NEP vs ZIM Dream11 : Nepal and Zimbabwe get the three country T20 series underway with the two sides partaking in the series opener today
Shunted out by the International Cricket Council for interfere by their government into their cricketing body’s affairs, Zimbabwe played their first T20 series proceeding the incident this month itself. The African side were part of the T20 Tri-Series between themselves, Bangladesh and Afghanistan as they looked to infuse a fresh influx of life into ther crumbling cricketing sojourn.
Although things traversed as they have been over the course of 2019 with the side trounced in most of their encounters, the biggest takeaway for them would be the one win they managed to script against Afghanistan. It came against a colossal side, one way elevated to them when it comes to cricketing acumen, a result which saw them snap Afghanistan’s record winning spree in the T20 fraternity.
Now moving on to ply their skill set against Singapore and Nepal in another T20 Tri-Series starting today, Zimbabwe will be looking to build on that performance and in its wake finally register their first win in a long time. Given the way they have collapsed and crumbled recently though, today’s opening encounter against Nepal is by no means a foregone conclusion.
Nepal have put in some good displays recently, the most recently coming the T20 Qualifiers from the Asian region on the same ground and with Zimbabwe vulnerable and unstable at the moment, today’s clash is set to be an edge of the seat thriller. This should be a runs galore one, a match which revels us in an extraordinaire display of sweet hitting and crunching the ball to the fence on ample occasions.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
With rain in the area, the new ball will definitely move around if we do have rainfall either preceding or during the course of the encounter, nudging the side winning the toss choosing to field first today. Overall, it will be a good, hard and solid batting surface with the pitch settling in nicely and quickly to see the ball come on nicely onto the bat.
Probable Playing 11
- Craige Ervine is out of this series for Zimbabwe with Ryan Burl being named as his replacement.
Brian Chari, Regis Chakabva, Peter Moor, Sean Williams (C), Ryan Burl, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Richmond Mutumbami, Wellington Masakadza, Neville Madziva, Tendai Chatara, Daniel Jakiel
Paras Khadka, Pawan Sarraf, Dipendra Singh Airee, Md.Arif Sheikh, Sundeep Jora, Rohit, Binod Bhandari (WK), Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Sandeep Lamicchanne, Abinash
NEP vs ZIM Match Prediction
Nepal has shown over the course of 2019 that they can make for tough opponents with some good displays but in Zimbabwe they face an opposition which is way too superior. This is a Zimbabwe side looking to make amends for its dismissal showing across the year and will be treating this series as one it can swing in its favour.
What works in Zimbabwe’s favour today is the hoard of clean hitters it’s got lining up it batting order, names who’ll make most of the batting conducive conditions today to leave Nepal famished when staring at such a stellar batting effort.
Match: Nepal Vs Zimbabwe
Date And Time: 27th September, Friday- 5:00pm IST
Venue: Indian Association Ground, Singapore
Where To Watch: Fan Code, Singapore YouTube
- Regis Chakabva, Ryan Burl, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Tendai Chatara
- Paras Khadka, Pawan Sarraf, Dipendra Singh Airee, KC Karan
Top 4 Batting Order
- Brian Chari, Regis Chakabva, Peter Moor, Sean Williams
- Paras Khadka, Pawan Sarraf, Dipendra Singh Airee, Md.Arif Sheikh
- Chakabva, Ryan Burl
- Paras Khadka, Pawan Sarraf
Death Overs Bowlers
- Wellington Masakadza, Neville Madziva
- KC Karan, Sompal Kami
NEP vs ZIM Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
After his 39 runs in the side’s only win against Afghanistan in the bygone series they contested in, we are getting in Afghanistan’s wicket-keeper Regis Chakabva into our side for this encounter. With Zimbabwe shuffling around their squad for the upcoming series, he finds himself elevated into the opening slot, according him adequate time to put on a massive score today.
Number three bat Peter Moor comes in from the side as well with him being a sweet hitter of the ball as well, a top of the order bat we have to indulge in for today’s match given the prevelant conditions.
NEP vs ZIM Dream11 Batsmen
We continue picking off bats from Zimbabwe with us envisaging them to manoeuvre their way to a colossal score and use the skill set imbued in them to show their true mettle as a batting unit. A pivotal component of that will be Brian Chari who has showcased good form this year, serenading himself with runs across the domestic arena to complete our trio of batting choices from the side.
Elsewhere from Nepal we are opting for Dipendra Singh-Airee and opener Paras Khadka for today’s imminent match with the opener having scored 597 runs in 19 matches for the side in the T20 format.
NEP vs ZIM Dream11 All-Rounders
With 21 runs and the 1 wicket in the side’s culminating encounter against Afghanistan, we are making Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams an instant pick for us in this facet. He comes bestowed with a two toned role, one which sees him be given a high batting order along with get the four overs with the ball as well, making him someone we just couldn’t leave out for this encounter.
With figures of 2-18 in the same match, all-rounder Tinotenda Mutombodzi comes in as well from the side while we have the one pick in Pawan Sarraf be selected from Nepal.
NEP vs ZIM Dream11 Bowling Order
With rain very realistic, looming over the stadium ominously, choosing the new ball bowlers for this match and the death overs operators was the way to go forward for us today. This saw us move in with the formidable and deadly duo of Wellington Masakadza and Neville Madziva from Zimbabwe whilst we are getting in KC Karan from Nepal.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Chakabva has been opted as our captain for this one with us deciding to make Williams the 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.