Canada v Nepal


Warm-up, ICC Men's T20 World Cup Warm-up Matches 2024

  • 15:30

    Grand Prairie Stadium

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    (20 overs)



    (19.3 overs)


    Canada won by 63 runs

    Canada Innings

    A Johnson
    c †Aasif Sheikh b Karan KC
    NS Dhaliwal
    c Karan KC b Gulsan Jha
    R Pathan
    retired hurt
    NR Kirton
    c Rajbanshi b Bohara
    Pargat Singh
    c Karan KC b Rajbanshi
    S Movva
    c Kushal Malla b Dhakal
    DS Bajwa
    b Bohara
    Ravinderpal Singh
    not out
    Saad Bin Zafar
    c Kushal Malla b Sompal Kami
    D Heyliger
    not out
    Kaleem Sana
    Junaid Siddiqui
    JOA Gordon
    N Dutta
    RR Joshi
    Extras: 15 (legbyes 2, wides 12, noballs 1)

    183/7 (20 Overs, RR: 9.15)

    Karan KC334111.33
    Sompal Kami334111.33
    Gulsan Jha43117.75
    LN Rajbanshi220110
    RK Paudel113013
    S Dhakal42215.5
    A Bohara32729

    Nepal Innings

    K Bhurtel
    c †Movva b Heyliger
    Aasif Sheikh
    lbw b Saad Bin Zafar
    AK Sah
    c Dhaliwal b Pargat Singh
    Kushal Malla
    c Ravinderpal Singh b Kaleem Sana
    RK Paudel
    c †Movva b Saad Bin Zafar
    S Jora
    b Heyliger
    Gulsan Jha
    c †Movva b Gordon
    Sompal Kami
    c Kirton b Gordon
    Karan KC
    not out
    S Dhakal
    c †Movva b Heyliger
    A Bohara
    c †Movva b Heyliger
    LN Rajbanshi
    KS Airee
    DS Airee
    Pratis GC
    Extras: 6 (byes 1, legbyes 1, wides 4)

    120 (19.3 Overs, RR: 6.15)

    Kaleem Sana42315.75
    JOA Gordon42526.25
    D Heyliger2.32048
    Junaid Siddiqui21407
    Saad Bin Zafar42526.25
    Pargat Singh31113.66

    Determined Nepal Face Experienced Canada in T20 World Cup Warm-up

    This T20 World Cup warm-up promises to be a captivating encounter, offering a glimpse into the strategies and capabilities of both teams.

    The stage is set for an intriguing clash at the Grand Prairie Stadium, Texas on May 27th (May 28th IST) as Nepal, debutants in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, lock horns with Canada in a crucial warm-up match. This encounter presents a unique opportunity for Nepal to announce their arrival on the world stage with a strong showing, while Canada will be looking to leverage home advantage and solidify their preparations.

    Nepal: A Team to Watch

    Nepal's qualification for the T20 World Cup has ignited a fire within the cricketing nation. The passionate Nepali fans will undoubtedly be a vocal presence, cheering their young team on with unwavering support. Nepal boasts a fearless brand of cricket, characterized by aggressive batting and a potent spin attack. Explosive batsmen like Aasif Sheikh and the technically sound Rohit Paudel possess the ability to dismantle bowling attacks on their day. The bowling attack, spearheaded by the wily spin duo of Sandeep Lamichhane and Karn Sharma, will be key in restricting the Canadian batsmen.

    Canada: Experience and Home Advantage

    Canada, on the other hand, will enjoy the significant advantage of playing in familiar territory. The passionate home crowd will be a constant source of encouragement, and the Canadian team will be determined to deliver a convincing performance. Their batting lineup features seasoned campaigners like Aaron Johnson and the hard-hitting Navneet Dhaliwal, both capable of inflicting serious damage on the opposition. The bowling attack, with a mix of pace and experience, will aim to exploit any vulnerabilities in the Nepalese batting order and create early inroads.

    A Match Poised for Excitement

    While Canada appears to hold a slight edge on paper due to their experience in the conditions, underestimating Nepal's fighting spirit would be a grave error. Nepal has a history of exceeding expectations and pulling off unexpected upsets. The outcome of this match will likely hinge on which team handles pressure situations more effectively and executes their game plan with greater precision.

    This T20 World Cup warm-up promises to be a captivating encounter, offering a glimpse into the strategies and capabilities of both teams. Can Nepal defy the odds and announce their arrival with a giant-killing performance? Or will Canada's experience and home advantage prove too much to overcome?

    Match starts at 10:30AM local, 3:30PM GMT, 9:15PM in Nepal and 9:00PM in India.

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