MATCH 16 (ECS21.016) BLACK CAPS (BCP) v CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM) 1830 GMT | 2030 CET | 0000 IST
BCP Last Five Matches: L W W W (Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 87)
CYM Last Five Matches: L W W L L (Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 101)
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Projected Top Four: Waqas Akhtar, Pawandeep, Nithesh Sharma, Deepinderjeet 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. Has scored 89 runs in four games and picked up FIVE wickets with a best return of 2-14.
Qasim Anwar, right arm pacer, joint top wicket taker for BCP scalping FIVE wickets in four games with a best return of 3-12.
Resham Singh, opening bowler with decent pace who will be eyeing early wickets. Has picked up a couple of wickets so far.
Atta Ullah, swashbuckling left handed batsman who mullered a record individual score of 251* off just 80 balls in a Cyprus T20 match. He will be aiming to light up the FanCode European Cricket Cyprus T10 with his powerful hitting. Top scorer for BCP scoring 104 runs in four games.
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 batsman in the Cyprus domestic circuit in the last three years, second highest scorer for CYM racking up 86 runs in four games.
Waqar Ali, aggressive fast bowler who performs best under pressure, top wicket taker in the tournament so far scalping EIGHT wickets in four games with a best return of 4-13.
Minhas Khan, right handed middle order batsman, top scorer for CYM mustering 88 runs in three games including a man of the match performance vs AMD scoring 46* off 19 balls.
Murtaza Yamin, right arm seam bowler, known for his economical spells. Second highest wicket taker for CYM scalping FIVE wickets in four games with a best return of 3-11.
Newcomers Black Caps have been quite impressive winning three games on the trot after slipping to defeat in their opening match. Cyprus Moufflons suffered two narrow defeats at the hands of SLL after making a fast start with the expected wins over AMD. Both teams will be keen to bag at least a win a piece.
Match Prediction: Black Caps (BCP) to win two thrilling affairs and move to the top of the standings.
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