1st T20: AFGH vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview

AFGH vs WI 1st T20 Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview

AFGH vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI of the 1st T20. Afghanistan and West Indies will be played in the first T20I at Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

Windies thrashed the Afghans in the ODI series and will enter the T20I series as favourites.

Team Afghanistan also have a better record in this format and will be eager to get some winning momentum in the first T20I.

Brendon King scored useful 39 runs in his national debut. It won’t be surprising If He drafted in the playing XI.

Both team want to dominant effort in the first encounter of their favourite format.

Match Details

AFGH vs WI 1st T20I, Afghanistan vs West Indies in India, 2019.

Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.

07:00 PM, 14th November 2019.

Pitch Condition

A neutral track will be on offer with equal support to batsmen as well as bowlers. Pacers can find some initial assistance while spinners can also exploit the conditions and find some turn.

Chasing team will be on the advantage, and a total near 160 can be expected in the first innings if batsmen get used to the slowness of the surface.

Squads

Afghanistan:

Rashid Khan (C), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Ashgar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Javed Ahmadi, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Karim Janat, Fareed Malik, Yamin Ahmadzai, Naveen ul Haq, Sayed Shirzad, Mujeeb ur Rahman.

West Indies:

Kieron Pollard (C), Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Lendl Simmons, Khary Pierre, Sherfane Rutherford, Fabian Allen, Kesrick Williams, Jason Holder, Denesh Ramdin, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph.

Afghanistan vs West Indies 1st T20 Dream11 Team News

Afghanistan:

  • They can either prefer pace all-rounder Karim Janat or can give a chance to the wicket-taking option of Sayed Shirzad.
  • There is also confusion in batting category. One of Ibrahim Zadran or Javed Ahmadi will play. Chances of Zadran are more.

West Indies:

  • Nicholas Pooran has been handed suspension for four matches due to ball-tampering and will not play in this series.
  • Brendon King can also play this match.

Probable Playing XI

AFGH:

Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran/J Ahmadi, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Rashid Khan (c), Karim Janat/Sayed Shirzad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen-Ul-Haq.

WI:

Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Brendon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh, Kesrick Williams, Sheldon Cottrell.

Top picks for AFGH vs WI Dream11 Prediction

AFGH:

Mohammad Nabi: He is one of the best all-rounders and can do hard-hitting for the team and can also bowl his quota of overs effectively. He scored 32, 50 runs and took two scalps in last two matches.

Rashid Khan: Skipper is a top-class bowler and can also be handy with the bat. He is top-ranked T20I bowler and will be eager to take a plethora of wickets after a disappointing show in ODI series.

Asghar Afghan: Ex-captain is a reliable batsman and scores at a reasonable strike rate. He is an experienced performer. He scored a brilliant knock of 86 runs in the last match.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman: He is an excellent spin bowler and will bowl mostly in initial overs. His recent form is good. He bowled good spells in all three matches taking five scalps.

Najibullah Zadran: He is an attacking middle-order batsman and performed well in limited chances in WC’19 and CPL. He scored attacking 56 and 30 runs in last two matches.

Hazratullah Zazai: He is a very attacking batsman but lacks consistency. He scored 50 runs in the last ODI and will be eager to replicate that performance in his preferred format.

Naveen-ul-Haq: He took three wicket-haul in second ODI and is a good pace bowler.

WI:

Jason Holder: Ex-Skipper Holder is an attacking batsman and lethal pace bowler. He will mostly bowl in the powerplay overs.

Evin Lewis: Lewis is a very attacking batsman and will lead the Windies batting line-up from the front. He scored 54 runs in the second ODI.

Keiron Pollard: Skipper can score quick runs and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. His recent form is also brilliant.

Brandon King: He was the top scorer of CPL 2019 and scored 39 runs in his ODI debut the last match. He is a consistent performer and can anchor big innings.

S Hetmyer: He has performed well for Windies and is an outstanding player of this format. However, He has not shown consistently in recent times and scored 3, 34 and 0 runs in three matches.

Sheldon Cottrell: He is in good form and can trouble batsmen with his swing and bounce. He took three scalps in the second match.

Kesrick Williams: He can be a good pick in your fantasy team considering his wicket-taking skills and ability to hit the ball hard in the death overs.

AFGH vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:

Afghanistan vs West Indies 1st T20 Dream11 Team
Afghanistan vs West Indies 1st T20 Dream11 Team

Captain and Vc Choices: M Nabi, K Pollard, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, H Zazai, Brandon King, Rashid Khan.

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