Canada vs Nepal Match Prediction & Tips 2024

Canada vs Nepal Match Prediction & Betting Tips, T20 World Cup Warm Up 2024

The T20 World Cup 2024 is in full preparations as the West Indies and the United States are going to host the ICC event. Canada is one of the teams which has qualified for the first time and they are set to kick-off the warm-up matches against Nepal.

The 1st match of T20 World Cup Warm Up will take place between Canada and Nepal. The match is set to be held at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, US on 27th May 2024, starting at 9:00 PM IST.

Saad Bin Zafar will lead the Canadian team while Nepal will be led by Rohit Paudel. Nepal is the only team which has crossed the 300-run mark in the T20Is and in the same match they also broke the record for fastest century and half century in T20Is.

Canada and Nepal have faced each other once in 2022 when Nepal won by 8 wickets while chasing 81.

CAN vs NEP, Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas Pitch Report

Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas has been renovated into a cricket stadium from a baseball stadium after 2020. It was used in the Major League Cricket 2023 edition where we saw the surface was flat and offers a lot of runs so batters could have a good time here. In bowling, pacers will get some help with seam. The average innings score is around 165.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Canada vs Nepal, T20 World Cup Warm Up Match 2024

Canada Team News & Playing 11

CAN Team News

Canada has recently played a T20I series against the USA which they lost. They have a similar playing 11 with just few changes in the bowling line-up. The mentioned playing 11 is the best combination according to our analysis.

CAN Team Batting

The top batters for Canada will be Aaron Johnson and Navneet Dhaliwal. Aaron Johnson has accumulated 713 runs in just 16 T20Is at an impressive strike rate of 166.59. In the recent T20I series against USA, he was the highest run scorer with 124 runs in 4 matches. Naveen Dhaliwal has scored 870 runs in 30 T20Is at an average of 36.25 and strike rate above 130.

CAN Team Bowling

In the bowling department, the top players will be Saad Bin Zafar and Kaleem Sana. Captain Saad has taken 43 wickets in 38 T20Is with a good economy of 6.44. Left-arm fast bowler Kaleem Sana has picked 27 wickets in just 16 matches at an average of 12.48.

CAN Team Form

Canada has lost the recent T20I series against USA but they have been a decent side as they have won the T20 World Cup 2024 Americas Region Final and Desert Cup T20I series.

Canada Predicted Playing 11

Aaron Johnson, Shreyas Movva (wk), Dilpreet Singh, Pargat Singh, Nicholas Kirton, Harsh Thaker, Saad Bin Zafar (c), Dillon Heyliger, Navneet Dhaliwal, Jeremy Gordan, Kaleem Sana

Nepal Team News & Playing 11

NEP Team News

Nepal will play their full strength team which played the recent Mens T20I Premier Cup. No injuries or replacements are reported.

NEP Team Batting

The top batters for Nepal will be Kushal Malla and Dipendra Singh Airee. Left handed batter Kushal Malla has scored 771 runs in 39 T20Is at an aggressive strike rate of 167.25. He has a highest score of 137 which is the 2nd fastest T20I century in T20 internationals. Dipendra has accumulated more than 1500 runs in 61 T20Is and he has a career strike rate of 149.37.

NEP Team Bowling

In the bowling department, top players from Nepal will be Karan KC and Abinash Bohara. Karan is an experienced pacer, he has taken 89 wickets in 65 T20Is at a strike rate of 14.16. Abinash Bohara has taken 74 wickets in 57 T20I matches at an average of 18.82.

NEP Team Form

Nepal was part of the Men’s T20I Premier Cup 2024 which took place in April. They were the table toppers in the group stage with 4 out of 4 wins. They were eliminated in the knockouts.

Nepal Predicted Playing 11

Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Rohit Paudel (c), Sundeep Jora, Kushal Malla, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulsan Jha, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Abinash Bohara, Lalit Rajbanshi

🏆 Canada vs Nepal Prediction

Canada and Nepal will be a good contest as both the sides are equipped with talented T20 players. Canadian players have good experience of playing on Western pitches but Nepal has a better batting and bowling unit which has more international exposure. Nepal’s bowling line-up will be a big factor to hand them a win in this match. We are backing Nepal to win the 1st Warm-Up match.

Nepal to beat Canada

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