WI vs NEP, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 9 of ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It is going to be WI vs NEP for the 9th game of the ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier today at Harare.

Looking back at their warm-up games, the West Indies performed quite strongly in all of them, as they won both of them.

Moreover, they have also started strongly in the group stage as they have beaten the United States by 39 runs.

Therefore, they are looking the likely contenders to grab one of the spots for the ODI World Cup later this year.

Meanwhile, Nepal won one and lost one game in the warm-up stage, and in the group stage also, they lost one and won the second game against the same opponent by 6 wickets.

Thus, both these teams will be looking to one-up each other but most likely West Indies will win this contest as they are the strong team on paper.

Therefore, we will get a good game between these two sides today.

Match Details

Match: West Indies vs Nepal, Match 9

Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

Date: 22nd June 2023

Time: 12:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The surface at Harare is a very balanced one for both batters and bowlers. Moreover, teams batting second have won two games so far here. Therefore, the skipper winning the toss should opt to bowl first at this venue.

Full Squads for WI vs NEP, Match 9

West Indies

Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Keacy Carty, Rovman Powell, Sharmarh Brooks, Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Kyle Mayers, Romario Shepherd, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shai Hope (c & wk), Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Yannic Cariah


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

Probable Playing XI for WI vs NEP, Match 9

West Indies

Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Shai Hope (c), Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein


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

Match Prediction for WI vs NEP, Match 9

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that West Indies will win this game.

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