Papua New Guinea will be heading against Nepal in the upcoming 2 match ODI series. PNG will be visiting the host nation for the match which is scheduled for 25th March 2022. The first ODI match between the two is going to be played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. The next match is going to be played on Saturday, 26th March 2022.
On Friday, 25th March Papua New Guinea vs Nepal match will begin from 8:45 AM IST. This is going to be an interesting match to watch as this will decided the team who is eligible for the ongoing Tri-National series competitor for the 2023 World Cup Qualifiers. So check out the details of the game here, Nepal vs Papua New Guinea, 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction, Head to Head, Playing XI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, & Fantasy Cricket Tips, Where To Watch Live?
Nepal vs Papua New Guinea, 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction
The 1st ODI match between the two is going to be the first match in this format. Previously both teams have faced one another in the recent ICC World Cup League 2 2019-23, wherein the host nation Nepal had won both of the matches against PNG and carried momentum. PNG, on the other hand, will have the services of an exceptional cricketer Assad Vala, who is an experienced middle-order batsman.
Head to Head
Nepal and Papua New Guinea have played against each other in previously on 4 occasions before, Out of these four matches, Nepal has emerged victorious in all of the matches, whereas PNG did not get to win even one match.
Who are the Playing XI?
Sandeep Lamichhane (c), Pawan Sarraf, Kushal Bhurtel, Binod Bhandari, Aasif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Paudel, Bhim Sharki, Aarif Sheikh, Sompal Kami, Karan KC.
Papua New Guinea
Assad Vala (c), Kabua Morea, Charles Amini, Riley Hekure, Sese Bau, Chad Soper, Tony Ura, Norman Vanua, Alei Nao, Simon Atai, Lega Siaka.
The match is at Kirtipur, Nepal. Around this time of the year, there are absolutely no issues in terms of rains and precipitation. The report also shows clear skies, perfect for playing outdoor cricket. The temperature is supposedly predicted to be around 20-27 degrees Celsius.
The matches will be played at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur, is fairly ok. The wicket is on a slower side so it is going to be difficult for the batters to score at this venue. However, the team who wins the toss should choose to bat first and get themselves runs on the scoreboard.
What are the Fantasy Cricket Tips ?
Top Picks – Nepal
Sandeep Lamichhane should be a must-have in your team as he has swamped many batsmen by taking up 48 wickets in 20 outings at an average of 13.1
Karan KC is also a good option as an all-rounder as he has picked up 27 wickets in 18 matches so far. He has also managed to get a decent score of 158 runs at an average of 13.20.
Top Picks – Papua New Guinea
Charles Amini is a phenomenal player with 514 runs under his belt at an average of 21.4. Along with it he is a sharp bowler too with 21 wickets that he picked up under his hat.
Assad Vala the captain of the team, is the most experienced player for Papua New Guinea. He has scored a total of 1130 runs. This chap is good to have and will manage the runs easily.
Where To Watch Live? NEP vs PNG 2022 1st ODI
In case you want to watch the match on Friday, 25th March 2022 live on your devices you can make use of the FanCode app which is available to you as an application as well as a website for streaming it online. There will not be any live telecast of the match in India on any channel, matches will only be live-streamed.