Kenya will play Namibia in match number 33 of ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2019. Both teams have struggled in the qualifiers and find themselves in must-win situations to stay alive in the tournament. Kenya and Namibia have four points each from the same number of games in Group A. Kenya vs Namibia game will be played at the Dubai International Stadium in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both teams began with successive defeats but have since bounced back. Fans, who play fantasy games, like Dream11, can find all the tips and suggestions that can help them build a strong team for the KEN vs NAM clash. Meanwhile, those looking for suggestions to pick the best All-Rounders, Batsmen, Bowlers & Wicket-Keepers for the Kenya vs Namibia encounter, should scroll down.
Namibia started off their ICC T20 World Cup campaign in Group A with big defeats against the Netherlands and Papua New Guinea. While the Dutch beat them by 44 runs in the opening game, PNG thrashed Namibia by 81 runs. Gerhard Erasmus-led side has, however, stayed alive with a 24-run and six-wicket victory over Scotland and Bermuda respectively. The captain has led from the front with his bat, while Jan Frylinck and Christi Viljoen have starred with the ball. Frylinck, with nine wickets in four matches, is the joint-highest wicket-taker in the tournament so far.
Kenya began on similar terms. The Shem Ngoche captained team also lost their first two matches against the Netherlands and Scotland but have beaten Singapore and Bermuda to stand in the fourth position in the Group A points table. Wicket-keeper Irfan Karim and Dhiren Gondaria are among the top 10 run-scorers in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers tournament, while Collins Obuya has been the best all-rounder in the competition. Skipper Shem has also chipped in with some good performances.
KEN vs NAM – Dream11 Team Prediction – Wicket-Keeper: Irfan Karim (KEN) is the ninth-highest run-scorer in Twenty20 Qualifiers and should be the first choice ahead of Namibia’s Zane Green. Picking only one wicket-keeper would be a safe option. Green has scored 14 runs in three innings, Karim has 139 runs from four games.
KEN vs NAM – Dream11 Team Prediction – Batsmen: Dhiren Gondaria (KEN) is the 10th highest run-scorer in the competition and should be the first choice for this game. Aman Gandhi (KEN) also impressed in Kenya’s seven-wicket win over Singapore. He was playing his first match and hit a half-century. Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus and Craig Williams (NAM) can easily slot into the middle-order of any Dream11 team. Dream11 allows a maximum of six batsmen but four should be sufficient for the KEN vs NAM game. Niko Davin (NAM) si another good option.
KEN vs NAM – Dream11 Team Prediction: All-Rounders: Collins Obuya (KEN) and Rakep Patel (KEN) should be the first two names in every fantasy team for the all-rounder’s role. Obuya has by far been the best all-rounder in this tournament and should be the first pick. JJ Smit (NAM) should be the third pick. All three can bat and bowl four overs.
KEN vs NAM – Dream11 Team Prediction: Bowlers: You can pick the entire bowling line-up of Namibia and still win the contest. Jan Frylinck is the joint highest wicket-taker in the tournament, while Bernard Scholtz and Christi Viljoen have six wickets each. In case you are looking to balance the team. Kenya captain Shem Ngoche can also be a good pick for the bowler’s role. He is also handy with the bat.
KEN vs NAM – Dream11 Team Prediction: Irfan Karim (KEN), Dhiren Gondaria (KEN), Aman Gandhi (KEN), Gerhard Erasmus (NAM), Collins Obuya (KEN), Craig Williams (NAM), Rakep Patel (KEN), JJ Smit (NAM), Jan Frylinck (NAM), Bernard Scholtz (NAM), Christi Viljoen (NAM).
It is important to remember that only seven players from each team can be included in each Dream11 team. The team mentioned has six players from Namibia and five players from Kenya and should a perfect fantasy team for this clash. Papua New Guinea Group A with six points from four games. The Netherlands and Scotland also have six points each but are placed in the second and third positions. Kenya is placed fourth, while Namibia is sixth. Kenya, Singapore and Namibia have four points each.