The Cyprus Eagles and Nicosia Tigers CC team will compete with each other in the Match 9 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Tigers CC need the contributions of Abid Ali and Iftekar Jaman, while Jawad Shah and Rajasekhar Poluri will hold the key for Cyprus Eagles. The Nicosia Tigers CC team is captained by the bowler Faysal Mia, while Murali Alanki leads the Cyprus Eagles team.
The Nicosia Tigers have 3 wins in 6 matches, and are at top position in the points table. They won their last league match by 7 runs against Nicosia Fighters team. While the Cyprus Eagles will play their fixture in the tournament, and secured 5 wins in 12 league matches of previous tournament, and will look to improve their performances and start off with a win.
The Match 9 of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021 will witness Cyprus Eagles and Nicosia Tigers up against each other. The Nicosia Tigers have already featured in 6 matches of this tournament, but the Cyprus Eagles will be coming into this game after a fine break of 1 week and is expected to be a little short of confidence.
Fixture Name: Match 9
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 14 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NCT(recent last): W L W
CES(recent last): W L W
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Cyprus Eagles and Nicosia Tigers CC team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. The pitch is expected to keep supporting the batters in their cause, and the average score will be 100 on this venue. While the bowlers need to careful about their lengths to avid getting hammered by the batters.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Nicosia Tigers 85/4 won by 7 runs against Nicosia Fighters in Match 8 of ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021.
It will be an interesting match between the talented teams of the tournament. The captain pick for your CES vs NCT Dream11 Team will be Jawad Shah, with proficiency in both the departments. While the vice captain can be Roman Mazumder, who has been the find of the Cyprus 2021 season. The differential pick can be Neeraj Tiwari, who is in fine form.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Zeeshan Mehmood
BATSMEN: Umar Shah, Manikanta Ranimekla, Neeraj Tiwari, Roman Mazumder
ALL-ROUNDERS: Rajasekhar Poluri, Anowar Hussain, Jawad Shah
BOWLERS: Tomal Aminul, Charan Nalluri, Tirupathi Sandireddy
The Cyprus Eagles are expected to win this game and get a good start in this tournament. The team has a mix of youngsters and experienced players, who played well in the previous tournament and will be upbeat to maintain the same performances. While the Nicosia Tigers team will look to be proficient in this fixture and keep improving their performances.
The Cyprus Eagles managed to win only 5 out of 12 matches in previous tournament, and would be looking to improve their performances in the Cyprus Encore season. In their last league fixture, they failed to chase down the score of 100 runs, and fell short by 10 runs. The top picks from the team will be Jawad Shah and Rajasekhar Polluri.
The prominent batsman in the T10 circuit would be looking to continue his good form in the tournament. Poluri is a consistent run scorer and can be trusted due to his ability to bat all 10 overs and steer the team’s ship to a comfortable position. In 12 matches, Rajasekhar Poluri scored 266 runs at an average of 29.55.
The best pick of this fixture has displayed outstanding abilities in both departments. His capability to hit big shots and take wickets in crucial juncture of the match, will be needed for the team to claim the top spots in the points table. In 12 appearances for the Cyprus Eagles team, Jawad has smashed 288 runs and also has 11 wickets to his name.
Captain: Murali Alanki
Wicket-keeper: Naseer Ahmed
Possible Top Four: Umar Shah, Jawed Shah, Manikanta Ranimekala, Rajasekhar Poluri
Pace Bowlers: Charan Nalluri, Jawed Shah
Spin bowlers: Srinivas Angarekkala, Manikanta Ranimekala
Player to Watch: Charan Nalluri has been clinical with his contributions in the 2021 season, and will look to keep it going.
CES Playing 11 (likely)
Murali Alanki (c)
Naseer Ahmed (wk)
The Nicosia Tigers have secured 3 wins in 6 matches, and have been impressive in their performances. In the last league match, they scored 85 runs and defended it well to win the match by 7 runs. The key players for the team were Neeraj Tiwari ( both departments), Mehmood Zeeshan with the bat, and Iftekar Jaman with the ball.
The all rounder is playing well in the Encore season, and has rightfully owned the positions, the team has offered him. In the last league match, Neeraj provided all round contributions, with 29 runs and 3 wickets which helped team to clinch victory by 7 runs. Neeraj would be looking to continue the same form and win crucial matches for the team.
The top order batsman is one of the best picks for this game due to his consistent performances in the 2021 season. Roman has been punishing the bad balls well and has been reliable in crucial situations. In 6 matches, Roman has accumulated 114 runs, and will look to improve the performances. He also has 5 wickets to his name, which is a cherry on the cake as he did not bowl often in previous tournament.
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Rashidul Hassan, Iftekar Jaman, Mehmood Zeeshan
Pace Bowlers: Jahid Hassan, Tomal Aminul
Spin Bowlers: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder
Player to Watch: Mehmood Zeeshan was impressive in the last fixture and is expected to perform well against CES as well.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Cyprus Eagles vs Nicosia Tigers CC European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the news updates and stats related to the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus will be available on the European Cricket Network official website. This tournament is being named Cyprus Encore and is being played with the same teams of the Cyprus 2021.
The CES vs NCT match will not be broadcasted on any Television Channel, as they did not have bought rights for the tournament. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the FanCode app. With the covid concerns, no crowd is allowed in the Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol at Cyprus but the cricketing action is set to kick-start in exciting way.