Australia vs Namibia| Match 24| Analysis| Best 11

The 24th match of the tournament will be of Group B between Australia (AUS) and Namibia (NAM). The match will be live at 06:00 A.M. (IST) and 08:30 P.M. (local). 

Australia won both of their matches and their last victory was against England where a full domination was seen by the Aussies whereas Namibia lost their last encounter which was against Scotland where a rampage win registered by the Scottish players.   

Teams Analysis

Australia (AUS):

They are inches close to their next ICC T20 World Cup Super 8 round. If they get registered victory in this match it will ensure their chances to reach the next round. After making a little hard fight against Oman, Australia made a strong comeback against England and showed aggressiveness there. 

David Warner is showing consistency with the bat after giving the team back to back good starts. First he scored 56 runs and then he got destructive 39 runs with the bat. His strike rate is 141.79 till now. Whereas Travis Head who choked against Oman, got a perfect aggressive gameplay against England and smashed 34 runs in just 18 balls. 

Marcus Stoinis is currently their leading runs-scorer with 97 runs till now. His strike rate is also commendable which is 183.02 and it gets some destruction in the death overs. Not only with the bat but also with the bowl he is contributing well as he got 4 wickets till now with an economy of 7.17. 

Skippr Mitchell Marsh who struggled in the first match got a perfect comeback against England where he scored 35 runs in 25 balls. He is yet to bowl in this tournament. Glenn Maxwell’s struggling phase is still continuing as he failed to hisfailed his class of destruction. In the 1st match he got out on a golden duck while in the 2nd match he looked little better but still managed 28 runs in 25 balls.                

Adam Zampa got equal wickets as Stoinis got. He took 4 wickets with an impressive economy of 6.5. He is the only main spinner from the side and got little assistance from Maxwell in this department. Pat Cummins made a comeback and in his first match against England, bowled beautifully as he grabbed 2 wickets by giving away only 23 runs in his 4 overs.          

Probable Playing 11 of Australia (AUS): 

Mitchell Marsh ©, David Warner, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.       

Namibia (NAM): 

They are currently standing in 3rd place in Group B. If they need to go to the next round it will be a do or die match. They needed to win this to qualify comfortably for the next round, otherwise they had to depend on other situations at that time. Their batting and bowling has been performing decently till now.  

Skipper and all-rounder Gerhard Erasmus has been delivering well in both the departments. With the bat he is currently the team’s leading runs-scorer with 65 runs to his credit while with the bowl he has taken 4 wickets till now. He scored one half-century and that came against Scotland in the last match where he got 52 runs.   

The opener Niko Davin hasn’t contributed much with the bat after scoring 24 and 20 runs. His strike rate is 102.33 and failed to give a destructive start. Jan Frylinck scored 57 runs till now but has a strike rate below 100 (91.94). He carries huge experience here and needs to step up from the beginning.   

One of the most experienced players David Wiese hasn’t been able to contribute much with the bat as he scored just 23 runs but with the bowl he got 3 wickets but the economy being on the higher side which is 7.95. Keeper Zane Green scored 0 & 28 runs with a strike rate of 96.55. He needs to finish off the things well for the team in the death overs.  

Ruben Trumpelmann is their leading wicket-taker with 5 wickets to his name. Economy is 7.12 and his best came against Oman where he got 4 wickets in his 4 overs by giving away 21 runs only. Bernard Scholtz, their most successful bowler, has taken 2 wickets till now with an economy of 5.    

Probable Playing 11 of Namibia (NAM):

Gerhard Erasmus ©, JP Kotze, Niko Davin, Jan Frylinck, Malan Kruger, Zane Green (wk), David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, JJ Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni.    

Pitch Report for the match between Australia (AUS) and Namibia (NAM): 

The match will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua. This pitch is basically a balanced one as it provides for both the departments. Batting might get a little easier in the next half of the match. The Pacers will get a bit of swing . Therefore chasing might be an easy option here after winning the toss.           

Weather Report: 

A clean and clear weather will be there for most of the time but there is a 10% chance of rain but it will not destroy the atmosphere of the match. Humidity will be close to 70%. The highest temperature may be around 31 degree celsius in the morning while the lowest may be recorded as 27 degree celsius.           

Best 11 for the match between Australia (AUS) and Namibia (NAM):

Zane Green, Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head, David Warner, David Wiese, Marcus Stoinis, Gerhard Erasmus, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Ruben Trumpelmann.

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