The Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers team will lock horns in the Match 19 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Tigers have the presence of players like Rashidul Hasan and Anowar Hussain. While the Cyprus Moufflons have found their key contributions from batter Mehran Khan and the bowler Lakhwinder Singh. Muhammad Hussain and and Faysal Mia will be the captain of Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers respectively.
The Nicosia Tigers have 50% win ratio in 10 matches, and have been average in their performances. They secured victory against the Amdocs CC by 5 runs. While the Cyprus Moufflons have 6 wins in 6 league matches, and have been the best team in the tournament. They won their last league match by 8 wickets against Sri Lankan Lions.
The Match 19 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021 will witness the Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers team up against each other. They are the top teams in the tournament, and will be looking to be impressive in their departments and get a better idea of the strengths and weakness of their opponents before playoffs.
Fixture Name: Match 19
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 19 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NCT (recent last): W L W
CYM(recent last): W W W
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. The pitch will keep supporting the bowlers in their cause to contain the batters, and the par score will be 95. While the batters need to stay at the crease for longer time and play their natural game to score runs.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Cyprus Moufflons 85/2 won by 8 wickets against Sri Lankan Lions 82/3 in Match 18 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The players like Mehran Khan, Lakhwinder Singh, Rashidul Hasan, and Roman Mazumder are the top picks for this game, due to their consistent performances in the tournament for the past 1 month. While the differential picks can be Iftekar Jaman, with an ability to provide all round contributions, and Gursewak Singh having a good track record.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Scott Austin
BATSMEN: Waqar Ali, Mehran Khan, Muhammad Hussain, Roman Mazumder
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Gursewak Singh, Rashidul Hasan
BOWLERS: Faysal Mia, Lakhwinder Singh, Tomal Aminul
The Cyprus Moufflons have been terrific with their performances in the tournament and is expected to be winning this fixture as well. While Nicosia Tigers have played well but do not have the strong set of players which can challenge the strong opponents. But, the turnaround is still possible and Tigers would look to be at their best.
The Nicosia Tigers team have been fine performers in the 2021 season, but need to maintain consistency to qualify for the playoffs. In the last fixture, they bowled well to contain the opposition to a total of 90 and win by a margin of 5 runs. The best performer with the ball was Jahid Hassan. While Rashidul, Sakhawat, and Bilal contributed with the bat.
The opener of Nicosia Tigers team is the leading run scorer in the tournament and will be the best pick for the match due his ball striking capabilities. He has displayed fine composure to stay at the crease for longer period of time, and stitch crucial partnerships. In this tournament, Rashidul Hasan has amassed 190 runs at an average of 27.14.
The all rounder will play a crucial role for the team in this fixture, due to his brilliant performances in the 2021 tournament. In the previous tournament, he produced fine performance with the bat and scored most runs for the team. While, Roman has been surprisingly impressive with the ball and has bagged 6 wickets, and has 130 runs as well.
X-factor pick: Iftekar Jaman has a terrific track record in the T10 format, and would look to be proficient in this fixture.
Player to Watch: Toman Aminul has been delivering well with the ball from the last few fixtures, and will look to keep up the same form.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
Shahid Alam (wk)
Faysal Mia (c)
The Cyprus Moufflons have been the best team in the 2021 season of Cyprus. They have a perfect combination of experienced and talented youngsters, who have maintained their form throughout the season. In the last fixture, they pulled off a confident win over Sri Lankan Lions by chasing down the total of 83 runs.
The leading wicket taker in the tournament has been consistent with his line lengths and has been able to pick quick wickets and is one of the main reasons for helping the team to be at the top and remaining unbeaten as well. In 6 matches, Lakhwinder has bagged 11 wickets at a terrific average of 7, and will be looking to maintain the same form.
Mehran will be the best pick for this game due to his proven track record in the T10 circuit over a past couple of years. He has displayed sheer class in terms of his strokeplay and ball striking in power play or the final overs. In 6 matches of ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021, Mehran has smashed 182 runs at an average of 36.40.
X-factor pick: Waqar Ali is a talented bowler and has picked 6 wickets in the tournament.
Player to Watch: Gursewak Singh has been impressive in his performances in the last few matches, and would look to count upon his experience to keep up the good form.
CYM Playing 11 (likely)
Muhammad Hussain (c)
Ghulam Murtaza (wk)
Watch Cyprus Moufflons vs Nicosia European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore Live score and streaming on FanCode. The people can view the stats of bowlers as well as batters in the official website of the European Cricket official website. While the highlights of the completed matches and the pitch report related information will be available on FanCode.
The CYM vs NCT match will not be available in any of the TV Channels, as none of them have bought the broadcasting rights for the tournament. But as the tournament progresses well with the players performing the best of their ability, it is bound to get busy in terms of viewership. In the meantime, you can watch the ECS T10 Cyprus Encore Live on Fancode.