AFGH vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019
Afghanistan and Bangladesh will face-off in the 31st match of World Cup’19 at Rose Bowl in Southampton. We will provide AFGH vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Bangladesh is sixth on the points table with two wins and three losses. However, These numbers don’t give justice to their performance yet in World Cup 2019 as they have put a solid show against all top teams. They have to win all remaining matches to keep qualification chances alive and will be eager to get an easy victory defeating Afghanistan team.
They lost their last encounter against Australia by 48 runs. Bowling first, Part-timer Soumya Sarkar was the only positive from bowling department taking three scalps resulting in a target of 382. In the chase, Tamim Iqbal and Shakib played good knocks of 62 and 41 respectively before Mushfiqur played unbeaten knock of 102* runs. In addition, Mahmadullah also scored attacking 69-run cameo but were ultimately left behind by 48 runs.
Team Afghanistan lost all six of their encounters yet in World Cup’19 and are on the bottom of the points table. However, They have shown good competitive spirit against top sides. Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Hasmatullah Shahidi, and Rahmat Shah have performed consistently for the team. They will be eager to put a spirited performance against in-form Bangladesh team and get their first victory of the tournament.
In the last match, They lost to India by 11 runs. Bowling first, Afghan bowlers were successful to restrict India at a below-par total of 224. Gulbadin Naib and Mohammad Nabi took two scalps each. In the chase, Mohammad Nabi played a crucial knock of 52 runs and was supported by other batsmen but was ultimately left behind by 11 runs.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
AFGH vs BAN, 31st Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Rose Bowl, Southampton.
03:00 PM, 24th June 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 262
Average 2nd innings score: 213
Pitch will provide assistance to spinners and average total near 250 can be expected.
Gulbadin Naib (c), Ikram Ali Khil, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Mosaddek Hossain.
They performed very well against India so most probably Afghanistan team is likely to go with same playing XI against Bangladesh.
Gulbadin Naib and Hazratullah Zazai will open the innings. Rahmat Shah, H Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, M Nabi, and Najibullah Zadran will follow them.
M Nabi and Gulbadin Naib will play the role of an allrounder. Rashid Khan can also contribute with the bat.
Aftab Alam will lead the pace attack along with G Naib. Rashid Khan, M Nabi, and Mujeeb will be the key spinners.
Mohammad Saifuddin and Mosaddek Hossain if fit can replace Rubel Hossain and Sabbir Rahman respectively.
Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar will open the innings. Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, and Mahmudullah will follow them.
Shakib Al Hasan will play the role of an allrounder. Mehidy Hasan and M Mortaza can also be handy with the bat.
Mehidy Hasan and Shakib Al Hasan will be the key spinners while Mustafizur Rahman, M Mortaza, and M Saifuddin/Rubel Hossain will lead the pace attack of Bangladesh along with Soumya Sarkar.
Probable Playing XI:
Hazratullah Zazai, Gulbadin Naib (c), Rahmat Shah, H Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, M Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Aftab Alam/Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb.
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain/S Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), M Saifuddin/Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman.
Primary Options: Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das
Mushfiqur Rahim has made scores of 78, 19, 44, 1 and 102 in five encounters and is in very good form.
Liton Das played match-winning 94* against Windies and is in good form. He can be a smart pick in your AFG vs BAN Dream11 team.
Other Options: Ikram Ali Khil
Ikram Ali Khil has been added as a replacement for injured Mohammad Shahzad and has not performed well for Afghanistan till now in any format and will play the role of specialist wicket-keeper only.
Batsmen for AFGH vs BAN Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Hasmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Mahmudullah, Asghar Afghan
Tamim Iqbal has got starts in all encounters till now but has failed to convert into a big knock. He has scores of 48 and 62 in last two matches.
Saumya Sarkar has shown attacking intent opening the innings and has scores of 45, 25, 2, 10 and 29 in five matches. He can also bowl a few overs of medium pace and took three wickets against Australia.
Hasmatullah Shahidi has performed consistently for Afghanistan from past one year. He scored crucial 59 and 76 in two encounters but plays at very slow strike rate.
Rahmat Shah is the most consistent batsmen for Afghanistan and can also bowl a few overs. He has scores of 43, 2, 0, 6, 46 and 36 till now in the campaign and will be eager to score big tomorrow.
Mahmudullah has performed consistently for Bangladesh and plays in an attacking manner in the middle order. He scored 69 runs in the last encounter.
Ex-captain of Afghanistan Asghar Afghan played attacking 44 run knock against England and can be a good pick in BAN vs AFG Dream11 team.
Other Options: Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, and Sabbir Rahman
Najibullah Zadran is an attacking batsman and scored stroke-filled 51 and 43 in first two matches but failed after that.
Hazratullah Zazai is a very attacking batsman and can score at a very quick rate. However, His consistency is a question but will be eager to give a good start to his team. He has scores of 0, 30, 34, 22 and 10 in five matches.
Sabbir Rahman is an attacking batsman. However, He scored duck in the last encounter and can be risky.
All-Rounders for BAN vs AFG Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Shakib Al Hasan, G Naib, and M Nabi.
Shakib Al Hasan has been in brilliant form in WC’19 scoring 260 runs in three matches and has also taken three wickets. He will be the best choice for captain in small leagues tomorrow.
Skipper Gulbadin Naib has performed well with the bat as well as the ball. He has scored 127 runs and has taken seven wickets till now. He will open the innings for Afghanistan.
M Nabi is the star allrounder of Afghanistan and will be key with the bat as well as the ball. And he can be lethal with the ball against left-handed batsmen. He took brilliant four-wicket haul against Sri Lanka. He also scored brilliant fifty against India in the last encounter.
Other Options: Mosaddek Hossain
Mosaddek Hossain has made handy contributions with the bat as well as ball and can be a good grand league pick among all-rounders. If fit, He can play tomorrow.
Bowlers for Afghanistan vs Bangladesh Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, and Mashrafe Mortaza, Aftab Alam.
Rashid Khan is a majestic spinner and can destroy any batting line-up of the world. He can also hit big sixes. He has taken only four wickets till now and is not in a good form.
Mustafizur Rahman is a talented left-arm pacer and has taken eight scalps till now in WC’19.
Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has not found his form yet in WC’19 and is also suffering from fitness issues. He can also be handy with the bat.
Mehidy Hasan will lead the spin attack of Bangladesh and has the ability to chip in with wickets at regular intervals. He has taken five scalps till now and can also be handy with the bat.
Aftab Alam has played only three matches and took four wickets in total. He can also score few runs with the bat.
Other Options: Mujeeb Rahman, M Saifuddin, Rubel Hossain, and Dawlat Zadran
Mujeeb is a quality spinner and bowls in the initial overs. His recent form is poor but bowled economically in the last two matches.
Mohammad Saifuddin can play the role of an allrounder. He has taken nine wickets till now in four matches but has failed to keep a check on his economy. He did not play the last match due to injury and can play tomorrow.
Rubel Hossain can be lethal on English pitches with his pace and bounce. He can be slightly risky.
Right-arm pacer Dawlat Zadran took three scalps against England and can also be handy with the bat. If fit, He can replace Aftab Alam.
AFGH vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction:
Shakin Al Hasan (C)
M Nabi (Vc)
G Naib (Vc2)
M Saifuddin/Dawlat Zadran
Captain and Vc Choices: Shakib Al Hasan, M Nabi, G Naib, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman.
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