We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Namibia: Niko Davin, Shaun Fouche, Michael van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green (wk), Michau du Preez, Pikky Ya France, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo
PNG: Kiplin Doriga, Tony Ura, Sese Bau, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Norman Vanua, Gaudi Toka, Riley Hekure, Chad Soper, Hila Vare (wk), Semo Kamea
Venue: United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 211
2nd innings average score: 193
Wickets per innings: 8
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Michael van Lingen has already added 245 runs at 49 in ODIs this year. At the United Cricket Club Ground, he has the highest score of 121.
Gerhard Erasmus (291 runs at 58) and Bernard Scholtz (12 wickets with an economy of under 3) are the leading run-getter and wicket-taker respectively against PNG.
Assad Vala has been an effective fantasy pick against Nambai for his all-round ability. He has scored 257 runs at 43 including a century, in addition to sniping up five wickets.
For PNG, Norman Vanua has picked the most wickets (seven) against Namibia. Batting in the middle order, he has generated handy points by smashing 119 runs in his last five ODIs.
Ruben Trumpelmann has bagged eight wickets in four games versus PNG – an average of 50 points per game His ability to move the ball in the powerplay often gets him the desired results.
Since the start of 2023, Riley Hekure and Chad Soper have found ways to provide regular breakthroughs for PNG. Between them, they have taken 27 wickets.
Besides collecting 131 runs at 33, Zane Green has inflicted nine dismissals in his last five ODIs.
Tony Ura, scoring 231 runs at 58 with the help of three half-centuries, is the only player from either side to feature in the Best11 for five consecutive ODIs.