Malaysia vs Qatar, Match Preview & Prediction
The MAL vs QAT Match 16 of the ACC Men’s Premier ODI Cup is set to take place on April 25th, 2023. Qatar is at the bottom of Group A’s points table, still searching for their first win after losing both of their matches thus far. Malaysia is just above them in the points table with one win from three matches. Their only victory came against Saudi Arabia, where the team pulled off an eight-wicket victory.
Malaysia vs Qatar, Match Details
Venue: Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu, Nepal
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 8:45 AM IST
Malaysia vs Qatar Pitch Report
The average first innings total at this venue is 211. The pitch will assist the batters more and this match is likely to be a high-scoring thriller. The surface usually assists the batters more than the bowlers.
Malaysia vs Qatar Weather Forecast
According to the forecast, there could be scattered Thunderstorms in Nepal. The temperature will be around 24 degrees celcius during the time of the match.
Expected Playing XI
Ahmad Faiz(C), Muhammad Amir Azim, Muhamad Syahadat, Virandeep Singh, Syed Aziz, Sharvin Muniandy, Fitri Sham, Wan Muhammad(wk), Muhammad Wafiq Zarbani, Vijay Unni, Anwar Rahman
Khurram Shahzad, Kamran Khan, Zaheeruddeen Ibrahim(C), Owais Ahmed, Muhammad Tanveer, Muhammad Ikramullah, I Liyanage(wk), Mohammed Rizlan, Muhammad Murad, G Buddika, Mohammed Nadeem
Malaysia Top Picks
Virandeep Singh usually bats in the top three for Malaysia. He notched up 95 runs in the last game against Oman with 13 boundaries. The young all-rounder has notched up 192 runs in his three matches so far. Virandeep Singh is also a part-time spinner and is expected to bowl a few overs in this game.
Muhammad Amir Azim
Muhammad Amir Azim opens the batting for Malaysia. He notched up 20 runs from 30 deliveries in the last game and also grabbed two wickets from his six overs. In the tournament, He has notched up 93 runs with a half-century to his name so far.
Khizar Hayat Durrani
Khizar Hayat Durrani had an off-day against Oman. The all-rounder went wicketless from his nine overs and also managed to score only 2(8). However, he was the star performer with the ball against Saudi Arabia. He grabbed three wickets in that contest. Overall, He has notched up 24 runs and has picked up three wickets.
Qatar Top Picks
Muhammad Ikramullah is a bowling all-rounder who bats at number five. He grabbed 2 wickets in his five overs in the last game. He has picked up four wickets and also has added 40 runs from his two matches so far.
Imal Liyanage will bat at number three. He notched up 31(31) in his last game. The wicket-keeper has managed to score 58 runs in his two matches and has also has four dismissals to his name.
Khurram Shahzad will bat in the middle order and is expected to roll his arms for a few overs. He notched up 27 runs and also grabbed a wicket in his last game. On the whole, Khurram Shahzad has scored 57 runs in the tournament.
Malaysia vs Qatar Differential Picks
Imal Liyange Malindu
Malaysia vs Qatar Safe Captaincy Picks
Malaysia vs Qatar Differential Captaincy Picks
Khizar Hayat Durrani
Malaysia vs Qatar Fantasy XI:
WK: I Liyange
BAT: A Faiz, M Amir Azim, K Shahzad
AR: V Singh, K Hayat, M Tanveer-I, M Ikramullah
BOWL: M Zarbani, M A Rahman, R Haider
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