MATCH 39 (ECS21.869) CYPRUS EAGLES (CES) v LIMASSOL ZALMI (LIZ) 0630 GMT | 0730 CET | 1200 IST
CES Last Five Matches: L W W L L(Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 111)
LIZ Last Five Matches: L W W L L (Avg Score For 105, Avg Score Against 115)
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 174 runs in 10 games including a match-winning knock of 68* off 30 balls against BCP.
Rajashekhar Poluri, valuable all-rounder, top scorer for CES racking up 275 runs in 10 innings and has scalped FIVE wickets.
Naresh Kumar, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for CES scalping 11 victims in 10 games including a best return of 3-15.
Manikanta Ranimekala, captain, a handy all-rounder, third highest scorer and wicket taker for CES scoring 133 runs and picking up SIX wickets.
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, highest scorer for LIZ plundering 297 runs in eight games at a SR of 228. He has also scalped EIGHT wickets.
Umar Shah, another all-rounder who featured for CES, second highest scorer for LIZ racking up 224 runs in 10 games.
Arshad Khan, talented medium pacer, has looked impressive with the ball, joint highest wicket taker for LIZ scalping EIGHT wickets in eight games.
Placed fifth and sixth respectively, Limassol Zalmi and Cyprus Eagles are very much in contention for Finals Day. A couple of wins for either side will take them to at least fourth place while a win each will make NRR a decisive factor.
Match Prediction: Cyprus Eagles (CES) to win a close contest.
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