MATCH 31 (CTT21.075) NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC) v BLACK CAPS (BCP) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
NFCC Last Five Matches: W W L L L (Avg Score For 82, Avg Score Against 93)
BCP Last Five Matches: L L L L W (Avg Score For 88, Avg Score Against 101)
NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC)
Captain: Alvi Chowdhury
Wicketkeeper: Noori Chowdhury
Projected Top Four: Parvez Miah, Kamrul Mahmud, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Alvi Chowdhury
Spin Options: Munna Rahman, Mahamudul Sajib
NICOSIA FIGHTERS Key Players:
Abdullah Al Tasmin, right handed batter and left arm fast bowler, top scorer for NFCC in the Encore racking up 86 runs in four games
Munna Rahman, another decent all-rounder, top wicket taker for NFCC in the Encore picking up three wickets.
Parvez Miah, right handed batter, second highest scorer for NFCC in the Encore racking up 60 runs in four games.
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Projected Top Four: Waqas Akhtar, Kulwinder Singh, Abid Ali, Resham Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Resham Singh, Parminder Singh
Spin Options: Gagandeep Singh
BLACK CAPS Key Players:
Abid Ali, talented wicket keeper batsman, top scorer for BCP amassing 141 runs in six innings at a healthy strike rate of 183.
Resham Singh, right hand batter andopening bowler with decent pace, second highest scorer for BCP in the Encore racking up 130 runs in eight innings including an unbeaten 60 off 31 balls vs CES. Has also picked up FOUR wickets.
Rajwinder Brar, the skipper is leading from the front picking up the most wickets for his side. He has scalped 11 wickets in 10 games.
Waqas Akhtar, the all-rounder has scored 114 runs in 10 games in the Encore and is the third highest scorer for BCP.
Umar Farooq, young fast bowler, has been impressive picking up SEVEN wickets in the Encore with a best return of 2-16.
Nicosia Fighters and Black Caps are placed in the bottom half of the table. While BCP have played 10 games and are out of contention for Finals Day, NFCC can still make it, if they improve, having played just four games.
Last time they met: CTT21.032 | BCP 78(8) def NFCC 77 (2 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Nicosia Fighters (NFCC) to edge narrowly in both games.
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