The hosts Malaysia would look for the second straight win when they take on Maldives in the second T20 of the Malaysia tri-series. Malaysia registered a 5-wicket win over Thailand in the series opener on Monday.
Venue & Pitch
The first game of the series at Kinrara Academy Oval, on Monday (24 June) produced an even battle between the bat and ball. This could well be a similar affair.
Last result – Thailand 113/8 lost to 114/5 – 1st Match, Malaysia Tri-Nation T20I Series at Kuala Lumpur, Jun 24 2019
Malaysia TEAM NEWS
The hosts didn’t produce a complete performance in the first game of the tournament that they would have liked. However, they are most likely to come out unchanged.
Umar Adam, Ahmed Hassan, Mohamed Mahfooz, Mohamed Rishwan, Hassan Rasheed, Ahmed Ameel Mauroof, Muhavith Ganee and Ibrahim Hassan are the sure starters for the side.
Expected XIs for Malaysia vs Maldives 2nd Match
MAL Playing 11: Ahmad Faiz (c), Shafiq Sharif (wk), Virandeep Singh, Aminuddin Ramly, Muhamad Syahadat, Anwar Arudin, Syed Aziz, Fitri Sham, Sharvin Muniandy, Neville Liyanage, Nazril Rahman
Malaysia T20 squad: Ahmad Faiz (captain), Shafiq Sharif (wk), Syed Aziz, Fitri Sham, Sharvin Muniandy, Neville Liyanage, Nazril Rahman, Abdul Rashid, Muhammad Anwar, Pasha Syafiq Ali, Virandeep Singh, Aminuddin Ramly, Muhamad Syahadat and Anwar Arudin.
MLD Playing 11: Umar Adam, Ahmed Hassan, Mohamed Mahfooz (Captain), Mohamed Rishwan, Hassan Rasheed, Ahmed Ameel Mauroof, Muhavith Ganee, Ibrahim Hassan
Maldives T20 squad: Mohamed Mahfooz (Captain), Ibrahim Hassan, Muhavith Ganee, Ihala Gedara Tharaka, Chandana Amrawickram, Umar Adam, Nilantha Cooray, Ahmed Hassan, Wedage Janaka, Ahmed Ameel Mauroof, Sharfraz Jaleel, Mohamed Rishwan, Hassan Rasheed and Shaafee Saeed.
MLD vs MAL Dream11 Team Prediction
Muhamad Syahadat of Malaysia was the star performer in the first game of the series. First, he wrecked the opposition with 3 for 7 with the ball and later made unbeaten 41 off 32 balls.
Syed Aziz, Fitri Sham and Virandeep Singh were among others who bagged wickets on Monday’s fixture. Anwar Arudin, Shafiq Sharif and skipper Ahmed Faiz are among others you can pick in your team.
As far as Maldives are concerned, the best four fantasy picks would be Mohamed Rishwan, Ahmed Hassan, Ibrahim Hassan and Ameel Mauroof basis performances in the last competition.
Captain options – Muhamad Syahadat, Ahmed Faiz, Syed Aziz, Virandeep