NAM Playing 11: The Namibia team will lock horns with the Afghanistan team in the Match 27 of the T20 World Cup 2021. They are coming into this fixture after winning their last 3 games and would be confident of their abilities.
The Namibia team won their last fixture against Scotland by 4 wickets. They bowled quite well to restrict the opposition to a score of 109 runs. The left arm fast bowler, Ruben Trumpelmann was terrific to take 3 wickets in the first over of the match. While, Frylinck was a good support to him as well with 2 scalps. Then the openers, Williams and Lingen were impressive to provide a good start to the team. The top scorer for the team was JJ Smit with 32 runs off 23 balls.
The Namibia team are playing quite well in this tournament, and have the capacity to compete well against the Afghanistan team. In the last fixture, the bowling unit bowled their heart out to contain the opposition for a low total. The leaders of the bowling attack, Ruben and Frylick would look to continue the same form.
The batting unit has been impressive for the team since the start of their campaign in the tournament. The likes of Williams, Erasmus, and Wiese have been providing consistent contribution. While JJ Smit looked confident in the last fixture, and can surely be the x-factor.
NAM Playing 11 (likely)
Namibia Squad: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephen Baard, Karl Birkenstock. Michau du Preez, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Nicol Lofie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Michael van Lingen, David Wiese, Craig Williams, Picky Ya France
WATCH AFG vs NAM T20 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. It will be a day match, but the excitement will be equal as it will be played on a Sunday afternoon. The crowds on the stadium is expected to be lively as well, and the people watching on the TV will look to gather fine knowledge about the Namibia team. If you can’t watch on TV, the Disney+Hotstar plans are available as well. This fixture is expected to provide fine entertainment, as Namibia have players who are quite proficient in both the departments and are in great form leading up to his game.
1. David Wiese
The best pick for this game has an extensive experience in the T20 format and has played all around the world. David is the vital player for the team to reach the penultimate stage in the T20 World Cup. He can provide contributions in both the departments and 116 runs with 4 wickets in the tournament.
2. Gerhard Erasmus
The top order batsman has been impressive in the tournament with his stable mindset and fine composure. He has all shots in the book, and just need to stay at the crease. Although he failed in the last league match, he is expected to provide contribution in this fixture. In 4 matches, Erasmus has scored 109 runs.
3. JJ Smit
The batting all rounder has been a quality player for the Namibia team in the T20 format with averages around 40, and has been impressive with the ball as well. In the last fixture, he was the top scorer for the team with 32 runs off 23 balls, and took a wicket at a fine economy as well.
4. Jan Frylinck
One of the most successful bowlers in the Namibia cricket circuit across all the formats has taken the most wickets for the team in this tournament. In the last fixture, he took 2 wickets at a terrific economy of 2.5 off 4 overs to put the opposition under pressure.
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