WI vs AFGH Dream 11 Team Prediction and Preview: 3rd ODI
WI vs AFGH Dream 11 Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI of the 3rd ODI. Afghanistan and West Indies will face-off in the third ODI at Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
Windies outplayed the Afghans in both the ODI’s defeating them by 7 wickets in the first ODI and by 47 runs in the other. Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell and Jason Holder have been consistent for the touring side while Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb, and Naveen-ul-Haq have been the key performers for Afghans as of now.
In the last match, Batting first Windies scored 247 runs on the loss of nine wickets thanks to good starts from Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, and Shimron Hetmyer. Along with them, Nicholas Pooran played a brilliant cameo of 67 runs from just 50 balls. Pace bowler Naveen-ul-Haq starred with the ball taking three wicket-haul.
Chasing the target, Najibullah Zadran played a good knock of 56 runs while Rahmat Shah and Nabi also made handy contributions of 33 and 32 runs but was not enough and ultimately collapsed on 200 runs. Sheldon Cottrell along with the spin duo of Roston Chase and Hayden Walsh was brilliant with the ball taking three wicket-haul each to seal the series.
West Indies will want to clean sweep the Afghans in the ODI series while Afghanistan will also hope to end their 11-match losing streak and get a consolation win tomorrow.
WI vs AFGH, 3rd ODI, Afghanistan vs West Indies in India, 2019.
Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
02:00 PM, 11th November 2019.
A neutral track will be on offer with equal support to batsmen as well as bowlers. A total near 250 can be expected.
Due to big boundaries, Batsmen will have to play smartly and focus on running between the wickets.
Pacers can find some initial assistance while spinners can also exploit the conditions and find some turn.
The chasing team will be on the advantage.
Kieron Pollard (c), Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Sunil Ambris, Nicholas Pooran, Brandon King, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh Jr., Khary Pierre, Sheldon Cottrell, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd.
Rashid Khan (c), Asghar Afghan, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Javed Ahmadi, Afsar Zazai, Gubadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Ibrahim Zadran, Yamin Ahmadzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ikram Alikhil, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
- They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination. However, Keemo Paul can get a chance if any pacer is rested.
- Ibrahim Zadran can replace any of the under-performing openers in the playing XI.
Probable Playing XI
Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh, R Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell.
Hazratullah Zazai, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan (c), Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen-Ul-Haq.
Top picks for WI vs AFGH Dream 11 Prediction
Shai Hope: He has recently recovered from injury and has a good record in sub-continent conditions and can fetch you good points in your fantasy team. He scored 77* and 43 runs in two matches.
Jason Holder: Ex-Skipper Holder is an attacking batsman and lethal pace bowler. He was lethal in the powerplay in the first match taking two crucial scalps.
Roston Chase: Spin all-rounder Chase is a reliable middle-order batsman and economical spinner. He scored 94 runs in the first match and also took five scalps till now including three wicket-haul in the last match.
Nicholas Pooran: He is a very talented batsman and has a habit of playing big knocks at an attacking strike rate. He is a better player of spin as compared to his teammates and scored attacking 67 runs in the last match.
Evin Lewis: Lewis is a very attacking batsman and will lead the Windies batting line-up from the front. He performed well in the last series against India and also scored 54 runs yesterday.
Keiron Pollard: Skipper can score quick runs and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. His recent form is also brilliant.
S Hetmyer: He has performed well for Windies and is a very good player in this format. He has not performed consistently in recent times and scored 3, 34 runs in two matches.
Sheldon Cottrell: He is in good form and can trouble batsmen with his swing and bounce. He took three scalps in the last match.
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 runs and took one scalp in the last match.
Rahmat Shah: He is the backbone of Afghan cricket and is a consistent performer. He scored 61 and 33 runs in the two matches.
Rashid Khan: Skipper is a top-class bowler and can also be handy with the bat. However, He has not taken enough wickets in ODI format and took only one scalp till now in this series.
Asghar Afghan: Ex-captain is a solid batsman and scores at a good strike rate. He is an experienced performer. He scored a crucial knock of 35 runs in the first match.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman: He is a very good spin bowler and will bowl mostly in initial overs. His recent form is good. He bowled good spells in both the matches taking three scalps.
Najibullah Zadran: He is an attacking middle-order batsman and performed well in limited chances in WC’19 and CPL. He got out on a duck in the opening ODI but scored attacking 56 runs in the last match.
Ikram Ali Khil: Khil is an average batsman but has performed exceedingly well in two encounters both against Windies. He scored 58 runs in the first ODI.
Naveen-ul-Haq- Afghans are going with only one pacer in such case, Naveen can be a good pick as he will bowl in initial and death overs where chances of wickets are more. He struck thrice in the last match.
Hazratullah Zazai: He is a very attacking batsman but lacks consistency. He can be a good grand league pick and scored 23 runs yesterday.
WI vs AFGH Dream 11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Shai Hope (wk)
N Pooran (wk)
M Nabi (vc)
Roston Chase (c)
Note: If you want to take Rashid Khan or Najibullah Zadran, You can make some changes in your combination.
Captain and Vc Choices: M Nabi, Shai Hope, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Rahmat Shah, K Pollard, N Pooran, Rashid Khan.
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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.