The Nicosia Tigers CC and Blackcaps team will lock horns in the Match 5 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Tigers CC need the performances of Roman Mazumber and Iftekar Jaman, while it will be Atta Ullah and Waqas Akhtar who will be the key players of Blackcaps. The Nicosia Tigers CC team is captained by the Faysal Mia, while Rajwinder Brar leads the Blackcaps team.
The Nicosia Tigers could not secure any win in the first 2 league matches of this season, and would look to keep improving their performances. They could score only 69 in the last match, and the opposition chased down the score easily. While, the Blackcaps secured 8 wins in 13 matches in the Cyprus 2021, and were the 2nd best team, and will play their first fixture of this tournament.
Fixture Name: Match 5
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 12 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NCT(recent last): L L W
BCP(recent last): L L W
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Tigers CC and Blackcaps team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. This venue has been supportive of the batsmen in scoring runs in efficient manner. Most of the games have been won by the team batting first, and the trend is expected to be the same. While the par score will be 95, and the bowlers need to be wary of their lengths.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sri Lankan Lions 73/1 won by 9 wickets against Nicosia Tigers 69/10 in Final Match 4 of ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021..
It will be an interesting match between both teams trying to start their winning momentum. The captain pick will be Waqas Akhtar with the capability to contribute in both departments, and vice captain can be Atta Ullah, who was the leading run scorer in the Cyprus 2021. The differential pick for your fantasy team would be Iftekar Jaman.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali, Ashish Bam
BATSMEN: Atta Ullah, Waqas Akhtar, Shakhawat Hussain
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Rashidul Hassan, Roman Mauzmder
BOWLERS: Parwinder Singh, Qasim Anwar, Umar Farooq
The Blackcaps are excited to win this fixture due to the solid batting line up of the team, with the bowlers performing their best as well. The team will be upbeat after their performances in the Cyprus season. While, the Nicosia Tigers will be short of confidence after losing their last 2 league and need to get back the winning momentum.
The Nicosia Tigers team have not been able to secure any win in their last 2 league matches and need to improve their performances in both departments. They were dismissed for a score of 69 runs, and the only key contributor was Roman Mazumder. While, the bowlers could not do enough to win the match for the team.
The all rounder will be looking to continue his fine form in the 2021 season and would look to be proficient in this fixture. In 13 matches of the T10 Cyprus 2021, he scored 181 runs and took 12 wickets, proving his ability to push the team to a comfortable win. Although, he was average in last 2 league, he would look to improve his performances.
The top order batter has been a prolific run scorer in the ECS T10 circuit and will play a vital role in pushing the team’s confidence in the upcoming fixtures. In the last 2 league matches, he has scored the most runs for the team, and also amassed 221 runs in 12 matches at Cyprus 2021, and will be upbeat of his performances for past few months.
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
Player to Watch: Abid Ali started the 2021 season well, and would look to play with the best ability to win matches for the team.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
The Blackcaps were impressive in the T10 Cyprus 2021, and secured 8 wins in 13 league matches, and came at 2nd position in the points table. But, they could not secure a win in their last fixture, where they fell short of 20 runs against Cyprus Moufflons. But, still they would be quite confident of their abilities to go past the Nicosia Tigers in this fixture.
The best performer of the 2021 season can be your best bet due to his ability to contribute in both departments in a consistent manner. With his performances, the team were able to register important wins and come at 2nd position in the points table. In 13 matches, Waqas amassed 291 runs and scalped 11 wickets at an impressive averages.
The leading run scorer of the ECS T10 Cyprus 2021 season will be your vice captain pick. Ullah’s track record has been brilliant in the T10 circuit and will play a vital role in shaping the team’s future in this tournament. He has the ability to provide a good start and stabilize well in the middle overs. In 13 matches, Atta scored 316 runs at an average of 31.60.
Captain: Rajwinder Brar
Possible Top Four: Waqas Akhtar, Pawandeep, Jeevan Kumar, Atta Ullah
Pace Bowlers: Resham Singh, Waqas Akhtar
Spin Bowlers: Gagandeep Singh
Player to Watch: Ashish Bam has a fine talent, and is expected to fire for the team and give them a winning start.
BCP Playing 11 (likely)
Rajwinder Brar (c)
Ashish Bam (wk)
Watch Nicosia Tigers CC vs Blackcaps 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 3rd day of the tournament comprising of 7 teams and the 5th fixture in the league stage.
The NCT vs BCP 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.