QUALIFIER - MATCH 44 (ECS21.874) CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM) v HAIDREE LIONS (HAL) 0900 GMT | 1000 CET | 1430 IST
CYM Last Five Matches: L L W W W (Avg Score For 138, Avg Score Against 110)
HAL Last Five Matches: L W L L W (Avg Score For 112, Avg Score Against 118)
CYPRUS MOUFFLONS (CYM)
Captain: Mehran Khan
Wicketkeeper: Zeeshan Sarwar
Projected Top Four: Mehran Khan, Zeeshan Sarwar, Minhas Khan,Lakhwinder Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Bilal, Waqar Ali
Spin Options: Riyaz Kajalwala, Muhammad Husain
CYPRUS MOUFFLONS Key Players:
Waqar Ali, aggressive fast bowler who performs best under pressure, top wicket taker for CYM scalping 13 wickets in nine games.
Mehran Khan, Moufflons’ run machine, best batter in the Cyprus domestic circuit over the last three years, has scored 268 runs in seven games at a SR of 255.
Minhas Khan, aggressive right handed batter, highest scorer for CYM scoring 326 runs in eight innings. He scored an unbeaten 97 off just 35 balls vs LIZ on Thursday.
Lakhwinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, has been in great form this year, second highest wicket taker for CYM scalping 11 wickets in 11 games.
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 has been in sublime form top scoring for HAL with 334 runs in 12 games.
Syed Tanveer, swashbuckling all-rounder, joint second highest run scorer for HAL racking up 198 runs in eight innings at a SR of 291. He has also scalped EIGHT wickets.
Yasir Mehmood, hard hitting opening batter, mustered a 26-ball 63 vs NFCC on Saturday. Joint second highest scorer for HAL racking up 164 in 12 games. He has also picked up SIX wickets.
Raza Ihsan, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for HAL scalping 12 wickets in 13 games with a best return of 3-22.
Yasir Khan, right handed batter, has mustered a total of 200 runs in 11 innings including a match winning 50 off 23 balls vs LIZ in the eliminator.
Two-time champions Cyprus Moufflons play Haidree Lions in the qualifier. CYM beat HAL twice in two games yesterday in the group stage and will be high on confidence. That said, Haidree Lions are in great hitting form and could prove to be tough competitors in this knock-out game especially if HAL bat first.
Last time they met: ECS21.872 | CYM 110(6.4) def HAL 104 (19 Nov 2021)
Match Prediction: Cyprus Moufflons (CYM) to edge a narrow win.
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