MATCH 7 (ECS21.837) NICOSIA FIGHTERS (NFCC) v LIMASSOL ZALMI (LIZ) 1030 GMT | 1130 CET | 1600 IST
NFCC Last Five Matches: W L W L L (Avg Score For 107, Avg Score Against 117)
LIZ Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
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, top scorer in the Encore racking up 443 runs in 13 games including an unbeaten 85 off 36 balls vs BCP. He also picked up THREE wickets. Picked up a couple of wickets in the first game and scored 32 off 15 in the second game.
Munna Rahman, another decent all-rounder, joint second highest wicket taker for NFCC in the Encore picking up SIX wickets. He also scored 110 runs. Mustered an unbeaten 75 off 31 balls in the first game. He also scalped THREE wickets in two games.
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, top wicket taker for NFCC on Monday scalping FOUR wickets with a best return of 3-14 vs BCP.
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, has amassed 577 runs and picked up 13 wickets this year in 20 ECN games.
Umar Shah, another all-rounder who featured for CES, racked up 205 runs and picked up NINE wickets in 18 ECN games this year. Can keep wickets as well.
Murtaza Khan, the skipper will aim to lead by example with both bat and ball.
Hosts Limassol Zalmi make their ECS debut against Nicosia Fighters. NFCC lost both their games on Monday and will be looking to return to winning ways.
Match Prediction: Nicosia Fighters to start off with a win.
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