England’s last-gasp win offered an unimaginable climax to the 2019 Cricket World Cup and the thrill is mounting as a brand new occasion is set to make the same global affect when the European Cricket League (ECL) commences right now in Spain.
Billed as cricket’s equal to soccer’s showpiece UEFA Champions League competitors, ECL19 shall be held for the primary time on the prestigious La Manga Club from July 29-31, with the home champions of Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia and Spain competing for the prospect to be topped as continental Europe membership cricket’s ‘Kings of Europe’.
ECL19 options champion groups from Dreux (France), Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Svanholm (Denmark), Bremen (Germany), St. Petersburg (Russia), Brescia (Italy) and Cluj (Romania). Starring gamers from 18 totally different international locations, not solely from conventional cricket-playing strongholds, however bolstered by many gifted cricketers with refugee backgrounds compelled to flee to Europe. These potential future stars might make a surprising breakthrough on this thrilling new match.
“There has never been a European-wide league of this nature and it’s our desire to make the ECL the flagship competition in continental Europe. The team behind the league can boast vast experience of organising and promoting events of this nature to a global broadcast audience, and we can’t wait to get started,” mentioned Daniel Weston, founding father of the ECL.
Packing 17 matches right into a T10 format over three days, curiosity within the competitors is huge, with all matches televised stay in Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia throughout a mixture of broadcast, digital and social channels, together with the newly-launched European Cricket Network.
Teams are cut up into two teams of 4 with matches being performed on a round-robin foundation, with the highest two from every progressing to contest the semi-finals and ultimate for Wednesday’s thrilling climax.
La Manga, Spain – Contact: Benedict Mirow – [email protected]
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