Get ready for an electrifying showdown between Romania (ROM) and Portugal (POR) in Match 3 of ECI Spain 2023 at the Montjuic Olympic Ground in Barcelona. In their T10 history, Romania and Portugal stand locked in a 1-1 tie, heightening the anticipation for this clash. Portugal holds the recent edge, triumphing over Romania with a convincing 63-run victory in their previous meeting.
Romania recently clashed against Malta in the Eliminator of the European Cricket Championship 2023, delivering a commendable performance. Malta posted a challenging total of 134 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in their allotted 10 overs. Romania, in response, managed 115 runs for the loss of eight wickets, falling short by 19 runs. Abdul Asif’s pivotal 39-run knock and a wicket, along with Ijaz Hussain’s stellar four-wicket haul, were standout performances for Romania.
On the other side, Portugal faced off against Scotland XI in the Qualifier of the European Cricket Championship 2023. Portugal set a competitive total of 103 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their stipulated 10 overs. Despite the valiant effort, Scotland XI chased down the target in just seven overs, clinching victory by six wickets. Syed Maisam’s contribution of 21 runs and the bowling prowess of Junaid Khan and Francoise Stoman, both grabbing two wickets each, were pivotal for Portugal.