FINAL - MATCH 44 (CTT21.088) CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM) v SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL) 1830 GMT | 1930 CET | 0000 IST
CYM Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 103, Avg Score Against 77)
SLL Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 85)
CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM)
Captain: Muhammad Hussain
Wicketkeeper: Zeeshan Sarwar
Spin Options: Riyaz Kajalwala, Muhammad Husain
CYPRUS MOUFFLONS Key Players:
Mehran Khan, Moufflons’ run machine, best batter in the Cyprus domestic circuit over the last three years, top scorer for CYM racking up 347 runs in 12 games including two fifties.
Waqar Ali, aggressive fast bowler who performs best under pressure, second highest wicket taker for CYM picking up 13 wickets in 12 games.
Gursewak Singh, star all-rounder, second highest scorer for CYM in the Encore racking up 177 runs in 10 innings. He has also picked up EIGHT wickets.
Lakhwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, highest wicket taker in the recently concluded series. Has continued his form in the Encore picking up 19 wickets in 12 games leading the wickets column for CYM.
SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL)
Captain: Sachithra Pathirana
Wicketkeeper: Sachithra Pathirana
Projected Top Four: Sachithra Tharanga, BLCS Kumara, Roshan Siriwardana, Sachithra Pathirana
Projected Opening Bowlers: Kamal Raiz, Ruwan Manawasingha
SRI LANKAN LIONS Key Players:
Chamal Sadun, left handed opening batter, second highest scorer for SLLscoring 261 runs in 12 games. Has also picked up 12 wickets.
Sachithra Tharanga, experienced right handed batter, highest scorer for SLL muscling 301 runs in 12 games including a match winning 57 off 30 balls vs NCT.
Samith Mapalagama, right arm medium pacer, second highest wicket taker for SLL picking up 13 victims in 10 games.
Roshan Siriwardana, the right arm medium pacer is the top wicket taker in the tournament picking up 21 wickets in 12 games with a best return of 4-15. Has also scored 137 runs.
Defending champions Cyprus Moufflons and Sri Lankan Lions have been dominating in the Encore. SLL’s only two losses came against CYM and SLL will be looking to avenge those losses with a win in this Final. CYM will be confident having beaten their rivals twice and will fancy their chances of lifting the trophy again.
Last time they met: CTT21.062 | CYM 85(7.3) def SLL 82 (18 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Cyprus Moufflons (CYM) to defend their title with a thrilling victory.
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