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IND vs NEP Dream11 Team Prediction: Match 5 of Asia Cup, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G
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India will take on Nepal in the fifth match of the Asia Cup 2023. Nepal lost the opening match against Pakistan by 238 runs. While India had their previous match against Pakistan abandoned due to rain. The winner of this match will qualify for the Super Four stage.

When: 4 September, 3:00 PM IST

Where: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele Pitch Report

The surface here will be a balanced one with good help for spinners and the average first innings score here is 265. Both teams will prefer to bat first at this venue considering there could be rain interuptions.

Nepal Playing 11

  1. Kushal Bhurtel
  2. Aasif Sheikh (wk)
  3. Rohit Paudel (c)
  4. Aarif Sheikh
  5. Gulshan Jha
  6. Kushal Malla
  7. Sompal Kami
  8. Dipendra Singh Airee
  9. Sandeep Lamichhane
  10. Lalit Rajbanshi
  11. Karan KC
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.

Rohit Paudel Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance 50/100 Batting Average
53 1469 80, 0, 1, 100, 41 8/1 31

Sandeep Lamichhane Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance BBM Bowling Average
50 112 1/69, 0/20, 1/15, 3/6, 0/25 6/11 17.7

India Playing 11

  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Shubman Gill
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Shreyas Iyer
  5. Ishan Kishan (wk)
  6. Hardik Pandya
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Shardul Thakur/Axar Patel
  9. Kuldeep Yadav
  10. Mohammad Shami/ Siraj
  11. Jasprit Bumrah
  • KL Rahul is unavailable for this match as he is recovering from injury.

Virat Kohli Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average 100/50
276 12902 54, 31, 4, 36, 11 57.32 46/65

Jasprit Bumrah Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance BBM Bowling Average
73 121 2/49, 6/19, 2/52, 1/37, 2/48 6/19 17.25

IND vs NEP Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Ishan Kishan

Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Rohit Paudel

All-rounder: Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Kushal Malla

Bowlers: Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Sompal Kami

Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Virat Kohli, Sandeep Lamichhane

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Jasprit Bumrah, Rohit Paudel

IND vs NEP Fantasy Tips

  • Rohit Paudel is Nepal’s highest run-getter in ODI cricket.
  • Sandeep Lamichhane finished as the second-highest wicket-taker in ACC Men’s Premier Cup having scalped 13 wickets at an economy of 3.79.
  • Jasprit Bumrah last played an ODI in September last year where he picked up 8 wickets in 2 matches against England including 6/19.
  • With 238 runs in four innings at a tremendous strike rate of 155.55, Kushal Malla was Nepal’s highest run-getter at the Men’s Premier Cup.
  • Virat Kohli has been in terrific form this year in this format. He has scored 431 runs in 11 matches at a strike rate of 110.
  • Aasif Sheikh has the most ODI fifties for Nepal with 10 fifties. He will be a key player in this match.Shreyas Iyer has a good record in this format having amassed more than 1500 runs at an average of 46.
  • Shubman Gill won the player of the match against West Indies scoring 88 runs a few matches back. He will be a top pick for this match
  • Ishan Kishan scored 4 half centuries in his previous 4 matches. He scored an excellent 82 in the previous match.
  • Shreyas Iyer has a good record in this format having amassed more than 1500 runs at an average of 46.
  • Sompal Kami looked good in the opening match against Pakistan picking up 2 wickets and also scoring 28 runs.

Who will win India vs Nepal today match?

India are expected to win this match

Nepal made it to the main event by winning the 2023 ACC Men’s Premier Cup. they were unbeaten in that tournament.

Nepal beat UAE in the final of the 2023 ACC Men’s Premier Cup to make it to the Asia cup.

This is the first time Nepal will be playing a match against India and also the first time they are part of Asia Cup.

India have won the Asia Cup seven times which is the most by any team.

Virat Kohli requires another 98 runs to complete 13000 runs in ODI cricket.

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.