The Sri Lankan Lions and Nicosia Tigers team will lock horns in the Match 43 of European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021. The Nicosia Tigers need the contributions of Roman Mazumder and Abid Ali, while it will be Chamal Sadun and Pradad Liyanage are the core players of Sri Lankan Lions. The Sri Lankan Lions team is led by Nalin Pathirana, while Faysal Mia is the leader of Nicosia Tigers team.
The Nicosia Tigers team have 7 wins in 12 matches, and are positioned 4th in the points table. While, the Sri Lankan Lions have same wins with a better net run rate. They both met in their last encounter, and both the matches were by each one of them by a margin of 15+ runs, and would look to perform better than the last few fixtures.
Fixture Name: Match 43
Competition: European Cricket Series T10 Cyprus 2021
Date: 9 October
Time: 9:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
SLL(recent last): W W L
NCT(recent last): L L W
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol
Pitch Report: The match between Sri Lankan Lions and Nicosia Tigers team will be played in Ypsonas Cricket Ground. The par score on this ground is 100, as the teams have clearly understood their skills and abilities. The batters have played well in a relatively long boundary on one side. While, the bowlers have been kept their line lengths intact to contain runs.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Cyprus Moufflons 100/4 won by10 runs against Cyprus Eagles 90/5 in Match 42 of ECS T10 Cyprus 2021.
The both teams have talented players in their ranks, and experience will play a crucial role in deciding the winner of this match. The captain pick for your team will be Iftekar Jaman, who has provided contributions in both departments. While the vice captain can be Chamal Sadun, who has a fine experience and ability in the T10 cricket.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abid Ali, Sachithra Tharanga, Roman Mazumder
BATSMEN: BLCS Kumara, Roshan Siriwardana, Pradad Liyanage
ALL-ROUNDERS: Iftekar Jaman, Chamal Sadun
BOWLERS: Kamal Raiz, Faysal Mia, Tomal Aminul
The Nicosia Tigers are expected to win this fixture due to the fine performances against the same team a week back, and a tournament as a whole. They have a got fine experience in their squad, who have done well in the T10 circuit. While, the Sri Lankan Lions have also been impressive in the tournament and would look to be positive after a win in their last league fixture.
The Nicosia Tigers have 7 wins in 12 matches, and are playing well in the tournament. In their 11th fixture against the same opponent, they secured victory by 15 runs. The team scored 103 runs, with the contribution of Iftekar Jaman and Bilal Hussain. In the bowling unit, Neeraj Tiwari was the best performer, with 2 wickets.
One of the best picks of this fixture will be looking to keep the same form as of the last few fixtures to help the team in securing crucial victories. Iftekar has terrific ball striking capabilities and can provide breakthroughs in the crucial situations. In 12 matches, he has taken 12 wickets and has 127 runs as well, and need to maintain the same form.
The opener of the Nicosia Tigers team has a fine experience in the T10 cricket and will be a vital player to keep the team ahead in the upcoming matches. He has an ability to provide stable start to the team, and need to keep improving and forget the failures in the last few fixtures. In 11 matches, Roman Mazumder has scored 219 runs.
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 performed very well in the first half of the tournament, and would look to be at his best in this fixure.
NCT Playing 11 (likely)
Sri Lankan Lions boasts of a fine experience in the T10 cricket as well and will be positive after beating the same opponent in their last league fixture. They posted a strong score of 105 runs on the board, with the contribution of Sadun and Tharanga. While, Mahesh and Raiz were terrific with the ball and would look to maintain the same performance.
The all rounder has been a terrific player in the T10 circuit and has picked up the form in the last few matches, which has helped them to move up in the points table. In the last league match, Chamal Sadun scored 33 off 20 balls, and took 3/11, and emerged as the match winner. In 12 matches, Chamal has scored 204 runs and taken 11 wickets.
Kamal is the second highest wicket taker in the tournament, and has impressed everybody with his line lengths. His ability to absorb pressure and perform well, has been the highlight of this season. In the last league match, he took 3 wickets against the same opposition. In this season, he has scalped a total of 15 wickets at an average of 14.60.
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: BLCS Kumara is one of the top cricketers in the team, and is expected to continue the good form.
SLL Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Sri Lankan Lions vs Nicosia Tigers 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 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.