ICC World Cup 2019: AFGH vs PAK Dream11 Captain; Babar, Haris and Naib primed to make it big

By Chaitanya Laxman

With a win against New Zealand, Pakistan have strengthened their hopes of making it to the semi-finals of ICC World Cup 2019. And now they need to win their clash against Afghanistan who are winless in this tournament so far.

However, Afghanistan are capable poising a challenge as they demonstrated against India and hence Pakistan will be wary of this. In this match watch out for these three players as they are sure to make a big impact in this contest.

#3. Haris Sohail:

Haris Sohail has played only two innings in this World Cup but within these two knocks, he has made himself an important part of Pakistan’s team. He is in terrific form and can be expected to continue his good run against Afghanistan as well.

Batting average in 2019: 58.33

Total number of hundreds in 2019: 2

Batting average in England: 46.80

Total number of fifties in England: 2

Batting average against Afghanistan: 13

#2. Gulbadin Naib:

Picture Source: Daily Times

The Afghanistan skipper hasn’t scored a big knock in the World Cup yet but has got crucial starts. He has looked solid and Afghanistan will be expecting that he spends more time in the middle.

Also his bowling has been effective too and he has picked crucial wickets in this World Cup.

Total number of runs in 2019: 247

Total number of wickets in 2019: 22

Bowling average in 2019: 24.09

Total number of runs in England: 174

Total number of wickets in England: 6

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#1. Babar Azam:

Azam produced a soothing and sensational hundred against New Zealand which contained plenty of elegant strokes. That hundred is sure to make Babar a big threat for Afghanistan.

Batting average in 2019: 57.50

Total number of hundreds in 2019: 2

Batting average in England: 48.05

Total number of hundreds in England: 2

Batting average against Afghanistan: 66. 00

Total number of fifties against Afghanistan: 1

Chaitanya Laxman

Smitten by cricket, green mountains, and written words, Chaitanya is engrossed with cricket stats and analysis. But cricket commentary is what he savors the most.