Nepal will hope to get their home season off to a positive start when they face Papa New Guinea in the first game of the one-day series on Friday at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

For this first match, the host team will attempt to deploy their strongest lineup. Captain Sandeep Lamichhane will look for a solid performance in their first match. Papua New Guinea will hope that the team can acclimate to the conditions and put in an excellent performance against Nepal.


Nepal’s Team Preview :

The host team will be eager to play their best cricket in its opening match against Papua New Guinea. The onus will be on batsmen like Kushal Bhurtal, Rohit Paudel, Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh, and Aarif Sheikh to contribute most of the runs.

Rohit Paudel, Nepal’s middle-order batsman, has dominated the batting rankings in limited-overs cricket since March 2020. Paudel has 231 runs at an average of 77.00 in four matches, including two fifties. Sandeep Lamichhane, Karan KC, Sompal Kami, and Bhim Sharki will be expected to make vital breakthroughs in the bowling department. Cricket Betting Sites.

Nepal Predicted Playing XI :

 Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Paudel, Bhim Sharki, Pawan Sarraf, Binod Bhandari (wk), Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Lamicchane (captain), Kushal Bhurtal, Aasif Sheikh, Aarif Sheikh,


Papua New Guinea’s Team Preview :

The team’s administration hopes that experienced players could attend the party. The onus will be on Assad Vala, Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Chad Soper, and Tony Ura to generate significant scores in this opening match.

Captain Assad Vela has led Papua New Guinea’s limited-over batting rankings since March 2020.Chad Soper, Kabua Morea, Sese Bau, and Charles Amini will be counted on to produce significant breakthroughs in the bowling department.

Papua New Guinea Predicted Playing XI :

 Chad Soper, Simon Atai (wk), Kabua Morea, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Riley Hekure, Tony Ura, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Alei Nao, Sese Bau.

Toss :

They will play the opening game at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground between Nepal and Papua New Guinea. The home team has won two of the four matches played at this site.

Both teams will hope to win the toss, bat first, and produce a competitive score on the board. The average first-inning score at this location is 193 runs.

Winning Predictions for NEP vs. PNG :

Based on their present form, Nepal will like their chances of defeating Papua New Guinea in this match. With the likes of Sandeep Lamichhane, Aasif Sheikh, and Rohit Paudel in suitable form this season, the host team will seek to put on a brilliant performance with a bat and ball in their inaugural match. In the first game, Nepal should defeat Papua New Guinea.