Pakistan Vs. Nepal Match Prediction – Asia Cup 2023

Pakistan and Nepal are all set to wrestle with each other for the opening match of Asia Cup 2023. PAK vs NEP, match 1 of Asia Cup 2023, is to be scheduled on today, August 30.

The venue for the PAK vs NEP encounter is Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan. Pakistan and Nepal are both part of Group A in Asia Cup 2023. Babar Azam leads Pakistan in the tournament. Rohit Poudel is the skipper of Nepal.

Pakistan is a strong team in the Asia Cup 2023. In the previous edition, Pakistan finished as runners-up, losing the final to Sri-Lanka. But this time, they will aim to lift the title.

Nepal has qualified for Asia Cup 2023 for the first time. They are quite weaker team compared to Pakistan. Due to the ODI format, Nepal has few chances of winning the encounter against Pakistan. However, they will aim for a marvelous performance.

Nepal skipper Rohit Paudel has claimed that his team is capable of making the opposition like India and Pakistan run for their money in the Asia Cup 2023. Nepal might be the lowest-ranked team in the Asia Cup 2023, but they are confident of giving tough competition to cricketing giants.

Nepal will make Asia Cup debut on Wednesday when they take on Pakistan in the tournament opener in a Group A game in Multan. They will play India on September 4 in Kandy. The captain also claimed there is no big difference between both teams aside from experience. He even stated skills of both teams for batting and bowling to be same but, Pakistan is more experienced.

The focus for Nepalese team is on winning one ball, regardless of the opponent. This is Nepal’s debut in the tournament. They qualified by winning the inaugural ACC Men’s Premier Cup 2023, where they overcame the United Arab Emirates in the final by seven wickets.Nepalese team seem to be well prepared following matches in Zimbabwe and the Emerging Asia Cup. For the Nepalese team, it is an opportunity to represent the country at the highest level.

Pakistan and Nepal have never faced each other in any international game before. Asia Cup 2023 will be the first time when both teams clash with each other.


Toss Prediction for Pakistan vs Nepal Match

The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. Pakistan stadiums are good for batting and batting first looks a nice idea. Pakistan stadiums are good for batting; Pakistan aims to bat first and outplay Nepal with the bowling attack. Nepal can also look to bat first against Pakistan.

Predicted Scores for Pakistan vs Nepal Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
PAK 300-350 300-350
NEP 150-200 150-200


Players’ Form-Pakistan-Batting

Players Matches Runs Average
Babar Azam 103 5202 58.45
Fakhar Zaman 73 3207 47.16
Imam-ul-Haq 62 2884 51.50
Mohammad Rizwan 60 1498 34.05
Shadab Khan 59 721 28.84
Iftikhar Ahmed 14 293 36.62

Who will score the most runs for PAK in the match: Babar Azam or Fakhar Zaman

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Bowling

Players Matches Runs Average
Shaheen Afiridi 39 76 23.34
Haris Rauf 24 44 26.57
Mohammad Nawaz 29 39 30.51
Naseem Shah 10 25 16.12
Mohammad Wasim 15 24 25.67
Usama Mir 8 11 35.09


Who will pick the most wickets for PAK in the match:
Shaheen Afridi or Haris Rauf

Players’ Form- Nepal- Batting

Players Matches Runs Average
Rohit Paudel 52 1467 31.89
Aasif Sheikh 41 1187 31.24
Kushal Bhurtel 44 986 22.93
Dipendra Singh Airee 50 857 19.93
Kushal Malla 27 626 27.22
Bhim Sharki 17 452 34.77


Who will score the most runs for NEP in the match: Rohit Paudel or Kushal Bhurtel

Player’s Form-Nepal-Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Average
Sandeep Lamichhane 49 111 17.26
Karan KC 46 73 24.26
Sompal Kami 47 63 28.06
Lalit Rajbanshi 21 28 17.54
Gulshan Jha 22 21 33.05
Kushal Malla 27 18 32.94

Who will pick the most wickets for NEP in the match: Sandeep Lamichhane or Karan KC

The 2023 Asia Cup will be co-hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka and the two hosts will be joined by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal for the 16th edition of the event.

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