The ICC Europe Division 3 T20 tournament got underway in La Manga with two rounds of matches on the first day. Hosts Spain opened their campagin with a victory over Greece, while Belgium overcame Israel.
In the second round of matches in the afternoon, the hosts took on Finland and again took the spoils, while Greece inflicted a second defeat on Israel, who had earlier lost to Belgium, the Belgian's new captain being Brighton Watambwa, who played six tests for Zimbabwe. Today Belgium take on Greece, while Israel take on Finland. Totals set in the first innings have ranged between 147 and 187, while two players have taken five wickets in total on the opening day. Further coverage is on www.icc-europe.org - with text commentary from www.crichq.com (login required).