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| On Oct 17, 2021 11:30 PM IST

SL vs NAM T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of Namibia


NAM Playing 11: The Namibia team will lock horns in the Match 4 of the T20 World Cup 2021. They lost both their warmup matches in the T20 World Cup 2021.

In their last fixture, their bowling performance was not satisfactory, and gave away 203 runs, which is way above par score on this venue. The experienced player David Wiese returned with 2 wickets. Then in the batting department, they were impressive, but fell short by 19 runs and would look to keep improving. The contributors for the team were Craig Williams with 80 runs, and 25+ from Green, Wiese, and JJ Smit.

Team News

  • The team lost both their warmup fixtures of the T20 World Cup.
  • No injury issues have been reported by the team management.

NAM Playing 11 (likely)

The Namibia team could not secure any win in the warmup fixtures, and would look to play good brand of cricket and trusting their abilities. They would take this qualifiers as a ladder to go up in the ICC T20I rankings and inspire the young generations.

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  • The team’s openers will be Stephen Baard and Zane Green.
  • At no.3 and 4, Craig Williams and Gerhard Erasmus will look to provide stability.
  • The acceleration will be provided by David Wiese and JJ Smit.
  • The key bowlers for the team will be Ruben Trumpelmann and Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, while Scholtz and France can be a good support.

NAM Playing 11 (likely)

1. Stephan Baard
2. Zane Green (wk)
3. Craig Williams
4. Gerhard Erasmus (c)
5. David Wiese
6. JJ Smit
7. Ruben Trumpelmann
8. Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton
9. Jan Frylinck
10. Bernard Scholtz
11. Pikky Ya France

Namibia Squad

Namibia Squad: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephen Baard, Karl Birkenstock. Michau du Preez, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Nicol Lofie-Eaton, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Michael van Lingen, David Wiese, Craig Williams, Picky Ya France

Where to Watch SL vs NAM Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH SL vs NAM T20 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. With lowering of covid cases and swift vaccination drives, it has been made possible for the crowds to enter the stadium and watch the T20 World Cup Live in UAE and Oman. The people who want to watch the SL vs NAM Match Online, they can stream it through Disney+ Hotstar app, which is a an application designed for the Star Sports Network. The VIP and Premium Passes of the Streaming platform are available for the people, so that they can enjoy the cricketing action from anywhere.

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1. David Wiese

The all rounder has played franchise T20 Cricket across all the countries and would look to count upon his experience to do well for the team in the T20 World Cup. In the recently completed CPL 2021, he helped the team to qualify for the finals with his all round abilities. He has played 267 T20 matches.

Name Matches Runs/Wickets Average
David Wiese 267 2859/208 22.6/26.30

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2. Gerhard Erasmus

The captain of the Namibia team will be one of the most crucial picks for this fixture due to his fine track record in the shorter formats. He has the ability to stabilize the team and stitch crucial partnerships. In 22 matches, Erasmus has smashed 522 runs at an average of 34.79.

Name Matches Runs Average
Gerhard Erasmus 22 522 34.79

3. Ruben Trumpelmann

Ruben is a steady customer across all the formats and has been successful in containing runs and picking wickets at an efficient manner. He has been impressive in the warmup matches, and is expected to keep up the good form. In 2 T20I matches, he has scalped 4 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ruben Trumpelmann 2 4 11.50

4. Craig Williams

The top order batsman of the Namibia team has been excellent in the T20I format and can hold the team together with his effective ball striking capabilities. In the warmup fixture, he smashed 80 in a quickfire fashion and can be a fine pick for this fixture.

Name Matches Runs Average
Craig Williams 19 508 33.86

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