We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Namibia: Shaun Fouche, Nikolaas Davin, Michael van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green (wk), Karl Birkenstock, Pikky Ya France, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo
UAE: Muhammad Waseem (c), Aryan Lakra, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Rameez Shahzad, Rohan Mustafa Asif Khan, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan, Matiullah Khan
Venue: United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 299
2nd innings average score: 275
Wickets per innings: 8
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
It has been a stellar year for Ruben Trumpelmann, who has already taken 20 wickets, thereby generating bonus points for five three-wicket hauls.
Vriitya Aravind (201 runs at 40) and Zahoor Khan (eight wickets with an economy of four) are the leading run-getter and wicket-taker respectively against Namibia.
Besides averaging 38 versus UAE, Michael van Lingen has the highest score of 121 at the United Cricket Club Ground. Furthermore, he comes into this contest at the back of scoring 110* in his last game.
At the same venue, Gerhard Erasmus has picked three wickets and collected 294 runs at 98 – of which 274 runs have come batting first.
Ben Shikongo has taken the most wickets (six) at an outstanding strike rate of 20 against UAE. In the ongoing tournament, he has picked seven in three outings.
More UAE player data to follow…