The Nicosia Fighters CC and Cyprus Eagles team will lock horns in the 3/4 Place Playoff Match of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Fighters CC will require the consistent performances from their players like Saikat Amin and batter Abdullah Al Tasmin. While the Cyprus Eagles have the likes of all rounders like Jawad Shah and Rajasekhar Polluri.
The Cyprus Eagles secured 5 wins in 12 matches, at the league stage. They could not win their last fixture against Fighters, and lost by 44 runs. While the Nicosia Fighters have been in fine momentum and won 6 league matches to make it to the playoffs. But they also lost their last league fixture by 40 runs and would look to improve their performances.
It is expected to be an interesting match between the talented teams in the tournament to see who takes up the 3rd spot in the tournament. The Nicosia Fighters have put up a confidence boosting performance in the 2nd half of the tournament, while Cyprus Eagles have lost 6 straight matches, and will hope Jawad Shah makes a comeback in this game.
Fixture Name: 3/4 Place Playoff Match
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 31 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NFCC(recent last): L W W
CES(recent last): L L L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Fighters CC and Cyprus Eagles team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. It will be a belter of a surface, with the batters having liberty to score runs along the line of the ball. The average score on this venue is 110, and the bowlers need to take careof their lengths and keep a track of shorter boundary on one end.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sri Lankan Lions 141/4 won by 84 runs against Amdocs CC 57/8 in Match 42 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The 6 players from Nicosia Fighters are chosen in the Dream11 Team based solely on the performance in this season. The captain pick for this fantasy team will be Abdullah Al Tasmin, who is the leading run scorer in the tournament, and is fine form. While the vice captain can be Jawad Shah (if he plays), due to his track record in the T10 circuit for the past 2 seasons, or Rajasekhar Polluri, due to his fine performance in the last match.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Naseer Ahmed
BATSMEN: Kamran Ahmed, Manikanta Ranimekala, Suresh Kumar
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jawad Shah, Abdullah Tasmin, Rajasekhar Polluri
BOWLERS: Charan Nalluri, Tirupathi Sandireddy, Saikat Amin, Saurav Ahmed
The players of Nicosia Fighters are in fine form and expected to take the team home and also the 3rd place in the ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The batters have produced fine performances, while bowlers have been impressive as well. On the other hand, the Cyprus Eagles lost both their matches against the Fighters and will be under pressure.
The Cyprus Eagles have been playing very well in the whole 2021 season and will hope to find back lost form and finish on 3rd position in the tournament. In the last fixture, the team gave away too many runs, with Polluri being the best performer with 4 wickets. Then the batters could not perform well and fell short by a big margin of 44 runs.
The all rounder can be a vital player for the team to secure a victory in this game. He has been impressive to rotate the strike well through out the tournament and can provide lusty blows in the end. Along with that, he can take wickets off his perfect line lengths. In 12 matches of the tournament, Srinivas has scored 151 runs and also has 8 wickets.
The key batter of the team has not played last few league matches of the tournament, but is expected to be a part of this match. In 8 matches, Jawad has smashed 289 runs at an average of 41.28. He has a brilliant track record in the T10 Cyprus circuit, and along with providing a great start to the team, he can play out whole innings to finish the games.
X-factor: Naseer Ahmed is the second highest run scorer for the team in this season, and will hope to do well.
Player to Watch: Rajasekhar Polluri has been contributing well in both departments and will be a vital player.
CES Playing 11 (likely)
Naseer Ahmed (wk)
Manikanta Ranimekala (c)
The Nicosia Fighters CC played well in the later half of the league stage to qualify for playoffs, and have a very good chance to finish 3rd in the tournament. In the last fixture, they lost to Amdocs CC by 41 runs and will need to be clinical with their performance, especially in the bowling unit. The top picks for your team will the youngster Saikat Al Amin and experienced Abdullah Tasmin.
The leading wicket taker for the Nicosia Fighters CC team has been an impressive performer to take the team to the playoffs. With his efforts in the last 3-4 matches, the team has able to put pressure on the opposition in a comprehensive manner. In 12 matches, Saikat AL Amin has a total of 10 wickets at an average of 15.40 and will look to be a fine performer.
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The experienced player has scored most runs in the tournament and has taken the team to the playoffs with his fire power and brilliance. He has been able to stitch crucial partnerships and produce scintalling knocks in the final overs with his exploits. In 12 matches of ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021, Abdullah Al Tasmin has smashed 421 runs at an average of 38.27.
|Abdullah Al Tasmin||12||421||38.27|
X-factor: Munna Rahman can be an all rounder who has a good track record and talent as well.
Player to Watch: Noori Chowdhury has picked up fine momentum in the last few matches of the tournament.
NFCC Playing 11 (likely)
Abdullah Al Tasmin
Alvi Chowdhury (c)
Saikat Al Amin
Watch Nicosia Fighters CC vs Cyprus Eagles European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore Live Score and Streaming on FanCode. The streaming option will only be available for this match, with no TV broadcast. If your interested in the Dream11 Prediction or want to know about the career stats of some, the European Cricket Series official website has got you covered.
The European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore will not be available for broadcast on any of the TV Channels. But, it is expected that the NFCC vs CES Match will be quite an interesting battle, as they have been impressive throughout the tournament. This will be match for deciding the 3/4 Place in the tournament, and a display of fine skills of the cricketers.