NAM vs SCO Dream11 : Scotland strive to get their third win in succession today when they take on a paper thin Namibia side
Ahead of making an advent into the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019, Namibia knew that things were only going to get dicier starting here. The road to making it till this stage was a pristine one for them, one which deserved to be hailed but the side have unfortunately failed to emote the same display come this tournamnet.
Losing two out of two matches in Group A, the side find themselves slumped in last place, a predicament which looks to only increase for them come today’s forthcoming clash. They take on a Scotland side which has registered two wins in succession to find itself in the reckoning to occupy first place in the group.
Things didn’t begin in the bets of manners for Scotland but the side were quick to pick themselves up after their opening defeat and ensure it didn’t deter their ambitions of qualifying from the group into the ensuing stage. With wins over PNG and Kenya previously, the side are in a good position of making it through unscathed, one they’ll be looking to nail down come away inferior Namibia side today.
Despite putting on a small target infront of PNG in the previous encounter, one all of just 147 runs, Scotland did extremely well in their bowling travail to snare the side pulled off a sensational win. Thing looked bleak for them at one stage but the side did well to scrape their way back into the match, seeing heir restrictive death overs bowling take them to a 4 run win.
Elsewhere, Namibia were routed and trounced by the same PNG side in their previous outing, a massive 81 run defeat which saw them side completely fall apart. The allowed PNG to put 197 runs past them before faltering right from the opening ball of their run chase, one in which they were never in the chase to end their efforts at a mere 116.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
The brunt of incessant cricket has started taking its toll on the surface with the ball stopping and coming onto the bat, making it tough for the batsmen to find the pace needed to send the ball to the boundary. A tricky surface to bat on as the match progresses, the side winning the toss will be looking to step out and bat first today.
Probable Playing 11
Kyle Coetzer (C), George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross (WK), Ollie Hairs, Tom Sole, Safyaan Sharif, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Tahir
Stephan Baard, JP Kotze, Niko Davin, Gerhard Erasmus (C), Smit, Craig Williams, Christi Viljoen, Zane Green (WK), Zhivago Groenewald, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019
Match: Scotland Vs Namibia Group A
Date And Time: 22nd October, Tuesday- 11:30am IST
- George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Mark Watt
- Stephan Baard, JP Kotze, Gerhard Erasmus, Bernard Scholtz
Top 4 Batting Order
- Kyle Coetzer, George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington
- Stephan Baard, JP Kotze, Niko Davin, Gerhard Erasmus
- Kyle Coetzer, George Munsey
- JP Kotze, Gerhard Erasmus
Death Overs Bowlers
- Josh Davey, Mark Watt
- Zhivago Groenewald, Jan Frylinck
NAM vs SCO Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
His 40 runs in just 23 balls in the lower middle-order the last time around for the side ended up being the deciding run, an innings which ensured his side were provided with the impetuous needed to embark of a defendable score. It sees us get in Scotland’s wicket-keeper Matthew Cross as our choice in this segment.
NAM vs SCO Dream11 Batsmen
The side’s opener and captain, Kyle Coetzer scored 54 runs in 47 balls in the same match, a knock which was equally important to ensure his side were able to make the full use of the powerplays and score quick runs. He comes in as well for us along with the second opener in the form of Geroge Munsey who game him adequate company to see the two put on a solid opening partnership.
From Namibia on the other hand we have gotten in Jan Frylinck more so due to his bowling efforts which saw him pick up 3-18 in just two overs, a spell which is set to see him being handed over the ball more amply by his side today.
NAM vs SCO Dream11 All-Rounders
Number three bat, new ball operator and the captain of the side, Gerhard Erasmus is our first pick in this facet. The Namibia player holds an integral role in both of his side’s slots, making him the ideal all-rounder we yearn for in every match, making him someone we just had o snap in our side for today.
Christi Viljoen comes in as well after getting two wickets for his side the last time around while from Scotland we are choosing Richie Berrington after he scored 22 runs for the side in the last outing.
NAM vs SCO Dream11 Bowling Order
With Namibia being so dismal in their batting display, a side which has left their ardent supporters in dismay, we had to make this segment a dominant one for the bowlers from Scotland. We begin by getting in Tom Sole along with Safyaan Sharif and Josh Davey with both of them snaring the two wickets apiece in the side’s previous tie.
We have the one pick come into our side from Namibia as well with Bernard Scholtz completing our side for today’s encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Kyle will be our captain for this fixture whilst we are making Sharif our vice-captain.
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.