In Group A of the Cricket World Cup Challenge League, it’ll be table toppers Canada who face third-place Denmark at Kuala Lumpur.
Both teams will eager for a win in order to solidify their claim in the pool.
Date- Wednesday, September 25
Time- 7:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Canada Team News:
Canada has ensured its authority in the group by recording three thumping wins against Vanuatu, Malaysia, and Qatar, one after the other.
In the previous game, Canada posted a mammoth score of 379 in the first innings before bundling out Qatar for 264.
The game prior to that Canada scored 408 against Malaysia in the first innings as they registered a 206 runs win.
Skipper, Navneet Dhaliwal has been the most consistent batsman for Canada with scores of 72, 140, and 38 respectively.
Rodrigo Thomas in the opening slot has been useful as well with the batsman scoring two half-centuries in three games.
Nitish Kumar and SA Wijeyeratne are fresh from a hundred each in the last game versus Qatar. Not to forget, Kumar had bowled impeccably well as he got a fifer in the same match.
Eranga and Parvez have also chipped in with wickets at regular intervals for Canada.
Canada Squad: Navneet Dhaliwal (C); Abraash Khan; Cecil Pervez; Dilon Heyliger; Hamza Tariq; Harsh Thaker; Nikhil Dutta; Nitish Kumar; Ravinderpal Singh; Rodrigo Thomas; Romesh Galkandage Don; Saad Zafar; Shahid Ahmadzai; Srimantha Wijeyeratne
Denmark Team News:
Denmark wasn’t able to start their campaign in a grand manner as they lost their opening two games to Malaysia and Singapore respectively.
However, Denmark bounced back as they beat Vanuatu and Qatar simultaneously.
Denmark with four points on board resides at the third spot in the table while being two points away from Canada and Singapore.
Denmark’s captain, Ham Shah seemed to have hit the right form in the game against Qatar as he contributed with a well-constructed knock of 93. He later got into the act with the ball as he picked three crucial wickets.
Klokker at number four provided adequate support with an 80 ball 80.
Zameer Khan has got starts for Denmark on quite a few occasions but hasn’t been able to convert them into big scores.
J Jojo and ND Laegsgaard have done well in the bowling department by picking regular wickets.
Denmark Squad-Hamid Shah (C), Abdul Wahab Hashmi, Frederik Klokker, Zameer Khan, Rizwan Mahmood, Anique Uddin, Jino Jojo, Jonas Henriksen, Nicolaj Damgaard, Taranjit Bharaj Singh, Oliver Hald, Zishan Shah, Delawar Khan, Lucky Ali Malik
Canada vs Denmark | Possible Starting 11
Canada- R Thomas, N Dhaliwal (C), N Kumar, S Wijeyeratne, Raviderpal Singh, Hamza Tariq, D Heyliger, H Thaker, Saad Bin Zafar, C Pervez, N Dutta
Denmark- J Henriksen, Ham Shah (C), Zameer Khan, F Klokker, O Hald, J Jojo, Anique Uddin, Delawar Khan, N Laegsgaard, Abdul Hashmi, Lucky Ali
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