MATCH 31 (ECS21.861) HAIDREE LIONS (HAL) v NICOSIA TIGERS (NCT) 1030 GMT | 1130 CET | 1600 IST
HAL Last Five Matches: L W L L (Avg Score For 109, Avg Score Against 123)
NCT Last Five Matches: W L L L L (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 108)
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. Top scorer for HAL with 116 runs in four games.
Yasir Mehmood, hard hitting opening batter, mustered a 26-ball 63 vs NFCC on Saturday.
Syed Tanveer, swashbuckling all-rounder, top wicket taker for HAL scalping FIVE wickets in three games including a best return of 3-13. He has plundered 52 runs in three innings at a SR of 274.
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.
Nicosia Tigers started off in a dominating fashion winning their first five games but are on a steep decline losing four on the trot. Facing the struggling Haidree Lions, NCT need to turn things around fast.
Match Prediction: Nicosia Tigers (NCT) to do a double over HAL.
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