KEN vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: In the 7th match of the Uganda T20I Tri Series 2021, Kenya will be locking horns with Nigeria on 15 September at the Entebbe Cricket Oval in Entebbe. Incidentally, both these teams faced off each other in the last match of this tri-nation series as well where Kenya registered a convincing 61-run victory over Nigeria.
Both these teams have witnessed quite contrasting fortunes in the ongoing Uganda T20I Tri Series so far. Kenya have had a brilliant campaign so far as they have won all of their three matches by comprehensive margins. In the first meeting between these two teams, Kenya emerged victorious by a margin of 8 wickets and they defeated Nigeria once again in their most recent game. Nigeria have not done well this season as they have lost all of their four matches.
This will be the seventh consecutive match in the exciting Uganda T20I tri-series. All the matches of this ongoing tri-nation series have been played at the same venue, that is the Entebbe Cricket Oval in Entebbe. Therefore there are chances of the track getting slowed down which could force another low-scoring encounter. Kenya have three victories this series while Nigeria are yet to pick up their first win.
Fixture Name: Match 7, Kenya vs Nigeria
Competition: Uganda T20I Tri-Series
Date: 15 September
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Ground: Entebbe Cricket Oval, Entebbe
Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Entebbe Cricket Oval will offer a competitive contest between the bat and ball. The good amount of bounce will provide enough help to both the batsmen and bowlers. But things will be favourable for the bowlers to a great extent. However, putting runs on the board will be a good choice.
While taking in consideration the performances of the Kenya batters and bowlers in this tri-series so far, it will be a good move to include more players from their side in your fantasy cricket teams. It will also be important to pick a mixed combination of batsmen and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. Also, taking more of Nigeria players could prove to be in the losing cause.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Irfan Karim
BATSMEN: Alex Obanda, Gurdeep Singh, Prosper Useni, Sesan Adedeji
ALL-ROUNDERS: Shem Ngoche, Vincent Adewoye
BOWLERS: Peter Aho, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Vraj Patel, Peter Koech
Kenya will definitely have the upper hand in this match after registering three brilliant wins in as many games in this Uganda T20I tri-series. They will be hoping to continue their winning run further in the tri-nation series. On the other hand, Nigeria will be eyeing to put up an improved show to pick their opening victory in this tri-series.
Kenya’s performance in the batting department has been really impressive scoring more than 150 runs in the first match, winning the second by 8 wickets and putting up 162 runs on the board in the third game. For Kenya, Irfan Karim has been the top performer smashing 67 runs against Uganda and scoring 58 in the most recent game. In the bowling department, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Vraj Patel and Peter Langat have looked in a good touch.
For Kenya, Gurdeep Singh has shown the signs of putting up crucial performances at the top with the bat in this tri-nation series so far. Gurdeep smacked a fine knock of 44 runs off 35 balls in the previous game against Nigeria. He also picked up two vital wickets with the ball in the same match. In the opening match against Uganda, Gurdeep Singh scored 27 runs.
Kenya’s wicket-keeper batsman Irfan Karim is coming into this game in an amazing form as he played a brilliant innings of 55 runs off 46 balls that included 5 fours and 1 six against Nigeria in the previous outing. Irfan also smacked a remarkable knock of 65 runs off 54 balls in the first game against Uganda. He will be a key player in this match as well because he has already scored two fifties in this tri-series
KEN Playing 11 (likely)
The Nigeria team would be really disappointed with their efforts so far in this Uganda T20I tri-series. The major problem for both their batsmen and bowlers has been consistency to a great extent and exposure at this level of the game. Prosper Useni has been really impressive with the ball picking regular wickets while batters will want to convert their starts in this match.
For Nigeria, Prosper Useni has bowled really well in this tri-series against Uganda and Kenya. He took two crucial wickets and ended up conceding just 17 runs in his four overs in the previous match against Kenya. The most impressive part of his bowling has been that he has not leaked much of runs in any of the games so far and has picked up wickets on regular basis.
Nigeria’s Sesan Adedeji been in a nice form with the bat in the last few matches as he has contributed with some really crucial performances. Sesan has a career best score of 51 in T20I cricket and has scored more than 150 runs in just 10 innings. In the match against Uganda, he smashed 38 runs off 24 balls. He will be hoping to play a big knock in this game and help Nigeria record their first win of the tri-series.
NIG Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the Uganda T20I Tri Series Live score and streaming on FanCode. All the players stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on FanCode. There will a great experience of entertainment as both these associate teams, Kenya and Nigeria have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will been keen to do well.
The Uganda T20I tri-series between Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this tri-nation series and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform on the FanCode app. It will be a great expedition to witness the some exciting cricketing action in the Kenya vs Nigeria game
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