Seven top Cypriot teams feature over 12 days in 45 hotly-anticipated T10 matches from Cyprus. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-Continent.

Day 1 PREVIEW: FanCode ECS Cyprus – Matches 1 to 4 - T10 CRICKET LIVE

European Cricket Network live broadcasts four T10 matches on Day 1 of the 2021 FanCode ECS Cyprus on Monday 8 November.


Cyprus Moufflons are the team to beat in the FanCode ECS Cyprus. CYM are coming into this tournament on the back of consecutive victories winning the Fancode European Cricket T10 Cyprus and the Fancode European Cricket T10 Cyprus Encore. The double champions will be eyening a hat-trick of wins.

After finishing runners-up in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus, Black Caps slumped to sixth spot in the Encore with just three wins in 12 games. BCP will be looking for a better showing this time around.

Nicosia Tigers won the Bronze medal honours in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus. However, NCT couldn’t continue their impressive run in the Encore finishing fifth with five wins in 12 games.

Nicosia Fighters looked an improved side in the Encore. After a poor showing in the previous tournament, NFCC won the Bronze Final against CES. NFCC will look to carry their good run of form in this tournament.

After finishing sixth in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus, Cyprus Eagles started off well in the Encore but slumped to seven consecutive defeats. CES did managed to finish fourth but lost to NFCC in the Bronze Final. CES also finished runners-up in the European Cricket Series Cyprus 2020.

Hosts Limassol Zalmi and Haidree Lions make their ECS debut. Both sides will be keen to impress in front of a global audience.


BCP  Black Caps (0-0, NRR+0.000)

CES  Cyprus Eagles (0-0, NRR+0.000)

CYM  Cyprus Moufflons (0-0, NRR+0.000)

HAL  Haidree Lions (0-0, NRR+0.000)

LIZ  Limassol Zalmi (0-0, NRR+0.000)

NFCC  Nicosia Fighters (0-0, NRR+0.000)

NCT  Nicosia Tigers (0-0, NRR+0.000)




MATCH 1  (ECS21.831)


0630 GMT | 0730 CET | 1200 IST


MATCH 2  (ECS21.832)


0830 GMT | 0930 CET | 1400 IST


NCT Last Five Matches: L W W L L (Avg Score For 83, Avg Score Against 91) 

CES Last Five Matches: L L L L L(Avg Score For 90, Avg Score Against 106) 



Captain: Faysal Mia

Wicketkeeper: Mehmood Zeeshan

Projected Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Shakhawat Hossain, Faysal Mia, Iftekhar Jaman

Projected Opening Bowlers: Jahid Hassan, Tomal Aminul

Spin Options: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder



Roman Mazumder, right handed opener, top scored for NCT at FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus with 230 runs and second highest scorer for NCT in the Encore racking up 130 runs in eight games. Has also picked up a total of SEVEN wickets in the two tournaments.

Iftekhar Jaman, valuable all-rounder, capable of chipping in with both bat and ball. Second highest run scorer and top wicket taker for NCT in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus racking up 181 runs in 11 innings and picking up 12 wickets.

Rashidul Hasan, top scorer in the Encore, racking up 194 runs in 11 innings including an unbeaten 60 off 30 balls vs BCP.

Tomal Aminul, right arm pacer, highest wicket taker for NCT scalping EIGHT wickets in 12 games.


Captain: Manikanta Ranimekala

Wicketkeeper: Naseer Ahmed

Projected Top Four: Manikanta Ranimekala, Naseer Ahmed, Rajashekhar Poluri, Srinivas Angarekkala

Projected Opening Bowlers: Charan Nalluri, Rajashekhar Poluri

Spin Options: Srinivas Angarekkala, Manikanta Ranimekala



Srinivas Angarekkala, right handed batter and right arm slow bowler, scored 173 runs in 13 innings in the Encore including a classy 41* off 29 balls vs NCT. Second highest wicket taker for CES picking up EIGHT wickets in 13 games.

Naseer Ahmed, the wicket keeper batter was the second highest scorer for CES in the Encore racking up 224 runs in 12 innings including a blistering knock of 59* off 33 balls.

Rajashekhar Poluri, valuable all-rounder, highest wicket taker for CES in the Encore picking up NINE wickets. He has also mustered 135 runs.

Manikanta Ranimekala, captain, a handy all-rpunder, racked up 161 runs and picked up SIX wickets in the Encore.


Nicosia Tigers won the Bronze Final in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus but couldn’t keep up their good run finishing fifth in the Encore. On the other hand, Cyprus Eagles had an average first tournament finishing fifth. CES started off well in the Encore but slipped to seven consecutive losses in the latter half including the Bronze Final match to NFCC. The two sides have had a fierce rivalry with CES leading NCT 3-2 in their five ECN meetings.


Last time they met: CTT21.054 | CES 96(9.1) def NCT 93 (14 Oct 2021)


Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers and Cyprus Eagles to share the spoils with a win apiece.




MATCH (ECS21.833)


1030 GMT | 1130 CET | 1600 IST


MATCH 4  (ECS21.834)


1230 GMT | 1330 CET | 1800 IST


BCP Last Five Matches: L L W L W (Avg Score For 95, Avg Score Against 100) 

NFCC Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 110, Avg Score Against 101) 



Captain: Rajwinder Brar

Wicketkeeper: Pawandeep

Projected Top Four: Resham Singh, Waqas Akhtar, Pawandeep, Tejwinder Singh

Projected Opening Bowlers: Tejwinder Singh, Gurwinder Singh

Spin Options: Gagandeep Singh


BLACK CAPS Key Players:

Resham Singh, right hand batter andopening bowler with decent pace, the all-rounder racked up 137 runs and picked up FOUR wickets in the Encore.

Rajwinder Brar, the skipper led from the front picking up the most wickets for his side in the Encore. He scalped 16 wickets in 12 games including a tournament best figures of 5-7 vs NFCC.

Waqas Akhtar, the all-rounder has been in good form scoring a total of 492 runs in the two tournaments combined. He was also the leading wicket taker for BCP in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus.

Umar Farooq, young fast bowler, picked up a total 12 wickets in the two recnet night tournaments.


Captain: Alvi Chowdhury

Wicketkeeper: Noori Chowdhury

Projected Top Four: Parvez Miah, Kamrul Mahmud, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Alvi Chowdhury

Projected Opening Bowlers: Abdullah Al Tasmin, Sourav Ahmed

Spin Options: Munna Rahman, Mahamudul Sajib



Abdullah Al Tasmin, right handed batter and left arm fast bowler, top scorer in the Encore racking up 443 runs in 13 games including an unbeaten 85 off 36 balls vs BCP. He also picked up THREE wickets.

Munna Rahman, another decent all-rounder, joint second highest wicket taker for NFCC in the Encore picking up SIX wickets. He also scored 110 runs.

Noori Chowdhury, wicketkeeper batter, second highest scorer for NFCC in the Encore racking up 121 runs in nine innings.

Parvez Miah, right handed batter, third highest scorer for NFCC in the Encore racking up 110 runs in 10 innings.

Saikat Al Amin, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for NFCC in the Encore scalping 11 wickets in 13 games.


After finishing runners-up in the FanCode European Cricket T10 Cyprus, Black Caps slumped to sixth spot in the Encore with just three wins in 12 games. Nicosia Fighters enjoyed a good run in the Encore winning the Bronze Final. That Said, BCP hold the wood over NFCC winning three of the four games and will be confident going into this double header while NFCC will have the oppoetunity to even the scores. 


Last time they met: CTT21.076 | BCP 115 def NFCC 79 (25 Oct 2021)


Match Prediction: NFCC to make a fast start with a couple of wins.



Tune into the live action from Cyprus from Monday to Saturday from *0730 GMT 0830 CET * 1300 IST.