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Fantasy Team for Nepal vs PNG

Probable XIs

Nepal: Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Gyanendra Malla, Rohit Paudel (c), Kushal Malla, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulsan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane

PNG: Tony Ura, Kiplin Doriga, Sese Bau, Assad Vala (c), Gaudi Toka, Norman Vanua, Chad Soper, Riley Hekure, Hila Vare (wk), Kabua Morea, Semo Kamea

Pitch Report

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

(Based on the last three games)

1st innings average score: 224

2nd innings average score: 166

Wickets per innings: 9

Type: Good for bowling


Batting 1st: 67%

Batting 2nd: 33%

Fantasy Tips of The Day

Chad Soper is PNG’s top wicket-taker in the tournament (33 wickets) and is coming on the back of his career-best (five for 25) performance. He also enjoys batting against Nepal: 126 runs at 63.

Asadollah Vala is in great form in the tournament: 1,152 runs at an average of 40 and 27 wickets. He was the captain of the Best11 when the sides clashed last week.

Sandeep Lamichhane has the most wickets (62) in ODIs since 2021, including the best figures of six for 11. He has 15 wickets at 22 against PNG.

Rohit Paudel (412 at 69) is the highest run-getter for Nepal against PNG. He has smashed a hundred and two fifties in just seven matches.

Brilliant all-round performances from Kushal Malla (six wickets and 232 runs at 58) and Sese Bau (174 runs and three wickets) have fetched them Best11 percentage of 100 in the last five matches.

Kiplin Doriga has scored 160 runs at 32 and fetched five catches and a stumping in the last five matches.

Karan KC has scalped 54 wickets at a strike rate of 28 in his career. He is also a handy batter; his high score of 42 came against PNG.

Both spinners and pacers have taken the same number of wickets (24) in the last three matches at the venue.


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