Who Will Win Today’s Australia vs Namibia 6th T20 2024?

The 6th warm-up match of the T20 World Cup 2024 will see Australia take on Namibia. The match is scheduled to take place at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad on 28th May 2024, starting at 4:30 AM (29 May) IST.

Australia, the 2021 T20 World Cup champions, will be looking to continue their winning ways under the new captaincy of all-rounder Mitchell Marsh. Namibia, participating in their third T20 World Cup, will be led by the experienced Gerhard Erasmus.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Queen’s Park Oval offers a balanced track with a good surface for batters and some movement for the pacers. As the match progresses, the pitch tends to get slower, bringing spinners into play. The average innings score is around 165.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Australia vs Namibia, T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match 2024.

Australia Team News & Playing XI

AUS Team News

Australia, under Mitchell Marsh’s leadership, will have all their top players available for the T20 World Cup. The following is the best playing XI combination according to our analysis:

AUS Team Batting

The top batters for Australia will be David Warner and Glenn Maxwell. Warner, with over 3000 runs in T20Is and a career strike rate of 142.68, might be playing his last ICC event. Maxwell, who had a poor IPL season, will look to bounce back in this warm-up game. He has scored 2468 runs at a strike rate of 155.51.

AUS Team Bowling

Australia boasts one of the best bowling attacks, thanks to their world-class pacers. Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa are expected to be the top bowlers. Starc has taken 74 wickets in 60 T20Is at an average of 23.34 and had an impressive run in the IPL knockouts.

AUS Team Form

Australia has played four T20I series since the 2022 T20 World Cup, winning three of them. They are in positive form and are among the favorites to win the T20 World Cup.

Australia Predicted Playing XI

  1. Travis Head
  2. David Warner
  3. Mitchell Marsh (c)
  4. Glenn Maxwell
  5. Josh Inglis (wk)
  6. Tim David
  7. Marcus Stoinis
  8. Pat Cummins
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Adam Zampa
  11. Josh Hazlewood

Namibia Team News & Playing XI

NAM Team News

Namibia will stick with the same combinations from their first warm-up match. There are no reports of injuries or replacements.

NAM Team Batting

The top batters for Namibia are JJ Smit and Nikolaas Davin. In the first warm-up game, Smit remained unbeaten with 21 runs off 20 deliveries, while Davin smashed 54 off 34 deliveries. Both have career strike rates above 140.

NAM Team Bowling

Jan Frylinck and Bernard Scholtz are expected to be the top bowlers for Namibia. Scholtz, a left-arm spinner, has taken 64 wickets in 58 T20Is, and Frylinck, a left-arm pacer, has 63 wickets in 57 T20Is.

NAM Team Form

Namibia comes into this match with confidence after winning their first warm-up match and a successful 3-2 series victory against Oman in a five-match T20I series.

Namibia Predicted Playing XI

  1. JP Kotze
  2. Malan Kruger
  3. Gerhard Erasmus (c)
  4. Jan Frylinck
  5. Zane Green (wk)
  6. David Wiese
  7. Dylan Leicher
  8. Ruben Trumpelmann
  9. Bernard Scholtz
  10. Jack Brassell
  11. Tangeni Lungameni

Match Prediction: Australia vs Namibia

Australia is a stronger side compared to Namibia and has the most ICC trophies among international teams. This match will be their first T20I encounter. While Namibia has the potential to put up a good fight, defeating Australia will be a challenging task.

Prediction: Australia to win the 6th warm-up match.

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