MATCH 12 (CTT21.056) CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) v BLACK CAPS (BCP) 1830 GMT | 2030 CET | 0000 IST
CES Last Five Matches: L L L W W(Avg Score For 106, Avg Score Against 94)
BCP Last Five Matches: W W L L L (Avg Score For 94, Avg Score Against 115)
CYPRUS EAGLES (CES)
Captain: Manikanta Ranimekala
Wicketkeeper: Naseer Ahmed
Projected Top Four: Jawad Shah, Manikanta Ranimekala, Naseer Ahmed, Rajashekhar Poluri
Projected Opening Bowlers: Jawad Shah, Rajashekhar Poluri
Spin Options: Srinivas Angarekkala, Manikanta Ranimekala
CYPRUS EAGLES Key Players:
Jawad Shah, star all-rounder for CES, finished fourth highest scorer at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus racking up 288 runs in 12 games and scalped 11 wickets with an ER of just 6.65. Scored a match winning 48 off 23 balls vs NCT last night.
Rajashekhar Poluri, hard hitting batter, second highest scorer for CES with 266 runs in 12 innings in the recently concluded series. Scored 23 runs in two games on Thursday.
Srinivas Angarekkala, right handed batter, took his side home with a classy 41* off 29 balls vs NCT last night.
Tirupathy Sandireddy, right arm pacer, second highest wicket taker for the Eagles at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus scalping EIGHT wickets in eight matches. Scalped two wickets in two games at Encore.
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Wicketkeeper: Ashish Bam
Projected Top Four: Waqas Akhtar, Kulwinder Singh, Pawandeep, Hardeep Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Resham Singh, Waqas Akhtar
Spin Options: Gagandeep Singh
BLACK CAPS Key Players:
Waqas Akhtar, right arm fast bowler with previous ECS experience playing for Punjab Lions. Third highest scorer at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus racking up 291 runs in 13 games and is the highest wicket taker for BCP picking up 11 wickets with a best return of 2-14. The all-rounder has scored 25 runs in two games in the Encore.
Resham Singh, opening bowler with decent pace, picked up SEVEN wickets at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus and also scored 51 runs in six innings.
Cyprus Eagles started with a bang with two well-timed chases, twice taming Nicosia Tigers on Thursday evening. Winless Black Caps will be looking to get off the mark and will provide a stiff test, especially if the Eagles have to bat first and set a target.
Last time they met: CTT21.012 | BCP 98 def CES 96 (21 Sep 2021)
Match Prediction: Black Caps and Cyprus Eagles to share the spoils with a win apiece.
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