MATCH 1 (ECS21.831) NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT) v CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) 1230 GMT | 1330 CET | 1800 IST
NCT Last Five Matches: W L L L L (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 108)
CES Last Five Matches: L L W L W(Avg Score For 102, Avg Score Against 117)
NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT)
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Ashish Bam
Projected Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Mehmood Zeeshan, Ashish Bam, Bilal Hussain
Projected Opening Bowlers: Roman Mazumder, Tomal Aminul
Spin Options: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder
NICOSIA TIGERS Key Players:
Roman Mazumder, right handed opener, the all-rounder scored a 25-ball 50 against NFCC on Thursday. Second highest scorer for NCT racking up 150 runs in eight innings.
Mehmood Zeeshan, right handed batter, top scorer for NCT racking up 250 runs in nine innings. Scored a 31-ball 78 vs NFCC on Thursday bagging a player of the match award. Has also scalped FIVE wickets.
Faysal Mia, skipper, right arm spinner, joint highest wicket taker for NCT picking up SEVEN wickets in nine games with best figures of 3-14.
Ataur Rahman, right arm medium pacer, joint top wicket taker for NCT picking up SEVEN wickets in seven games.
CYPRUS EAGLES (CES)
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
CYPRUS EAGLES Key Players:
Naseer Ahmed, the wicket keeper batter is the second highest scorer for CES amassing 143 runs in seven games including a match-winning knock of 68* off 30 balls against BCP.
Rajashekhar Poluri, valuable all-rounder, top scorer for CES racking up 199 runs in seven innings and has scalped THREE wickets.
Naresh Kumar, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for CES scalping EIGHT victims in seven games including a best return of 3-15.
Manikanta Ranimekala, captain, a handy all-rounder, third highest scorer and wicket taker for CES scoring 122 runs and picking up FOUR wickets.
Nicosia Tigers and Cyprus Eagles return to play the rescheduled first game of the tournament. While CES languish in the bottom half of the table, NCT could go top of the table with wins in both their earlier games.
Last time they met: ECS21.832 | NCT 96 def CES 68 (8 Nov 2021)
Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers (NCT) to rack up a win
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