NEP vs UAE, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It will be NEP vs UAE for the 7th place playoff match in two days’ time at Harare.

Moreover, looking back at their previous games, then Nepal was defeated by the Netherlands by 7 wickets in the group stage.

Furthermore, they finished 4th in their Group A points table with 2 points and an NRR of -1.171.

On the other hand, the United Arab Emirates was defeated by Ireland by 138 runs in their last game.

Additionally, they finished last in their Group B points table with 0 points and an NRR of -2.249.

Therefore, both these teams will look to clinch that 7th place spot and try to play better cricket in the next qualifier tournament.

Thus, we will get some good cricketing action between these two sides on the 2nd of July.

Match Details

Match: Nepal vs United Arab Emirates, 7th Place Playoff

Venue: Takashinga Cricket Club, Harare

Date: 2nd July 2023

Time: 12:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Takashinga is more favourable to batters than bowlers when it comes to ODI cricket. Furthermore, pacers will get little to no assistance from the pitch, and that too in the initial overs. Moreover, batters will enjoy their time batting out here during the game.

Full Squads for NEP vs UAE, 7th Place Playoff


Aarif Sheikh, Bhim Sharki, Gyanendra Malla, Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Paudel (c), Dipendra Singh Airee, Karan KC, Kushal Malla, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Arjun Saud (wk), Gulsan Jha, Kishore Mahato, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pratish GC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami

United Arab Emirates

Asif Khan, Ethan Carl D’Souza, Muhammad Waseem (c), Rameez Shahzad, Aayan Afzal Khan, Ali Naseer, Basil Hameed, Rohan Mustafa, Aryansh Sharma (wk), Vriitya Aravind (wk), Junaid Siddique, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Muhammad Jawad Ullah, Sanchit Sharma, Zahoor Khan

Probable Playing XI for NEP vs UAE, 7th Place Playoff


Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Bhim Sharki, Aarif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel (c), Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulsan Jha, Sandeep Lamichhane, Karan KC, Lalit Rajbanshi

United Arab Emirates

Muhammad Waseem (c), Aryansh Sharma (wk), Vriitya Aravind, Ethan Carl D’Souza, Basil Hameed, Ali Naseer, Aayan Afzal Khan, Sanchit Sharma, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Muhammad Jawad Ullah

Match Prediction for NEP vs UAE, 7th Place Playoff

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that Nepal will win this contest.

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