Get ready for an electrifying start as Malta (MAL) faces off against Cyprus (CYP) in Match 1 of the ECI Malta T10 2023 at Marsa Sports Club in Malta. In the head-to-head encounters, Malta leads 1-0 against Cyprus, marking their dominance. In their previous clash, Malta secured a resounding victory over Cyprus, defeating them by nine wickets.
Malta’s previous T10 encounter was against England XI in the European Cricket Championship 2023. Despite putting up 107 runs on the board in 10 overs, Malta faced a defeat as England XI chased down the target in just six overs, losing two wickets. Basil George’s exceptional 42 runs and Fanyan Mughal’s crucial wicket contributed significantly to Malta’s performance.
On the other hand, Cyprus faced Switzerland in their last T10 match during the European Cricket Championship 2023. Despite scoring 94 runs in 20 overs, Cyprus couldn’t defend the target, and Switzerland chased it down in just seven overs. Roman Mazumder and Chamal Sadun’s contributions of 29 runs each and Taranjit Singh’s crucial wicket showcased Cyprus’s efforts in the match.