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The 2019 Spain Triangular T20I Series was a cricket tournament held in Spain from 29 to 31 March 2019.[3] The tournament featured the national teams of Spain and Malta, as well as an Estonia XI.[3] All matches were played at La Manga Club, near to the city of Cartagena in the Region of Murcia.

2019 Spain Triangular T20I Series
Date29–31 March 2019
Location Spain
Result Spain won the series
Teams
 Estonia XI  Malta  Spain
Captains
Timothy Heath Nowell Khosla Christian Munoz-Mills
Most runs
Timothy Filer (55)[1] Bikram Arora (101)[1] Awais Ahmed (102)[1]
Most wickets
Kalle Vislapuu (4)[2] Niraj Khanna (4)[2] Faran Afzal (7)[2]

The matches played between Spain and Malta had Twenty20 International (T20I) status, with both teams making their debuts in the format after the International Cricket Council announced that all matches played between Associate Members from 1 January 2019 would have T20I status.[4] The Estonian XI was not an official national side. Spain won the series after all three games on the final day were abandoned with no play possible due to rain.[5]

Contents

SquadsEdit

  Estonia XI[6]   Malta[7]   Spain[8]
  • Timothy Heath (c)
  • Travis Beswick
  • Akash Chandrashekaran
  • Tim Cross
  • Timothy Filer
  • Sachin HM
  • Stuart Hook
  • Ashish Rana
  • Malcolm Sedgwick
  • Ashraful Shuvo
  • Mart Tammoja
  • Marko Vaik
  • Kalle Vislapuu
  • Moshiur Rahman
  • Nowell Khosla (c)
  • George Aguis
  • Sujesh Appu
  • Samuel Aquilina
  • Bikram Arora
  • Luke Bradley
  • Jurg Hirschi
  • Sumair Khan
  • Niraj Khanna
  • David Marks
  • Haroon Mughal
  • Michael Nazir
  • Hasheem Shahzad
  • Christian Munoz-Mills (c)
  • Faran Afzal
  • Awais Ahmed
  • Yasir Ali
  • Muhammad Asjed
  • Hamza Dar
  • Zulqarnain Haider
  • Paul Hennessy
  • Taqueer Hussain
  • Kuldeep Lal
  • Vinod Kumar
  • Atif Mehmood
  • Ravi Panchal
  • Mukhtiar Singh
  • Tom Vine

Points tableEdit

Team
P W L T NR Pts NRR
  Spain 6 4 0 0 2 10 +4.880
  Malta 6 2 2 0 2 6 –0.689
  Estonia XI 6 0 4 0 2 2 –3.721

FixturesEdit

29 March 2019
09:30
Scorecard
Malta  
125/6 (20 overs)
v
  Estonia XI
112/9 (20 overs)
Niraj Khanna 51 (42)
Kalle Vislapuu 2/14 (4 overs)
Stuart Hook 25 (22)
Niraj Khanna 3/8 (2 overs)
Malta won by 13 runs
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)
  • Malta won the toss and elected to bat.

29 March 2019
12:30
Scorecard
Estonia XI  
86/7 (20 overs)
v
  Spain
88/0 (8.5 overs)
Timothy Heath 15 (20)
Faran Afzal 2/5 (4 overs)
Faran Afzal 58* (33)
Spain won by 10 wickets
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Adnan Khan (Esp)
  • Spain won the toss and elected to field.

29 March 2019
15:30
Scorecard
Malta  
98/9 (20 overs)
v
  Spain
99/3 (12.1 overs)
Bikram Arora 28 (25)
Tom Vine 4/28 (4 overs)
Yasir Ali 57 (40)
Jurg Hirschi 1/15 (2 overs)
Spain won by 7 wickets
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: Adnan Khan (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)

30 March 2019
09:30
Scorecard
Spain  
183/4 (20 overs)
v
  Estonia XI
84/8 (20 overs)
Vinod Kumar 40* (27)
Travis Beswick 2/39 (4 overs)
Stuart Hook 17 (24)
Christian Munoz-Mills 2/7 (3 overs)
Spain won by 99 runs
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Adnan Khan (Esp)
  • Spain won the toss and elected to bat.

30 March 2019
12:30
Scorecard
Spain  
206/2 (20 overs)
v
  Malta
97 (19.5 overs)
Awais Ahmed 102* (64)
Sujesh Appu 1/21 (2 overs)
Nowell Khosla 27 (23)
Faran Afzal 3/11 (4 overs)
Spain won by 109 runs
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: Adnan Khan (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)

30 March 2019
15:30
Scorecard
Malta  
157/4 (20 overs)
v
  Estonia XI
63 (16.4 overs)
Bikram Arora 42* (31)
Timothy Heath 1/18 (4 overs)
Timothy Heath 17 (20)
George Aguis 2/6 (3 overs)
Malta won by 94 runs
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)
  • Malta won the toss and elected to bat.

31 March 2019
10:00
Scorecard
Spain  
v
  Malta
Match abandoned
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: Adnan Khan (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to rain.

31 March 2019
13:00
Scorecard
v
  Malta
Match abandoned
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Harmit Phull (Esp)
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to rain.

31 March 2019
16:00
Scorecard
Spain  
v
Match abandoned
La Manga Club, Murcia
Umpires: John Howden (Esp) and Adnan Khan (Esp)
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to rain.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Records / Spain Triangular T20I Series, 2019 / All matches / Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Records / Spain Triangular T20I Series, 2019 / All matches / Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Spain T20I Tri Series 2018-19". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  4. ^ "All T20 matches between ICC members to get international status". International Cricket Council. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Spain Tri Series 2019 – Complete Report". Theweeklysports.com. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Estonia XI vs Malta, 1st Match". Cricbuzz. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  7. ^ @MaltaCricket (8 March 2019). "The Malta Cricket Association is proud to announce our playing squad for the upcoming T20 Triangular Tournament in La Manga" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  8. ^ "Cricket Espana squad announced for the triangular series with Estonia and Malta". Cricket España. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Awais Ahmed 1st T20I hundred for Spain-102 off 64 vs Malta-". TheWeeklySports.com. Retrieved 1 April 2019.

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