The Nicosis Fighters CC and Nicosia Tigers CC team will lock horns in the Match 13 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021. The Nicosia Tigers CC have the presence of Abdullah Al Tasmin and Sourav Ahmed, while it will be Anowar Hussain and Abid Ali who will be the key players of Nicosia Tigers CC. The Nicosia Tigers CC team is led by the Faysal Mia, while Alvi Chaudhry captains the Nicosis Fighters team.
The Nicosia Tigers have 3 wins in 4 matches and have been impressive in the tournament, and need to bag 1 or 2 wins more to take the top 4 spots until the completion of league stage. While, Nicosia Tigers had a disappointing run in the last season and would look to improve their performances and come back in a fine way.
This will be the Match 13 of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021, and Nicosia Tigers CC and Nicosia Fighters team will feature in both the fixtures today. The match will be played at Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol, which also hosted the previous season of the same tournament. Both the teams have featured in the ECS 2020 last year.
Fixture Name: Match 13
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021
Date: 22 September
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NCT(recent last): L L L
NFCC(recent last): W W L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Tigers CC and Nicosia Fighters team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. There has been a good support the batters in scoring runs at a brisk pace. The par score on this venue is 90, and the bowlers have also been in the game, if they have maintained their line-lengths and it will be an interesting battle.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Blackcaps 98/3 won by 2 runs against Cyprus Eagles 96/6 in Match 10 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
As it’s the first match of the NFCC team, 4 players are only selected from their team, and the rest are picked from NCT. The NCT team has been performing well and have a talented team. The best picks for this match will be Roman Mazumdar who has been impressive with the bat, while Anowar Hussain can be the vice-captain pick.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali
BATSMEN: Jubraz Morol, Roman Mazumder, Mehedi Hasan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Anowar Hussain, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Munna Rahman
BOWLERS: Bilal Hussain, Tomal Aminul, Sahidur Chowdhury
The Nicosia Tigers CC team have a good track record of doing well in the T10 circuit and have started well in this season as well. They have the players who can contribute in both departments, and are surely in advantage position. While, the NFCC could not win enough matches in the last season and will be under-pressure in their opening fixture to perform well and start off with a win.
The NFCC will play their first league match of the 2021 season and will be hoping they have a positive start. In their last league match in 2020, the opposition team beat them by 8 wickets. The key performers for the team were Abdullah Tasmin and Munna Rahman with the bat, while Munna and Morol contributed with the ball.
The middle-order batsman will be one of the finest picks for this game due to his all-round abilities. In the last season, he has vital to the team’s campign as he served as the backbone of the batting-order, and was the leading wicket-taker of the team. In 8 matches, he took 8 wickets and scored 82 runs in the 2020 season.
The important batter of the Nicosa Fighters CC team in the top-order will have to provide contributions in the top-order like he provided in the last year. Although, he could not help the team to win title, but will be important for the team. In 8 matches, he has scored 112 runs and also took 4 wickets and will look to contribute the team’s cause.
|Abdullah Al Tasmin||8||112/4||28/36|
Captain: Alvi Chowdhury
Wicketkeeper: Noori Chowdhury
Possible Top Four: Parvez Miah, Kamrul Mahmud, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Alvi Chowdhury
Pace Bowlers: Abdullah Al Tasmin, Sourav Ahmed
Spin Bowlers: Munna Rahman, Mahamudul Sajib
The x-factor for the team would be Parvez Miah who has played well in the ECS tournaments and would look to provide contributions at the top-order and help the team in winning the match.
NFCC Playing 11 (likely)
The NCT team have 3 wins in 4 matches and need to maintain the same performances in the upcoming fixtures. In their last league match,they chased down the total of 93 runs in the last over easily. The key contributor for the team was Roman Mazumder with the bat, and Mehedi Hasan and Aminul contributed with the ball.
The experienced campaigner was impressive in the last season, and has continued his fine form in the 2021 season. In 4 matches, he has scored 26 runs and has taken 3 wickets. In the last match, he could not get the opportunity to bat against the Cyprus Eagles team, and would be hoping to score good amount of runs in this match.
The best batter of the team in the 2021 season will have the onus to provide a foundation for the middle-order batters like Anowar Hussain. In 4 matches, he has scored 91 runs and has been one of the leading run-scorers. In the last match, he scored 38 runs off 27 balls to help the team in chasing down the score easily.
Captain: Faysal Mia
Wicketkeeper: Abid Ali
Top Four: Roman Mazumder, Shakhawat Hossain, Abid Ali, Mehedi Hasan
Pace Bowlers: Jahid Hassan, Tomal Aminul
Spin Bowlers: Faysal Mia, Roman Mazumder
The x-factor for NCT will be Iftekar Jaman who has been one of the top wicket-takers in the tournament and would look to keep the same performance in this fixture.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Nicosia Fighters CC vs Nicosia Tigers CC 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 7th day of the tournament comprising of 7 teams and the 13th fixture in the league stage.
The NFCC 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.