MATCH 37 (CTT21.081) CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) v NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
CES Last Five Matches: W L L L L(Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 97)
NFCC Last Five Matches: L W L W L (Avg Score For 88, Avg Score Against 97)
CYPRUS EAGLES (CES)
Captain: Manikanta Ranimekala
Wicketkeeper: Naseer Ahmed
Projected Top Four: Jawad Shah, Manikanta Ranimekala, Naseer Ahmed, Rajashekhar Poluri
Projected Opening Bowlers: Charan Nalluri, Jawad Shah
Spin Options: Srinivas Angarekkala, Manikanta Ranimekala
CYPRUS EAGLES Key Players:
Jawad Shah, star all-rounder, top scorer in the tournament muscling 289 runs in eight games including an unbeaten 73 off 32 vs BCP. He has bagged three player of the match awards in the Encore.
Srinivas Angarekkala, right handed batter and right arm slow bowler, has scored 148 runs in 10 innings including a classy 41* off 29 balls vs NCT. Top wicket taker for CES picking up SEVEN wickets in 10 games.
Naseer Ahmed, the wicket keeper batter is the second highest scorer for CES racking up 148 runs in nine innings including a blistering 59* off 33 balls vs AMD.
Tirupathi Sandireddy, right arm fast bowler, second highest wicket taker for CES picking up SIX wickets.
Umar Shah, right arm medium pacer, second highest wicket taker for CES scalping FIVE wickets in six games.
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 264 runs in eight games including an unbeaten 85 off 36 balls. He has also picked up a couple of wickets.
Munna Rahman, another decent all-rounder, second highest wicket taker for NFCC in the Encore picking up FOUR wickets and has scored 44 runs.
Parvez Miah, right handed batter, joint second highest scorer for NFCC in the Encore racking up 81 runs in seven innings.
Saikat Al Amin, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for NGCC in the Encore scalping SIX wickets in eight games.
Cyprus Eagles started off well but seemed to have lost the plot losing their last four games. Nicosia Fighters are coming off with an impressive win over then unbeaten CYM. A couple more wins for NFCC here will keep them in the hunt for a top four finish.
Last time they met: CTT21.038 | NFCC 79(8.4) def CES 77 (6 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Cyprus Eagles and Nicosia Fighters to share the spoils with a win each.