HK vs SIN Dream11 Match Preview: Hong Kong will have a stern test ahead of themselves as they take on Singapore who has ensured a dominant display in the ACC Eastern Region by winning both their matches against Malaysia and Thailand which positions them on top of the table. Meanwhile, Hong Kong has played just the one game against Thailand and registered an easy win to start off their campaign.
Date- Wednesday, March 4
Time- 12:00 PM (IST)
Venue- Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok
Hong Kong is expected to go with an unchanged eleven. Shahid Wasif and Nizakat Khan should be opening the innings with the bat, while K Shah and J Atkinson could follow at numbers three and four. The skipper Aziz Khan will be in contention to handle the middle order along with Haroon Arshad and Ehsan Khan. Aftab Hussain, Ehsan Khan, Aizaz Khan and K Shah will have the responsibility of picking up the wickets.
Similar to Hong Kong, Singapore is also likely to opt for a similar eleven. Sidhant Singh and S Chandramohan will be expected to open the innings for their side. Tim David’s presence at number three adds further solidity to the batting, while Aryaman Sunil and Janak Prakash could fit in at the middle order. Manpreet Singh and R Ganznavi would be in charge of the late onslaught.
Hong Kong- Aizaz Khan (c), Kinchit Shah, Waqas Khan, Ehsan Khan, Shahid Wasif, Haroon Arshad, Jamie Atkinson, Aftab Hussain, Waqas Barkat, Scott McKechnie (wk), Nizakat Khan
Singapore- Sidhant Singh, Surendran Chandramohan, Rohan Rangarajan, Manpreet Singh (wk), Aryaman Sunil, Janak Prakash, Anantha Krishna, Rezza Gaznavi, Amjad Mahboob (c), Tim David, Aahan Gopinath Achar
Tim David has been one of the danger men with the bat for Singapore. David scored a 32 ball 92 against Malaysia recently and has an average of 45.45 as well as a strike rate of 163.39 for Singapore.
Nizakat Khan has scored 714 runs from 39 T20Is and has a strike rate of 125.92 for Hong Kong with the bat in hand.
Amjad Mahboob has impressed with his medium pace for Singapore. Mahboob has bagged 21 wickets from 13 T20Is with an economy of 7.99
Ehsan Khan’s off-break could always come in handy for Hong Kong. Khan has scalped 19 wickets from 21 T20Is and has an economy of 6.
Considering Singapore’s authoritative display in the first two games, they’ll be the favourites to make it three wins out of three.
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