MATCH PREVIEW FOR NAMIBIA VS UAE
Namibia lost a close contest against the Netherlands. But they showed great character and fight throughout the match. They struggled in the middle overs with the bat to score enough runs. Even though Netherlands got off to a flier in the powerplay, they restricted them and took the match to the last over.
Meanwhile, the inexperienced UAE side have lost both matches. They have match-winners on their side. They need to be consistent and someone needs to play long innings. Karthik Meiyappan took a brilliant hat trick against Sri Lanka. He would be looking to restrict the Namibian middle order.
This is a very important match with regard to qualification. UAE needs a win with a large margin to stay alive in the tournament. Namibia needs a win as their NRR is very good. The crucial encounter will take place at the Simonds Stadium, Geelong on 20th October 2022. The match will start at 1:30 PM IST.
MATCH DETAILS FOR NAMIBIA VS UAE
Match: Namibia vs UAE
Venue: Simonds Stadium, Geelong
Date and Time: October 20, 1:30 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Hotstar
PITCH REPORT FOR NAMIBIA VS UAE
The pitch provides an even contest between bat and ball. The pitch is on the slower side and the batsmen need to take to get used to the pace of the wicket. But the short square boundaries provide scoring opportunities for batsmen.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI FOR NAMIBIA VS UAE
Michael van Lingen, Divan la Cock, Stephan Baard, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Jan Frylinck, David Wiese, JJ Smit, Zane Green (wk), Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo
Chirag Suri, Muhammad Waseem, Aryan Lakra, Chundangapoyil Rizwan (c), Basil Hameed, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Kashif Daud, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan
PREDICTED WINNER FOR NAMIBIA VS UAE
Namibia are playing well. But they need to score freely in the middle overs. A battle against spin awaits them in form of the hat trick hero Meiyappan. If they play the middle overs well, they are likely to win the match.
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