ECS T10 Cyprus: Match 8, Cyprus Eagles CTL vs Nicosia Tigers CC – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Mehran Khan is the popular option to make captain in Fantasy teams.

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Mehran Khan is the popular option to make captain in Fantasy teams.

Match Details

The 8th match of the ECS Cyprus 2020 will be played between the Cyprus Eagles CTL and Nicosia Tigers CC on 26th August, 2020 at the Ypsonas Cricket Ground. The match can be streamed live at 12:30 p.m IST on FanCode.


Both the teams have already played 2 games in the tournament, already. Nicosia Tigers CC have registered 2 wins from as many games whereas Cyprus Eagles CTL have registered a win and a loss. However, CEC CTL hold one of the best run-rates in the tournament.

This promises to be a riveting match as it has a lot in the store for us. A win here could well take Nicosia Tigers CC to the top of the ladder whereas CEC CTL will look to climb up the order. Both have notched up some excellent batting performances and one can expect a run-fest in this game.

Weather Report

The weather is set to remain the same for this game as well. Clear skies with temperatures hovering around 30°C are expected.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch is suited most for batting and the teams winning the toss have opted to bat first more often than not. There is something in the track for the pace bowlers as well.

Average first innings score:  130 ( Last 5 games)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 5

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Cyprus Eagles CTL:

Sushil Kumar, Kulwinder Singh, Manikanta Ranimekala, Murali Alanki, Tirupathi Sandireddy, Mehran Khan, Zeeshan Sarwar, Rajasekhar Poluri, Gurpratap Singh, Gursewak Singh, Neeraj Tiwari

Bench: Harwinder Singh, Jawad Shah, Balwinder Singh, Amandeep Singh, Srikanth Gattupally Reddy, Sekhar Muttamsetti

Nicosia Tigers CC:

Abid Ali, Iftekar Jaman, Roman Mazumder, Prasad Suranga, Anowar Hossain, Rashidul Hassan, Shabbi Ul Hassan, Mangala Gunasekara, Ravi Kumar, Habibur Rahman, Faysal Mia

Bench: Kazi Saiful, Jeewan Lasmal, Abdul Manan, Qasim Anwar, Umer Waheed

Top Picks:

Murali Alanki is in good form with the ball for the Cyprus Eagles CTL, picking up 2 wickets at an economy of just 7.1 in the game against Riyaan CC. Mehran Khan is the batsman in form having scored a match-winning 58 off 27 deliveries in his previous outing.

Roman Mazumder for the NCT was brilliant in their previous encounter. He stroked his way to a 36-ball 80 run breath-taking innings. Anowar Hossain followed it up with some brilliant bowling, giving away only 4 runs from his 2 overs while picking up 2 wickets. Gunasekara played a good knock of 24 (11) too.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Roman Mazumder, Mehran Khan

Vice-Captain Options –  Anowar Hossain, Murali Alanki

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Abid Ali

Batters – Mehran Khan (C), Roman Mazumder, Zeeshan Sarwar

All-Rounders – Mangala Gunasekara (VC), Anowar Hossain, Murali Alanki, Gursewak Singh

Bowlers – Kulwinder Singh, Ravi Kumar, Habibur Rahman

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Abid Ali

Batters – Mehran Khan (C), Roman Mazumder, Zeeshan Sarwar, Prasad Suranga

All-Rounders – Rajasekhar Poluri, Anowar Hossain, Murali Alanki (VC)

Bowlers – Kulwinder Singh, Neeraj Tiwari, Sushil Kumar

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to have the likes of Mehran Khan and Roman Mazumder in your team as they have been in sensational form.

Probable Winners:

This is going to be closely contested match but expect Nicosia Tigers CC to go through.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.

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