The Nicosia Tigers and Sri Lankan Lions team will lock horns in th Match 29 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021. The Nicosia Tigers have the presence of Roman Mazumder and Abid Ali, while it will be Roshan Sirwardana and Pradad Liyanage are the core players of Sri Lankan Lions. The Sri Lankan Lions team is captained by Nalin Pathirana, while Faysal Mia captains the Nicosia Tigers team.
The Nicosia Tigers team have 6 wins in 10 matches and need another win to confirm their place for the playoffs. In their last league match, the team fell short by 18 runs against Cyprus Moufflons. While, the Sri Lankan Lions have secured 5 victories in the same number of matches. In their last league match, the team could not defend their total of 107 runs.
This will be one of the crucial matches of the tournament, with the Nicosia Tigers being at 4th position, and Sri Lankan Lions at 5th position. The both teams are very close to the points table, and need crucial wins to be at top 4 positions in the points table and need performances from their experienced players to win one of the most important fixture of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021
Fixture Name: Match 29
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021
Date: 1 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SLL(recent last): L W L
NCT(recent last): L W W
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Tigers and Sri Lankan Lions team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. Here the par score is 110, which has gradually increased since the last few league matches, due to the adaptability of the batters. The bowlers need to maintain their line length to keep runs in check and need to be at their best to win matches.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Cyprus Moufflons 73/5 won by 5 wickets against Nicosia Xi Fighters CC 70/6 in Match 28 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The 5 players from SLL, and 6 from NCT are selected in the Dream11 Team, due to their neck-neck positions in the points table. The captain pick for your team will be Roman Mazumder, who has been quite an impressive player in the T10 circuit. While, the vice captain can be Kamal Raiz, with the ability to pick quick wickets in crucial situations.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali, Sachithra Tharanga
BATSMEN: Roman Mazumder, BLCS Kumara, Chamal Sadun
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Anowar Hussain, Faysal Mia
BOWLERS: Kamal Raiz, Bilal Hussain, Ruwan Jayakodi
The both teams have been impressive and are positioned next to each other in the points table. But the Nicosia Tigers have a good batting department, with a fine experience in their ranks, and are expected to take the team home. While, the Sri Lankan Lions would look to bowl well to compete well against the Nicosia Tigers team in a crucial match.
The Nicosia Tigers are positioned well in the tournament and need to win 1-2 matches to confirm their place for the playoffs. In their last league match, the team gave away 129 runs, which is way above par score. Then, the batters could not chase down the score and fell short by 18 runs and would look to improve their performances. The top picks will be Iftekar Jaman and Roman Mazumder.
The experienced player will be looking to count on his experience and form to help the team in winning the match. Iftekar has been a consistent performer for the past few years and need to replicate the same form in the upcoming fixtures. In 10 matches of 2021 season, Iftekar has scalped a total of 10 wickets at an average of 14.70.
The prolific batter has been able to score runs with a stable mindset and sound technique. He has been making runs since his debut in the ECS T10 circuit, and can be trusted due to his track record. In this season, Roman has been one of the best batters once again and has amassed 200 runs at an aveage of 33.33 and would look to keep the same form.
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 Tomal Aminul, who has helped the team to win crucial matches and will look to continue the same form in this fixture as well.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
The Sri Lanka Lions would look to take this opportunity as one of their important matches to qualify for the playoffs. They need this win to confirm their place in the next stage of the tournament. In their last league match, they could not defend their total of 107 runs, and it was a bad bowling performances, and the batters would look to continue their fine form.
The experienced player is expected to keep performing well for the team and win matches for the team, with his all round abilities and experience in the T10 cricket. Chamal has been one of the stalwarts in the Cyprus circuit and would be vital to the team’s campaign. He has scored 144 runs at an average of 28.80 and is also useful with the ball in hand.
One of the best bowlers in the tournament would need to find his form once again to give the team an edge in the crucial situations. He has been brilliant with his pitch perfect lengths and has nailed yorkers perfectly most of the times. It will need a same performance from his side to win matches for the team. He has scalped a total of 12 wickets in the tournament.
Captain: Nalin Pathirana
Wicketkeeper: Nalin Pathirana
Possible Top Four: Mangala Gunasekara, Chamal Sadun, Pradad Liyanage, BLCS Kumara
Pace Bowlers: Ruwan Manawasingha, Mangala Gunasekara, Kamal Raiz, Chamal Sadun
The X-factor for the team will be Sachhitra Tharanga who has been impressive and is expected to perform the best for the team in their fixture against the NCT team.
SLL Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Nicosia Tigers vs Sri Lankan Lions 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 15th day of the tournament comprising of 7 teams and the 29th fixture in the league stage.
The NCT vs SLL 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.