We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.

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Pitch Data

(Based on recent games at Takashinga Sports Club)

1st innings avg. score: 250/9

2nd innings avg. score: 291/7


Batting 1st: —

Batting 2nd: 67%

Seamers picked 51% of the wickets, with 28 of 46 wickets falling between overs 25 and 50. Meanwhile, seven fifties were registered – four belonged to openers.

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Fantasy Tips of The Day

George Dockrell has generated an average of 83 points per game in this competition by adding 300 runs and picking four wickets.

On his previous visit to the venue, Dipendra Singh Airee was the top-scorer (79*) for Nepal.

Gulsan Jha (seven wickets) is the only player from either side to feature in the Best11 in each of his last five ODIs.

Mark Adair has taken 25 wickets in 14 ODIs for the year – of which seven in four outings have come in Harare.

In the same period, Sandeep Lamichhane picked 41 wickets in 18 matches, providing at least 61 points per game.

Paul Stirling has an impressive record in Zimbabwe: 802 runs at 42 – of which 262 runs at 44 have come under Andrew Balbirnie.

When Ireland last played at Takashinga Sports Club, Craig Young scalped three wickets, two of which were top-order batters.

In his last seven 50-over games in Harare, Kushal Bhurtel provided an average of 49 points per match, by adding 345 runs at 43.

Probable XIs

Ireland: Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young

Nepal: Kushal Bhurtel, Arjun Saud (wk), Gyanendra Malla, Rohit Paudel (c), Bhim Sharki, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aarif Sheikh, Gulsan Jha, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pratis GC


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