Sandeep Lamichhane is a multiplier choice for your fantasy team.
KEN vs NEP Team Preview:
Kenya will take on Nepal in the inaugural match of the five-match T20I series 2022 at Nairobi Gymkhana Club Ground in Nairobi. Nepal are visiting Kenya for the first time, as the two sides prepare to compete for the series cup on Thursday. Nepal have named star spinner Sandeep Lamichanne as captain, while Kenya will be led by Shem Ngoche. Both teams have already announced their squads, with Nepal looking much stronger on paper with players like Dipendra Singh Airee and Karan KC in their ranks who have served well for the national side in the past. A thrilling game is expected on Thursday, with both teams looking to take an early lead in the series.
KEN vs NEP Match Details:
Kenya vs Nepal, 1st T20I
Venue: Nairobi Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
Date & Time: 25th August at 11:30 AM IST and 9:00 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: FanCode
KEN vs NEP, 1st T20I, Pitch Report:
The Nairobi Gymkhana Club Ground is known for producing high-scoring wickets. Although scores of 160 and higher are common here, the pacers should benefit from the surface. The team that wins the toss should prefer to chase here.
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KEN vs NEP, 1st T20I, Probable Playing XIs:
Irfan Karim, Alex Obanda, Sachin Bhudia, Sukhdeep Singh, Collins Obuya, Shem Ngoche (c), Emmanuel Bundi, Nelson Odhiambo, Vraj Patel, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Elijah Otieno
Arjun Saud, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Gyanendra Malla, Bhim Sharki, Dipendra Singh Airee, Karan KC, Aadil Ansari, Bibek Kumar Yadav, Kishore Mahato, Pawan Sarraf, Sandeep Lamichhane (c)
Top Picks for KEN vs NEP Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Kenya
He will be a crucial pick. He has amassed 566 runs in 29 T20I matches at an average of 25.72 and at a strike rate of 100.53.
He is a genuine wicket-taker for his side in the shortest format. He has scalped 14 wickets in 13 matches at an average of 16.71 and an economy of 6.62.
Top Picks – Nepal
He’ll be a crucial pick due to his extensive experience playing shorter formats of cricket. He has smashed 1033 runs at an average of 39.73 and a strike rate of 133.29 while taking 15 wickets in 39 matches.
He is a top all-rounder who has performed well in recent years. He has scalped 57 wickets and scored 276 runs in 38 matches at an average of 16.23.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KEN vs NEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Irfan Karim, Alex Obanda, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Aarif Sheikh, Rakep Patel, Dipendra Singh-Airee (c), KC Karan (vc), Sandeep Lamichhane, Emmanuel Bundi, Sompal Kami, Nelson Odhiambo
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KEN vs NEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Asif-Sheikh, Alex Obanda, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Gyanendra Malla, Rakep Patel (vc), Dipendra Singh-Airee, KC Karan, Sandeep Lamichhane (c), Shem Ngoche, Emmanuel Bundi, Sompal Kami
Today’s KEN vs NEP Probable Winners:
Nepal are expected to win this game.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.