The Nicosia Fighters CC and Sri Lankan Lions team will lock horns in the Match 21 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Fighters have the presence of experienced players Abdullah Al Tasmin and Munna Rahman. While the Sri Lankan Lions will look to find the contributions from their top players like Chamal Sadun and BLCS Kumara.
The Nicosia Fighters have 1 win in 2 league matches. They failed to chase downt he total of 85 in their last fixture against Nicosia Tigers. While the Sri Lankan Lions have secured 2 victories in 4 matches. In their last league match, they could not defend their total of 82, but would be positive about their performances after they came close to beating the best team in the tournament.
The Match 21 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021 will be the faceoff between the teams, who are trying to make it big in the T10 circuit. They have been average in their performances and would be looking to hit their top gear to push up the momentum. Their batters are likely to play a crucial role in this purpose.
Fixture Name: Match 21
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 20 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SLL(recent last): L W W
NFCC(recent last): L W L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Nicosia Fighters and Sri Lankan Lions team is scheduled to take place in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. Both the teams have a quality batting attack, and is expected to take advantage of the quick outfield and small boundary on one side. While the bowlers will look to be efficient in their performances and keep opposition under 100.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Cyprus Moufflons 85/0 won by 10 wickets against Nicosia Tigers 81/10 in Match 20 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The players like Munna Rahman and Kamal Raiz will be a must pick for your team. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Chamal Sadun, who has been consistent with his performances in both the departments. While the vice captain can be Parvez Miah, who has been playing well in the T10 circuit for the past 1 month.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sachithra Tharanga
BATSMEN: Munna Rahman, Kamran Ahmed, Roshan Siriwardana
ALL-ROUNDERS: Chamal Sadun, Abdullah Al Tasmin, Parvez Miah
BOWLERS: Kamal Raiz, Ruwan Jayakodi, Naeem Khan, Samith Mapalgama
The Sri Lankan Lions are expected to win this fixture due to the performances and experience of the players in the T10 circuit. They have a fine combination of the all rounders, who can take the game away from opposition in a matter of few overs. While the Nicosia Fighters CC team have not been impressive for the past 2 months, but would look to trust their abilities.
Th Nicosia Fighters CC have been average side in the tournament and need to bag crucial victories to bring back the confidence of the squad. They lost their last league fixture to Nicosia Tigers, where they could not chase down the modest target of 85. The key contributor in the batting department was Parvez Miah and Monirul tried well with the ball.
The all rounder will play a crucial role in helping the team to get much needed wins in the tournament. He has got all the required experience to perform well in crucial situations and can contribute in both departments. In the last match, he scored 21 off 19 balls. In this tournament, he has scored 36 runs and will look to take wickets as well.
The player with a fine caliber and fine track record in the T10 circuit will look to be proficient for the Nicosia Fighters CC team. He can be the backbone of the middle order, due to his stable mindset and fine composure to bat for longer duration. In 8 matches of the previous tournament, he scored 218 runs at an average of 31.28.
|Abdullah Al Tasmin||8||219||31.28|
X Factor: Monirul Islam contributed well in the previous tournament and is expected to do well for them in this fixture.
Player to Watch: Munna Rahman should be on your radar due to his fine track record and experience.
NFCC Playing 11 (likely)
Abdullah Al Tasmin
Noori Chowdhury (wk)
Alvi Chowdhury (c)
Saikat Al Amin
The Sri Lankan Lions have a formidable line up and will be looking to keep doing well in the tournament. Although few results have not been in their favour, but they are expected to secure victories in upcoming matches. In the last fixture, the team could post only 82 runs on the board, and then the opposition chased down the score easily without losing any wicket.
The leading run scorer for the Sri Lankan Lions team has produced impressive performances in this tournament. He has displayed the ability to provide a good start to the team with his fine ball striking capabilities. He can be one of the best picks for this match due to his form over the past 1 month. In 4 matches, Tharanga has scored 138 runs at an average of 46.
Possibly the best pick of this tournament due to his consistency to score runs and take wickets since his debut in the Cyprus T10 circuit. He has taken the responsibility well to be proficient in the middle order with the bat, and then take wickets with proper line lengths. In 4 matches, he has scored 97 runs and has scalped 4 wickets.
X Factor: Although Kamal has not been impressive in this tournament, but he has a terrific track record and can surprise everyone.
Player to Watch: Roshan Siriwaradana is quite talented player and can contribute well in both departments of the game.
SLL Playing 11 (likely)
Sachithra Pathirana (c) (wk)
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The NFCC vs SLL match will not be broadcasted on any of the TV channels, as it has not gained enough popularity to reach the main frame of the cricket fans. The T10 format is touted to be the future in cricket, and it will take time to digest the fast paced cricket action. It will be an interesting match, as both teams are coming off after a loss.