MATCH 13 (CTT21.057) BLACK CAPS (BCP) v CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
BCP Last Five Matches: L L L W L (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 107)
CYM Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 114, Avg Score Against 84)
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Wicketkeeper: Ashish Bam
Projected Top Four: Waqas Akhtar, Atta Ullah, Abid Ali, Kulwinder Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Resham Singh, Waqas Akhtar
Spin Options: Gagandeep Singh
BLACK CAPS Key Players:
Waqas Akhtar, the all-rounder has scored 64 runs in four games in the Encore and is the second highest scorer for BCP.
Hardeep Singh, right handed batter and right arm medium pacer, scored an unbeaten 20 runs and picked up a couple of wickets vs NCT Tuesday.
Kulwinder Singh, talented right handed batter, has scored 45 runs in four games and has also picked up a wicket.
Resham Singh, right hand batter,opening bowler with decent pace, top scorer for BCP in the Encore scoring 87 runs in three innings including an unbeaten 60 off 31 balls vs CES. Has also picked up two wickets.
CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM)
Captain: Muhammad Hussain
Wicketkeeper: Ghulam Murtaza
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 135 runs in two games including two fifties.
Waqar Ali, aggressive fast bowler who performs best under pressure, joint highest wicket taker for CYM picking up FOUR wickets in two games.
Minhas Khan, right handed middle order batter, second highest scorer for CYM in the recently concluded FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus mustering 261 runs in 12 games including a man of the match performance in the final vs BCP scoring 53* off 28 balls.
Gursewak Singh, star all-rounder for CYM, third highest scorer for his side in the recently concluded FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus racking up 161 runs in 10 innings and has picked up EIGHT wickets with the ball.
Lakhwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, highest wicket taker in the recently concluded FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus scalping 19 wickets in 12 games with a best return of 3-10. Has continued his form in the Encore picking up FOUR wickets in two games with a best return of 3-5 vs AMD.
These two sides met in the Final of the recently concluded series in Cyprus. Black Caps got off the mark in the Encore with a win against Cyprus Eagles on Friday evening, but are sure to find reigning champions Cyprus Moufflons a much stiffer test. CYM can move to the top of the standings with a couple of wins.
Last time they met: CTT21.044 | CYM 101 def BCP 81 (9 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Cyprus Moufflons (CYM) to continue to dominate Black Caps extending their unbeaten record against BCP to FIVE.
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