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Match 17 of the West Africa T20I Trophy 2023 will be played between Rwanda and Nigeria (RWA vs NIG) at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos on October 14 at 2:30 PM IST.

RWA vs NIG (Rwanda vs Nigeria), Match 17 - Match Information

Match: Rwanda vs Nigeria, Match 17
Date: October 14, 2023
Time: 2:30 PM IST
Venue: Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos

RWA vs NIG (Rwanda vs Nigeria), Match 17 Preview

Rwanda have played 8 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table, while Nigeria have also played 8 matches in the series and they will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot.

West Africa T20I Trophy 2023 Points Table

The points table of West Africa T20I Trophy 2023. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
NIG 8 8 0 16 +2.560
RWA 8 4 4 8 +0.752
GHA 8 3 5 6 -1.462
SRL 8 1 7 2 -1.880

In their previous encounter in this series, Isaac Danladi was the Man of the Match and Emmanuel Sebareme scored the highest fantasy points for Rwanda with 57 match fantasy points while Isaac Okpe topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Nigeria with 107 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Rwanda against Ghana, Rwanda beat Ghana by 9 wickets. The top fantasy player for Rwanda was Kevin Irakoze who scored 109 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Sierra Leone, Nigeria beat Sierra Leone by 53 runs. The top fantasy player for Nigeria was Isaac Danladi who scored 123 fantasy points.

RWA vs NIG, Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos will assist the bowlers. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 16 matches is 97 runs. The pitch at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos

The emperature will hover around 28°C and humidity is expected to be around 79%. 4.46 m/s winds are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

RWA vs NIG, Head-to-Head

In the 2 matches played between these 2 teams, Rwanda have lost all their matches. Nigeria's bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Rwanda.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hamza Khan 5 71 14.2 0 0 14, 12, 38, 0, 7 -
Isaac Danladi 5 54 10.8 7 1.4 2, 3, 6, 31, 12 3, 3, 0, 1, 0
Sulaimon Runsewe 5 109 21.8 0 0 14, 3, 80, 5, 7 -
  1. Hamza Khan

    Hamza Khan is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 8 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, Hamza Khan has scored 71 runs at an average of 14.2 per match.

  2. Isaac Danladi

    Isaac Danladi is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 2, 3, 6, 31 and 12 runs averaging 10.8 per match. Isaac Danladi can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in recent matches, he has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4 per match. He has bowled well at this venue as in the last 5 matches this player played here, he has taken 7 wickets.

  3. Sulaimon Iyiola Runsewe

    Sulaimon Runsewe is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. Sulaimon Runsewe is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 109 runs averaging 21.8 per match.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Peter Aho 5 14 2.8 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 14, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 2
Chiemelie Udekwe 5 12 2.4 8 1.6 0, 9, 0, 0, 3 3, 2, 1, 2, 0
Zappy Bimenyimana 5 6 1.2 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 6 0, 2, 3, 3, 0
  1. Peter Aho

    Peter Aho is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. Peter Aho bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 5 matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Chiemelie Emmanuel Udekwe

    Chiemelie Udekwe is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Chiemelie Udekwe bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6. This player has done well against this opposition, taking 2 and 3 wickets in recent matches. Chiemelie Udekwe has had a good time at this venue as in the last 5 matches he played here, he has taken 3, 2, 1, 2 and 0 wickets.

  3. Zappy Bimenyimana

    Zappy Bimenyimana is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Zappy Bimenyimana is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6. This player has been very successful at this venue as in the recent 5 matches Zappy Bimenyimana played here, he has taken 8 wickets.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Isaac Okpe 5 31 6.2 11 2.2 18, 12, 1, 0, 0 2, 1, 2, 3, 3
Emmanuel Sebareme 5 42 8.4 12 2.4 0, 2, 21, 6, 13 2, 2, 3, 4, 1
Mohammad Nadir 5 15 3 3 0.6 0, 3, 1, 0, 11 0, 0, 0, 2, 1
  1. Isaac Ochgwu Okpe

    Isaac Okpe can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, Isaac Okpe has taken 2, 1, 2, 3 and 3 wickets at an average of 2.2. He has been very successful against this team, taking 3 and 1 wickets in the recent matches. This player has had a good time at this venue as in the last 5 matches Isaac Okpe played here, he has taken 11 wickets.

  2. Emmanuel King Sebareme

    Emmanuel Sebareme is an all-rounder and has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls off-break and in the recent 5 matches, this player has taken 12 wickets at an average of 2.4. Emmanuel Sebareme has a good record at this venue as in the recent 5 matches he played here, he has taken 2, 2, 3, 4 and 1 wickets.

  3. Mohammad Nadir

    Mohammad Nadir can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 8 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Mohammad Nadir is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Isaac Danladi 5 54 10.8 7 1.4 2, 3, 6, 31, 12 3, 3, 0, 1, 0
Kevin Irakoze 5 7 1.4 3 0.6 0, 0, 3, 1, 3 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Isaac Okpe 5 31 6.2 11 2.2 18, 12, 1, 0, 0 2, 1, 2, 3, 3
Emmanuel Sebareme 5 42 8.4 12 2.4 0, 2, 21, 6, 13 2, 2, 3, 4, 1
Sylvester Okpe 5 11 2.2 4 0.8 7, 0, 4, 0, 0 2, 1, 0, 0, 1
Orchide Tuyisenge 5 99 19.8 0 0 35, 21, 6, 27, 10 -

The top point-getters for Rwanda are Kevin Irakoze with 109 match fantasy points, Emmanuel Sebareme with 76 match fantasy points and Orchide Tuyisenge with 71 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Nigeria are Isaac Danladi with 123 match fantasy points, Isaac Okpe with 104 match fantasy points and Sylvester Okpe with 76 match fantasy points.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Isaac Okpe 5 31 6.2 11 2.2 18, 12, 1, 0, 0 2, 1, 2, 3, 3
Peter Aho 5 14 2.8 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 14, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 2
Chiemelie Udekwe 5 12 2.4 8 1.6 0, 9, 0, 0, 3 3, 2, 1, 2, 0
Emmanuel Sebareme 5 42 8.4 12 2.4 0, 2, 21, 6, 13 2, 2, 3, 4, 1
Mohammad Nadir 5 15 3 3 0.6 0, 3, 1, 0, 11 0, 0, 0, 2, 1
  1. Isaac Ochgwu Okpe

    Isaac Okpe is an all-rounder and has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the last 5 matches, Isaac Okpe has taken 2, 1, 2, 3 and 3 wickets at an average of 2.2. He has done very well against this opposition, taking 3 and 1 wickets in the recent matches. This player has had a good time at this venue as in the last 5 matches Isaac Okpe played here, he has taken 2, 1, 2, 3 and 3 wickets.

  2. Peter Aho

    Peter Aho can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Peter Aho has taken 0, 0, 0, 2 and 2 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Chiemelie Emmanuel Udekwe

    Chiemelie Udekwe is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 5 matches, Chiemelie Udekwe has taken 3, 2, 1, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 and 3 wickets in the recent matches. This player has been very successful at this venue as in the recent 5 matches Chiemelie Udekwe played here, he has taken 3, 2, 1, 2 and 0 wickets.

  4. Emmanuel King Sebareme

    Emmanuel Sebareme is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is an off-break bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Emmanuel Sebareme has taken 2, 2, 3, 4 and 1 wickets at an average of 2.4. He has had a good time at this venue as in the last 5 matches this player played here, he has taken 12 wickets.

  5. Mohammad Nadir

    Mohammad Nadir is an all-rounder and has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Mohammad Nadir is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 0, 0, 0, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.6.

RWA vs NIG Squad Information

Nigeria (NIG) Squad: Isaac Danladi, Isaac Okpe, Ademola Onikoyi, Sesan Adedeji, Taiwo Mohammed, Sylvester Okpe, Daniel Ajekun, Sulaimon Runsewe, Miracle Akhigbe, Ifeanyichukwu Uboh, Peter Aho, Akhere Isesele, Prosper Useni, Ridwan Abdulkareem, Joshua Asia and Chiemelie Udekwe.

Rwanda (RWA) Squad: Emmanuel Sebareme, Eric Dusingizimana, Martin Akayezu, Zappy Bimenyimana, Kevin Irakoze, Didier Ndikubwimana, Wilson Niyitanga, Eric Niyomugabo, Orchide Tuyisenge, Mohammad Nadir, Hamza Khan, Israel Mugisha, Kubwimana Eric, Manishimwe Oscar, Rukiriza Emile and Iradukunda Michel.

RWA vs NIG Possible Playing XI

Nigeria (NIG) Possible Playing XI: Sulaimon Runsewe, Daniel Ajekun, Akhere Isesele, Sesan Adedeji, Chiemelie Udekwe, Peter Aho, Taiwo Mohammed, Ridwan Abdulkareem, Joshua Asia, Isaac Okpe and Sylvester Okpe.

Rwanda (RWA) Possible Playing XI: Hamza Khan, Eric Dusingizimana, Orchide Tuyisenge, Didier Ndikubwimana, Manishimwe Oscar, Zappy Bimenyimana, Rukiriza Emile, Martin Akayezu, Emmanuel Sebareme, Kevin Irakoze and Mohammad Nadir.

RWA vs NIG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Sulaimon Runsewe

Batters: Eric Niyomugabo and Hamza Khan

All-Rounders: Emmanuel Sebareme, Isaac Okpe and Mohammad Nadir

Bowlers: Chiemelie Udekwe, Iradukunda Michel, Peter Aho, Rukiriza Emile and Zappy Bimenyimana

Captain: Sulaimon Runsewe

Vice-Captain: Rukiriza Emile

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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