APFC vs NPC Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Prime Minister Cup 2021, Semi-Final 1

APFC vs NPC Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Prime Minister Cup 2021, Semi-Final 1

Armed Police Force Club are expected to become the first finalists of Prime Minister Cup 2021.

Sundeep Jora
Sundeep Jora. (Photo Source: Wicket Nepal)

Match Details:

The Semi-Final 1 of the Prime Minister Cup 2021 will be played between Armed Police Force Club and Nepal Police at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

This match is scheduled to start at 09:00 AM Local Time (08:45 AM IST).

Preview:

Two very formidable and ruthless teams of the 2021 Prime Minister Cup will lock horns at Kirtipur tomorrow, with a place in the final at stake. It will be Group A toppers Armed Police Force Club taking on the Group B runners-up Nepal Police Club.

The former have looked more lethal of the two, as they have won all of their 4 group stage games and also have the best net run rate. Nepal Police Club, however, should not be taken lightly, as they won lost only once in the group stages. The bottom line is, given the quality of both the squads, that this game can be an enthralling contest.


APFC vs NPC Weather Report for Semi-Final 1:

It will be a bright and sunny day in Kirtipur tomorrow. At the start of the game, the temperature will be around 8 °C. There is absolutely no chance of rainfall.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch here at Kirtipur is a perfectly balanced one, where anything north of 240 should be considered as a competitive score. The team winning the toss should opt to bat first.

Average first innings score: 

242 (Last 5 Prime Minister Cup 2021 games played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tied – 0


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Injury & Availability News:

(Will be updated if there is an update)

APFC vs NPC Probable Playing XIs:

Armed Police Force Club:

Pradeep Airee, Sharad Vesawkar (C), Abinash Bohara, Basanta Regmi, Subhas Khakurel, Kamal Singh Airee, Sumit Maharjan, Bhuvan Karki, Asif Sheikh, Kishore Mahato, Sundeep Jora.

Bench:

Shankar Rana, Amar Singh Routela, Rit Gautam, Surya Taman.

Nepal Police Club:

Dilip Nath, Amit Shrestha, Aarif Sheikh, Dipendra Singh Airee, Anil Shah, Pawan Sarraf, Lalit Rajbanshi, Sagar Dhakal, Kushal Bhurtel, Rashid, Sunil Dhamala.

Bench:

Manjit Shrestha, Prem Tamang, Yogendra Singh Karki.


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APFC vs NPC Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Sunil Dhamala is currently the leading run-scorer from his team. The Nepal Police Club player has scored 187 runs at a fantastic average of over 45.

Dipendra Singh Airee has given him praiseworthy support in the batting order, but his brilliance is not restricted to one particular department. The all-rounder has scored 123 runs and has picked up 3 wickets.

For Armed Police Force Club, Basanta Regmi has had such an all-round influence. He has scored 74 runs and has also scalped 5 wickets.

Leading the batting department for Armed Police Force Club is their wicketkeeper-batsman Asif Sheikh. He has scored 144 runs at an average of nearly 50.

Sundeep Jora has also batted well for the Armed Police Force Club. He has struck 118 runs at an average of nearly 40.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Dipendra Singh Airee, Sunil Dhamala

Vice-Captain Options – Basanta Regmi, Asif Sheikh


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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for APFC vs NPC Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Asif Sheikh, Subhas Khakurel

Batters – Sunil Dhamala (C), Sundeep Jora, Kushal Bhurtel

All-Rounders – Basanta Regmi (VC), Dipendra Singh Airee

Bowlers – Abinash Bohara, Kamal Singh Airee, Lalit Rajbanshi, Sagar Dhakal

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for APFC vs NPC Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Asif Sheikh (VC)

Batters – Sunil Dhamala, Sundeep Jora, Amit Shrestha, Sumit Maharjan

All-Rounders – Basanta Regmi, Dipendra Singh Airee (C), Sharad Vesawkar

Bowlers – Abinash Bohara, Lalit Rajbanshi, Sagar Dhakal


Expert Advice

The pitch has been a bit unpredictable, with the bowlers getting the help on some days and the batsmen ruling the roost on the others. Accordingly, it is advisable to opt for a balanced approach and an even speak of ammunitions across all departments.

Today’s APFC vs NPC Probable Winners:

Armed Police Force Club are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.