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Match 9 of the European Cricket Series Cyprus, 2024 has Markhor taking on Nicosia Tigers at the Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol on 19th January at 12:15 PM IST.

MAR vs NCT (Markhor vs Nicosia Tigers), Match 9 - Match Information

Match: Markhor vs Nicosia Tigers, Match 9
Date: 19th January, 2024
Time: 12:15 PM IST
Venue: Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol

MAR vs NCT (Markhor vs Nicosia Tigers), Match 9 Preview

Markhor have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while Nicosia Tigers have also played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table.

European Cricket Series Cyprus, 2024 Points Table

The points table of European Cricket Series Cyprus, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
SLL 4 4 0 12 +3.432
LQ 4 1 3 7 -1.098
BFC 4 1 3 6 -1.982
NCT 2 1 1 4 +1.389
MAR 2 1 1 3 -2.284

In the last match played by Markhor against Limassol Qalandars, Limassol Qalandars beat Markhor by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Markhor was Abu Bakar Siddique who scored 70 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against BF Cyprus, BF Cyprus beat Nicosia Tigers by 2 runs (D/L method). The top fantasy player for Nicosia Tigers was Waqas Akhtar who scored 59 fantasy points.

MAR vs NCT, Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 104 runs. The pitch at the Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Ypsonas Cricket Ground, Limassol

The temperature will hover around 17°C with 77% humidity. Winds at a speed of 2.57 m/s are expected. Light rain is forecasted which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 100% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

MAR vs NCT Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Roman Mazumder 4 74 14.8 0 0 10, 0, 33, 31, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Jahid Hassan 4 54 10.8 0 0 0, 0, 14, 0, 40 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Abu Bakar Siddique 5 106 21.2 0 0 42, 52, 2, 10, 0 -
  1. Roman Mazumder

    Roman Mazumder is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, Roman Mazumder has scored 74 runs averaging 14.8 per match.

  2. Jahid Hassan

    Jahid Hassan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 23 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. This player is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 4 matches, Jahid Hassan has scored 54 runs at an average of 10.8 per match.

  3. Abu Baqar Siddique

    Abu Bakar Siddique can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 34 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 6.8. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Abu Bakar Siddique has scored 42, 52, 2, 10 and 0 runs averaging 21.2 per match.

MAR vs NCT Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Umar Farooq 5 0 0 4 0.8 - 0, 0, 3, 0, 1
Muhammad Tajammal 5 7 1.4 2 0.4 7, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 1, 1, 0
Muhammad Qamar 4 27 5.4 1 0.2 0, 0, 22, 1, 4 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
  1. Umar Farooq

    Umar Farooq is a bowler with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls right-arm fast and in the last 5 matches, this player has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Sardar Muhammad Tajammal

    Muhammad Tajammal is a bowler with an average of 24 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Muhammad Tajammal bowls left-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 0, 0, 1, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Muhammad Qamar Ali

    Muhammad Qamar is a bowler with an average of 30 match fantasy points in the last 9 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. This player is a left-arm spin bowler and in the last 4 matches, Muhammad Qamar has taken 0, 1, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.2.

MAR vs NCT Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Waqas Akhtar 3 62 12.4 2 0.4 0, 23, 0, 38, 1 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Awais Sulahri 3 20 4 2 0.4 0, 0, 0, 4, 16 0, 1, 1, 0, 0
Tomal Aminul 3 32 6.4 8 1.6 6, 0, 26, 0, 0 0, 3, 0, 5, 0
  1. Waqas Akhtar

    Waqas Akhtar is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, Waqas Akhtar has scored 62 runs at an average of 12.4 per match.

  2. Awais Ahmad Sulahri

    Awais Sulahri is an all-rounder with an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 0, 0, 4 and 16 runs at an average of 4 per match.

  3. Aminul Islam Chowdhury

    Tomal Aminul can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. Tomal Aminul has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 6, 0, 26, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 6.4 per match. Tomal Aminul also bowls decently, bowling right-arm fast and in recent matches, he has taken 0, 3, 0, 5 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6 per match. He has been very successful at this venue as in the recent 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 0, 3, 0, 5 and 0 wickets.

MAR vs NCT Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Waqas Akhtar 3 62 12.4 2 0.4 0, 23, 0, 38, 1 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Awais Sulahri 3 20 4 2 0.4 0, 0, 0, 4, 16 0, 1, 1, 0, 0
Roman Mazumder 4 74 14.8 0 0 10, 0, 33, 31, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Tomal Aminul 3 32 6.4 8 1.6 6, 0, 26, 0, 0 0, 3, 0, 5, 0
Umar Farooq 5 0 0 4 0.8 - 0, 0, 3, 0, 1
  1. Waqas Akhtar

    Waqas Akhtar can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Waqas Akhtar has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 23, 0, 38 and 1 runs at an average of 12.4 per match.

  2. Awais Ahmad Sulahri

    Awais Sulahri is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Awais Sulahri has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 20 runs averaging 4 per match.

  3. Roman Mazumder

    Roman Mazumder is a batter with an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Roman Mazumder is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 4 matches, he has scored 74 runs averaging 14.8 per match.

  4. Aminul Islam Chowdhury

    Tomal Aminul is an all-rounder with an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, Tomal Aminul has scored 32 runs at an average of 6.4 per match. He is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm fast and in recent matches, he has taken 0, 3, 0, 5 and 0 wickets, averaging 1.6 wickets per match. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the last 3 matches Tomal Aminul played here, he has taken 0, 3, 0, 5 and 0 wickets.

  5. Umar Farooq

    Umar Farooq is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the last 5 matches, Umar Farooq has taken 0, 0, 3, 0 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

MAR vs NCT Squad Information

Nicosia Tigers (NCT) Squad: Waqas Akhtar, Iftekar Jaman, Jahid Hassan, Roman Mazumder, Sakhawat Hossain, Munnah Rahman, Arjun Shahi, Tomal Aminul, Umar Farooq, Shakil, Mohammad Hussain, Bikash Shrestha, Sohail Adnan, Sagor Rahman, Asif Mehmood, Emadur Rahman, Masum Ahmed, Saddam, Rakib Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Yeasin Molla and Pervaiz Kashif.

Markhor (MAR) Squad: Babar Ayub, Amir Sohail, Salman Akram, Varun Malothra, Mohit Sharma, Muhammad Qamar, Awais Sulahri, Arslan Ahmed, Muhammad Tajammal, Tasawar Hussain, Nadeem Qamar, Rasab Sher, Ahsan Usman, Abu Bakar Siddique, Akash Verma, Md Sharif, Raja Umer, Shazad Ahmed, Umer Farooq, Waseem Hussain and Waseem Akram.

MAR vs NCT Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Jahid Hassan

Batter: Bikash Shrestha

All-Rounders: Roman Mazumder, Awais Sulahri, Waqas Akhtar and Tomal Aminul

Bowlers: Umar Farooq, Muhammad Tajammal, Muhammad Qamar, Tasawar Hussain and Asif Mehmood

Captain: Muhammad Tajammal

Vice-Captain: Jahid Hassan

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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