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T20 World Cup 2024: Australia vs Namibia Match Prediction – Today’s Winner

At the Sir Vivivan Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua on Wednesday, June 12, 2024’s T20 World Cup match between Australia, the 2021 winners, and Namibia will take place.

Australia recently defeated England, their fiercest rivals, by a score of 36 runs in Barbados. In the current edition of the major event, the Australian team became the first to post a total of 200 or more. They scored 201/7 and held the Three Lions to 165/6. Australia beat Oman by 39 runs in their first encounter after scoring 164/5 in their 20 overs. The Men in Yellow have a game in hand and a chance to advance to the Super Eight with a victory on Wednesday.

In the Super Over, Namibia triumphed in their first match against Oman despite failing to attain a pitiful target of 110 on a challenging course. They lost their following match against Scotland, therefore they were unable to build on this victory. With five wickets and nine balls remaining, the European team managed to chase down a target of 156 runs.

Specifics of the Match:

MatchAustralia Vs Namibia, Match 24
VenueSir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Date and TimeJune 12, 06:00 AM IST
Live Broadcast and StreamingStar Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar (app and website)

Pitch Sheet and Terms:

Fourteen Twenty20 Internationals have been played at the Sir Vivivan Richards Stadium thus far. Teams who bat first have won nine games, while chasing teams have only won five. A first innings score of 138 is the average. Teams must score as many runs as they can during the powerplay. It won’t be simple to score in the last innings since the pitch may slow down and the ball will get softer.

Comparative Analysis

Australia and Namibia will play their first Twenty20 International match. It was during the 2003 ODI World Cup that they had their lone international cricket match together. In Potchefstroom, Australia prevailed by a score of 256 runs.

Probable Playing XIs:

Australia (AUS)

Travis Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh (c), Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), And Mitchell Starc

Namibia (NAM)

JJ Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni, Ruben Trumpelmann, David Wiese, Niko Davin, Jan Frylinck, Gerhard Erasmus (C), Malan Kruger, Zane Green (WK), and JP Kotze

AUS vs NAM Probable Best Performers of the Match:

Probable Best Batter – Marcus Stoinis

Marcus Stoinis is maintaining his winning streak in the World Cup after a stellar performance in the Indian Premier League in 2024. He’s amassed 97 runs with a 97 average and an 183.02 strike rate in just two games. Australian fans will be greatly relieved by Stoinis’ form, as Glenn Maxwell is in terrible form.

Mitchell Starc is probably the best bowler

Mitchell Starc helped Kolkata Knight Riders capture the coveted crown by winning Player of the Match in his last two IPL 2024 games. Against Oman, he picked up two wickets in three overs during a solid encounter. But he let up 37 runs and did not get any wickets versus England. They will be well served if the African team can contain him and Josh Hazlewood during the powerplay.

Scenario 1

Australia win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay: 40-50

First Innings: 130-140

Australia win the match.

Scenario 2

Namibia win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay: 50-60

First Innings: 165-175

Australia win the match.