MATCH 29 (ECS21.029) NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT) v SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
NCT Last Five Matches: L L W L L (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 99)
SLL Last Five Matches: W L W W L (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 94)
NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT)
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Projected Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Shakhawat Hossain, Rashidul Hasan, Abid Ali
Projected Opening Bowlers: Jahid Hassan, Tomal Aminul
Spin Options: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder
NICOSIA TIGERS Key Players:
Roman Mazumder, right handed opener, highest run scorer in the tournament racking up 200 runs in eight innings including three man of the match awards.
Anowar Hossain, the all-rounder is the second highest wicket taker for NCT with EIGHT wickets and has scored 69 runs in seven innings.
Abid Ali, wicket keeper batter, second highest scorer for NCT scoring 121 runs in nine games.
Iftekhar Janeman, valuable all-rounder, capable of chipping in with timely wickets. Top wicket taker for NCT scalping 10 wickets at an ER of 6.66. Has also scored 86 runs.
Faysal Mia, decent all-rounder, the captain has contributed with bat and ball, scoring 65 runs and picking up SEVEN wickets so far.
SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL)
Captain: Nalin Pathirana
Wicketkeeper: Nalin Pathirana
Projected Top Four: Mangala Gunasekara, Chamal Sadun, Nalin Pathirana, Roshan Sirwardana
Projected Opening Bowlers: Kamal Raiz, Ruwan Manawasingha
SRI LANKAN LIONS Key Players:
BLCS Kumara, classy left handed batsman, second highest scorer for SLL racking up 127 runs in seven games.
Chamal Sadun, left handed opening batsman, highest scorer for SLLscoring 144 runs in eight games and has also picked up FOUR wickets.
Kamal Raiz, right arm pacer, highest wicket taker in the tournament picking up 12 wickets in eight games including tournament best figures of 5-12.
Ruwan Manawasingha, right arm off-spinner, second highest wicket taker for SLL scalping NINE wickets in eight games with a best return of 3-7.
Sri Lankab Lions and Nicosia Tigers are evenly matched. While NCT will be keen to hold on to their third position in the standings with at least a win, SLL will be aiming to win both and swap places with their opponents.
Last time they met: SLL 82(9.5) def NCT 81 (30 Aug 2020)
Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers and Sri Lankan Lions to share spoils with a win apiece.
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