PAK vs NAM Dream11 Prediction: Pakistan will be back in action later tonight as they take on Namibia for a Pool B fixture in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Pakistan has been one of the teams to beat in the tournament so far as they’ve registered three wins from three. Wins over India, New Zealand, and Afghanistan have now surely certified their spot in the semi-finals. As for Namibia, they did do well by beating Scotland but were then beaten comprehensively to Afghanistan in the game after. Namibia now has another stern test ahead of them as they look to create an upset in the ongoing campaign. Nevertheless, considering the depth in quality, as well as the recent form of the Pakistan team, they should make it four out of four.
Fixture Name: Pakistan vs Namibia
Competition: ICC T20 World Cup
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
Pitch Report: The pitch at Abu Dhabi does have enough assistance for the batters to be among the runs here. The team winning the toss would prefer to field, as teams chasing have won seven of their previous eight games at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Toss Update: Pakistan has won the toss and will bat first.
WK: Z Green, M Rizwan
BAT: B Azam, F Zaman, C Williams
AR: D Wiese, I Wasim, J Smit
BOW: H Ali, S Afridi, H Rauf
It’s safe to say Pakistan will be heading in as the clear-cut favorites to get the win here. Although, Namibia’s bowling attack does have a bit of zip. However, in the balance of play, it’s Pakistan that should be the superior team heading in.
Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan will be the usual candidates expected to be amongst the runs for Pakistan. Fakhar Zaman can chip in with his ability to score quickfire runs. Shaheen Afridi and Hassan Rauf can pack a punch with their pace and knack of picking up regular wickets.
Babar Azam has been one of the standout performers in the tournament so far. The Pakistani captain has two fifties from the three games and will be touted to score more against the Namibian attack. Talking about his T20I career in general, Babar Azam has scored 2332 runs at an average of 47.5.
Mohamad Rizwan has also been a revelation up the order for Pakistan in recent times. The wicket-keeper batsman has scored 1185 runs from 46 T20Is, which includes nine fifties, a 100, and an average of 49.4
Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
The likes of David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, and Ruben Trumpelmann are a few names from the Namibian camp who can earn the user valuable points for the user.
David Wiese’s all-around ability could be of assistance for Namibia. Wiese has scored 142 runs in the tournament so far, while also picking up four wickets in the process with the ball.
The left-arm-fast bowler can play a pivotal role with the ball in hand for Namibia. Having featured in 25 T20Is for his country, Jan Frylinck has picked up 42 wickets, while bowling at an economy rate of 6.14.
Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green(w), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Ben Shikongo
The upcoming clash between Bangladesh vs Namibia will be available to watch on Star Sports and Hotstar. The rest of the ICC T20 World Cup games will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network and will also be live-streamed on Hotstar.
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