Match Preview: (By- Anuj)
Welcome to the today match prediction & preview of The 3rd match of Namibia T20 Tri-Series, 2022. Which will be played between Namibia and USA in the United Cricket Club Ground in Windhoek on Friday, July 1st. The two teams last met each other yesterday, where Namibia won by 6 wickets.
Namibia is coming with two win out of two matches in this series. They won last match yesterday against USA by 6 wickets in high scoring clash. Host team Namibia is standing on 1st position on points table with 4 points.
In previous match Namibia won the toss and opt to bowl. Trumpelmann taken early wicket for Namibia in the face of Steven Taylor. But after that Namibian bowlers leaked runs and USA put down the 194 total score on the board. Jan Frylinck taken highest two wickets, Trumpelmann and Scholtz taken 1-1 each.
Going to chase the big total of 195, Opener Craig Williams couldn’t performed well. And given his wickets in 3rd over on the individual score of 10 runs. After that all Namibian batsmen performed well and chased the target. Skipper Erasmus made highest 72 runs in just 34 balls for Namibia. Divan (34) , Loftie (24) and Wiese (45) also contributed some important runs for Namibia. Namibia will look for another win against USA and will strong claim for capture the trophy.
On the other side, USA put down the big total of 194 runs in front of Namibia, but bowlers couldn’t defend that score. In previous match USA lost the toss and came on 1st bat. USA couldn’t start very well and lost the wicket of Opener Steven Taylor in just 3rd over on the individual score 16 runs. After that USA batsmen dominated on Namibian bowlers and set the target of 194 run on the board. Skipper Monak Patel made highest run (50 runs in 30 balls) for USA. Aaron Jones (47 runs), Jaskaran Malhotra (42 runs) and Gajanand Singh (21 runs) contributed some important runs for USA to set big total.
Going to defend the big total of 195, USA pacer Ali Khan given first blow in the face of Opener Craig Williams in 4th over. couldn’t performed well. After that USA bowlers couldn’t dominate on Namibia Batsmen and leaked too many runs and couldn’t defend the score. USA will look for revenge of yesterday match and will try to comeback after previous loss. But it’s won’t be easy task for USA to defeat Namibia in his home ground.
If USA wants to win then Steven Taylor, Monak Patel, Ali Khan and rest team will be shown best performance. Expecting thriller game will be shown in ground by both teams.
Probable XI :
Namibia : Craig Williams, Divan la Cock, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Malan Kruger, Zane Green (wk), David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Mauritius Ngupita and Ben Shikongo
USA : Steven Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel (c & wk), Aaron Jones, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Gajanand Singh, Nisarg Patel, Cameron Stevenson, Ali Khan and Saurabh Netravalkar
H2H Records :
Total Matches : 3
Namibia won : 3
USA won : 0
Weather Report :
According to our weather experts, Temperature will be around 13°C. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h. During the match sky will be clear.
Pitch Report :
The pitch at The United cricket club ground, is known as a batting-friendly surface. And it will give advantage to Batsman. Pacers will get some movement with new ball and should get some wickets. Whoever team will win the toss, they will look for chase the total. 170-180 should be good total on this pitch.
Match Timings – 01:30 PM IST
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Match Prediction :
Namibia will win the match
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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