The Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers team will lock horns in the Match 21 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021. The Cyprus Moufflons have the presence of Mehran Khan and Zeeshan Sarwar, while it will be Abid Ali and Sakhawat Hussain who leads the Nicosia Tigers team. The Cyprus Moufflons team is led by Muhammad Hussain, while Faysal Mia captains the Nicosia Tigers team.
The Cyprus Moufflons team have been impressive with 4 wins in 6 league matches, and are positioned 2nd in the points table. They won their last league match by a huge margin of 57 runs against Blackcaps. While, the Nicosia Tigers team have secured 6 victories in 8 matches and are at the top of the table. They won their last league match by 3 wickets against Amdocs CC.
This will be the Match 21 of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021, and both Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers will feature in both the fixtures for today. Both the teams have been playing very well, and have confirmed their place for going through the playoffs. But it will be an interesting competition between both of the teams in the tournament.
Fixture Name: Match 21
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021
Date: 26 September
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
CYM(recent last): W W L
NCT(recent last): W W L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Cyprus Moufflons and Nicosia Tigers team is slated to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. It has been observed that if the bowlers have been perfect with their line-lengths, the batsmen are unable to score easily. Still the par score on this venue is 90, which suggests that the batters will certainly hold an advantage here.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sri Lankan Lions 77/1 won by 9 wickets against Nicosia Fighters 73/8 in Match 20 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The chosen combination would be 5 players from NCT and 6 players from CYM. The team is solely drawn on the basis of performances of the players in the tournament. The captain pick for the team will be Roman Mazumder who has been prolific with the bat, and the vice-captain can be Waqar Ali, with an experience of bowling quite well in the T10 circuit.
WICKET-KEEPERS:Abid Ali, Scott Austin, Zeeshan Sarwar
BATSMEN:Roman Mazumder, Waqar Ali, Mehran Khan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Minhas Khan
BOWLERS: Tomal Aminul, Murtaza Yamin, Lakhwinder Singh
The Nicosia Tigers have been a successful side in the tournament and has a nice mix of youngsters and experienced players, and they are expected to win this crucial fixture and maintain their position at top of the table. While, Cyprus Moufflons have also been impressive but their batting department is comparatively weaker than the Nicosia Tigers team.
The Cyprus Moufflons have secured victory in 4 out of 6 league matches and would be on the look-out to win against the best team in the tournament. In their last league match, their bowling unit was terrific to help the team in winning the match by 57 runs after posting a fine total of 102 runs. The top picks for this game will be batsman Minhas Khan and bowler Waqar Ali.
The batsman is playing his debut ECS tournament and has been one of the best batsmen. He has displayed great ball striking capabilities and has been able to stabilize the team when required in crucial situations. In 5 matches, Minhas Khan has scored 138 runs in 5 matches and would be the biggest hope for the team to win against NCT.
The bowler has been impactful with his terrific performances in the death overs to contain the opposition, and can take wickets in the power-play overs as well. He has a good experience to perform well under pressure and will play a vital role in this fixture. In 6 matches of 2021 season, he has scalped 8 wickets at an average of 10.87.
Captain: Muhammad Hussain
Wicket-keeper: Scott Austin
Possible Top Four: Zeeshan Sarwar, Hamza Rehman, Mehran Khan, Gursewak Singh
Possible Opening Bowlers: Murtaza Yamin, Hamza Rehman
Possible Spin Options: Riyaz Kajalwala, Muhammad Hussain
The x-factor for the team will be Murtaza Yamin who has been a fine performer for the team until this moment, and is expected to keep getting better as the tournament progresses.
CYM Playing 11 (likely)
Muhammad Hussain (c)
Scott Austin (wk)
The Nicosia Tigers team are at the top of the table and need consistent performances from their top players to maintain the top spot. In the last league match, they won the match by 3 wickets. The best performers for the team were Roman Mazumder with the bat, and Iftekar Jaman with the ball, who are also the top picks for their crucial match against CYM.
The experienced campaigner has been impressive and has taken 8 wickets in the tournament, and is the highest wicket-taker for the team. Jaman is one the reasons for the team topping the points table and would look to continue the same form in the tournament and help in maintaining the top position in the bowling charts and helping NCT to stay at the top.
The super striker of the Nicosia Tigers team has been brilliant with his exploits and can be your captain pick due to his consistent round of performances in the tournament. Roman has enhanced the spirits of the team by his hitting in the power-play overs and has amassed 200 runs in 8 matches and would be vital to the team’s campaign.
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Sakhawat Hossain, Abid Ali, Mehedi Hasan
Pace Bowlers: Jahid Hassan, Tomal Aminul
Spin Bowlers: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder
The x-factor for NCT will be the captain Faysal Mia who has started to fire for the team, and will look to continue the same form in the fixture against Cyprus Moufflons.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
Abid Ali (wk)
Faysal Mia (c)
Watch Cyprus Moufflons vs Nicosia Tigers 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 will be the 11th day of the tournament comprising of 7 teams and the 21st fixture in the league stage.
The CYM 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.