NIG vs SIL, Today Match Prediction, Match 9, Nigeria vs Sierra Leone, 8th October, 2023

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  • Match: Nigeria (NIG) vs Sierra Leone (SIL)
  • Date- 8th October 2023
  • Match Format- 20 overs
  • Venue- Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval, Lagos
  • Time- 2:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- Scattered Thunderstorms, 31

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone Match Prediction Preview:

Welcome to the NIG vs SIL Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts.

In Match 9 of the ongoing West Africa T20I trophy, Nigeria will be locking horns with Sierra Leone. The match will be played at Lagos, Nigeria.   

The last time, these two teams played with each other, Nigeria had won the game by 63 runs. It was complete dominance from the hosts and they would be pretty confident ahead of this fixture.

Sulaimon Runsewe was adjudged the player of the game award for his top-notch batting. He logged a score of 79* runs in 55 deliveries.

Top Batters NIG vs SIL  

  • Sulaimon Runsewe (NIG)- 79* runs in the previous NIG vs SIL game
  • John Bangura (SIL)- 36 runs in the previous NIG vs SIL game
  • Daniel Ajekun (NIG)- 98 runs in the previous game

Top Bowlers for NIG vs SIL

  • Isaac Okpe (NIG)- 8 wickets in the tournament
  • Chiemelie Udekwe (NIG)- 7 wickets in the tournament
  • George Sesay (SIL)- 4 wickets in the tournament

NIG vs SIL Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If NIG bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- NIG is expected to score 150-170 runs
  • Result prediction- NIG will win the match by 40-50 runs

Scenario 2- If SIL bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- SIL is expected to score 130-150 runs
  • Result prediction- NIG will win the match by 7 wickets

NIG vs SIL Today Match Prediction, Match 9, Who Will Win the Match?

Nigeria to win

We predict that Nigeria will be winning Match 9 of the ongoing West Africa T20I trophy. They had won the last time these two teams locked horns with each other and would be pretty confident about their performances.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

There are no injury news as of now. We will update if there are any updates.

Probable Playing 11

Nigeria Predicted Playing XI

Ademola Onikoyi, Isaac Danladi, Ifeanyichukwu Uboh, Akhere Isesele, Prosper Useni, Sesan Adedeji (C), Isaac Okpe, Mohameed Taiwo, Sulaimon Runsewe (wk), Ridwan Abdulkareem, Sylvester Okpe

Sierra Leone Playing XI

I Kamara, A Kainessie, Alusine Turay, A Gbla, L Lamin, George Ngegba, Samuel Conteh, John Bangura (C), Raymond Coker, Chernoh Bah, George Sesay

Nigeria Squad

Akhere Isesele, Daniel Ajekun, Miracle Akhigbe, Sesan Adedeji, Ifeanyichukwu Uboh, Issac Okpe, Ademola Onikoyi (wk), Issac Danladi (wk), Sulaimon Runsewe, Chiemelie Udekwe, Joshua Asia, Peter Aho, Taiwo Mohammed

Sierra Leone Squad

John Bangura (Wk), Abass Gbla, Lansana Lamin, Alusine Turay, Yegbeh Jalloh, George Ngegba, Samuel Conteh, Ibrahim Kamara, Aruna Kainessie, George Sesay, Raymond Coker, Chernoh Bah, Miniru Kpaka, Bami Williams

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