IND vs NEP 5th Match: Asia Cup 2023 Match Prediction
When India and Nepal square up against one another in the fifth match of the Asia Cup 2023, it is win-or-go-home time for both teams. Following a stoppage in play caused by rain in the second half of their first game, India and Pakistan each received a point for their efforts. The first game of the series saw Nepal suffer a crushing defeat at the hands of Pakistan. Both teams are going to give it their all in order to win this match so that they may advance to the next round.
Nepal has had difficulty competing against the best teams in the world. The majority of the time, their batters are unable to score runs when facing good-pace attacks; therefore, the team needs to overcome this obstacle in order to put pressure on the Indians in this game. India is a formidable team that will aim to get back on track in this match after experiencing some difficulties in the previous round.
IND vs NEP: Match Details
Match: India vs Nepal 5th match Asia Cup 2023
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele, Sri Lanka
Time: 1.00 PM
IND vs NEP: Team overview
After finishing tied for points with Pakistan in the most recent match, Rohit Sharma won't feel as frustrated. The renowned batting line-up received a rude awakening when it was revealed that it had performed poorly at the beginning of the game. Even though they won't encounter the same level of difficulty against Nepal in this match, Sharma and his team still can't afford to relax; they need to put on a strong performance in order to advance to the Super Fours.
Both Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have a responsibility to perform admirably at the top of the order and build a significant first-wicket stand. Virat Kohli, who will be batting at number three for the team, is expected to have a productive knock, and he will aim to establish partnerships with Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer. Ishan Kishan had an important knock in the game before this one. Hardik Pandya had a strong performance and will collaborate with Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur in an effort to score more runs.
The team will need to put up a strong show with the new ball that Jasprit Bumrah has provided, and they will work to knock Nepal off their perch. Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav will find bowling in these conditions to be enjoyable, and they will need to cause the hitters some trouble. Pandya and Thakur will play supporting roles, and the team will be looking for strong performances from both of them.
The most recent match that Rohit Paudel played in was against Pakistan, and they ended up losing horribly. They had opportunities to win the game, but they were unable to capitalize on them, and they ended up losing by 238 runs. During the competition, the side will be up against a significant obstacle. Paudel will try to take the initiative and steer his team to victory in this competition by leading from the front.
Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh were not selected for the last game; therefore, the pair is obligated to put on a strong performance at the top. Paudel is required to serve as the inning's anchor in the middle order and contribute to the scoring alongside Aarif Sheikh and Sompal Kami. Good hitters like Gulsan Jha, Dipendra Singh Airee, and Kushal Malla will aim to add quick runs as they move down the order in the batting order.
If this team is going to give the Indians any trouble, then their bowlers have to be at the top of their game. To ensure victory for their team, star bowlers Karan KC and Sompal Kami need to have strong performances. Sandeep Lamichhane is the most accomplished bowler on the squad, and he will work closely with Lalit Rajbanshi and Dipendra Singh Airee to achieve success in the middle overs. In the supporting role, the team is going to be looking for strong performances from Gulsan Jhan and Kushal Bhurtel.
IND vs NEP: Predicted XI
Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Rohit Sharma (c), Jasprit Bumrah
ushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Gulsan Jha, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Malla, Rohit Paudel (c), Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Lalit Rajbanshi
IND vs NEPAL: Weather conditions
There is a chance of precipitation during the game, and the skies over Pallekele are expected to be cloudy the whole time. The surface would be a flat one, allowing batsmen to play their strokes freely thanks to the openness of the surface. Bowlers have very little room for error, and the team that bats first in the game needs to have at least 300 runs on the board before they can consider themselves safe.
IND vs NEPAL: Pitch conditions
Batsmen have been successful at scoring runs at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, despite the large boundaries and the speedy outfield. Under cloudy skies, fast bowlers have more room to swing the ball, which can put the batsman in a difficult position. The ball is able to grip and turn sharply on this surface, which makes it ideal for spin bowling. As a result, we have seen spinners cause problems for batters on this surface.
IND vs NEPAL: Toss prediction
Despite losing early wickets, the team that batted first in the previous game was able to put up a respectable score on the favorable wicket that had been provided for them. The spinners are successful in turning the ball over in the second inning. As a result, the team that wins the toss in this situation will get to bat first and can take advantage of the surface.
IND vs NEPAL: Match prediction
The history of Nepal is still being written. They have some talented players, but when up against stronger competition, they fold under the pressure. In order for them to pose a threat to the Indians in this match, their batters need to be in the crease. The Indians have a powerful batting line-up and a diverse bowling attack to go along with it. The Indians will start as the favorites in this competition since they have more experience and are more skilled overall.
I predict victory for India.