AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction | Playing 11 | T20 World Cup 2021

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Afghanistan and Scotland will play in the 17th match of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. We will cover AFG vs SCO Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

Afghanistan:

Afghanistan played the ICC T20I World Cup for the first time in 2010, and their best achievement to date has been to qualify into Super 10. They have improved a lot and are currently at the 8th position on the T20I rankings.

Hazratullah Zazai and Shahzad, both openers, are aggressive players who provide a great start and risk getting out early. At No.3, Gurbaz will continue the tone set by the openers. The middle-order comprises Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, and Karim Janat. Skipper Nabi will be the finisher but can also come up with the order depending on the requirement.

The bowlers have a lot of experience as they have played several T20 leagues across the globe. Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be the significant wicket-takers. Naveen ul Haq and Karim Janat will handle the pace department, but they can also add Hamid Hasan.

Afghanistan has a good chance of winning against Scotland in their first match of the tournament.

Scotland:

Scotland won all three matches in the qualifier stage and qualified for Super 12 for the first time in T20I World Cup history.  

The opening pair finally gave an excellent start to the team as Munsey and Coetzer scored 20 and 41 runs, respectively. Matthew Cross and Richie Berrington are consistently scoring runs and have won two matches for the team. 

The bowlers have the critical factor in all three matches for Scotland. Josh Davey has bowled brilliantly in the last two games. Safyaan Sharif and Michael Leask picked up two wickets each. Bradley and Greaves went wicketless in the previous game.

Scotland is in great form, and it won’t be a surprise if they win the match against Afghanistan.

AFG vs SCO Match Details

Afghanistan vs Scotland, Match 17, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, 2021

Date: 25th October 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.

Weather Forecast

The sun will be out with clear skies, and the temperature will be around 31 degrees celsius.

AFG vs SCO Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 132

Average total score: 122

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(The average score is based on last 5 matches played here at this venue)

Sharjah has smaller boundaries than other venues, but the pitch behaves slow, and it has become tough to score runs. Bowlers will have a lot of help from the pitch, but the match Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh was high scoring.

(The team batting first has won two out of the two matches played so far at this venue in ICC T20 WC 2021)

AFG vs SCO Head-to-head

Total Matches Played:  6

AFG Won: 6

SCO Won: 0

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Afghanistan vs Scotland recent form

Most recent first

Afghanistan W W W L W
Scotland W W W W W

AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team News

  • If there is any news about a player’s injury, then it will be updated.

AFG vs SCO Probable Playing 11

Afghanistan:

Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi (c), Karim Janat/Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Hamid Hassan.

Scotland:

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (C), Matthew Cross (WK), Richie Berrington, Calum Macleod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyan Sharif, Bradley Wheal.

Top Picks for AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team

AFG:

Rashid Khan:

(51 M, 193 R, 95 W)

Rashid Khan has slipped down to 3rd position in the T20I bowling rankings but is still picking up wickets consistently. He can also play some big shots.

Mohammad Nabi:

(81 M, 1396 R, 21.81 A + 269.4 O, 72 W)

Skipper Nabi is an experienced player who can perform with both bat and ball and be a good pick as C or Vc in AFG vs SCO Dream11 team.

Hazratullah Zazai:

(15 M, 570 R, 40.71 A)

Zazai is a young left-handed opening batsman and is the No.10 batsman in the T20I format. He has a strike rate of over 155 runs.

Mohammad Shahzad:

(64 M, 1860 R, 30.49 A)

Shahzad is the wicket-keeper and opens the innings. He has a hundred and 11 fifties so far in his career.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz:

(13 M, 446 R, 34.30 A)

Gurbaz is a right-handed batsman at the No.3 position. He has scored three fifties in just 13 T20I matches.

Naveen up Haq:

(8 M, 28 O, 13 W)

He is Right-arm fast-medium bowler. He took 13 wickets in 8 T20I matches.

Karim Janat:

(27 M, 268 R, 16.75 A + 93.1 O, 29 W)

Janat is a bowling all-rounder and sometimes bats up the order. He has the best figure of five wickets for just 11 runs.

SCO:

Josh Davey:

(3 M, 11.3 O, 8 W)

Davey has been the crucial wicket-taker of the team as he picked up three wickets for just 25 runs in the last match.

Matthew Cross:

(3 M, 82 R, 41 A)

Cross keeps the wickets and bats at No.3. He scored 26* runs in the last match.

Kyle Coetzer:

(3 M, 47 R, 15.66 A)

Skipper Coetzer looks back in form as he scored 41 runs in the previous match.

Richie Berrington:

(3 M, 103 R, 51.50 A)

Berrington has been batting well in the middle-order and scored 31* runs in the last match.

Safyaan Sharif:

(2 M, 7 O, 2 W)

He is a right arm fast medium bowler. S Sharif took 2 wickets in 3 matches so far T20 World Cup 2021.

Bradley Wheal:

(3 M, 11 O, 4 W)

Wheal is a right-arm fast bowler and bowled well in the two matches but went wicketless in the previous game.

Mark Watt:

(3 M, 22 R, 11 A + 12 O, 3 W)

Mark Watt has performed well with the ball in this tournament and managed to pick a wicket in the last match.

Trump Card pick for AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team

Najibullah Zadran:

(63 M, 1060 R, 33.12 A)

Zadran is an experienced left-handed middle-order batsman. He can be a good pick in AFG vs SCO Dream11 team.

AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-Keepers:
M Cross

Batsmen:
G Munsey, K Coetzer, H Zazai

All-Rounders:
M Nabi (C)

Bowlers:
Josh Davey, Rashid Khan (Vc), Mujeeb Rahman, Brad Wheal, S Sharif, Mark Watt

AFG vs SCO Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • Naveen up Haq, R Gurbaz and Mohammad Shahzad are also good picks.
  • You can get my final team on Telegram. Join Now > CricGram Telegram

Captain and Vice-Captain (AFG vs SCO Today Match Prediction)

  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Rashid Khan
  • Josh Davey
  • Brad Wheal
  • H Zazai

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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