NAM vs IR-A: Namibia will be taking on the Ireland-A in the 1st match of Namibia vs Ireland Wolves T20 2022 on 21st March at Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek.
In this tour, both teams will be playing the 3-match T20 series from 21-24th March followed by another 5-match ODI series from 29-5th April.
Gerhard Erasmus-led Namibia will feature prominent players like David Wiese, JJ Smit, Michael van Lingen, and Jan Frylinck. On the other hand, the Wolves will be captained by Neil Rock, a Rush Cricket Club wicket-keeper who formerly captained the Irish Under-19s. William McClintock and Ross Adair won’t be playing due to Covid-19 Protocols.
The tour will be an opportunity for the young cricketers to gain some valuable playing time while also allowing others the chance to stand up and stake a claim for selection in the future.
Match: Namibia vs Ireland-A, 1st Match
Date & Time: March 21st, 05:30 PM
Venue: Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
The wicket at Wanderers Cricket Ground has been a neutral one. Both departments of the game are expected to get an equal amount of help from the track. The average first-innings score has been around 150-160 runs.
On Monday, the temperature is expected to hover between 21-27°C, with 52% humidity and a wind speed of 11 km/hr. During the game, the weather will be partly cloudy with a 22% chance of rainfall.
NAM vs IR-A Probable Playing XI
Bernard Scholtz, Craig Williams, Nicol Loftie-Eaton (wk), Jan Balt, Karl Birkenstock/Ben Shikongo, Stephan Baard, David Wiese, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, Michael Van Lingen
Neil Rock (c&wk), Gareth Delany, Stephen Doheny, James McCullum, Jeremy Lawlor, Shane Getkate, Curtis Campher, Gareth Kennedy, Peter Chase, Ben White, Josh Manley.
NAM vs IR-A Dream11 Team
Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gareth Delany, Gerhard Erasmus, Michael van Lingen, JJ Smit, Shane Getkate, David Wiese, Curtis Campher, Jan Fylinck, Peter Chase, Graham Kennedy
Captain: Curtis Campher | Vice-captain: David Wiese