Nepal and USA will once again lock horns in the Match 4 of CWC League 2 One Day on Friday evening. USA suffered a 5 wickets defeat against Oman in the last game of the series on Thursday and will be looking to bounce back. On the other side, Nepal also faced defeat against the same opponent, Oman, in their last clash, and in this fixture against USA they will be looking to turn the tide in their favour. There is no doubt that both Nepal and USA have plenty of firepower at their disposal. So, expect a tough encounter when these two sides take the field and unleash their full power for the sake of capturing all the points.
Nepal and USA, both are quality sides and fans can expect neck-to-neck competition in this huge clash. Both the sides faced defeat against Oman in their last clash and are somewhat down in their morale. Both teams have some serious firepower in their sides and fans can expect thrills in the game. Big hitting and skillful bowling are expected to be a feature of this game.
Nepal are residing in the second last position of the table, while USA are in the second position of the table. Nepal and USA met on last Monday, in which Nepal turned out victorious by 5 wickets. Opting to bat, United States posted 230 on the back of a hundred from wicketkeeper Monank Patel. However, they failed to defend the total as Nepal chased it down with five wickets in hand and six balls to spare.
Fixture Name: Match 4
Competition: CWC League 2 One Day
Date: 17 September
Time: 4:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NEP(recent last): W L L
USA(recent last): L L L
The match between Nepal and USA will be played in Al Amerat Cricket Ground ground situated in Al Amerat. The surface, as we have seen in few matches played last week, is slightly on the slower side. Batting against slower bowlers is difficult. Runs with the new ball is crucial.
The players like Monank Patel and Steven Taylor will be vital picks due to their form and track-record. While, Kushal Bhurtel and Rohit Paudel will be the backbone of Oman. The bowlers like Sandeep Lamichhane and Saurabh Netravalkar are quite experienced.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Binod Bhandari, Monank Patel
BATSMEN: Rohit Paudel, Kushal Bhurtel, Aaron Jones
ALL-ROUNDERS: Steven Taylor, Nisarg Patel, Karima Gore
BOWLERS: Sandeep Lamichhane, Saurabh Netravalkar, Karan KC
Nepal is playing some good cricket in this tournament, but there is no doubt that USA is a balanced and experienced side which really makes them tough to beat. Looking at the current form the Nepal side are expected to finish on top in this encounter. They would look to bowl and bat aggressively to get the positive result.
In their last encounter against USA, Nepal have come out on top, both times, and they also look very strong. The likes of Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Paudel, Kushal Malla, and Sandeep Lamichhane are some of the crucial players from them.
The Nepal opener will be crutial for his side in this clash. Kushal has scored 84 runs in their last match with a strike rate of 90.32 against the USA. He has also showed his class in the matches against Oman too.
He is another good pick in the Nepal team. With the ball, he can be effective. He bowled 10 and grabbed 2 vital wickets in the last match against the USA with an excellent economy rate of 3.50.
The Nepal team is not likely to make any changes for this fixture, and will play with same 11.
NEP Playing 11 (likely)
Though faltered in their last game against Oman, USA are not playing bad and have received equally good contributions from all their departments. Steven Taylor and Jaskaran Malhotra have been the stars with the bat for the USA side.
One of the most experience player of USA team will be the most vital player due to his ability to stabilize the team. He displayed a wonderful 100 runs innings in the last game against Nepal which can motivate him to get a big one in this encounter.
Against Oman in the last match, Saurabh bowled a terrific spell of 10 overs and picked up 3 important wickets while shedding only 39 runs. He can be a good pick in this clash.
USA suffered a defeat in their last game against Nepal. But looking at the team, they are expected to keep their combination intact for this tough encounter against the same opponent.
USA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Nepal vs USA CWC League 2 One Day Live score and streaming on Fancode. There is no doubt that this will be a wonderful experience to view the exciting cricketing action in the NEP vs USA clash.
The match between the Nepal and the USA of CWC League 2 One Day tournament will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this series.
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