MATCH 17 (CTT21.061) CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM) v SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
CYM Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 120, Avg Score Against 78)
SLL Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 112, Avg Score Against 94)
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 169 runs in four games including two fifties.
Waqar Ali, aggressive fast bowler who performs best under pressure, second highest wicket taker for CYM picking up FIVE wickets in four games.
Gursewak Singh, star all-rounder for CYM, second highest scorer for CYM in the Encore racking up 115 runs in three innings.
Lakhwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, highest wicket taker in the recently concluded series. Has continued his form in the Encore picking up EIGHT wickets in four games leading the wickets column again.
SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL)
Captain: Sachithra Pathirana
Wicketkeeper: Sachithra Pathirana
Projected Top Four: Sachithra Tharanga, BLCS Kumara, Roshan Sirwardana, 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 57 runs in two games at a SR of 219. Has also picked up THREE wickets.
BLCS Kumara, classy left handed batter, highest scorer for SLL racking up 232 runs in 12 games in the recently concluded series.
Sachithra Tharanga, experienced right handed batter, top scorer for SLL muscling 85 runs in two games including a match winning 57 off 30 balls vs NCT.
Samith Mapalagama, the right arm medium pacer scalped SIX wickets in two games against NCT leading the wickets column for SLL.
Reigning champions Cyprus Moufflons prevailed in the recently concluded series and can move to the top of the standings with a couple of wins. SLL will provide a stern test and we should see two entertaining affairs under the lights in Cyprus.
Last time they met: CTT21.008 | SLL 108 def CYM 88 (19 Sep 2021)
Match Prediction: Cyprus Moufflons (CYM) to edge SLL in both encounters.