The Nicosia Fighters CC and Blackcaps team will lock horns in the Match 31 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Fighters have the presence of the players like Abdullah Tasmin and Munna Rahman, while the Blackcaps team need the contributions from their top cricketers like Abid Ali and Waqas Akhtar.
The Nicosia Fighters have 1 win in 4 league matches and need some wins to gather fine momentum. They lost their last league match to the Sri Lankan Lions, by failing to defend the score of 75. While the Blackcaps team have been disappointing with 2 wins in 10 league matches. But, they will be upbeat after winning their last league match against Amdocs CC by 16 runs
The Match 31 of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021 will be an exciting encounter between the teams which are trying hard to fetch a win and keep the team in fine confidence. The Blackcaps will look to end their tournament on a high, and the Nicosia Fighters have enough matches to make a comeback and cement their place in the playoffs.
Fixture Name: Match 31
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 26 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
BCP(recent last): W L L
NFCC(recent last): W W L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Fighters and Blackcaps team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. It is expected that the batters will be assisted throughout match to score runs by playing their natural game. The par score on this venue is 95, which has been the story for about 2 months. The bowlers will need to take care of their lengths to contain boundaries.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Blackcaps 106/2 won by 16 runs against Amdocs CC 90/5 in Match 30 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
It will be a fine competition between the two teams that are struggling to perform, and would look to give it all and generate much needed win. The captain pick for your team will be Resham Singh, who has displayed capability to contribute in both departments, while his team mate Abid Ali will be your vice captain due to his batting form.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali
BATSMEN: Munna Rahman, Kamran Ahmed, Jugraj Singh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Resham Singh, Rajwinder Brar Abdullah Al Tasmin, Parvez Miah
BOWLERS: Umar Farooq, Parwinder Singh, Monirul Islam
The Blackcaps are expected to secure victory in this match due to the confidence boosting performance in the last game. Their top players came back to form and will be looking to end the tournament on a high. While the NFCC team is too reliant on their few players like Tasmin and Munna, and need another heroes to perform well and take the team home.
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The Nicosia Fighters have been an average team in the 2021 Cyprus season, and will need spirited performances from their players to secure a win to make their case strong for the playoffs. In the last fixture, they lost to Sri Lankan Lions in a tight fixture, where they failed to defend 75 runs. They key contributors were Tasmin and Munna Rahman.
The experienced performer will look to be a back bone of the team in the middle order. He has displayed good performances in the previous tournament, and is expected to do well in this fixture due to his performances in the T10 circuit. In 4 matches, he has scored 60 runs at an average of 15, and has a scope of improvement.
One of the best performers in the T10 circuit for the Nicosia Fighters team in the T10 circuit can be your differential pick. Abdullah has fine resilience and capability to be efficient in the middle order and will look to use his experience well to steer the team’s ship to a comfortable position. In 4 matches, Abdullah has scored 86 runs at an average of 21.50 and can pick wickets as well.
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X Factor: Naeem Khan showed fine resilience in the last fixture and can be the match winner.
Player to Watch: Munna Rahman is likely to be using his experience and abilities well to win the match for the team.
NFCC Playing 11 (likely)
Abdullah Al Tasmin
Alvi Chowdhury (c)
Saikat Al Amin
The Blackcaps team finished as the 2nd best team in the previous tournament, but did not play as per the expected lines in the Cyprus Encore season. They only have 2 wins, and today will be the end of their campaign in this tournament. But, the win by 16 runs against Amdocs CC will keep them excited to do well in this game.
The middle order batsman is quite experienced in the T10 circuit, and has started contributing to fetch key wins in the last few league matches. In the last fixture, he smashed 60* off 26 balls to help the team in winning their second league match. In 8 matches of the tournament, Abid has contributed 141 runs at an average of 28.80.
The all rounder will play a critical role in helping the team to win the match by his all round contributions. Resham has been playing well for the past 2 seasons, but has come out shining in this season. In 10 matches of the European Cricket Series Encore 2021, he has scored 130 runs at an average of 21.66, and has 4 wickets at an average of 24.75.
X Factor: The wicket keeper Kulwinder Singh would look to play according to his potential to end the team’s tournament in a fine fashion.
Player to Watch: Waqas Akhtar is one of the standout players for the Blackcaps team in 2021.
BCP Playing 11 (likely)
Rajwinder Brar (c)
Ashish Bam (wk)
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No channel will not broadcast the NFCC vs BCP Match 31 of the European Cricket Series Encore 2021. This game will be a dead rubber, as the Blackcaps team is already out of the race for the top 4 spots. While the Nicosia Fighters will still look to be at their best and have enough matches to put their best foot forward and win the match.