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The 2nd Semi-Final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier Final 2023 has the United Arab Emirates taking on Nepal at the Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu on November 3 at 10:45 AM IST.

UAE vs NEP (United Arab Emirates vs Nepal), 2nd Semi-Final - Match Information

Match: United Arab Emirates vs Nepal, 2nd Semi-Final
Date: November 3, 2023
Time: 10:45 AM IST
Venue: Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu

UAE vs NEP (United Arab Emirates vs Nepal), 2nd Semi-Final Preview

United Arab Emirates have played 3 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Nepal have also played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier Final 2023 Points Table

The points table of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier Final 2023. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
OMA 3 3 0 6 +0.983
UAE 3 3 0 6 +1.445
BRN 3 1 2 2 -0.400
NEP 3 2 1 4 +0.729
MAL 3 1 2 2 +0.187
HK 3 1 2 2 -0.433
KUW 3 1 2 2 -0.650
SIN 3 0 3 0 -1.936

Both teams last played against each other in the Final of the Nepal T20I Tri-Series 2023 where Aayan Khan scored the highest fantasy points for the United Arab Emirates with 119 match fantasy points while Kushal Bhurtel topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Nepal with 88 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by the United Arab Emirates against Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates beat Hong Kong by 22 runs. The top fantasy player for the United Arab Emirates was Muhammad Waseem who scored 81 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Oman, Oman beat Nepal by 5 runs. The top fantasy player for Nepal was Karan KC who scored 101 fantasy points.

UAE vs NEP, Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 13 matches is 135 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 38% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.

Weather Report for Mulpani Cricket Ground, Kathmandu

The temperature is expected to be around 21°C with 49% humidity. 0.53 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

UAE vs NEP, Head-to-Head

In the 8 matches played between these 2 teams, the United Arab Emirates' all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for Nepal.

UAE vs NEP 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
Rohit Paudel 4 67 13.4 1 0.2 12, 0, 2, 35, 18 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Muhammad Waseem 5 136 27.2 0 0 46, 33, 12, 45, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Alishan Sharafu 5 120 24 0 0 34, 16, 27, 13, 30 -
  1. Rohit Kumar Paudel

    Rohit Paudel is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 4 matches, Rohit Paudel has scored 67 runs at an average of 13.4 per match.

  2. Muhammad Waseem

    Muhammad Waseem is a batter and has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 46, 33, 12, 45 and 0 runs at an average of 27.2 per match.

  3. Alishan Sharafu

    Alishan Sharafu is a batter and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Alishan Sharafu is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 120 runs averaging 24 per match.

UAE vs NEP 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
Abinash Bohara 4 1 0.2 8 1.6 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 4, 3, 0
Sandeep Lamichhane 4 2 0.4 6 1.2 0, 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 1, 2, 1
Junaid Siddique 5 0 0 6 1.2 - 1, 2, 2, 1, 0
  1. Abinash Bohara

    Abinash Bohara is a bowler and has an average of 78 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a right-arm medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, Abinash Bohara has taken 1, 0, 4, 3 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6. He has had a good time at this venue as in the last 4 matches this player played here, he has taken 2, 2 and 1 wickets.

  2. Sandeep Lamichhane

    Sandeep Lamichhane is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. Sandeep Lamichhane has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. He bowls leg break googly and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Muhammad Junaid Siddique

    Junaid Siddique is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Junaid Siddique has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. He bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 5 matches, this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. Junaid Siddique has been very successful against this team, taking 1, 3 and 1 wickets in the recent matches. He has been very successful at this venue as in the last 5 matches this player played here, he has taken 5 wickets.

UAE vs NEP 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
Karan KC 4 38 7.6 5 1 0, 15, 0, 0, 23 3, 0, 0, 2, 0
Aayan Khan 4 2 0.4 5 1 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 3
Ali Naseer 3 1 0.2 5 1 1, 0, 0, 0, 48 0, 2, 2, 0, 0
  1. Karan KC

    Karan KC is an all-rounder and has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.5 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Karan KC bowls right-arm fast and in the recently played 4 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1. This player has a good record at this venue as in the last 4 matches Karan KC played here, he has taken 10 wickets.

  2. Aayan Afzal Khan

    Aayan Khan is an all-rounder and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. Aayan Khan has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3 and 0 wickets in the recent matches.

  3. Ali Aamer Naseer

    Ali Naseer is an all-rounder and has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 1 run averaging 0.2 per match.

UAE vs NEP 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
Karan KC 4 38 7.6 5 1 0, 15, 0, 0, 23 3, 0, 0, 2, 0
Sompal Kami 4 25 5 2 0.4 0, 12, 0, 0, 13 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
Muhammad Waseem 5 136 27.2 0 0 46, 33, 12, 45, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Sandeep Lamichhane 4 2 0.4 6 1.2 0, 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 1, 2, 1
Basil Hameed 5 92 18.4 0 0 51, 8, 11, 22, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Ali Naseer 3 1 0.2 5 1 1, 0, 0, 0, 48 0, 2, 2, 0, 0

The top point-getters for the United Arab Emirates are Muhammad Waseem with 81 match fantasy points, Basil Hameed with 79 match fantasy points and Ali Naseer with 73 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Nepal are Karan KC with 101 match fantasy points, Sompal Kami with 99 match fantasy points and Sandeep Lamichhane with 80 match fantasy points.

UAE vs NEP 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
Abinash Bohara 4 1 0.2 8 1.6 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 4, 3, 0
Karan KC 4 38 7.6 5 1 0, 15, 0, 0, 23 3, 0, 0, 2, 0
Rohit Paudel 4 67 13.4 1 0.2 12, 0, 2, 35, 18 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Sandeep Lamichhane 4 2 0.4 6 1.2 0, 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 1, 2, 1
Aayan Khan 4 2 0.4 5 1 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 3
  1. Abinash Bohara

    Abinash Bohara is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Abinash Bohara has an average of 78 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.7. He is a right-arm medium bowler and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 1, 0, 4, 3 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6. Abinash Bohara has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 4 matches he played here, he has taken 5 wickets.

  2. Karan KC

    Karan KC is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. Karan KC bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 4 matches, he has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the last 4 matches Karan KC played here and has taken 1, 2, 4 and 3 wickets.

  3. Rohit Kumar Paudel

    Rohit Paudel is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, Rohit Paudel has scored 67 runs at an average of 13.4 per match.

  4. Sandeep Lamichhane

    Sandeep Lamichhane is a bowler and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He bowls leg break googly and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 1, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  5. Aayan Afzal Khan

    Aayan Khan can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Aayan Khan has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. Aayan Khan has been very successful against this team, taking 3 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

UAE vs NEP Squad Information

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Squad: Asif Khan, Zahoor Khan, Akif Raja, Karthik Meiyappan, Mohammed Faraazuddin, Alishan Sharafu, Vriitya Aravind, Sanchit Sharma, Junaid Siddique, Basil Hameed, Ali Naseer, Khalid Shah, Muhammad Waseem, Jash Giyanani, Nilansh Keswani, Aayan Khan, Aryansh Sharma and Muhammad Jawadullah.

Nepal (NEP) Squad: Lalit Rajbanshi, Binod Bhandari, Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Dipendra Singh Airee, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh, Rohit Paudel, Sagar Dhakal, Sundeep Jora, Surya Tamang, Abinash Bohara, Kushal Malla, Pratish GC, Lokesh Bam, Bibek Yadav, Gulsan Jha and Mousom Dhakal.

UAE vs NEP Possible Playing XI

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Possible Playing XI: Muhammad Waseem, Khalid Shah, Alishan Sharafu, Asif Khan, Vriitya Aravind, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique, Ali Naseer, Aayan Khan, Nilansh Keswani and Basil Hameed.

Nepal (NEP) Possible Playing XI: Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Paudel, Aasif Sheikh, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami, Gulsan Jha, Karan KC, Bibek Yadav and Kushal Malla.

UAE vs NEP Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Aasif Sheikh

Batters: Rohit Paudel and Kushal Bhurtel

All-Rounders: Ali Naseer, Aayan Khan, Kushal Malla and Sompal Kami

Bowlers: Abinash Bohara, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane and Junaid Siddique

Captain: Kushal Bhurtel

Vice-Captain: Ali Naseer

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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