NAM VS NEP – JUL 16, 2022


Nepal takes on Namibia in the 5th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 this Saturday at Cambusdoon New Ground. The game is scheduled at 10.00 AM GMT which provides a great opportunity for cricket lovers across the world to watch the match. Although both these sides will field their strongest combinations, the match is likely to be decided by the performance of their bowlers. The Namibia team relies heavily on their top-order batsmen such as Rory Kleinveldt and Hamish Marshall. Namibia is looking confident with its current performance. This good form has provided them 4 victories in the last 5 matches. This good performance can keep on bolstering their confidence level for this crucial CWC League 2 match. Zane Green will keep wickets for Namibia in this match. He is also handy with the bat and can contribute useful runs with his batting abilities. This is in addition to his utility behind the stumps making him a valuable player on the team.

In the last game against Nepal Gerhard Merwe Erasmus scored 22 runs and also took a wicket. This undermines his all-around abilities and utility for his team. This decent performance can lift his morale for this game against Nepal. In the last match, Namibia played Jan Nicol Lofie Eaton scored 60 runs for his side. This means he is going into this match a lot more confident and will be keen to provide more contribution with the bat for Namibia. Craig Williams can contribute a lot of runs with power hitting style of batting. This type of approach was evident in the last game when he made a small contribution of 21 runs to his team’s cause. But he has a lot of potential and this makes him extremely valuable to Namibia. Jan Frylink keeps on contributing to the team’s scores and there are no compromises in his efforts. He was able to take quick wickets in the last game which makes him a prime candidate for the match. Ruben Trumpleman took one wicket in the last game for Namibia. He has continuously succeeded in developing performances for his side with a positive mindset. You can rest assured that Bernard Scholtz will find at least one wicket in every game. He can push for more wickets and can do so.


The Nepal bowlers have bowled well in recent months. But they have lost three matches in a row in all the competitions they have participated in. The team will be keen to remain focused on a good performance to win a game in this fixture. Asif Shaikh played well in his last effort against the same opposition. He scored 14 runs but did a great job as the wicketkeeper for Nepal. He will continue to be a critical player for Nepal in this competition. Kushal Bhurtel is consistent with his performances for Nepal. He has been successful in maintaining his form right throughout the recent matches. This will keep him motivated for this crucial game against Namibia.

KC Karan batted well in the last match by scoring 19 runs to keep the scoreboard ticking along. This was in addition to his bowling skills that keep on developing in his performance. He is a game changer and very valuable to his side. Sandeep Lamichhane looks to be in good nick. He looked the part in the last match against Namibia when he took four wickets with an economy rate of 5.40.


In this 5th match of CWC League 2, 2022 between Nepal and Namibia, the toss will have a significant role to play. We will get a good batting track at this venue. So, the team winning the toss will look to bat first although the final decision will depend on the weather and final condition of the pitch before the start of the game.

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