Afghanistan vs Pakistan Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019
AFGH vs PAK will face-off in the 36th match of World Cup’19 at Headingley, Leeds. We will provide Afghanistan vs Pakistan Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Team Afghanistan lost all seven 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 Pakistan team and get their first victory of the tournament.
In the last match, They lost to Bangladesh by 62 runs. Bowling first, Mujeeb Ur Rahman took three crucial scalps while Gulbadin Naib took two wickets to restrict Bangladesh at 262. In the chase, Gulbadin Naib and Samiullah Shenwari played good knocks of 47 and 49* respectively but were ultimately left behind by 62 runs.
Team Pakistan is sixth on the points table with three wins and three losses and has to win all remaining matches to stay alive in the race for semis. Their batsmen except for Babar Azam and Haris Sohail have failed to perform consistently while their bowlers except Amir have been unable to chip in with wickets. However, They have started finding form and will hope to get a comprehensive victory over Afghanistan.
In the last encounter, They defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets. Bowling first, Shaheen Afridi was at his lethal best taking three wicket-haul to restrict Kiwis at 237. In the chase, Babar Azam scored an unbeaten century while Haris Sohail scored crucial 68 runs to chase the target successfully.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
AFGH vs PAK, 36th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
03:00 PM, 29th 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.
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain.
Aftab Alam is ruled out of WC’19 under exceptional circumstances and Sayed Shirzad has been announced as the replacement.
Gulbadin Naib and Rahmat Shah can open the innings. H Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, M Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari 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.
Dawlat Zadran will lead the pace attack along with Gulbadin Naib. Rashid Khan, M Nabi and Mujeeb will be the key spinners. Rahmat Shah and Samiullah Shenwari can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman will open the innings. Babar Azam, Hafeez, Haris Sohail and Sarfaraz Ahmed will follow them.
Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim and M Hafeez will play the role of an allrounder.
M Amir will spearhead the pace attack along with Wahab Riaz and Shaheen Afridi. Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim will be key spinners along with Hafeez. Haris Sohail can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Pakistan is unlikely to tinker their winning combination.
Probable Playing XI:
Gulbadin Naib (c), Rahmat Shah, H Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, M Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb.
Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, M Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk/c), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, M Amir.
Key Players for the Afghanistan vs Pakistan Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Sarfaraz Ahmed
Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed can play a crucial role in case of the collapse of the batting unit. He has scores of 8, 55, 40, 12 and 2* yet in WC’19. He can promote himself in case of chase while can demote himself if batting first.
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 Pakistan vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Babar Azam, Rahmat Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Imam Ul Haq, Haris Sohail, Hasmatullah Shahidi and Asghar Afghan.
Babar Azam is the most consistent Pakistan batsmen. He has a habit of scoring big knocks and is a must-pick in your PAK vs AFG Dream11 team. He has scored 22, 63, 30, 48, 69 and 101 in six matches.
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, 36 and 24 till now in the campaign and will be eager to score big tomorrow.
Fakhar Zaman is an attacking opener and can be destructive on the batting tracks of England. He has scores of 22, 36, 0, 62, 44 and 9 runs in World Cup 2019.
Imam Ul Haq has an ODI average of 54 and can score a big century on his day. He has a good record against pace bowling. He has scored 44, 53 and 44 in three matches but failed in rest matches.
Haris Sohail is a talented batsman and can play big knocks. He can also bowl a few overs of spin. He scored attacking 89 and 68 runs in last two encounters.
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.
Ex-captain of Afghanistan Asghar Afghan played attacking 44 run knock against England and can be a good pick in PAK vs AFGH Dream11 team.
Other Options: Najibullah Zadran and Hazratullah Zazai.
Najibullah Zadran is an attacking batsman and scored stroke-filled 51 and 43 in the first two matches but failed in subsequent matches.
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. He is unlikely to play tomorrow.
All-Rounders for Pakistan vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: G Naib, M Hafeez, M Nabi and Imad Wasim
Skipper Gulbadin Naib has performed well with the bat as well as the ball. He has scored 174 runs and has taken nine-wicket till now. He will open the innings for Afghanistan.
M Hafeez has been a consistent performer for Pakistan from many years with the bat as well as the bowl. He scored 16, 84, 46, 9, 20 and 32 in six encounters and has also taken two wickets till now.
M Nabi is the star allrounder of Afghanistan and will be key with the bat as well as the ball. He can be lethal with the ball against left-handed batsmen. Nabi took brilliant four-wicket haul against Sri Lanka. He also scored crucial fifty against India.
Imad Wasim can play attacking cameos with bat and can bowl good amount of overs with his tight length and generally bowls at the good economy. He scored 46, 23 runs in the last two matches when he came to bat.
Other Options: Samiullah Shenwari
Samiullah Shenwari is an experienced all-rounder but does not bowl enough and usually contributes with the bat. He scored 49* in the last match.
Bowlers for PAK vs AFGH Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: M Amir, Rashid Khan, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi and Mujeeb Rahman.
Mohammad Amir has taken seventeen wickets in six encounters and is in lethal form. He can be lethal in overcast conditions with his swing.
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.
Experienced left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz can also be lethal on these wickets and can reverse swing the ball later in the innings. He took three-wicket haul against England and South Africa. He can also be handy with bat and scored 45 runs against Australia.
Shadab Khan is a talented allrounder and will be crucial with the bat as well as bowl for Pakistan. He has started finding his form and took three scalps against South Africa.
Shaheen Afridi was at his lethal best in last encounter taking three crucial scalps of mighty New Zealand team. He will be eager to demolish Afghan Line-up tomorrow.
Mujeeb is a quality spinner and bowls majority of his overs in the initial stage. His recent form is poor but bowled economically in last three matches and took three scalps against Bangladesh.
Other Options: Dawlat Zadran
Right-arm pacer Dawlat Zadran took three scalps against England and can also be handy with the bat.
Afghanistan vs Pakistan Dream11 Team Prediction:
I Ali Khil(wk)
F Zaman (C)
Imad Wasim/Shadab Khan
M Amir (Vc)
Captain and Vc Choices: Babar Azam, M Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, M Nabi, Imam Ul Haq, M Amir, Rahmat Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Rashid Khan.