matches played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 0, Lost – 5, Tied – 0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

BEN vs CAT Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Shafiqur Rahman, Tuhin Motalab, Omar Ali, Tamjid Bepari, Mohammad Arifur Rahman, Rafiqul Alam Rajib, Riaz Howlader, Mosaraf Hossain, Nadeem Hussain, Mukter Hossain, Shakil Islam


Alauddin Siddique, Waqar Hussain, Hasan bin Hakim, Zihad Hossain, Kausar Dipu, Arman Akhter, Belal Ahmed, Injamul Amin, Rakibul Mollik, Al Amin-Mg, Md Mahbubul Alam, Rashed Mir

Catalunya Tigers

Mustansar Iqbal, Tahir Ilyas, Muhammad Armghan Khan, Saqib Latif, Muhammad Ilyas, Umair Aftab, Yasir Ali-I, Syed Sherazi, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ghulam Sarwar, Muhammad Kashif


Zulqarnain Haider, Kamran Nawaz Sahi, Asad Ali, Ghulam Dastgeer, Razaqat Ali, Shahzaib Akram, Aqsam Zahir, Aatif Nadeem, Jamshad Afzal

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BEN vs CAT Top picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Riaz Howladar was in brilliant form with the ball in the last season of ECS Barcelona. He bagged 12 wickets in the tournament including his match-winning figures of 5-12.

Omar Ali was the leading run-scorer for Bengali in the last edition, amassing 185 runs at a strike rate of 187, including 16 long sixes.

Muhammad Armghan Khan is a hard-hitting top-order batsman and an equally furious bowler. He can do well with both bat and ball in this upcoming match.

Ghulam Sarwar is arguably the most experienced bowler from his team and he is known for his highly deceptive with his off-spin.

Nadim Hussain, the young spin sensation, boasts a lot of experience as he has already played international cricket for Spain and at ECL19 for Catalunya CC.

Yasir Ali was in tremendous form in the last edition of ECS Barcelona. He mustered 355 runs at a staggering strike rate of 210 in that competition in November.

Syed Sherazi ended as the leading wicket-taker of the European Cricket League in 2019 with nine scalps to his name for Catalunya CC.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Riaz Howlader, Omar Ali

Vice-Captain Options – Syed Sherazi, Yasir Ali

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BEN vs CAT Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shafiqur Rahman

Batters – Mustansar Iqbal, Muhammad Armghan Khan, Omar Ali, Tamjid Bepari

All-Rounders – Riaz Howlader (c), Umair Aftab, Yasir Ali (vc)

Bowlers – Ghulam Sarwar, Nadeem Hussain, Syed Sherazi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BEN vs CAT Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Tahir Ilyas, Shafiqur Rahman

Batters – Mustansar Iqbal, Omar Ali (c), Tamjid Bepari

All-Rounders – Riaz Howlader, Mosaraf Hossain, Umair Aftab

Bowlers – Ghulam Sarwar, Nadeem Hussain, Syed Sherazi (vc)

Expert Advice

It is advisable to pick more all-rounders in your Dream11 Fantasy team, as not much is known about how the pitch will behave and all-rounders can do well in any given condition.

Today’s BEN vs CAT Probable Winners:

Catalunya Tigers are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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