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MAL vs NEP Dream11 Team Prediction | 1st T20 Match, Squads, Fantasy Team News

By Kapil Sharma

Team Nepal would fly to Malaysia to play a two-match T20 International series in Malaysia. The 1st game is scheduled to be played at Kinara Stadium, Kaula Lumpur on Saturday.

It would be an easy task for the Malaysian against Nepal at their home ground as they are much aware of pitch and the conditions. Nepal would be playing their first game at this ground, while Malaysia has won all the three t20 they have played here.

Nepal must come up with their winning combinations as they have not been up to the mark in this format. They have lost 7 out of 10 game T20 Internationals. Both the teams enter the final phase of preparation for the ICC T20 World Cup Asian Regional Finals qualifier in Singapore later this month.

The match is set to begin at 7:30 AM IST.

Match Scheduled:

Malaysia vs Nepal, 1st T20

Venue: Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur

Time: 13 July 2019, 7:30 AM IST

Venue Stats in T20Is

Avg 1st inn score: 127
Avg 2nd inn score: 116
Highest Total: 195/3 (20 Ov) by AUSW vs PAKW
Lowest Total: 101/10 (19.5 Ov) by PAKW vs AUSW
Highest Chased: 154/5 (19.1 Ov) by THAI vs MDV
Lowest Defended:136/4 (20 Ov) by PAKW vs SLW

Previous meetings:

2018 Nepal beat Malaysia by 8 wickets – ICC T20 World Cup Asian Eastern Sub Regional Qualifier (Bayuemas)
2013 Nepal beat Malaysia by 19 runs – ACC Twenty20 Cup (Kathmandu)
2009 Malaysia beat Nepal by 6 wickets – ACC Twenty20 Cup (Sharjah)
2007 Nepal beat Malaysia by 21 runs – ACC Twenty20 Cup (Kuwait City)

MAL vs NEP Team News:

  • The Malaysian Cricket Association selectors called back all 13 players who featured in the Tri-Series along bowler Pavandeep Singh.
  • Malaysia batting department is depended on the top order batsmen Shafiq Sharif, Syed Aziz and Ahmed Faiz.
  • Muhamad Syahadat, Nazril Rahman and Fitri Sham will hold the pressure of bowling department for Malaysia.
  • Nepal will be lead by Paras Khadka.
  • Pawan Sarraf, Paras Khadka and Gyanendra Malla will come top the order for Nepal.
  • Sompal Kami is the perfect all-rounder Nepal has.
  • Leg spinner Lamichhane could open the bowling department for Nepal along with KC Karan.

Malaysia squad to face Nepal:

Ahmad Faiz Mohammad Noor (capt), Shafiq Sharif, Virandeep Singh, Anwar Rahman, Syahadat Ramli, Anwar Arudin, Fitri Sham, Syed Aziz Syed Mubarak, Pavandeep Singh, Sharvin Muniandy, Nazril Abd Rahman, Pasha Syafiq Ali, Aminuddin Ramli, Neville Liyanage.

Nepal Squad to face Malaysia:

Paras Khadka (capt), Abhinash Bohara, Basant Regmi, Binod Bhandari, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gyanendra Malla, Karan KC, Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi, Pawan Sarraf, Pradeep Airee, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sharad Vesawkar, Sompal Kami.

Probable playing 11:


Shafiq Sharif (wk), Anwar Arudin, Syed Aziz, Ahmad Faiz (c), Muhamad Syahadat, Aminuddin Ramly, Sharvin Muniandy, Pasha Syafiq Ali, Fitri Sham, Abdul Rashid, Nazril Rahman


Pawan Sarraf, Paras Khadka (c), Gyanendra Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Basant Regmi, Binod Bhandari (wk), KC Karan, Sompal Kami, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara, Lalit Rajbanshi

Players in focus


Syed Azaz has got maximum runs in T20 format for Malaysia. He has scored 156 runs in four matches along with couple of half-centuries.

Shafiq Sharif is in form as well. He has slammed 53, 31, 43 runs in his last five innings.

Syahadat has bagged five wickets in his last four matches for Malaysia.


Paras Khadka is the team’s leading run-getter in T20Is with 290 runs.

Sompal Kami has bagged 17 T20 wickets and is even capable of making a good contribution with the bat.

Kapil Sharma

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