MATCH 4 (CTT21.048) SRI LANKAN LIONS (SLL) v NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT) 1830 GMT | 2030 CET | 0000 IST
SLL Last Five Matches: W W W L L (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 93)
NCT Last Five Matches: L L W L W (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 99)
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:
BLCS Kumara, classy left handed batsman, highest scorer for SLL racking up 232 runs in 12 games.
Chamal Sadun, left handed opening batsman, second highest scorer for SLLscoring 204 runs in 12 games and has also picked up 11 wickets.
Kamal Raiz, right arm pacer, second highest wicket taker in the tournament picking up 16 wickets in 13 games including tournament best figures of 5-12.
Ruwan Manawasingha, right arm off-spinner, second highest wicket taker for SLL scalping 13 wickets in 13 games with a best return of 3-7.
NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT)
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Projected Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Shakhawat Hossain, Faysal Mia, Iftekhar Jaman
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 for NCT racking up 221 runs in 11 innings including three man of the match awards.
Anowar Hossain, the all-rounder is the second highest wicket taker for NCT with 10 wickets and has scored 71 runs in nine innings.
Abid Ali, wicket keeper batter, second highest scorer for NCT scoring 134 runs in 11 innings.
Iftekhar Jaman, valuable all-rounder, capable of chipping in with timely wickets. Top wicket taker for NCT scalping 12 wickets in 13 games and has also scored 181 runs.
Faysal Mia, decent all-rounder, the captain has contributed with bat and ball, scoring 74 runs and picking up SEVEN wickets so far.
These two sides shared the spoils in the group stages of the recently concluded FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus. However, Nicosia Tigers walked away with the win in the Bronze Final. Disappointed to have missed a podium finish, Sri Lankan Lions will be looking to avenge that bitter defeat.
Last time they met: CTT21.043 | NCT 90 def SLL 78 (9 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers and Sri Lankan Lions could share the spoils with a win each.
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