MATCH 13 (ECS21.843) BLACK CAPS (BCP) v CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) 0630 GMT | 0730 CET | 1200 IST
BCP Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 129, Avg Score Against 94)
CES Last Five Matches: L W L L W(Avg Score For 103, Avg Score Against 119)
BLACK CAPS (BCP)
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
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 scored 64 runs and picked up a couple of wickets as well.
Rajwinder Brar, the skipper led from the front picking up the most wickets for his side in the Encore. He has scalped FOUR wickets and has scored 33 runs.
Waqas Akhtar, the all-rounder has been in good form of late, second highest scorer for BCP racking up 95 runs in four games. Returned outstanding figures of 6-10 vs LIZ on Wednesday. He leads the wickets column with 10 scalps to his name.
Kulwinder Singh, talented right handed batter, top scorer for BCP mustering 130 runs in four games at a SR of 333 including an unbeaten knock of 72 off 22 balls.
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. Has racked up 75 runs in five games including a player of the match performance - 29* off 10 balls.
Rajashekhar Poluri, valuable all-rounder, top scorer for CES racking up 159 runs in five innings and has scalped THREE wickets.
Naresh Kumar, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for CES scalping FIVE victims in five games.
Manikanta Ranimekala, captain, a handy all-rounder, second highest scorer and wicket taker for CES scoring 94 runs and picking up FOUR wickets.
Black Caps have won four consecutive matches, leading the standings comfortably. BCP face Cyprus Eagles who leaped from fourth to second spot. Although CES have only won two of their five games, they have the knack of upsetting strong sides.
Last time they met: CTT21.056 | CES 107(8.4) def BCP 106 (15 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Black Caps (BCP) to win at a canter.
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