KEN vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: In the 6th match of the ICC T20 Qualifier Africa 2021, Kenya will be crossing swords with Nigeria on 18 November (Thursday) at the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre in Kigali. Both these teams are coming into this game after facing quite different results unfold in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Kenya witnessed mixed fortunes on the first day of the competition as they registered an amazing win over Uganda but then lost their second match against Tanzania. On the other hand, things did not start off in an ideal manner for Nigeria as they ended up losing both of their first two matches against Uganda and Tanzania. Thus, it will now be really important for both these sides to come up with a better effort further in this short tournament.
Fixture Name: Match 6, Kenya vs Nigeria
Competition: ICC T20 Qualifier Africa
Date: 18 November
Time: 12:45 PM IST
Ground: Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre, Kigali
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The wicket and the conditions at the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre are expected to offer typical batting-friendly conditions throughout this T20 encounter. There will be some help for the bowlers as well due to the good amount of bounce available on the wicket. Therefore, picking more of batters and all-rounders would be an ideal option from the fantasy cricket point of view.
Team Form Guide:
KEN (recent last): W L L L W
NIG (recent last): L L W W W
Shem Ngoche Stats in T20I
Kenya captain Shem Ngoche has led his team from the front with some really effective performances both in the batting as well as bowling department. He has played many crucial knocks with the bat and also taken more than 20 wickets in 23 games of his T20I career.
Collins Obuya Stats in T20I
For Kenya, all-rounder Collins Obuya has been in an impressive form both with the bat and ball in the recent while. Obuya has amassed more than 600 runs and also picked up as many as 22 wickets while having been given enough of opportunities.
Joseph Adedeji Stats in T20I
For the Nigeria team, Joseph Adedeji is one of the most experienced campaigners in the shortest format of the game. He has the ability to deliver amazingly well both with the bat and ball.
Ashmit Shreshta Stats in T20
Nigeria wicket-keeper batter Ashmit Shreshta has a fine record in T20 cricket with the bat as he has performed impressively well in the recent while. He has smashed a total of 128 runs having played just 7 T20I matches.
Kenya will depend a lot upon the likes of Rushab Patel, Alex Obanda and Shem Ngoche to come good as their main batters. The trio of Nelson Odhiambo, Elijah Otieno and Eugene Maneno will be their important bowlers. On the other hand, Nigeria team will be hoping that the likes of Segun Olayinka, Daniel Gim, Ashmit Shreshta and Joshua Ayannike contribute well in the batting department. The trio of Rasheed Abolarin, Sylvester Okpe and Chima Akachukwu will form an important part of the bowling attack. Toss will once again remain a crucial factor in this game. According to the KEN vs NIG today match prediction & Kenya vs Nigeria cricket betting tips, KEN are the favourites to win this match.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Irfan Karim, Ashmit Shreshta
BATTERS: Gurdeep Singh, Prosper Useni, Ademola Onikoyi
ALL-ROUNDERS: Shem Ngoche, Collins Obuya, Peter Aho
BOWLERS: Elijah Otieno, Sylvester Okpe, Nehemiah Odhiambo
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Collins Obuya, Ashmit Shreshta
For Grand League: Shem Ngoche, Prosper Useni.