We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Nepal: Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Kushal Malla, Rohit Paudel (c), Bhim Sharki, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami, Lalit Rajbanshi
UAE: Vriitya Aravind, Asif Khan, Aryan Lakra, Muhammad Waseem (c), Aayan Afzal Khan, Rohan Mustafa, Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Ashwanth Chidambaram (wk), Zawar Farid/ Junaid Siddique, Hazrat Bilal, Zahoor Khan
Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 192
2nd innings average score: 341
On one occasion, the team batting second chased down a paltry total of 96 runs inside eight overs.
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Sandeep Lamichhane has bagged 29 wickets, including four three-fors in his last 10 ODIs and hasn’t gone wicketless even once. He finished with figures of five for 25 in his last outing at Kirtipur.
For Nepal, Sompal Kami is the leading wicket-taker versus the UAE. His 24 wickets, including the best figures of five for 33, have come with an impressive economy of 4.73 RPO.
Gyanendra Malla (238 at 22), Rohit Paudel (232 at 21), and Aarif Sheikh (212 at 30) are the leading run-getters for Nepal against the UAE.
Asif Khan has enjoyed facing the Nepal attack. In four innings, he has collected 162 runs at 41.
Given Rohan Mustafa’s dual ability with bat and ball, his selection percentage for the last five games hasn’t dropped below 90.
In Kirtipur, Muhammad Waseem has accumulated 266 runs at 44.
Juniad Siddique is the highest wicket-taker (13) against Nepal and has made it to the Best11 in four of his last five ODIs.
Vriitya Aravind doesn’t have encouraging numbers against Nepal. In eight innings, he has managed only 123 runs at 15.