ECS T10 Cyprus: Match 1, Riyaan CC vs Nicosia Tigers CC – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ECS T10 Cyprus: Match 1, Riyaan CC vs Nicosia Tigers CC – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Yasir Khan and Atta Ullah are the best options to make captain of your Fantasy team.

Match Details

The first match of the ECS Cyprus 2020 will be played between Riyaan CC and Nicosia Tigers CC at the Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol, on 25th August.

This match starts at 12:30 PM IST (7 AM GMT). It can be streamed live on Fancode in India.


This is the first match of the tournament and both the teams will look to get off to a flying start to kick off their campaign. This match promises to be a riveting fixture as it will be Riyaan CC’s batting taking on the bowling of Nicosia Tigers CC.

Nicosia Tigers CC will look to go one better as they would aim to aim a bit more higher than they did last time. They finished 3rd in the standings last time around. Riyaan CC too, finished 3rd in their pool and like Nicosia CC, they will look to top their group this time. Nicosia Tigers CC, however, managed to make it to the finals before losing to Moufflons.

Weather Report

The weather on Monday will present with the ideal conditions for a full game and not a drop of rain is expected. Sunny skies are expected with a high of 34°C.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Since this is the first game of the tournament, the exact nature of the pitch remains a mystery. However, with the sun shining, a bit of assistance for the spinners can be expected.

Average first innings score:  205 (Last three 20-over Club cricket games at this venue)

Record of chasing teams: Won –1 , Lost –2 , Tied –0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Riyaan CC:

Atta Ullah, Sibtal Hassnain, Zeeshan Ahmad, Muhammad Bilawal, Awais Llaqat, Ali Raza, Shoaib Ahmad, WCP Wellege, Awais Ahmad, Tayyab Bashir, Usman Mazhar

Bench: Jeewan Lamsal, Bimal Ranabhat, Muteeb Rehman , Usman Mazhar, Ahsan Ullah

Nicoisia Tigers CC:

Yasir Khan, Iftekar Jaman, Roman Mazumder, Abdul Manan, Anowar Hossain, Qasim Anwar, Abdul Mobeen, Jeewan Lasmal, Sakhawat Hossain, Umer Waheed, Faysal Mia

Bench: Kazi Saiful, Shabbi Ul Hassan, Prasad Suranga, Rashidul Hassan, Habibur Rahman

Top Picks:

Atta Ullah is one of the better picks. He was the top run-getter for Riyaan CC last time around and he managed to notch up 120 runs from just 3 innings. Shoaib Ahmed is also a good pick. He was the leading wicket-taker, with 3 wickets from 5 games. He also had 30 runs next to his name.

Yasir Khan of the Nicosia CC was the leading run-scorer for his team and will look to repeat his past performance again. He had 107 runs next to his name from 3 innings, at the end of the season. Anowar Hossain was the best bowler for Nicosia CC, having picked up 5 wickets from just 2 games.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Atta Ullah, Yasir Khan

Vice-Captain Options – Shoaib Ahmed, Anowar Hossain

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Yasir Khan (C)

Batters – Sakhawat Hossain, Atta Ullah, Zeeshan Ahmad, Muhammad Bilawal

All-Rounders – Iftekar Jaman, Anowar Hossain (VC), Shoaib Ahmed

Bowlers – Tayyab Bashir, Faysal Mia, Umer Waheed

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Yasir Khan

Batters – Roman Mazumder, Atta Ullah (C), Abdul Mobeen

All-Rounders – Iftekar Jaman, Shoaib Ahmed (VC), Anowar Hossain, Ali Raza

Bowlers – Abdul Manan, Tayyab Bashir, Umer Waheed

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to have the combo of Yasir Khan and Atta Ullah as the captain and the vice-captains of your teams as the track is expected to be a batting one, based on past performances.

Probable Winners:

Nicosia Tigers CC will look to carry their form of the last season and are expected to bag this one.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.