HK vs MAL Dream11 Match Predictions
Asia Cup Qualifier, 2018
Hong Kong vs Malaysia, 1st Match Preview
Asia Cup Qualifiers kick start with the host Malaysia locking horns with Hong Kong in the tournament opener scheduled at Kinara Academy Oval on Wednesday morning. Six teams – United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, and Oman will feature in the 16 matches tournament to get a ticket to Asia Cup 2018. The winner will qualify to play alongside India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan for the Asia Cup 2018 which is scheduled to begin from September 15 in Dubai.
While the first match will witness the clash of hosts Malaysia with Hong Kong, the other two games will witness Nepal taking on Oman and the United Arab Emirates locking horns with Singapore at the same time.
Hong Kong and Malaysia have faced each other three times and each time Hong Kong has proved out to be the winner. Last time, both the teams locked horns in 2014 at Asian Cricket Council Premier League. Hong Kong clinched 2 wickets win over Malaysia and would be looking to repeat the same.
Venue- Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Matchday- August 29, Wednesday at 07:30 AM IST
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Avg 1st inn score: 242
Avg 2nd inn score: 166
Highest Total: 309/5 (50 Ov) by Ind vs WI
Lowest Total: 113/10 (34.2 Ov) by WI vs Aus
Highest Chased: 273/7 (47.2 Ov) by WI vs Aus
Lowest Defended: 162/10 (39.3 Ov) by Ind vs WI
HK vs MAL Team News:
Malaysian Cricket Association has named 15-man squad ahead of the opening clash.
Cricket Hong Kong selectors have named 15-member squad to feature in the tournament.
Babar Hayat will lead Hong Kong while Ahmad Faiz has the charge for Malaysia.
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Babar Hayat(c), Tanwir Afzal, Aizaz Khan, Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Anshuman Rath, Arshad Mohammad, Christopher Carter, Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Cameron McAulsan, Scott McKechnie, Nadeem Ahmed, Jhatavedh Subramanyan, Waqas Khan
Ahmad Faiz(c), Shafiq Sharif, Ainool Haqqiem, Syazrul Idrus, Pavandeep Singh, Suharril Fetri, Syed Aziz, Virandeep Singh, Abdul Rashid, Anwar Arudin, Saifullah Malik, Muhammad Anwar, Sharvin Muniandy, Dhivendran Mogan, Muhamad Syahadat
HK vs MAL Playing 11:
The probable HK vs MAL playing 11 is listed below.
Babar Hayat (c), Waqas Khan, Nadeem Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Anshuman Rath, Tamwir Afzal, Ehsan Khan, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie, Ehsan Nawaz, Haroon Arshad
Ahmad Faiz (c), Shafiq (wk), Muhammad Anwar Bin Rahman, Virandeep Singh, Suharril Fetri, Anwar Arudin, Abdul Rashid, Pavandeep Singh, Syed Aziz, Ahmed Faiz
HK vs MAL Players to watch out for:
For Hong Kong, a lot will depend upon Skipper Babar Hayat and middle-order batsman Waqas Khan. Khan was omitted from the World Cup Qualifiers held in March 2018 and gets an opportunity here to prove his worth. Pace all-rounder Haroon Arshad and leg-spinner Jhatha Subramanyan will take the charge with the ball.
Malaysia will rely upon Syed Aziz, Anwar Arudin, and Skipper Ahmed Faiz to put runs on the scoreboard while Muhammad Wafiq, Muhammad Syahadat, and Pavandeep Singh will be responsible for providing breakthroughs.
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