MATCH 28 (ECS21.858) LIMASSOL ZALMI (LIZ) v HAIDREE LIONS (HAL) 1230 GMT | 1330 CET | 1800 IST
LIZ Last Five Matches: W L L L L (Avg Score For 102, Avg Score Against 115)
HAL Last Five Matches: L W (Avg Score For 131, Avg Score Against 122)
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, second highest scorer for LIZ plundering 150 runs in four games at a SR of 259. He has also scalped FOUR wickets.
Umar Shah, another all-rounder who featured for CES, highest scorer for LIZ racking up 153 runs in six games.
Arshad Khan, talented medium pacer, looked lethal with the ball scalping SIX wickets in four games to lead the wickets column for LIZ.
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 looked in sublime form on Saturday mullering 86 runs in two innings with a best score of 65* off 34 balls.
Yasir Mehmood, hard hitting opening batter, mustered a 26-ball 63 vs NFCC on Saturday.
Syed Tanveer, swashbuckling all-rounder, plundered a 7-ball 28 and scalped 3-13 vs NFCC on Saturday to claim player of the match award.
Two debutants, Limassol Zalmi and Haidree Lions, lock horns in the second double header on Day 7. LIZ started brightly before losing four games in a row, while HAL shared the spoils against NFCC on Saturday. These two sides languish at the wrong end of the standings and will be keen to make an upward move.
Match Prediction: Limassol Zalmi (LIZ) to avenge previous defeat.
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