Cricket enthusiasts and fans across Asia are in for a cricketing extravaganza as the stage is set for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier Final 2023. Hosted by the picturesque nation of Nepal, this tournament promises thrilling contests and high-stakes battles among eight top teams. The stakes are immense, with two coveted spots for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 up for grabs.
Nepal, known for its passionate cricketing fans and breathtaking landscapes, is all set to provide a fitting backdrop for this prestigious tournament. The Tribhuvan University Ground (TU Ground) in Kathmandu and the Mulpani Cricket Ground are the chosen venues that will witness some high-intensity clashes.
Host Nepal will face Singapore on Monday, October 30 in the first match of the tournament at Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Kathmandu.
Nepal are heading into this contest on the back of a 4 wickets defeat against UAE in the final of Nepal T20I Triangular series. Singapore on the other hand played at the Asian Games recently where they were defetaed by Malaysia and were victorious against Indonesia.
Nepal vs UAE Match Details
Match: Nepal vs Singapore, Match 2, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier Final 2023
Date and Time: October 30, 2023, Monday, 9:00 am NST
Venue: Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Match Tickets: Buy through IME Pay Mobile App or available on Ground too (NRs. 200 per ticket)
Nepal vs UAE Pitch Report
TU Ground in Nepal has gained a reputation as a batting paradise over the years, and it’s no secret why. The pitch here is a batsman’s dream, offering ideal conditions for stroke play and high-scoring encounters. It is typically flat, hard, and provides consistent bounce, making it an inviting prospect for batsmen. Matches held on this ground often witness a run-fest. The even bounce and pace, combined with short boundaries, result in frequent boundaries and sixes, delighting fans and providing a visual spectacle.
TU Cricket Ground T20I Statistics
Average Score Batting First: 171
Matches won Batting First: 10
Matches won Batting Second: 8
Highest Team Total: 238/3 (Nepal vs Netherlands)
Lowest Team Total: 96/10 (Netherlands vs Nepal)
Nepal vs Singapore Weather Report
On Friday, we can expect a mostly sunny day in Kirtipur with temperatures around 26°C, 10% minimal precipitation, 58% humidity, and wind speed of 13 km/h.
Nepal vs Singapore Probable Xl
Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (WK), Kushal Malla, Rohit Kumar Paudel (C), Dipendra Singh Airee, Sundeep Jora, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Abhinash Bohara and Sandeep Lamichhane
Aritra Dutta (c & wk), Rohan Rengarajan, Surendran Chandramohan, Anish Paraam, Manpreet Singh, Janak Prakash, Akshay Roopak Puri, Thilip Omamdurai Thilappan, Ramesh Kalimuthu, Anantha Krishna, Utsav Rakshit
Nepal vs Singapore Prediction
Nepal and Singapore have won one match each against each other in T20Is. Nepal are in red hot form right now and should be heavy favourites against Singapore and similarly with the match being held in Nepal and their record in home ground with support of massive crowd, Nepal are the favourites to win the match.
Prediction: Nepal to win this game.
Nepal vs Singapore Live Streaming details and channel list
TV: Kantipur Cineplex TV HD
Live Streaming: Kantipur Cineplex HD (You Tube), FanCode App & Website (India), KantipurTV HD Mobile Application, ICC TV (Rest of the world)