NAM vs IR-A T20: 4th Unofficial T20I – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips

Namibia vs Ireland Wolves, 2020: 4th Unofficial T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Craig Williams aggregated 107 runs and also bagged five wickets across three matches in this series.

Namibia
Namibia. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 4th game of the 5-match unofficial T20I series between Namibia and Ireland Wolves will be played at the Irene Villagers Cricket Club Ground in Pretoria.

The match starts at 2:00 PM local time (12:00 PM GMT) (5:30 PM IST).

Preview:

From being 0-1 down, the Ireland Wolves bounced back by taking 2-1 lead following a big 49-run win on Friday. Stephen Doheny scored an aggressive 33-ball 58 with 8 boundaries for Ireland Wolves while Curtis Campher scored 45 from 33 balls. Gareth Delany chipped in with a 22-ball 38 as the visiting team finished with 196 in their 20 overs. Namibia kept struggling in the chase as they couldn’t achieve the required run-rate. Craig Williams scored an unbeaten 59 from 38 balls with seven boundaries to push Namibia to 147/8.


Weather Condition/Report:

It will be a miracle if a result is possible during the scheduled timings of the match with high chances of rain on Sunday.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Pretoria’s Irene Villagers Cricket Club Ground produced a track that kept slowing down during the previous match. The first 10-15 overs of the game are expected to have better batting conditions and the team batting first will be making a note of it and forcing for extra runs early on.

Average first innings score: 196 (T20 matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 0, Lost – 1

Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update)


Probable Playing XIs:

Ireland Wolves:

Stuart Thompson, Stephen Doheny, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, Harry Tector (C), Lorcan Tucker, Nathan McGuire, Shane Getkate, Jonathan Garth, Jacob Mulder, Tyrone Kane.

Bench – Neil Rock, Josh Little, Craig Young.

Namibia:

Stephen Baard, Niko Davin, JP Kotze, Gerhard Erasmus (C), Craig Williams, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Pikkie Ya France, Zane Green (WK), Ruben Trumpleman, Jan Frylinck, Ben Shikongo.

Bench – Karl Birkenstock, Tangeni Lungameni, Janie De Villiers, Bernard Scholtz.


Top Picks:

Craig Williams has been Namibia’s best player in this series as he aggregated 107 runs across three matches and also bagged five wickets. In the 3rd T20 game, Williams scored an unbeaten fifty and claimed a 3-wicket haul. Stephen Doheny scored only 18 runs in the first match but followed it with an unbeaten 63 and a 33-ball 58. Doheny now scored four fifties from 12 T20 matches. Ruben Trumpleman has been probably Namibia’s best bowler in this series with five wickets. In the first two games, he picked two wickets apiece. Shane Getkate has similar performances as he picked up five wickets in three matches with two wickets apiece in last two games.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Gerhard Erasmus, Stephen Doheny, Gareth Delany

Vice-Captain – Jan Frylinck, Shane Getkate, Craig Williams


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Zane Green

Batters – Gareth Delany, Stephen Doheny (C), Gerhard Erasmus, Harry Tector

All-Rounders – Shane Getkate, Craig Williams (VC)

Bowlers – Ruben Trumpleman, Ben Shikongo, Jacob Mulder, Tyrone Kane

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Zane Green

BattersGerhard Erasmus (C), Stephen Doheny, Stephen Baard, Gareth Delany (VC)

All-Rounders – Jan Frylinck, Craig Williams, Shane Getkate

Bowlers – Ruben Trumpleman, Ben Shikongo, Jacob Mulder, Tyrone Kane


Expert Advice:

Both the teams have been irregular with the selections they made in this series so far. Namibia hasn’t picked JP Kotze while Ireland Wolves have rested few of the performing players. Hence, we have to wait for the line-ups after the toss which will be posted by the Ireland Cricket on Twitter.

Probable Winners:

Namibia is expected to win this fixture and level the series 2-2.

*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.