The Sri Lankan Lions and Nicosia Tigers team will lock horns in the Match 3 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021. The Nicosia Tigers need the will require the performances of Roman Mazumder and Abid Ali, while it will be Chamal Sadun and Roshan Siriwardana will hold the key for Sri Lankan Lions. The Sri Lankan Lions team is led by Nalin Pathirana, while Faysal Mia is the captain of Nicosia Tigers team.
The Nicosia Tigers team secured 8 wins in 13 matches in the ECS T10 Cyprus, and were positioned 3rd in the points table. They have a good batting unit, which has been scoring consistent runs. While, the Sri Lankan Lions won 7 out of 13 league matches, and have a strong bowlers, who have the capability to run down the opposition. This is the new tournament, which has started with the same teams.
Fixture Name: Match 3
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore 2021
Date: 11 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SLL(recent last): L W W
NCT(recent last): W L L
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The fixture between Sri Lankan Lions and Nicosia Tigers team will be played in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. The average score on this venue will be 100, if the batters display a strong performance, and the pitch being true. While, the bowlers will have put hard yards to contain runs and take wickets, but will have an advantage of having linger boundary at one side.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Cyprus Moufflons 135/2 won by10 runs against Amdocs CC 106/5 in Match 2 of ECS T10 Cyprus Encore 2021.
The captain pick for your team in this fixture will be Iftekar Jaman, who has been the best performer of the Nicosia Tigers team and would look to continue the same form. While, the vice captain would be BLCS Kumara, who has accumulated runs in a consistent manner and can be trusted to give you fantasy points.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali, Sachithra Tharanga
BATSMEN: BLCS Kumara, Roshan Siriwardana, Roman Mazumder
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Anowar Hussain, Bilal Hussain
BOWLERS: Kamal Raiz, Faysal Mia, Tomal Aminul
Both the teams were impressive in the ECS T10 Cyprus, and would look to keep performing well. But, the Sri Lankan Lions have a better bowling attack with experience and skills, and are expected to win this fixture. While, the Nicosia Tigers would look to keep performing the same with the bat to compete well against the bowlers of the opposition.
The Nicosia Tigers will be upbeat after winning their last fixture against the same team, and would look to be proficient in their performance. The team posted a score of 90 runs on the board, with the top contribution from Iftekar Jaman. Then, the bowlers like Anowar and Bilal Hussain were impressive to contain the opposition and win match by 12 runs.
The all rounder will play main role for the team in this fixture due to his fine abilities to effect the results with his contributions. In the last league match against Sri Lankan Lions, Iftekar Jaman scored 54 off 30 balls to push the team’s score at around average total in this tournament. Along with the bat, he has been quite impressive with the ball as well.
The top order batsman has been one of the top talents, to come out of the T10 Cyprus 2021 season. In most of the matches, Roman has made sure that the team gets off a to a good start and has displayed the ability to stabilize in the middle overs. In 12 matches, Roman has scored 221 runs at 24.55. Although he failed in the last match, but will look to get back his form and perform well.
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
Player to Watch: Abid Ali has been impressive for the NCT team in this T10 season and is expected to do well in this fixture.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
The Sri Lankan Lions have been impressive in the T10 circuit, and had 7 wins in 13 matches of ECS T10 Cyprus, and would look to keep it going in the Encore as well. In their last fixture, they bowled well to keep opposition under 100, but could not chase down the score, and their batting department need to replicate of the form of last season.
The leading run scorer for the team in the ECS T10 Cyprus 2021, will again have the onus to give the team a positive start to the innings with his solid technique and fine composure. In 12 matches, BLCS has scored 232 runs at an average of 21.09. With his good track record and proven abilities, he can surely be a vice captain of your fantasy team.
Kamal has been the best bowler in the 2021 season, and has made sure the team have an edge in crucial situations. His slower balls and yorkers are doing the trick for the Sri Lankan Lions, and need to continue the same form to uplift the team’s spirits. In 13 matches, Kamal has scalped 16 wickets, at an average of 14.62, which depicts he leak less runs as well.
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
Player to Watch: Sachithra Tharanga has been an impressive player for the Sri Lankan Lions and would look perform well in this fixture.
SLL Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Sri Lankan Lions vs Nicosia Tigers European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the news updates and stats related to the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore will be available on the European Cricket Network official website. This will be the 2nd day of the European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus Encore.
The SLL 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.