AFGH vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction for 8th Warm-up: Preview
Afghanistan and England will collide in the 8th Warm-up Game at Kennington Oval in London before the start of World Cup’19. We will provide AFGH vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the AFGH vs ENG match.
Team Afghanistan got good match practice in first warm-up match defeating Pakistan by 3 wickets. Bowling first, Spin duo of Nabi and Rashid bowled brilliantly on pace-friendly track of Bristol taking three and two scalps respectively to restrict Pakistan at 262. Dawlat Zadran also took two wickets.
Chasing the target, Hazratullah Zazai played attacking knock of 49 runs in 28 balls opening the innings. Hashmatullah Shahidi played match-winning knock of 74* runs and was supported by Rahmat Shah and Nabi to chase the target successfully. Afghanistan will be determined to give a tough challenge to hosts and enter World Cup’19 with momentum on their side.
Team England is one of the favourites for the trophy of World Cup 2019 due to their well-balanced squad and home advantage. However, They lost their first warm-up match against Australia by 12 runs. Bowling first, Liam Plunkett took impressive four wicket-haul to restrict Australia at 297. Chasing the target, James Vince played crucial knock of 64 runs and was supported by Buttler and Woakes who scored 52 and 44 respectively but were ultimately left behind by 12 runs.
England will be eager to begin their campaign in the World Cup with a full-strength squad and hope for quick recovery of their key players. They will be determined to defeat Afghanistan comprehensively in their last warm-up match.
When and Where:
AFGH vs ENG, 8th Warm-up Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Kennington Oval, London.
03:00 PM, 27th May 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 247
Average 2nd innings score: 213
Pitch will provide assistance to pacers in initial overs and then support batsmen.
Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad, 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.
Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, L Dawson.
There is a chance that Mohammad Shahzad getting rested. If Shahzad rested then Noor Ali Zadran can open along with Hazratullah Zazai.
Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Afghan and Najibullah Zadran will follow them.
M Nabi and Gulbadin Naib will play the role of an allrounder.
Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan and Aftab Alam are expected to lead the pace attack of the team along with G Naib. Rashid Khan, M Nabi and Mujeeb Zadran will be the key spinners.
Eoin Morgan is still nursing from injury. Adil Rashid and Liam Dawson are also not fully fit.
Jofra Archer and Mark Wood also suffered injury scare in 1st Warm-up. Archer is likely to play while Wood can be rested.
Jason Roy will open the inning along with Jonny Bairstow. James Vince, Joe Root and Jos Buttler are expected to follow them.
Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes will play the role of an allrounder.
Moeen Ali will be the key spinner while Tom Curran, L Plunkett, and C Woakes will lead the pace attack of the team along with Ben Stokes.
Probable Playing Team:
Hazratullah Zazai, M Shahzad (wk)/Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, M Nabi, Gulbadin Naib (c), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan.
Jonny Bairstow, J Roy, James Vince, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (c&wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, L Plunkett, Jofra Archer.
Bench: Eoin Morgan, Mark Wood, Liam Dawson, Adil Rashid.
AFGH vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction:
Bairstow (wk) (C)
M Nabi (Vc)
Moeen Ali/Adil Rashid
C and Vc Choices: J Bairstow, J Roy, E Morgan, H Zazai, M Nabi, J Archer.
Key Players for AFGH vs WI Dream11 Team:
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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.