MAL Vs NEP Dream11 Team, Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Nepal and Malaysia thrown open the doors of their Asia Cup qualification sojourn today.
After the culmination of the ACC Western Region T20, the ACC Eastern Region T20 gets underway today to give us two more sides who’ll be throwing their bid forward for making it into this year’s Asia Cup. Featuring five teams who’ll contest against each other twice, the tournamnet sees upcoming sides from the Asian region go at loggerheads starting today.
Opening day will close out with Nepal and Malaysia facing off against each other in what promises to be a riveting affair. Both the sides are coming into their tournamnet opener having thrived in the cricketing arena in their previous travails, two teams instilled with immense momentum in their ranks at the moment.
The tournament’s highest ranked team with a world ranking of 12, Nepal were pulsating in the ICC CWC League 2 as the side accrued crucial points in their bid of qualifying for the ICC 2023 ODI CWC. Elsewhere, Malaysia are making an advent into the series having pulled off alluring display against Hong Kong, ones which saw them sweep the five match series between the two sides 5-0.
Malaysia were extremely impressive against Hong Kong but come Nepal, they are up squaring off against a superior opposition. They will pose a stern test to Nepal but should falter in ther ambitions of registering a win courtesy of Nepal’s formidable bowling unit.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
Not the most conducive of wickets for the batters, the track starts to turn treacherously as the encounter runs down its course, especially in the second part. It’s a surface where the team winning the toss will be looking to come out and set anything close to 150 as a target.
Probable Playing 11
Virandeep Singh, Bhushan Save, Mohamed Arief, Khizar Hayat, Ahmad Faiz (C), Syed Aziz, Aminuddin Ramly, Sharvin Muniandy, Fitri Sham, Pavandeep Singh, Syazrul Idrus
Gyanendra Malla (C), Paras Khadka, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Airee, Binod Bhandari (WK), Kushal Malla, Pawan Sharraf, Sushan, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash
ACC Eastern Region T20
Match: Nepal Vs Malaysia
Date And Time: 29th February, Saturday- 12:00pm IST
Venue: Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok
5 Must Have Players
- Virandeep Singh, Mohamed Arief, Khizar Hayat, Ahmad Faiz, Syazrul Idrus
- Gyanendra Malla, Paras Khadka, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Malla, Pawan Sharraf
MAL Vs NEP Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
The top run getter in the bygone series between Malaysia and Hong Kong with an astounding 177 runs, Malaysia’s wicket-keeper Virandeep Singh will be our pick as the man behind the gloves for the contest.
MAL Vs NEP Dream11 Batsmen
With 162 runs in 4 outings in the same series, Malaysia’s captain Ahmad Faiz will be partnering him up for the encounter. Elsewhere from Nepal, their opner Gyanendra Malla enters the fray of our side after he scored 56 runs in his previous sortie in the CWC League 2.
Aarif Sheikh came up with 28 runs in the same encounter to see him join up Malla as we opt for a formidable and explosive partnership from Nepal for the day.
MAL Vs NEP Dream11 All-Rounders
The 28 runs and one wicket in the same tie were enough to see us rope in Kushal Malla as well from Nepal but what fully confirmed us towards his pick was his half-century in the CWC League 2. It was the fastest ever 50 scored by a player from Nepal in the international arena, a knock which saw Malla revel us in an euphoria filled display with the bat.
Paras Khadka was unbeaten on 20 runs in his last outing to see him become our second pick from Nepal while we are venturing in with the two names from Malaysia as well. We begin with the services of number three bat Khizar Hayat Durrani after he scored 25 runs and left Hong Kong in distress with the two wickets with the ball in the 5th T20.
Sharvin Muniandy got 23 runs in a mere 7 balls to propel his side to a win in the same tie to see him partner up Khizar for the affair.
MAL Vs NEP Dream11 Bowling Order
We 10 wickets in 5 T20 against Malaysia, we begin this docket of our Dream 11 side with the pick of Sandeep Lamichhane from Nepal. We are opting for both the spinners from the side with this surface set to play out immensely in their favour and leave the batters in tatters.
It’s a discourse which sees us dwell in for Sushan Bhari who snagged four wickets in his last encounter while from Malaysia we have their left hand spinner Pavandeep Singh being brought in.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Nepal Bat First: Khadka will captain our setup for the day given his all-round skill set while Khizar is our vice-captain.
Malaysia Bat First: Malla captains our side while Faiz is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Singh, Faiz, Sheikh, Malla, Khizar, Malla, Khadka, Muniandy, Singh, Sandeep, Sushan
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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.