West Indies vs Nepal June 22, 2023: ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2023, Match 9, Group A Best Predictions Fun88

west indies vs nepal icc world cup 2023

One exciting match in the world of cricket will be match 9, group A, West Indies vs Nepal fight. Fans of both teams are eagerly anticipating this matchup. The match will take place on the  22nd of June at the Harare Sports Club with the first session starting from 9.00-12.30 and the second session from 13.00-16.30.

The WI vs. NEP match is a game where both teams will be able to exhibit their moments of brilliance. The West Indies team has been playing several ODIs lately and they’ve been playing well in such matches, with four wins and one loss for their past five games, even winning the recent West Indies vs UAE match. Nepal, on the other hand, lost badly against Zimbabwe but was able to come back strong in their game against the USA at the Takashinga Sports Club. 

WI Team Preview

The team has had its ups and downs over the years, but there is a renewed sense of confidence under the leadership of Shai Hope. The current squad has a good mix of experienced players and young talent, which has led to some impressive performances in recent matches.

west indies team preview

The team’s next challenge is one they are looking forward to, to start their campaign on a high note. In addition to their strong batting lineup, West Indies also has a solid bowling attack with some of the best pacers in the world.

 The team’s performance in previous ICC tournaments can be a good basis statement in 2023. With the right strategy and focus, the West Indies could once again become a force to be reckoned with in international cricket scene.

West Indies Team Stats

PlayerMatchesRunsStrike RateWicketsBowl. Economy
J Charles16682.5
J Holder15614014.5
R Chase15510015.9
S Hope15490
K Mayers125
A Joseph126.8

WI Team Predictions

  • Shai Hope, the captain, is a dependable batsman with good technique. In international cricket, he has proven his capacity to make large runs and posted remarkable batting averages. He performed admirably in the warm-up games for the ICC CWC Qualifiers, and in the opening game against the USA, he also scored a half-century.
  • Excellent work has been done by Jason Holder with both the bat and the ball. He played well against the USA, scoring a crucial fifty and taking a wicket, earning him player of the match honors.
  • Another useful batsman who also excels as a part-time spinner in the midst of the match is Roston Chase.
  • The West Indies’ leading paceman, Alzari Joseph, has a tendency for getting out early and often.

NEP Team Preview ICC 2023

In this series, we will see Nepal go up against some of the best cricket playing nations in the world. While working their way to secure a spot in the tournament, the team will need to make an impact and showcase their skills in the international arena.

nepal team preview

The team placed in Group A of the tournament go against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. The Nepalese cricket team will have a good mix of experienced players and emerging talent that will make them a formidable force in the tournament.

They have been performing well in recent times, winning the ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier in 2019 and reaching the top 15 of the ICC T20 rankings. With new players coming through the ranks and the senior players leading by example, Nepal can be confident of putting on a good show and making their presence felt in the ICC 2023 tournament. 

Nepal Team Stats

PlayerMatchesRunsStrike RateWicketsBowl. Economy
K Bhurtel213869
B Sharki27777
A Sheikh27839
Karan KC244.5
G Jha246
DS Airee224.8

NEP Squad

  1. Rohit Paudel – captain
  2. aarif Sheikh – top order batter
  3. Aasif Sheikh – top order batter
  4. Dipendra Singh Airee- middle order batter
  5. Kushal Bhurtel – opening batter
  6. Gulsan Jha – bowler
  7. Karan KC – allrounder
  8. Kushal Malla – batting allrounder
  9. Sandeep Lamichhane – bowler
  10. Kishore Mahato – batter
  11. Gyanendra Malla – top order batter
  12. Pratis GC – batter
  13. Lalit Rajbanshi – bowler
  14. Arjun Saud – batter
  15. Bhim Sharki – middle order batter
  16. Sompal Kami – bowling allrounder

NEP Predictions

  • At the top, Kushal Bhurtel has been brilliant with the bat. He can score goals and has a good strike rate. Against the USA, he fell one run short of his century.
  • The wicketkeeper’s batter, Aasif Sheikh, has also contributed from the other end. In 2 games, he has scored 78 runs.
  • Bhim Sharki, who was out on a duck in the first round, came back strongly with an unbroken 77 in the second game.
  • The player of the match against the USA was Karan KC, who provided the impetus towards victory. He broke down the USA’s batting order by taking a 4-for-4.

West Indies vs Nepal Possible Playing XI

West Indies

  • Kyle Mayers
  • Johnson Charles
  • Brandon King
  • Shai Hope(c & wk)
  • Roston Chase
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Rovman Powell
  • Jason Holder
  • Keemo Paul
  • Alzarri Joseph
  • Akeal Hosein


  • Kushal Bhurtel
  • Aasif Sheikh(wk)
  • Rohit Paudel(c)
  • Kushal Malla
  • Bhim Sharki
  • Dipendra Singh Airee
  • Aarif Sheikh
  • Gulsan Jha
  • Karan KC
  • Lalit Rajbanshi
  • Sandeep Lamichhane

Fantasy Team

  • Wicketkeepers: Shai Hope
  • Batters: Brandon King, Kushal Bhurtel, Bhim Sharki, 
  • All-Rounders: Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Dipendra Singh Airee, Gulsan Jha
  • Bowlers: Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Karan KC
  • Captain: Jason Holder / Shai Hope
  • Vice-captain: Kushal Bhurtel / Roston Chase


West Indies, the defending champions, seem to be the favorites but Nepal might be able to show that it can compete after their victory against the USA. WI must use caution when dealing with Nepal’s spin attack. On the other side, Nepal easily defeated the USA, and their confidence is through the roof. They’ll try to do some sort of magic here. Can they defeat other powerful players in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023. The outcome won’t be known till later.

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