MATCH 9 (CTT21.053) CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) v NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT) 1600 GMT | 1800 CET | 2130 IST
CES Last Five Matches: L W L L L(Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 88)
NCT Last Five Matches: L W W L W (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 100)
CYPRUS EAGLES (CES)
Captain: Manikanta Ranimekala
Wicketkeeper: Naseer Ahmed
Projected Top Four: Umar Shah, Jawad Shah, Manikanta Ranimekala, Rajashekhar Poluri
Projected Opening Bowlers: Charan Nalluri, Jawad Shah
Spin Options: Srinivas Angarekkala, Manikanta Ranimekala
CYPRUS EAGLES Key Players:
Jawad Shah, star all-rounder for CES, finished fourth highest scorer at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus racking up 288 runs in 12 games and scalped 11 wickets with an ER of just 6.65.
Rajashekhar Poluri, hard hitting batter, second highest scorer for CES with 266 runs in 12 innings in the recently concluded series.
Tirupathy Sandireddy, right arm pacer, second highest wicket taker for the Eagles at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus scalping EIGHT wickets in eight matches.
NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT)
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Shahid Alam
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, second highest scorer for NCT racking up 114 runs in six games. Has also picked up FIVE wickets.
Iftekhar Jaman, valuable all-rounder, capable of chipping in with both bat and ball. Top wicket taker for NCT at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus, scalping 12 wickets in 13 games and also contributed a handy 181 runs. This time around, he has picked up three wickets in six games.
Rashidul Hasan, top scorer for NCT in the Encore, racking up 125 runs in five innings including an unbeaten 60 off 30 balls vs BCP.
Tomal Aminul, right arm pacer, joint top wicket taker for NCT scalping FIVE wickets in six games.
Nicosia Tigers are having a mixed tournament so far with a 50% win record. Cyprus Eagles are set for their first game of the Encore and will be keen to start on a positive note.
Last time they met: CTT21.010 | NCT 93(9.3) def CES 92 (20 Sep 2020)
Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers (NCT) to add a couple more wins to their tally.
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