It is Vanuatu against the Cook Islands for the 5th match of the EAP Qualifier. Both teams will be looking to earn some major points to advance further.
Looking back at their performances, then it can be seen that Vanuatu has won both of their matches and in the last match defeated Samoa by 9 wickets.
The Cook Islands on the other hand were unable to win against Fiji as they lost the game by 3 wickets. They will now want to win today’s match.
Both teams have had very contrasting performances in this tournament so far.
It will be interesting to see who wins today’s encounter.
Venue: Independence Park, Port Vila
Match Format: T20I, Match 5, T20I tournament
Date: 11th September 2022
Time: 4:00 AM IST
Streaming Platform: Fan Code
The pitch will suit the batters more than the bowlers and the batsmen who are specialist hitters will enjoy playing at this venue. Bowlers will have to struggle to find wickets here.
Team News & Injury Updates for VAN vs CK Dream11 Match:
No injury concerns are present on either side so we will be seeing full-strength sides today.
Complete Squad for VAN vs CK Dream11 Match:
Andrew Mansale, Junior Kaltapau, Ronald Tari, Ruku Chilia, Wamejo Wotu, Godfrey Mangau, Joshua Rasu, Nalin Nipiko, Patrick Matautaava (c), Bettan Viraliliu (wk), Jamal Vira (wk), Jarryd Allan (wk), Apolinaire Stephen, Darren Wotu, Kenny Tari, Obed Yosef, Rival Samson, Simpson Obed, Williamsing Nalisa
Chris Mana, Cory Dickson, Hayden Dickson, Thomas Parima, Dan Simpson, Davis Teinaki, Gabe Raymond, William Kokaua, Aue Parima (wk), Glenn Miller (c & wk), Ma’ara Ave (wk), Patiiami Ataela (wk), Benjamin Vakatini, Liam Denny, Pare Rongokea, Tomakanute Ritawa, Tomasi Vanuarua
Predicted Playing XI for VAN vs CK Dream11 Match:
Vanuatu has been excellent in this tournament so far, winning two out of two games. They will be hoping to keep the winning momentum going on today.
Predicted Playing XI:
Bettan Viraliliu (wk), Patrick Matautaava (c), Joshua Rasu, Nalin Nipiko, Simpson Obed, Apolinaire Stephen, Andrew Mansale, Jarryd Allen, Jamal Vira, Obed Yosef, Godfrey Mangau
The Cook Islands on the other hand has had an average tournament and will be hoping to win the game today.
Predicted Playing XI:
Hayden Dickson, Cory Dickson, Thomas Parima, Dan Simpson, Ma’ara Ave (c), Aue Parima, Glenn Miller (wk), Benjamin Vakatini, Liam Denny, Tomakanute Ritawa, Tomasi Vanuarua
Top Picks for VAN vs CK Dream11 Match:
In the previous game, Nipiko played an innings of 62 from 46 balls to help win the game for his side. He will be a very important player for today’s match.
Matautaava the skipper will be an excellent choice for Vanuatu because he has picked up important four wickets with an economy rate of 5.15.
In the game against Samoa, Nalisa took two wickets and gave only 15 runs from his four overs. He will be a crucial pick for this match.
Ave hit 31 from 17 balls in the previous game and led his team from the front. He also got two wickets in the same game.
Dickson has hit 65 runs at an average of 32.50. In the game against Fiji, Dickson hit a fifty.
Cory will be a fine pick for the Cook Islands as he made 21 in the last game and grabbed two wickets as well. He has an economy rate of 8.5.
Players to avoid for VAN vs CK Dream11 Match:
Tari has struggled to put up a consistent performance in this tournament and hence must not be picked for today’s game.
Parima was the most expensive bowler for the Cook Islands against Fiji. He gave away 27 runs from 2 overs and his economy rate was 13.50. Thus, he must not be picked for today’s match.
Our Playing XI for VAN vs CK Match 5 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
VAN vs CK:
Glenn Miller, Ma’ara Ave, Andrew Mansale, Hayden Dickson, Junior Kaltapau, Patrick Matautaava (c), Joshua Rasu, Nalin Nipiko (vc), Rival Samson, Cory Dickson, Tomasi Vanuarua
From the team combinations, we can say that Vanuatu will be the winners of this match.
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