Malawi vs Mali: The qualifications for the ICC Mens T20 World Cup Sub Regional Africa Qualifier A 2022 have begun. The 13th match of the tournament will be played between Malawi and Mali. The game will be held at Gahanga International Cricket Stadium on 21st November 2022.
Malawi’s first game of the tournament was washed away due to rain. However, they made a comeback in the second match against Botswana. Basically, Botswana posted a total of 143 at the end of the first innings. Malawi stumbled in the chase after losing 2 quick wickets. However, Sami Sohail single-handedly got the team home. He scored an unbeaten 84 off 55 balls and closed the match in the penultimate delivery of the match.
Meanwhile, Mali is having a rough time. They are yet to open their win account on the points table. in additions, they were crushed by Kenya in their previous fixture. Mali was bowled out for just 30 runs. And to add salt to their wounds, Kenya chased down the total in under 3 overs. By all means, this was a confidence-shaking defeat for the team. For this reason, tt will be interesting to see how they come over this disastrous loss.
Match Details for Malawi vs Mali
Series: ICC Mens T20 World Cup Sub Regional Africa Qualifier A 2022
Date: 21st November 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 1:00 PM IST
Venue: Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Kigali City
Pitch Report for Malawi vs Mali
The pitch has been balanced so far. It has something to offer both departments. Moreover, the chasing teams have benefited the most. Hence, bowling first should be the preferred choice for both skippers.
Probable Playing XI
Donnex Kansonkho, Gift Kansonkho, Blessings Pondani, Chisomo Chete (wicket-keeper), Daniel Jakiel, Aaftab Limdawala, Moazzam Baig (captain), Gershom Ntambalika, Beston Masauko, Mike Choamba, Sami Sohail
Mahamadou Diaby, Mohamed Coulibaly, Mamadou Sidibe, Lassina Berthe, Cheick Keita (captain), Mamadou Diawara, Theodore Macalou, Sanze Kamate, Lamissa Sanogo, Sekou Diaby, Daouda Traore (wicket-keeper)
Match Predictions for Malawi vs Mali
Malawi is the probable winner of this match. They have got the winning momentum on their side. Also, the batting department is performing better than the bowling unit. Overall, they look like a balanced unit. Whereas, Mali is at the bottom of the points table and needs to get going. At this point, a loss here will make things really difficult for them. Nonetheless, we expect an exciting contest between the two.
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