Emerging Asia Cup, 8th Match: NEP-ET vs HK-ET: Dream11 Fantasy Tips

ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, 2019: Match 8, Group B, Nepal Emerging Team vs Hong Kong Emerging Team: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Pawan Sarraf scored a 49-ball 56 in the game against India.

Hong Kong
Hong Kong. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 8th match in Group B of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 will be played between Nepal Emerging Team and Hong Kong Emerging Team at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan No 4 Ground in Savar.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (3:00 AM GMT) (8:30 AM IST).


The Nepal Emerging Team and Hong Kong Emerging Team were expected to finish in the bottom half of Group B. As expected, both the teams suffered defeats in their respective first matches. Nepal had an overall better first match as they posted 193 batting first against India and took three wickets defending the total. They even dragged the Indian innings to 42nd over. On the other hand, Hong Kong posted only 164/9 in their 50 overs against the Bangladesh team. The home side needed only 24.1 overs to chase down the target.

Weather Condition/Report:

No threat from rain is expected at the BKSP No.4 Ground in Savar as clear skies are forecasted for Saturday.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The BKSP No.4 Ground in Savar usually witnesses totals around 250 but on Thursday, Hong Kong were dominated by the home side. As the Saturday’s game is between Nepal and Hong Kong, we might see the batting first side scoring around 260.

Average first innings score: 238 (Last 6 List A matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 3

Injury and Availability:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Nepal Emerging Team:

Gayendra Malla (C), Kushal Bhurtel, Sharad Vesawkar, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Dipendra Singh Airee, Binod Bhandari (WK), Pawan Sarraf, Sushan Bhari, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi.

Bench – Ishan Pandey, Md Arif Sheikh, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara.

Hong Kong Emerging Team:

Ahsan Abbasi, Cameron McAulsan, Kinchit Shah, Wajid Shah, Shahid Wasif (WK), Haroon Arshad, Aizaz Khan (C), Ehsan Khan, Mohsin Khan, Aftab Hussain, Raunaq Kapur.

Bench – Hassan Khan Mohammad, Nizakat Khan, Aarush Bhagwat, Nasrulla Rana.

Top Picks:

Karan KC starred with both bat and ball during Oman T20I tournament last month taking 11 wickets in four games including consecutive 4-fers. He took a wicket and scored 20 runs in the game against India. Kinchit Shah is in the form of his life with both bat and ball at the moment. Pawan Sarraf scored a 49-ball 56 in the previous match and is likely to bowl a minimum of five overs.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Karan KC, Pawan Sarraf, Kinchit Shah

Vice-Captain – Aizaz Khan, Sharad Vesawkar, Sompal Kami

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Binod Bhandari

Batters – Wajid Shah, Ahsan Abbasi, Sharad Vesawkar, Dipendra Singh Airee

All-Rounders – Sompal Kami, Pawan Sarraf, Kinchit Shah (C)

Bowlers – Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Khan, Karan KC (VC)

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shahid Wasif

Batters – Ahsan Abbasi, Cameron McAulsan, Sharad Vesawkar, Dipendra Singh Airee

All-Rounders – Kinchit Shah, Pawan Sarraf (C)

BowlersAizaz Khan (VC), Ehsan Khan, Sushan Bhari, Karan KC


Expert Advice:

Nizakat Khan didn’t feature in the first match and is expected to miss out against Nepal. He could return to the playing XI against Indian team which will be a big match.

Probable Winners:

Hong Kong Emerging team are likely to win this fixture.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.