MAL Vs HK Dream11 Prediction: Series sweep within Malaysia’s sights when the two sides step out for the final encounter.
For Malaysia, this series against Hong Kong has come across as a massive vindication of the kind of work they are carrying out in the cricketing arena. Leading the ongoing 5 match T20 series between the two outfits 4-0, Malaysia’s rise as a cricketing country has been there for the global stage to take notice of.
Pulling off clinical performances to outshine the visitors in all departments of the game across the series, when the hosts step out to the middle today, the level of competitiveness and hunger will hardly be diminished. This is an elusive opportunity for Malaysia to accrue in their kitty a series sweep, a narrative which will see them come hot out of the blocks on the day.
They make a foray into the fray of the clash having defeated Hong Kong by 13 runs in the foregone encounter. Making 167 while bating first, the side’s bowlers returned with an equally emphatic display with the ball, one which saw them keep picking up wickets at regular intervals to never allow Hong Kong to get into the run chase.
With a 4- 0 lead, Malaysia have shown that there is a clear difference in quality between the two outfits. And they should go on to rake up their fifth win in a row come today owing to the clear dominance they have over a dismay filled Hong Kong outfit.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
Despite four encounters being contested over here till now in quick time, the surface has remained hard and brown for the batters. We’ll be in for akin batting conducive conditions today as well with both the sides concurrently being allowed to pile on the runs here.
The team winning the toss will be looking to come out and bat first and set a hefty target infront of their opponents with the side chasing winning just once in 7 clashes here.
Probable Playing 11
Virandeep Singh, Mohamed Arief, Khizar Hayat, Ahmad Faiz (C), Syed Aziz, Aminuddin Ramly, Sharvin Muniandy, Nazril Rahman, Fitri Sham, Pavandeep Singh
Shahid Wasif, Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan (C), Kinchit Shah, Waqas Barkat, Waqas Khan, Scott McKechnie (WK), Hamed Khan, Hassan Khan Mohammad, Mohsin Khan, Aftab Hussain
Interport 5 Match T20 Series
Match: Malaysia Vs Hong Kong Fifth T20
Date And Time: 26th February, Wednesday- 7:30am IST
Venue: Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Telecast: Malaysia Cricket YouTube, Fan Code
5 Must Have Picks
- Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz, Sharvin Muniandy, Nazril Rahman, Fitri Sham
- Shahid Wasif, Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan , Waqas Barkat, Aftab Hussain
With a 50 in his kitty the last time around, Malaysia’s Virandeep Singh took his tally up to 147 runs in 4 encounters to see him become the first name to be inducted in our Dream 11 component for the fixture.
He’s going to be partnered alongside the series’ leading run getter with Ahmad Faiz coming into our side courtesy of the 162 runs he has this series. We are pairing him alongside Syed Aziz for the upcoming contest with the player having an expansive ability to come out and clean the bowlers in the culminating overs.
Elsewhere, the first player from Hong Kong finally canters his way into our component for the clash with Nizakat Khan being indulged in by us after the opener needed a mere 13 balls to gallop his way to 28 runs the last time around.
While Hong Kong’s captain Aizaz Khan will be well aware that he needs to make amends with the bat this series, he’s managed to distress Malaysia with the bat to snare 6 wickets to see us hammer him down in our Dream 11 side. He finds company in Kinchit Shah after he managed to keep his side in the game the last time around with 24 runs in 12 balls.
With 28 runs in just 17 balls the last time around along with the one wicket in his artillery, Khizar Hayat Durrani from Malaysia once again stamped down his credentials as an all-rounder to make him a must have pick alongside Sharvin Muniandy.
The top wicket taker in the series with 7 wickets till now, Aftab Hussain is going to be the sole player representing us for this clash from Hong Kong. Elsewhere with two wickets in the fourth T20, Pavandeep Singh makes a way into our slot from Malaysia alongside Fitri Sham whose wicket to wicket ling and length has cut apart Hong Kong’s efforts with the bat.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His all-round attributes see us make Khizar our side’s captain while Khan is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Singh, Faiz, Aziz, Khan, Khizar, Khan, Muniandy, Shah, Hussain, Singh, Sham
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.