Sri Lanka will take on Namibia at the Geelong Cricket Ground, Victoria, in the Match 1 of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 on Sunday, 16 October 2022. Keep reading to find out T20 World Cup 2022 Match 1 SL vs NAM Match Prediction. Know who will win today match between Sri Lanka vs Namibia today match prediction.
Sri Lanka recently won the prestigious Asia Cup T20. However, they will have to go through the Qualifier round to make it to the Super 12 round of the T20 World Cup. In the Group A of the Qualifying round, they are the favourites to emerge on top.
Namibia would battle hard to be the second to qualify from the group. Netherlands and UAE are the two other teams in Group A. Namibia had appeared in the Qualifying round in the last edition of the T20 World Cup too. In 2021, they had qualified for the Super 12 round. They would be looking to replicate that success this year too.
Here is Our T20 World Cup 2022 SL vs NAM Today Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s Match 1 T20 World Cup 2022 SL vs NAM Match Prediction.
Case1: If Sri Lanka bat first
First Innings score prediction: Sri Lanka will score 180-190
Result prediction: Sri Lanka will win the match by 20-30 runs
Case2: If Namibia bat first
First Innings score prediction: Namibia will score 140-150
Result prediction: Sri Lanka will win the match by 6 wickets
Stats that matter for SL vs NAM match prediction
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head to head records, pitch report, weather condition, team form, etc. Let’s look at some stats which are important for SL vs NAM prediction.
The present form of teams: Sri Lanka and Namibia Present form
Recently, Sri Lanka took home the coveted Asia Cup T20. To advance to the T20 World Cup Super 12 round, players must first get through the Qualifier round.
Namibia also participated in the T20 World Cup qualifying phase in the previous tournament. They were able to qualify to the Super 12 round in 2021.
Catch T20 World Cup 2022 Match 1 SL vs NAM match prediction to know who will win today and who can reach to a higher level on the T20 World Cup point table.
Sri Lanka vs Namibia head to head:
Let’s have a look at the head to head record for SL vs NAM prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today T20 World Cup match prediction or who has higher chances of winning between Sri Lanka vs Namibia.
SL vs NAM head to head in T20I
SL vs NAM Total Matches: 1
Sri Lanka Won: 1
Namibia Won: 0
Venue Stats (T20)
Geelong Cricket Ground, Victoria
Total matches: 1
Matches won bowling first: 1
Average 1st Inns scores: 173
Average 2nd Inns scores: 176
Highest total recorded: 176/8 (20 Ov) by SL vs AUS
Lowest total recorded : 173/10 (20 Ov) by AUS vs SL
Highest score chased: 176/8 (20 Ov) by SL vs AUS
Pitch Report for Today T20 World Cup Match SL vs NAM
This venue has hosted only one T20I so far. It generally offers a good pitch to bat in the BBL games. We could see the batters enjoying the shorter boundaries on either side.
Weather Forecast for Today T20 World Cup Match SL vs NAM
The maximum temperature in Geelong on Sunday would be 15°C while the humidity would be around 71%. There is a 50% chance of rain too.
Sri Lanka vs Namibia Predicted XIs:
Here are the predicted XI’s of Sri Lanka and Namibia for T20 World Cup 2022 Match 1
Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI:
Kusal Mendis (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapasksa, Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Chameera, Madhushan
Namibia Predicted Playing XI:
Stephan Baard, Lohandre Louwrens, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Divan la Cook, JJ Smit, David Wiese, Zane Green (wk), Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo
Toss Prediction for Today T20 World Cup Match SL vs NAM
SL vs NAM Toss Prediction: Considering the rain threat, the teams might be inclined towards chasing. Hence, the captain that wins the toss could elect to bowl first.
Who will win today match T20 World Cup 2022 SL vs NAM Prediction
SL vs NAM today match Prediction: Dasun Shanaka and his men must be confident after their dream run in the previous tournament. The odds would be in favour of the Asian Champions.
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