NEP vs MAL Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 3rd T20I

Sharvin Muniandy made a good contribution with the bat in the 2nd T20I against the Netherlands.

Sandeep Lamichhane. (Photo Source: Twitter)


Nepal registered a comprehensive win over the Netherlands in the 1st T20I match of the Tri-Series by 9 wickets, with 15 balls to spare. Openers Kushal Bhurtel and Mohammad Aasif Sheikh’s 116 runs stand for the 1st wicket helped them to secure an easy win. Nepal are currently placed at the top spot with 2 points.

Wicketkeeper Virandeep Singh’s incredible effort with the bat wasn’t enough for Malaysia, as they lost their 1st game against the Netherlands by 15 runs. Malaysia will be looking for their first win in the series, and for that, they will need to be on top of their game.

Match Details:

Nepal vs Malaysia, 3rd T20I

Venue: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur

Date & Time: 19th April at 1:00 PM IST, 1:15 PM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

It’s a beautiful wicket to bat on. Batsmen can play their shots once they can hang in for some time. There is some help for the spinners as well. The surface is expected to remain the same and hence bowling first is a good option.

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Probable Playing XIs for NEP vs MAL:


Kushal Bhurtel, Mohammad Aasif Sheikh, Gyanendra Malla (c), Dipendra Singh Airee, Binod Bhandari (wk), Aarif Sheikh, KC Karan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara, Sompal Kami, Shahab Alam


Syed Aziz, Anwar Arudin, Ahmad Faiz (c), Virandeep Singh (wk), Sharvin Muniandy, Shafiq Sharif, Aminuddin Ramly, Khizar Hayat, Muhammad Wafiq, Anwar Rahman, Pavandeep Singh

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Top Picks for NEP vs MAL Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Batsmen

Nepal skipper Gyanendra Malla scored 13* runs in the 1st T20I against the Netherlands. In his T20I career, he has scored 299 runs, with the highest score of 48.

Malaysia skipper Ahmad Faiz was dismissed for a duck in the 2nd match of the series against the Netherlands, but he still is a must pick for your fantasy teams. He has scored 382 runs in 14 T20I innings at an average of 29.38 with a strike rate of 116.82.

Top Picks ­All-Rounders

KC Karan has scalped 30 wickets in his 22 T20I matches, with the best figures of 4/17. He also has done a good job with the bat scoring 138 runs with a strike rate of 122.12.

Sharvin Muniandy made a good contribution with the bat in the 2nd T20I against the Netherlands, scoring 28 runs from 20 balls. Overall in his T20I career, he has scored 217 runs and picked up 19 wickets.

Top Picks ­Bowlers

20-year-old Sandeep Lamichhane is hard to pick and doesn’t concede too many of runs. He has the ability to provide breakthroughs at crucial intervals. He is a must pick for your fantasy teams.

Anwar Rahman was the most economical bowler for Malaysia in the 2nd T20I against the Netherlands. He picked up one wicket at an economy of 6.2 runs per over.

Top Picks ­Wicketkeepers

Virandeep Singh’s valiant knock of 87 runs from 53 balls in the 2nd T20I against the Netherlands went in vain as his side lost the game of 15 runs. He has scored 547 runs in 18 T20I matches at an average of 32.18.

NEP vs MAL Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NEP vs MAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Virandeep Singh, Mohammad Aasif Sheikh (vc), Gyanendra Malla, Ahmad Faiz (c), Kushal Bhurtel, Dipendra Singh Airee, Syed Aziz, Sharvin Muniandy, Sompal Kami, Sandeep Lamichhane, Anwar Rahman

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NEP vs MAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Binod Bhandari, Virandeep Singh (c), Mohammad Aasif Sheikh (vc), Kushal Bhurtel, Anwar Arudin, Syed Aziz, KC Karan, Sharvin Muniandy, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pavandeep Singh, Shahab Alam

NEP vs MAL Risky Captaincy Choices:

Sandeep Lamichhane bowls with the new ball for Nepal and puts early pressure on the batsmen. He is a wicket-taking bowler and you can take a risk making him the captain of your fantasy teams.

Sharvin Muniandy can fetch you points both with the bat and ball and he played reasonably well in the last game against the Netherlands. He is a risky captaincy material for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Off-spinner Khizar Hayat went for eleven runs an over in his 3 overs in the last game against the Netherlands. Nepal have plenty of good players of spin and hence you can avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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.

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