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Men’s CWC Challenge, League A, Malaysia 2019: Match 13, Malaysia vs Vanuatu: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Patrick Matautaava and Suharril Fetri will be ideal as captain and vice-captain.

Men’s CWC Challenge League A 2019 teams. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 13th game of the 2019 Malaysia Men’s CWC Challenge League A will be played between Malaysia and Vanuatu at the Selangor Turf Club in Kuala Lumpur.

The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (2:00 AM GMT) (7:30 AM IST).

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This game can be viewed on the YouTube channel of Malaysia Cricket.

Preview:

Malaysia has failed to get going into the home leg of League A’s CWC Challenge as they suffered their 3rd consecutive defeat. In the recent most match, the hosts got only 201 against Singapore despite opener Virandeep Singh scored 73. The total was too less against Singapore who had an inform batsmen. Timothy David recorded his 5th consecutive score of 60+ across all formats.

He scored an unbeaten 81-ball 95 as they chased down the target with 4 wickets and for the loss of four wickets. Malaysia will now face Vanuatu in their last match of the tournament. Vanuatu is the only side placed below the home team. They lost all the three matches in this tournament so far. Their recent game against Singapore resulted in a defeat as they were bundled out for 175 chasing a 218-run target.


Weather Condition/Report:

Thunderstorms are expected throughout the day at the Selangor Turf Club. This meant we could finally have an interrupted game in this CWC Challenge tournament.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The trend of defending 200+ totals continued at the Selangor Turf Club as Denmark defeated Qatar by 60 runs after posting 258 on board. This is the 3rd time a team posted 200+ here and won the game. On both occasions of the first batting side failing to get to 200, they ended up on the losing side. With Malaysia to face Vanuatu on Wednesday, we might see this trend continuing.

Average first innings score: 207 (List A matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 3

Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update)


Probable Playing XIs:

Malaysia:

Shafiq Sharif (WK), Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz (C), Syed Aziz, Suharril Fetri, Syahadat Ramli, Aminuddin Ramly, Nazril Rahman, Dhivendran Mogan, Anwar Rahman, Pavandeep Singh.

Bench – Abdul Rashid Ahad, Muhammad Hafiz, Norwira Zazmie.

Vanuatu:

Josh Rasu, Clement Tommy, Shane Deitz (WK), Patrick Matautaava, Andrew Mansale (C), Nalin Nipiko, Ronald Tari, Jelany Chilia, Simpson Obed, Apo Stephen, Williamsing Nalisa.

Bench – Wesly Viraliliu, Jamal Vira, Kalo Shem.


Top Picks:

Virandeep Singh has aggregated 179 runs in four matches and also picked up a wicket. Shane Deitz will be hoping to bring his experience of playing first-class cricket in Australia. He hasn’t got big runs and most of the points he earned are through catches behind the wickets. Nalin Nipiko scored 77 in the last match batting at No.6. Nazril Rahman scored 31 runs and took a wicket in the previous match.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Patrick Matautaava, Suharril Fetri, Virandeep Singh, Nazril Rahman.

Vice-Captain – Ahmad Faiz, Nalin Nipiko, Shane Deitz, Anwar Rahman.

Patrick Matautaava and Suharril Fetri have been the top players for their respective teams and will be ideal as captain and vice-captain.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shafiq Sharif, Shane Deitz

Batters – Nalin Nipiko, Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz

All-Rounders – Patrick Matautaava (C), Suharril Fetri (VC)

Bowlers – Nazril Rahman, Dhivendran Mogan, Simpson Obed, Williamsing Nalisa

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shafiq Sharif, Shane Deitz

Batters – Nalin Nipiko, Virandeep Singh, Ahmad Faiz

All-Rounders – Patrick Matautaava (VC), Suharril Fetri (C)

Bowlers – Dhivendran Mogan, Simpson Obed, Williamsing Nalisa, Anwar Rahman


Expert Advice:

Given the inconsistency with the bat for both the teams, only Nalin Nipiko, Virandeep Singh and Ahmad Faiz look perfect choices from batsmen’s category. Virandeep and Nipiko recorded 70+ scores in their respective last match.

Probable Winners:

Malaysia is expected to finish the tournament with a win.

*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.

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