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That's it from us at the moment for this game of the ECS T10 Malta league game. Stay tuned for lots of cricketing action and updates to come your way, with the match commentaries, of course. This is Rishab, with my partner, Dwijesh, signing off! 
We do have another game scheduled for 7pm, where Marsa CC take on American University of Malta in the final game of the day. We hope rain doesn't play spoilsport and is off by then for some live action! 
And it's bad news! This game has eventually been abondoned due to rain. 
The Atlas Knights won't mind this as they sit comfortably at the top of the table without having lost a single game. They're on 17 points and are sure to make the semi-finals. The Msida Warriors are placed fourth now with a point being added. They will look for a win desperately now in their next game! 
UPDATE: It's still raining at the Marsa Sports Club with an inspection due at 5:45 PM IST! It isn't looking good at the moment but all fingers crossed at the moment!
UPDATE: Speaking of the devil, the rain is back again and so are the covers. The wait continues. We will keep you updated with all the live updates from the Marsa Sports Club!
UPDATE: ....And just as we speak, the covers are being removed. It looks bright and sunny out in Marsa with both teams raring to take to the field. Not long before start of play!
UPDATE: The rain gods have no mercy for these two sides with bad weather playing spoilsport yet again. The covers are on but we should have play resume in a bit. Fingers crossed!

In the meantime, we have got LPL action going on with the Jaffna Stallions mounting a comeback after a strong Galle Gladiators start. Follow LPL action here
Toss Update: Msida Warriors won the toss and opt to field
Team News:

Msida Warriors Playing XI
: Rahul Nair (C), Justin George, Basil Joy, Shijil Joy, Sam George, Manuel Antony, Renil Paul, Akhi Piostine, Sebin Joseph, Tom Thomas and Rajeesh Mundoli

Atlas UTC Knights Playing XI: Sujesh Appu (C), Sam Stanislaus, Bose Paul, Justin Shaju, Ciril Mathews, Asif Sha, Nithin K Babu, Nithin Sunny, Manoj Salikumar Panicker, Basil George and Ajay John
Hello Ladies and Gentlemen! Welcome to Sportskeeda's Live Coverage of the ECS T10 Malta league game between Atlas UTC Knights and the Msida Warriors at the Marsa Sports Club in Malta!

The Atlas UTC Knights have been absolutely in this tournament with six wins in nine games. The fact that they are unbeaten in the tournament strengthens their standing as the favourites in the ECS T10 Malta League. Both their batting and bowling units have come up with the goods regularly with Sujesh Appu leading his side admirably. Their opener, Sam Stanislaus has been the cherry on the top with 260 runs at a strike-rate of 189.78. Along with Stanislaus, the contributions of Basil George and Panicker has served them well also. As for the bowlers, Eldose Mathews has been the pick of the bowlers with seven wickets. With a very balanced team in place, the Knights are the heavy favourites heading into this game.

Their opponents, Msida Warriors have blown hot and cold this season with three wins in seven completed games. Apart from Rahul Nair, who has been superb with the bat (184 runs), the Warriors look a bit light on the batting front. However, they make up with the bowling attack with Manuel Antony leading the way with nine wickets. This was evident in the rain-marred game earlier in the day, the Warriors reduced the Knights to 67/6 at the end of the seventh over, which does pave the way for a competitive contest ahead of this fixture.

Despite the obvious difference in strength between the two sides, we should be in for a cracking game of cricket in Marsa. While the Knights will look to sustain their momentum, the Warriors would want to strengthen their bid for a playoff place. Taking you through the proceedings would be me Dwijesh along with my colleague Rishabh. So all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the cricket on show!

Team News and Toss Update in a few minutes! Don't go anywhere!
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