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UAE vs NIG Dream11 Match Prediction | Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 | Team News, Playing11, Fantasy Teams

UAE vs NIG Dream11 Match Prediction | The United Arab Emirates vs Nigeria Match Preview

Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 1, Abu Dhabi, 24th October at 11:30 AM IST

It is the 28th match of Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 and the two teams locking horns here are the United Arab Emirates and Nigeria at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 1 in Abu Dhabi.
Both teams have had a hard time in the competition so far especially Nigeria who are yet to register a win against their name from 3 matches. They are languishing at the bottom of Group B and with only three matches left they don't possess a chance to finish among the top two.
On the other hand, the United Arab Emirates have won 2 and lost 2 from 4 matches and are placed at the fifth position on the points table.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for UAE vs NIG Dream11.

Also Read: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers: Squads of all 14 teams

Head to Head

This would be the first meeting between these two sides in T20Is.

Recent form (last 5 matches)

Nigeria- LLLLL
The United Arab Emirates- WLWWL

UAE vs NIG Team News

The United Arab Emirates
Wicket-keeper batsman Ghulam Shabeer has left the squad amidst the T20 World Cup Qualifier. He didn't play in the fixture against Jersey as well. Mohammad Boota will keep wickets in his absence.

Injuries: No injury updates
Underperformers: Zahoor Khan gave away 39 runs in the last game against Jersey from just 3 overs. His place looks under jeopardy.
Possible replacements: Imran Haider is the ample replacement for Zahoor Khan in the eleven.

The United Arab Emirates Playing 11- (Expected)
Chirag Suri, Rohan Mustafa, Darius D'Silva, Mohammad Boota, Junaid Siddique, Ahmed Raza, Waheed Ahmed, Muhammad Usman, Rameez Shahzad, Zahoor Khan/Imran Haider, Sultan Ahmed.

Despite losing three games on the trot, Nigeria haven't made any changes in their eleven.

Injuries: No injury updates
Expected to be benched: V Adewoye, Codi Yusuf, Segun Ogundipe, M Taiwo.
Possible combination: V Adewoye and Codi Yusuf could come into the eleven as a replacement for Isaac Okpe and Daniel Gim.

Nigeria Playing 11- (Expected)
Sylvester Okpe, Abiodun Abioye, Ademola Onikoyi, Joseph Adedeji, Sulaimon Runsewe, Daniel Ajekun, Chimezie Onwuzulike, Chima Akachukwu, Leke Oyede, Daniel Gim/Vincent Adewoye, Isaac Okpe/Codi Yusuf.

UAE vs NIG Squads

UAE Squad
Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Naseem Khushi, Khurram Nawaz, Jatinder Singh, Mohammad Nadeem, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Jay Odedra, Aamir Kaleem, Khawar Ali, Bilal Khan, Aqib Ilyas, Sufyan Mehmood, Sandeep Goud, Mehran Khan, Suraj Kumar.

NIG Squad
Ademola Onikoyi (c), Segun Ogundipe, Chima Akachukwu, Isaac Okpe, Abiodun Abioye, Taiwo Mohammed, Daniel Gim, Sylvester Okpe, Yusuf Gershon, Sesan Adedeji, Sulaimon Runsewe, Chimezie Onwuzulike, Vincent Adewoye, Daniel Ajekun, Leke Oyede.

UAE vs NIG Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from Nigeria-

Best players from the tournament so far:
S Runsewe: 51 runs from 3 innings at an average of 25.50.
A Oyede:
40 runs from 3 innings at an average of 13.33.
C Onwuzulike: 42 runs from 3 innings at an average of 14.
A Abioye: 3 wickets from 3 matches at an economy rate of 8.75.

Players to avoid:
D Gim, I Okpe

Fantasy picks from The United Arab Emirates-

Best players from the tournament so far:
Rohan Mustafa: 101 runs from 4 innings at an average of 25.25 and 7 wickets.
Ahmed Raza: 4 wickets from 4 matches.
Junaid Siddique: 4 wickets from 4 matches.
Chirag Suri: 87 runs from 3 innings at an average of 43.50.

Players to avoid:
Imran Haider, Waheed Ahmed, Sultan Ahmed

Toss Update-

UAE won the toss and will field first

United Arab Emirates XI:

R Mustafa, Z Farid, C Suri, M Usman, D D'Silva, W Ahmed, M Boota, A Raza, S Ahmed, J Siddique, I Haider

Nigeria XI:

D Ajeku, S Runsewe, A Oyede, C Onwuzulike, A Onikoyi, S Adedeji, D Gim, S Okpe, V Adewoye, C Akachukwu, A Abioye

R Shahzad is missing out. You can pick D D'Silva at his place

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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of UAE vs NIG Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.

Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.