NAM Playing 11: The Namibia team will lock horns with the Afghanistan team in the Match 31 of the T20 World Cup 2021. It will be their last chance to qualify for the semifinals of the tournament.
The Namibia team lost by margin of 62 runs, which may hurt the team as a whole. The bowlers were average, with only Eaton and Ruben picking 2 wickets each. Then the batters produced disappointing performance to lose the match by a good margin of 62 runs. The top scorer for the team was David Wiese with 26 runs, and the other players would have to come back to proper form.
The Namibia team faced a major headache in the last game, with the bowlers getting pondered for runs. It will be very important to group themselves as a team and execute their responsibilities well. They are a confident bowling unit, with Ruben Trumpelmann and Fyrlinck in fine form.
The batters have been average in their performances, and better plans are needed to secure wins in crucial situations. If they win this game, the door to T20 World Cup is not very far to them. No changes are expected in Namibia’s Playing 11against Pakistan team.
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 PAK vs NAM T20 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. This fixture is expected to be a tough match for the Namibia team against the strong Pakistan team. The Namibia have also been impressive in the tournament, but they would look to forget the loss against Afghanistan and keep their momentum going in a fine fashion. In this purpose, the batters have to put their best foot forward against the top bowlers of the opposition. The Namibia team will look to generate fine viewership for their team by performing well for upcoming tournaments. The Disney+Hotstar Plans will be available for the cricket fans to watch the T20 World Cup 2021.
1. David Wiese
The most experienced player in the Namibia team will have to be at his best to help the team in competing well against Afghanistan. He has been batting quite well in this tournament, and is the leading run scorer with 142 runs in 5 matches at an average of 47.33. Wiese can also pick crucial wickets with his variations as well.
2. Gerhard Erasmus
The top order batsman and the captain of Namibia team has a solid technique and fine composure to score runs in crucial situations. In this tournament, he has 121 runs and will look to get back to his natural self in this fixture, which will be vital for them.
3. JJ Smit
The batting all rounder was impressive in the game against Scotland to take the team through with fine performances with the bat. He also has a fine pace to contribute with the ball in an effective manner. JJ Smit has 58 runs and 4 wickets to his name in the tournament.
4. Ruben Trumpelmann
The left arm fast bowler has been terrific for the Afghanistan team in the tournament, and has picked wickets against quality batters and would be quite difficult to score runs against him. In 5 matches, Ruben has scalped 6 wickets and would look to keep improving.
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