UGA vs KEN Dream11 Prediction: The 8th game of the Uganda T20I tri-series is scheduled to be played between hosts Uganda and Kenya at the Entebbe Cricket Oval in Entebbe on 15 September. This will be the third match between Uganda and Kenya in the ongoing tri-nation series. Incidentally, Kenya will be playing back-to-back matches in a single in this Uganda T20I tri-series.
Both these teams have faced quite similar fortunes in this Uganda T20I tri-series. Uganda did lose their first match against Kenya but then they went on to register superb back-to-back wins against Nigeria in their next two games. Therefore, the hosts will be high on confidence. On the other hand, Kenya are the only unbeaten side in this tri-series as they have won all of their three games so far.
This will be the second consecutive match at the same venue in a single day as Kenya will face Nigeria in the opening fixture. Thus, there are chances of the track getting slowed down which could see one more low-scoring match.
Fixture Name: Match 8, Uganda vs Kenya
Competition: Uganda T20I Tri-Series
Date: 15 September
Time: 4:30 PM IST
Ground: Entebbe Cricket Oval, Entebbe
Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Entebbe Cricket Oval will have enough assistance for the bowlers. It will be challenging for the batsmen to adjust on this wicket and they have to show great amount of application to score runs. It will be a low-scoring encounter and batting first will be a good decision.
Both these teams have been in a really great form recently in this Uganda T20I tri-series and thus, it will be a calculative option to pick a mixed combination of players in your respective fantasy teams. It will be a good move to include as many batsmen to increase the chances of winning big amount of cash. Kenya will be the favourites for this game.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Irfan Karim
BATSMEN: Gurdeep Singh, Saud Islam, Riazat Shah, Alex Obanda, Simon Sseszai
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dinesh Nakrani, Shem Ngoche
BOWLERS: Frank Akankwasa, Henry Ssenyondo, Nehemiah Odhiambo
As they are already playing the opening match of the day, Kenya will have an advantage in this game against Uganda. Kenya are expected to win this match. However, Uganda also have the ability and the team to pose a really good challenge in this eight match of the tri-nation series. This will be a really important match in context of this Uganda T20I tri-series.
Uganda have performed impressively well in the batting department in the previous two matches. The likes of Simon Sseszai, Riazat Shah and Ronak Patel have been in an excellent touch in this batting line-up. On the other hand, Henry Ssenyondo, Frank Akankwasa and Charles Waiswa have delivered with the ball consistently well. The hosts will now be looking to build on this winning momentum.
For Uganda, Dinesh Nakrani delivered a brilliant all-round performance in the last match against Nigeria taking two crucial wickets and also scoring 38 runs off 24 balls. He also picked up a couple of wickets in the game against Kenya.He will once again be a key player to watch for in this important stage of the tri-series.
Uganda’s Riazat Shah has contributed with crucial performances both with the bat and ball. He has performed impressively well having smashed scores of 15, 40 and 31 in the last three games. Riazat Shah will now be aiming to convert his valuable starts into a big innings with the bat to help his team do well against a quality Kenya side.
UGA Playing 11 (likely)
Kenya’s performance in the batting department has been really impressive scoring more than 150 runs in the first match, winning the second by 8 wickets and putting up 162 runs on the board in the third game. For Kenya, Irfan Karim has been the top performer smashing 67 runs against Uganda and scoring 58 in the most recent game. In the bowling department, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Vraj Patel and Peter Langat have looked in a good touch.
For Kenya, Gurdeep Singh has shown the signs of putting up crucial performances at the top with the bat in this tri-nation series so far. Gurdeep smacked a fine knock of 44 runs off 35 balls in the previous game against Nigeria. He also picked up two vital wickets with the ball in the same match. In the opening match against Uganda, Gurdeep Singh scored 27 runs.
Kenya’s wicket-keeper batsman Irfan Karim is coming into this game in an amazing form as he played a brilliant innings of 55 runs off 46 balls that included 5 fours and 1 six against Nigeria in the previous outing. Irfan also smacked a remarkable knock of 65 runs off 54 balls in the first game against Uganda. He will be a key player in this match as well because he has already scored two fifties in this tri-series
KEN Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the Uganda T20I Tri Series Live score and streaming on FanCode. All the players stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on FanCode. There will a great experience of entertainment as both these associate teams, Uganda and Kenya have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will been keen to do well.
The Uganda T20I tri-series between Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this tri-nation series and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform on the FanCode app. It will be a great expedition to witness the some exciting cricketing action in the Uganda vs Kenya match.
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