We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
UAE: Muhammad Waseem (c), Asif Khan, Aryan Lakra, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Rohan Mustafa, Aayan Afzal Khan, Alishan Sharafu, Karthik Meiyappan, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique
PNG: Tony Ura, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Sese Bau, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Hiri Hiri, Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Riley Hekure, Alei Nao, Semo Kamea
Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 243
2nd innings average score: 222
Wickets per innings: 9
Type: Good for bowling
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
PNG has been relying heavily on Tony Ura to lay a strong foundation. He has scored two fifties to aggregate 175 runs at 68 in the last four matches.
Rohan Mustafa loves hunting down the UAE batters and bowlers. In eight matches, he has scored 371 runs at an average of 53 and picked up 11 wickets, also earning bonus points for economy (3.6) and five maiden overs.
Riley Hekure (five wickets) was the captain and Chad Soper (three wickets) was the vice-captain of the Best11 when the sides clashed on Sunday. They have a combined strike rate of 19 against the UAE. In addition, Hekure has scores of 20, 48*, and 31 in Nepal.
Assad Vala has scored 184 runs at 26 and scalped seven wickets vs the UAE.
Asif Khan has scored two fifties in the last four matches. However, both matches in which he failed to make an impact were against PNG (11 and 20).
Junaid Siddique and Zahoor Khan have scalped 73 wickets between them in the tournament at a combined strike rate of 31.
Semo Kamea has picked up five wickets at the venue at a phenomenal strike rate of 15.8.
Vriitya Aravind has featured in the Best11 in each of the last three matches.
Five of the six teams have been bowled out in the last three matches at the venue, with spinners picking up 57% of those wickets.