Post the Hungary edition of the European Cricket Series, the action will now shift to Bulgaria where as many as five teams will fight it out in a T10 cricket tournament. The teams that are set to take part are Academic – MU Sofia, Indo – Bulgarian CC, Barbarians, VTU-MU Pleven and BSCU – MU Plovdiv. The sides are set to lock horns against each other from July 5 to July 10. Overall, 24 matches are slated to be played in this competition.
What will be the format of the tournament?
The format of the tournament will see each team play each other twice. Moreover, the matches are scheduled one after the other to avoid travelling which increases the risk of the transmission of COVID-19.
Schedule and Timings (in IST):
July 5, 2021
Match 1 – Indo-Bulgarian CC vs Academic – MU Sofia – 11:30 AM IST
Match 2 – Academic – MU Sofia vs Indo-Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Match 3 – BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Barbarians – 6 PM IST
Match 4 – Barbarians vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 8 PM IST
July 6, 2021
Match 5 – BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Academic – MU Sofia – 11:30 AM IST
Match 6 – Academic – MU Sofia vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 1:30 PM IST
Match 7 – Barbarians vs VTU-MU-Pleven – 3:30 PM IST
Match 8 – VTU-MU-Pleven vs Barbarians – 5:30 PM IST
July 7, 2021
Match 9 – Indo – Bulgarian CC vs VTU-MU Pleven – 11:30 AM IST
Match 10 – VTU-MU Pleven vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Match 11 – Academic – MU Sofia vs Barbarians – 3:30 PM IST
Match 12 – Barbarians vs Academic – MU Sofia – 5:30 PM IST
July 8, 2021
Match 13 – Indo – Bulgarian CC vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 11:30 AM IST
Match 14 – BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Match 15 – Academic – MU Sofia vs VTU-MU Pleven – 3:30 PM IST
Match 16 – VTU-MU Pleven vs Academic – MU Sofia – 5:30 PM IST
July 9, 2021
Match 17 – Indo – Bulgarian CC vs Barbarians – 11:30 AM IST
Match 18 – Barbarians vs Indo – Bulgarian CC – 1:30 PM IST
Match 19 – VTU-MU Pleven vs BSCU – MU Plovdiv – 3:30 PM IST
Match 20 – BSCU – MU Plovdiv vs VTU-MU Pleven – 6 PM IST
July 10, 2021
Eliminator – To be Decided vs To be Decided (TBD) 11:30 AM IST
Qualifier 1 – TBD vs TBD 1:30 PM IST
Qualifier 2 – TBD vs TBD 4:30 PM IST
Final – TBD vs TBD 7:30 PM IST
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.
When and where can I watch Bulgaria T10 cricket tournament?
The tournament can be watched online on respective match timings at European Cricket Network's Youtube channel.
Where to check live score updates?
SportsTiger is a one-stop destination to get live score updates. The fans can download the SportsTiger application, which is available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. The starting line-ups will also be available on the app as soon as they are announced.