ELIMINATOR - MATCH 43 (ECS21.873) HAIDREE LIONS (HAL) v LIMASSOL ZALMI (LIZ) 0630 GMT | 0730 CET | 1200 IST
HAL Last Five Matches: W L W L L (Avg Score For 109, Avg Score Against 117)
LIZ Last Five Matches: W L L L W (Avg Score For 104, Avg Score Against 113)
HAIDREE LIONS (HAL)
Captain: Rauf Zaman
Wicketkeeper: Yasir Khan
Projected Top Four: Jeevan Lasmal,Yasir Mehmood, Syed Tanveer, Raza Ihsan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Raza Ihsan, Taimoor Zeb
Spin Options: Kahyal Afridi, Shabbi Ul Hassan, Ali Raza
HAIDREE LIONS Key Players:
Jeevan Lasmal, the right handed opener has been in sublime form top scoring for HAL with 334 runs in 12 games.
Syed Tanveer, swashbuckling all-rounder, joint second highest run scorer for HAL racking up 164 runs in seven innings at a SR of 283. He has also scalped SIX wickets.
Yasir Mehmood, hard hitting opening batter, mustered a 26-ball 63 vs NFCC on Saturday. Joint second highest scorer for HAL racking up 164 in 12 games. He has also picked up FIVE wickets.
Raza Ihsan, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for HAL scalping 11 wickets in 12 games with a best return of 3-22.
LIMASSOL ZALMI (LIZ)
Captain: Murtaza Khan
Wicketkeeper: Umar Shah
Projected Top Four: Umar Shah, Murtaza Khan, Ahsan Ullah, Jawad Shah
Projected Opening Bowlers: Murtaza Khan, Jawad Shah
Spin Options: Ahsan Ullah, Muhammad Fazil, Hassan Shah
LIMASSOL ZALMI Key Players:
Jawad Shah, star all-rounder, featured for CES earlier in the year, highest scorer in the group stage plundering 381 runs in 10 games at a SR of 227. He has also scalped NINE wickets.
Umar Shah, another all-rounder who featured for CES, second highest scorer for LIZ racking up 256 runs in 12 games.
Muhammad Farooq, right arm medium pacer, has scalped SIX wickets in six games. Has the best economy rate for any LIZ bowler - 7.75.
The two debutants Haidree Lions and Limassol Zalmi lock horns in the Eliminator. HAL finished third with six wins and as many losses while LIZ, with five wins and seven losses, edged out CES on NRR. LIZ will be confident after winning both games in the group stages. HAL, on the other hand, will be determined to avenge those losses.
Last time they met: ECS21.858 | LIZ 82(5) def HAL 80 (15 Nov 2021)
Match Prediction: Haidree Lions (HAL) to win a close matchup.
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