Vanuatu vs Tanzania Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s VAN vs TAN 1st T20 2024

The much-anticipated Malaysia T20I Championship 2024 is set to kick off with an exciting clash between Tanzania and Vanuatu at the Bayuemas Oval in Kuala Lumpur. Both teams are eager to make a mark in this tournament after a prolonged absence from international cricket.

Recent Performance and Form:

  • Tanzania’s last T20I outing was during the World Cup Africa Region Qualifier in November 2023, where they faced mixed fortunes, winning only 7 out of 18 matches. Despite their inconsistent form, Tanzania remains determined to bounce back and showcase their potential in this championship.
  • Vanuatu, on the other hand, participated in the World Cup East Asia Qualifier in July 2023, securing victory in two out of six matches. Their wins, achieved while chasing targets, highlight their resilience and ability to perform under pressure.

Team Previews:

Tanzania Preview:

Led by captain Abhik Patwa, Tanzania aims to overcome their recent struggles and deliver a strong performance in the championship. Abhik Patwa and Ivan Selemani will spearhead the batting lineup, supported by Omary Kitunda behind the stumps. The bowling department, featuring Salum Junbe and Mohammad Issa, holds the key to Tanzania’s success in containing Vanuatu’s batting lineup.

Vanuatu Preview:

Under the leadership of Joshua Rasu, Vanuatu looks to capitalize on their experience and bolster their batting performance. Nalin Nipiko and Joshua Rasu, along with wicket-keeper batsman Jarryd Allan, form the core of Vanuatu’s batting unit. With an impressive bowling attack led by Nalin Nipiko and Joshua Rasu, Vanuatu aims to dominate Tanzania and secure a crucial victory.

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Probable Playing XI

Vanuatu Predicted Playing XI:

Joshua Rasu (c), Ronald Tari, Jarryd Allan (wk), Clement Tommy, Nalin Nipiko, Andrew Mansale, Patrick Matautaava, Jamal Vira, Darren Wotu, Simpson Obed, Williamsing Nalisa

Tanzania Predicted Playing XI:

Abhik Patwa (c), Ivan Selemani, Omary Kitunda (wk), Kasim Nassoro, Ramesh Alluri, Akhil Anil, Ally Kimote, Salum Junbe, Sanjaykumar Thakor, Mohammad Issa, Yalinde Nkanya

Vanuatu T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 29
Won = 15
Loss = 14
No Result = 0
Tie = 0

Tanzania T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 57
Won = 35
Loss = 19
No Result = 3
Tie = 0

Vanuatu vs Tanzania head-to-head stats

Total Match Played = 0
Vanuatu won = 0
Tanzania won = 0
No Result = 0

Pitch and Weather Conditions:

The Bayuemas Oval in Kuala Lumpur offers a balanced pitch, providing assistance to both batsmen and bowlers. Despite the possibility of thunderstorms and rain on match day, the forecast predicts cloudy weather with a high of 28 degrees Celsius at the start of the match.

Toss and Winning Prediction:

Considering the venue’s history of favoring teams batting first, both Tanzania and Vanuatu may opt to set a competitive total on the board. With both teams lacking consistent batting performers, the focus will be on their bowling units to make an impact.

In a closely contested encounter, Vanuatu holds a slight advantage due to their experience and strong bowling attack. As a result, they are favored to clinch victory in this opening match of the championship.

Our Prediction: Vanuatu to win

As cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the clash between Tanzania and Vanuatu, anticipation builds for an exhilarating contest that promises twists and turns at the Bayuemas Oval. Stay tuned for an action-packed start to the Malaysia T20I Championship 2024.