Match Preview for NAM vs SA-E Dream11 Contest:
The first of the three-match ODI series between hosts Namibia (NAM) and the South Africa Emerging Players (SA-E) at the Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek on 27th April at 1:30 PM IST.
NAM won the T20I series 2-1 and will be brimming with confidence going into the one-dayers. SA-E will know that they were competitive in the T20Is and will be keen to make a mark in the ODI series.
NAM vs SA-E Dream11 Prediction:
NAM know their home conditions better and will carry the confidence of having won the T20I series into the next one. So they will start as favorites.
Skies are expected to be mostly clear of any cloud covering with temperature to be around 26 degrees. The humidity will be as high as 24% but there will be a gentle breeze blowing at about 10 kmph.
The bowlers will get assistance if they pitch the ball in the right areas. At the same time, batsmen with a strong backfoot game will enjoy the pace and bounce in the surface for their stroke-making. Any score in excess of 280 could be match-winning.
NAM Probable Playing XI:
Stephan Baard, Jean-Pierre Kotze (wk), Merwe Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, Nicol Loftie-Eaton.
SA-E Probable Playing XI:
Matthew Breetzke, Grant Roelofsen, Kabelo Sekhukhune, Sinethemba Qeshile (c & wk), Jason Smith, Jonathan Bird, Delano Potgieter, Dayyaan Galiem, Tshepo Ntuli, Gregory Mahlokwana, Stefan Tait.
NAM vs SA-E Dream11 Team for Head to Head and Small League:
Sinethemba Qeshile, Jean-Pierre Kotze, Matthew Breetzke, Craig Williams, JJ Smit, Jason Smith, Jan Frylinck, Tshepo Ntuli, Gregory Mahlokwana, Ben Shikongo.
Captain: JJ Smit
JJ Smit was brilliant in the T20I series as he scored a hundred in the second game and also chipped in with a couple of wickets. He will be a top captaincy pick.
Vice-captain: Jason Smith
Jason Smith was also impressive in the T20I series as he scored 84 runs and also picked up three wickets. He will be a great vice-captaincy choice.
NAM vs SA-E Dream11 Team for Mega League:
Sinethemba Qeshile, Matthew Breetzke, Craig Williams, JJ Smit, Jason Smith, Jan Frylinck, Delano Potgieter, Tshepo Ntuli, Gregory Mahlokwana, Ben Shikongo.
Captain: Jan Frylinck
Jan Frylinck is a hard-hitting batsman and can also contribute with some handy overs. His all-round ability make him a good captaincy option.
Vice-captain: Delano Potgieter
Delano Potgieter has scored 916 runs and has picked 34 wickets in the one-day format and this experience makes him a dependable vice-captaincy option.