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Nepal vs Malaysia, Nepal T20I Tri-Series, Today Match Prediction

Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur, Nepal

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5.70
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Malaysia won the toss and chose to bat first

Nepal beat Malaysia by 6 wickets

Host Nepal aim to continue their winning ways agaisnt Malaysia

  • Nepal registered a comfortable win over Papua New Guinea in the opening game of the tri-series.
  • Malaysia registered a narrow win over Papua New Guinea in a game played on Tuesday.
  • Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz, Muhammad Wafiq and Sharvin Muniandy produced excellent performances for Malaysia.

Expect Nepal to register a hard-fought win over Malaysia.

Tournament: Nepal T20I Tri-Series | Format: T20 | Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur, Nepal | Toss: To Bat

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Host Nepal will be looking to continue his excellent form when they take on Malaysia in the third match of the tri-series to be played at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Stadium in Kirtipur on Wednesday.

In the tri-series opener, Nepal registered 15-run win over Papua New Guinea, courtesy splendid performances from Aasif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel, Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC. With this result, Nepal registered their first win of the competition.

On the other hand, Malaysia registered a close win over Papua New Guinea, courtesy excellent performances from Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz, Muhammad Wafiq and Sharvin Muniandy. Captain Ahmad Faiz will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance in this fixture.

Nepal Preview

The home side will not be making any changes to their playing XI against Malaysia. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Aarif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel, Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

For Nepal, wicket-keeper batsman Aasif Sheikh played well and finished the innings with the top-score of 43 runs off 35 balls with the help of five boundaries and one six. Besides Aasif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel scored 34 runs off 26 balls with the help of two fours and one six, whereas Aarif Sheikh chipped in with 31 runs off 22 balls.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Abhinash Bohara and Sandeep Lamichhane to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous match, Captain Sandeep Lamichhane was the standout bowler on display and finished with figures of 3 for 22 in his four overs. Besides Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara bowled well and claimed 2 for 29 in his four overs.

Nepal Predicted Playing XI:

Sandeep Lamichhane (captain). Lokesh Bam, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal bhurtel,Aasif Sheikh (wk), Dipendra Singh Airee, Kushal Malla, Rohit Paudel, Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Abinash Bohara

Nepal Key Players From Previous Game Of Nepal T20I Tri-Series

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
M Aasif Sheikh
43
35
5
1
122.86
R Kumar Paudel
34
26
2
1
130.77
A Sheikh
31
22
3
2
140.91
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
S Lamichhane
4.0
0
22
3
5.5
K KC
4.0
0
44
3
11
A Bohara
4.0
0
29
2
7.25

Nepal Actual Playing XI:

Kushal Malla, Dilip Nath, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Mohammad Aasif Sheikh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kushal Bhurtel, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Aarif Sheikh, Abinash Bohara

Malaysia Preview

The team management will be hoping that the side can maintain their standards with bat and ball in this fixture.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Virandeep Singh, Syed Aziz, Ahmad Faiz and Zulkifle to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous match, Virandeep Singh and Captain Ahmad Faiz notched up splendid half-centuries to help Malaysia to post a competitive score on the board. Besides Virandeep and Ahmad, Syed Aziz showcased excellent form with the bat and scored unbeaten 47 off 26 balls with the help of five boundaries and two sixes.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Sharvin Muniandy, Mohammad Wafiq and Pavandeep Singh to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

Sharvin Muniandy was the pick of the bowlers for Malaysia in the previous match and claimed 4 for 32 in 3.4 overs. Besides Muniandy, Mohammad Wafiq and Pavandeep Singh bowled well and claimed three wickets apiece.

Malaysia Predicted Playing XI:

Ahmad Faiz (c), Sharvin Muniandy, Syed Aziz, Ammar Zuhdi Hazalan (wk), Ainool Hafizs, Pavandeep Singh, Muhammad Amir, Virandeep Singh, Zubaidi Zulkifle, Vijay Unni, Muhammad Wafiq

Malaysia Key Players From Previous Game Of Nepal T20I Tri-Series

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
V Singh
59
52
2
2
113.46
A Faiz
56
37
5
3
151.35
S Aziz
47
26
5
2
180.77
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
S Muniandy
3.3
0
32
4
9.14
M Wafiq
4.0
0
14
3
3.5
P Singh
4.0
0
30
3
7.5

Malaysia Actual Playing XI:

Ammar Zuhdi, Ainool Hafizs MD Yatim, Muhammad Amir Azim Shukor, Vijay Unni, Pavandeep Singh, Virandeep Singh, Muhammad Wafiq, Ahmed Faiz, Sharvin Muniandy, Syed Aziz, Ahmad Zubaidi Zulkifle

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
16
0 mm.
0.76 k/h
From: SE
1%
03h
18
0 mm.
1.29 k/h
From: SSW
75%
06h
19
0.15 mm.
2.03 k/h
From: SSW
63%
09h
21
0 mm.
1.28 k/h
From: SSW
78%
12h
20
0 mm.
0.93 k/h
From: SW
88%
15h
19
0 mm.
1.64 k/h
From: ENE
100%
18h
17
0 mm.
1.43 k/h
From: E
70%
21h
18
0 mm.
1.52 k/h
From: ENE
91%

Weather Conditions

The weather forecast for Wednesday is going to be bright and sunny. With the pitch favoring the batting units, the bowlers will need to show skills and variation to get wickets on this surface.

Venue Details

Tribhuvan University International Cricket Stadium is going to host the third T20I game of the tri-series between Nepal and Malaysia.

Nepal and Malaysia managed to win their previous matches played at this venue.

Toss: To Bat

Both the sides will be looking to win the toss, bat first and post a score in excess of 180 runs. The previous game was won by side batting second.

Based on current form, Nepal will be favorites to win their game against Malaysia. With likes of Aarif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel and Aasif Sheikh in decent form, the team management will be hoping for more of the same against Malaysia.

On the other hand, Malaysia have to play exceptional cricket to upstage Nepal in this fixture.

 

Expect Nepal to register a hard-fought win over Malaysia.

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