USA vs NAM: The United States of America is set to take on Namibia in the fourth match of ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-23. The match will take place on 17th September 2022 at Amini Park, Papua New Guinea.
After playing 31 matches, USA ranks third in the points table with 13 wins. However, they have underperformed with the bat. They need a complete team performance to maintain their position in the top three of the points table.
Namibia, on the other hand, stands in 5th position with 10 wins out of 19 games. Their table rank does not justify their performances. They have shown tremendous growth for a while now. If they manage to maintain consistency, they have the potential to finish as the table toppers.
Both teams last had an encounter in the third match on 15th September 2022. Namibia registered a comfortable 79-run win. Chasing a total of 177, USA collapsed under 100 runs. Both teams will lock horns again in the fourth match.
Match Details for USA vs NAM
Series: ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-2023
Date: 17th September 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST
Venue: Amini Park, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Live streaming: Fan code
Pitch Report for USA vs NAM
The match is scheduled to play out at Amini Park, Pap New Guinea. The pitch has produced low-scoring games till now. Initially, it will assist batters, but as the game progresses and the surface wears out, spinners will gain a considerable amount of bounce and turn. The toss-winning team will most probably choose to bat first and try to put on a good total on board.
Probable Playing XI
United States of America
Steven Taylor, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Monank Patel (captain), Aaron Jones, Cameron Stevenson, Gajanand Singh, Jaskaran Malhotra (wicket-keeper), Nisarg Patel, Nosthush Kenjige, Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar
Divan la Cock, Lohandre Louwrens, Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton (wicket-keeper), JJ Smit (captain), Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Pikky Ya France
Match Predictions for USA vs NAM
Namibia is the likely winner of this match. Even though they stand fifth on the table, Namibia has shown substantial growth over the past few years. They have to remain more consistent and win matches to make up for it. USA on the other hand has won most matches but remained inconsistent with the bat. They need to perform as a complete team to win this match. Namibia has the upper hand over USA for this match.