NAM vs USA Match Preview

The Namibian cricketing team played their last match against the PNG outfit to win the game by 8 wickets. The biggest performer for Namibia in this match was Lohan Louwrens who hit 36 runs from 24 balls. Michael van Lingen also scored 29 runs from 23 balls. While the batting performance for the Namibia team was led by these two, the bowling honors were split between Tangeni Lungameni, Jonathan Smit, and Bernard Scholtz who picked up 2 wickets each. Gerhard Erasmus, Ruben Trumplemann, and Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton all picked up a wicket apiece.

Gerhard Erasmus has been the go-to batter for Namibia. He has scored 858 runs with an average of 45.16. Another batter that has done a great job for Namibia is Jonathan Smit with 530 runs with an average of 31.18 in the current CWC League 2 competition. The best bowler from Namibia has been Bernard Scholtz who has picked up 33 wickets while bowling at an impressive economy rate of 3.43. Another bowler that has done a great job for Namibia has been Jan Frylink with 29 wickets at an economy rate of 4.42.

The United States of America side played their last match against this very outfit. They ended up losing this game by 68 runs. The best batter for the USA team in this game was Gajanand Singh who scored 32 runs from 15 balls. Monank Patel scored 30 runs from 26 balls. As far as the USA bowling department is concerned Steven Taylor and Cameron Stevenson picked up a wicket apiece. The most successful bowler for the USA was Saurabh Netravalkar with 3 wickets in the match. The highest run-getter for the USA team has been Monank Patel with 1066 runs at an average of 36.76.

Aaron Jones has also scored 1064 runs at an average of 42.56 in this edition of CWC League 2 for 2022-23. The top bowler for the USA has been Saurabh Netravalkar as he has picked up 54 wickets. He is bowling with an economy rate of 4.21. Another bowler that is doing a good job for the USA team is Steven Taylor with 28 wickets at an economy rate of 4.31.

Weather Report

The weather forecast for tomorrow's game in Windhoek is hot and mostly cloudy weather. There is every chance of dehydration during the game for the players and them getting a heat stroke while performing difficult physical activities. There will be wind gusts of close to 35 km/hr. There are not many chances of rain coming down during the match.

Pitch Report

The wicket on offer at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Namibia is a good one for batting. But it may offer help to the bowlers in the earlier part of the innings. Even the spinners might get some purchase from the track in the middle and later overs of the innings. 

Notable stats

Head-to-head between the two sides is led by Namibia.

Namibia leads the head-to-head between these two sides 3-1.

Gerhard Erasmus has done a great job with the bat.

Gerhard Erasmus has scored 425 runs in his last 10 appearances for Namibia with an average of 47.22 and a strike rate of 80.64.

Team News

None of the team management has reported any injury worries for this game.

NAM vs USA Probable 11

NAM Playing 11

  • Zane Green (Wk)
  • Bernard Scholtz
  • Divan la Cock
  • Lohan Louwrens
  • Michael van Lingen
  • Jan Frylinck
  • Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton
  • Jonathan Smit
  • Gerhard Erasmus (C)
  • Ruben Trumpelmann
  • Tangeni Lungameni

USA Playing 11

  • Jaskaran Malhotra (Wk)
  • Monank Patel (C)
  • Rahul Jariwala
  • Gajanand Singh
  • Aaron Jones
  • Saiteja Mukkamalla
  • Steven Taylor
  • Saurabh Netravalkar
  • Cameron Stevenson
  • Nosthush Kenjige
  • Kyle Phillip
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

If you look at the recent record of both these teams, you will find that Namibia is doing an excellent job in the recent past. They have won all their last 5 games. The USA cricket team on the other hand has lost 3 games on the trot and is looking a bit down at the moment. We expect Namibia to win this game.

Top Picks

Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton: In his last ten games for Namibia, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton has scored 260 runs at an average of 37.14 and a strike rate of 77.84.

Aaron Jones: Aaron Jones is a top batter for the USA outfit. He has scored 472 runs in his last 10 appearances for the states with a batting average of 52.44 and a strike rate of 83.83.

Saurabh Netravalkar: Saurabh Netravalkar has picked up 20 wickets from his last 10 matches with a strike rate of 29.60 and an economy rate of 4.67.

Steven Taylor: Steven Taylor has scored 330 runs from his last 10 innings for the USA with an average of 33.00 and a strike rate of 85.05.

NAM vs USA Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: M. Patel

Batters: M. van Lingen, G. Singh, A. Jones, G. Merwe Erasmus

All-rounders: J. Frylinck (C), J. Smit (VC)

Bowlers: I. Holland, B. Scholtz, S. Netravalkar, R. Trumplemann

NAM vs USA Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction