Thailand lost their last T20 match against Nepal by 9 wickets. Henno Jordaan was the top scorer for Thailand in the match with 13 runs off 29 deliveries at a strike rate of 44. He hit one four. Phiriyapong Suanchuai also scored 13.
Nippon Senamontree was the best bowler for Thailand in the match and picked up one wicket while conceding 27 runs from his 2.3 overs. Ahmed Hassan has scored the most runs for the Maldives in the last year with 77 runs from 4 innings at an average of 19.
Umar Adam has also contributed with 44 runs from 4 innings. He has batted at an average of 11 in the last year.
Umar Adam is likely to be the top wicket-taker for the Maldives and has taken 6 wickets from his last 4 innings over the last year. He has had a bowling average of 14.
Maldives will take on Thailand in the second game of the Malaysia T20I Quadrangular Series 2022 on Sunday. Both teams will be playing their first game of the series, and a win here would rack them two points. The Maldives’ key players are Mohamed Azzam, Hassan Haziq, and Ibrahim Rizan, while Thailand’s key players are Jeerasak Pakhiaokajee, Chirapong Liangwichian, and Khanitson Namchaikul. The other two teams competing in this series are Malaysia and Bhutan.
MALDIVES CRICKET TEAM PREVIEW
Maldives team arrived here after losing their last game against Kuwait by 5 wickets and the top performer for them in that game was – Ahmed Hassan scored 42 runs in 38 balls and Umar Adam scored 12 runs in 8 balls while in the bowling department Mohamed Mahfooz plucked 2 wickets and Umar Adam, Ibrahim Hassan, and Ibrahim Rizan plucked 1 wicket each
Ahmed Hassan is the top-runs scorer for the Maldives with 77 runs at an AVG. of 19.25 and Umar Adam has also scored 44 runs at an AVG. of 11.00 in this Quadrangular Twenty20 Series 2022
Umar Adam has been the top bowler for Thailand and has plucked 6 wickets at an economy rate of 9.5Eshkol Solomon and James Fitzgerald also plucked 3 wickets at an economy rate of 9.50
THAILAND CRICKET TEAM PREVIEW
Thailand team arrived here after losing their last game against Nepal by 9 wickets and the top performer for them in that game was – Phiriyapong Suanchuai (WK) scored 13 runs in 16 balls and Wanchana Uisuk scored 13 runs in 19 balls while in the bowling department, Nopphon Senamontree plucked 1 wicket
Henno Jordaan is the top-runs scorer for Thailand with 72 runs at an AVG. of 18.00 and Ziaul Hoque has also scored 49 runs at an AVG.of 16.33 in this Quadrangular Twenty20 Series 2022
Nippon Senamontree has been the top bowler for Thailand and has plucked 5 wickets at an economy rate of 7.60 and Mahsid Faheem also plucked 2 wickets at an economy rate of 18.00
Match: Maldives vs Thailand, Match 2
Venue: UKM-YSD Cricket Oval, Bangi, Malaysia
Date & Time: 03rd July at 08:00 AM IST and 10:30 AM Local Time
MLD VS TL, MATCH 2ND PITCH REPORT:
The pitch at the UKM-YSD Cricket Oval usually offers more help to batters than bowlers, as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. Spinners will likely come into the game in the second innings, and the wicket might slow down as the game progresses.
MLD VS TL, MATCH 2 PROBABLE PLAYING XIS:
Mohamed Rishwan, Mohamed Azzam, Hassan Haziq, Ibrahim Rizan, Yoosuf Azyan Farhath, Imman Ali, Ahmed Hassan, Nazwan Ismail, Ibrahim Nashath, Ameel Mauro of, Ibrahim Hassan
Phiriyapong Suanchuai, Jeerasak Pakhiaokajee, Chirapong Liangwichian, Khanitson Namchaikul, Narawit Nuntarach, Panuwat Desungnoen, Sarawut Maliwan, Yodsak Saranonnakkun, Vichanath Singh, Thanadon Buree, Thanaphon Yotharat
TOP PICKS FOR MLD VS TL MATCH:
TOP PICKS – MALDIVES
YOUSUF AZYAN FARHAT:
He had a poor showing in the previous series, collecting only 42 runs at an average of 8.40. However, he can perform and is expected to regain form in the upcoming games.
He has potential, but his previous numbers aren’t particularly exciting, with only 29 runs scored at an average of 14.50.
TOP PICKS – THAILAND
He is a key pick from his side, ability to perform with both the bat and ball. He has scored 31 runs and taken 3 wickets at an average of 19.1.
He is a must-pick from the side, having scored 26 runs and taken 6 wickets at an average of 28.66, making him a multiplier pick for today’s outing.
The Maldives to win the game.