MATCH 12 (ECS21.842) NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC) v CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) 1230 GMT | 1330 CET | 1800 IST
NFCC Last Five Matches: W L L L L (Avg Score For 113, Avg Score Against 126)
CES Last Five Matches: L L L W L(Avg Score For 99, Avg Score Against 121)
NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC)
Captain: Alvi Chowdhury
Wicketkeeper: Noori Chowdhury
Projected Top Four: Parvez Miah, Kamrul Mahmud, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Alvi Chowdhury
Spin Options: Munna Rahman, Mahamudul Sajib
NICOSIA FIGHTERS Key Players:
Abdullah Al Tasmin, right handed batter and left arm fast bowler, has been in good form with both bat and ball. Second highest scorer for NFCC scoring 64 runs and has picked up THREE wickets as well.
Munna Rahman, another decent all-rounder, top scorer for NFCC racking up 155 runs in four games including an unbeaten 75 off 31 balls vs BCP. He also scalped FOUR wickets.
Sourav Ahmed, right arm medium pacer, was in decent form with the ball earlier in the year. Picked up THREE wickets in two games on Monday.
Kamran Ahmad, right arm off-spinner, joint top wicket taker for NFCC scalping FOUR wickets with a best return of 3-14 vs BCP.
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 showed a hint of form scoring 22 off 15 vs CYM on Tuesday.
Rajashekhar Poluri, valuable all-rounder, top scorer for CES racking up 93 runs in three innings and has scalped TWO wickets.
Manikanta Ranimekala, captain, a handy all-rounder, has scored 50 runs in three games and has picked up a wicket as well.
Cyprus Eagles shocked two-time champions CYM on Tuesday beating them by five wickets while Nicosia Fighters remain winless in four attempts. That said, NFCC hold the wood over CES with an overall win-loss record of 4-1.
Last time they met: CTT21.087 | NFCC 130 def CES 121 (31 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Nicosia FIghters (NFCC) to win back-to-back games.
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