USA vs NAM Dream11 Prediction and Preview: 2nd Match

USA vs NAM Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview: 2nd Match

USA vs NAM Dream11 Team Prediction, Match Preview and Probable Playing XI for the 2nd match. The United States and Namibia will face off in the 2nd match of ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-22 at Lauderhill in Florida.

Team United States have a well-balanced squad and put a unison effort in first ODI to defeat Papua New Guinea by 5 runs in a rain-curtailed encounter. Batting first, Aaron Jones starred with the bat for hosts scoring 77 runs and was supported by Monank Patel and Karima Gore. Along with them, Elmore Hutchinson played attacking late cameo of 42 runs in just 21 balls to take the team to a total of 251. In Defending the target, Karima Gore was right on the money taking three wicket-haul while Rusty Theron and Nisarg Patel took one scalp each to restrict PNG on 159/6 in 23 overs. The USA will be eager to put another dominant show and defeat Namibia.

Team Namibia enter as underdogs in the tournament and have a reputation for upsetting other teams. They recently made a memorable debut in ODI defeating Oman by a significant margin. They have also found immense success in shorter format winning all seven T20I’s they have played till now. The onus will be on Stephan Baard, JP Kotze and Karl Birkenstock to lead the batting department along with the support of all-rounders Gerhard Erasmus, Christi Viljoen, JJ Smit, and Craig Williams. They will be eager to give a tough challenge to hosts and get some early momentum going ahead in the tournament.

When and Where:

USA vs NAM, 2nd Match, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2, 2019.

Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

17th September 2019, 7:15 PM IST

Venue Stats & Weather Report

Pitch will be neutral. Spinners and Pacers will find assistance from the track. Team USA can score up to 250 runs if they bat first. There are slight chances of rain to hinder the match proceedings.

Recent form

USA: W,W,L, L,W
Namibia: L,L,L,L,W

Squads

USA:
Saurabh Netravalkar (c), Jaskaran Malhotra (wk), Nisarg Patel, Steven Taylor, Karima Gore, Elmore Hutchinson, Aaron Jones, Nosthush Kenjige, Xavier Marshall, Monank Patel, Timil Patel, Jasdeep Singh, Rusty Theron, Sagar Patel

NAM:
Gerhard Erasmus, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, JJ Smit, Pikky Ya France, Tangeni Lungameni, Zane Green, Christi Viljoen, Stephan Baard, Craig Williams, Zhivago Groenewald, JP Kotze, Karl Birkenstock, Ben Shikongo.

Team News

United States of America:

  • They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination and will most probably go with unchanged playing XI.

Namibia:

  • Anyone can play from Zhivago Groenewald and Tangeni Lungameni.

Probable Playing XI:

USA:
Xavier Marshall, Jaskaran Malhotra (wk), Steven Taylor, Monank Patel, Aaron Jones, Timil Patel, Nisarg Patel, K Gore, Elmore Hutchinson, Rusty Theron, Saurabh Nethravalkar (c).

NAM:
Stephan Baard, Karl Birkenstock, JP Kotze, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Craig Williams, JJ Smit, Zane Green (wk), Christi Viljoen, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, Zhivago Groenewald/Tangeni Lungameni.

Key Players for USA vs NAM Dream11

Wicket-Keeper:

Primary Options: Jaskaran Malhotra

Jaskaran Malhotra will be a must-pick in USA vs NAM Dream11 team as he will open the innings and can play big knocks. He scored 18 runs in the first ODI.

Other Options: Z Green

Z Green is an average performer and should not be preferred over opener Jaskaran Malhotra.

Batsmen for NAM vs USA Dream11 Prediction:

Primary Options: Xavier Marshall, Aaron Jones, S Baard, Monank Patel, J Kotze

Former Windies batsman Xavier Marshall is a talented batsman. He can score at a reasonable strike rate. He failed in the first encounter.

Batsman Aaron Jones can also bowl a few overs of leg-spin. He is a consistent performer and scored 77 runs in the last match.

Opener S Baard is an excellent performer for Namibia cricket and scores at a quick strike rate. He can be a good pick in NAM vs USA Dream11 team.

Monank Patel will bat in the middle order and scored 39 and 35 runs in two ODI’s he has played till now in his career.

JP Kotze can bat at no.3. He has also performed well in recent times.

All-rounders:

Primary Options: Steven Taylor, G Erasmus, Timil Patel, C Williams, R Theron, J Smit

Steven Taylor has plenty of experience and can fetch many points with his all-round skills. He failed in the last match.

Skipper G Erasmus will be a must-pick in USA vs NAM Dream11 team. He is a consistent batsman and wicket-taking leg spinner.

Former Indian U19 player Timil Patel is a brilliant leg-spinner and can also contribute with the bat. He did not bowl in the last match but is likely to play an essential role with the ball.

C Williams is an attacking batsman and medium-pace bowler. He can be a good pick in your Dream11 team.

Rusty Theron has played for South Africa team and is a brilliant pace bowler. He is unlikely to make any significant impact with the bat.

J Smit took 3 wickets and scored 29 runs in the only ODI for Namibia yet.

Bowlers:

Primary Options: S Netravalkar, Karima Gore, C Viljoen, E Hutchinson, Nisarg Patel, B Scholtz

S Netravalkar will lead the United States and is a lethal pace bowler.

Spinner Karima Gore took three wicket-haul in first ODI. He will be a must-pick in USA vs NAM Dream11 team.

Christi Viljoen is a lethal pacer and handy batsman too. He can be the best option for captain in grand leagues also.

Pacer E Hutchinson can perform well with the ball as well as bat. He scored attacking 42* run knock in first ODI.

Nisarg Patel is a talented spinner and can fancy his chances to be a match-winner on such tracks.

Spinner B Scholtz is likely to play tomorrow and can be a good performer.

USA vs NAM Dream11 Team Prediction:

Team updated:

Jaskaran Malhotra (wk)
Xavier Marshall
Aaron Jones/Monank Patel
Stephan Baard
Steven Taylor (C)
Gerhard Erasmus (Vc)
Craig Williams/Jan Frylinck
JJ Smith
Karima Gore
Nisarg Patel
Saurabh Netravalkar

Captain and Vc Choices: Steven Taylor, Gerhard Erasmus, Xavier Marshall, Aaron Jones, Stephan Baard, J Kotze, Karima Gore, Christi Viljoen, Craig Williams, Jaskaran Malhotra.

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