Afghanistan will be facing Namibia for the 27th match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021. This match will be crucial for both teams as they will be dreaming to qualify for the next stage of the tournament. Afghanistan is sitting in the third position and Namibia is lying just below them at the third position. This match is going to be a very tight match as both the teams will be wanting to keep their dreams of qualifying alive by winning this match.
Afghanistan will be locking horns with a newly qualified team in this tournament Namibia for the 27th match of the competition. Afghanistan will be playing Namibia after facing defeat against the table-toppers Pakistan. On the other hand, Namibia is back after beating the Scottish side with 4 wickets and 5 balls. Afghanistan will try to move on from their last match and will focus on winning against Namibia. Namibia will try to continue this winning momentum and hope to qualify for the next round of the tournament.
Match number 27 of the T20 World Cup will be played between Afghanistan and Namibia. Afghanistan will be playing their third match and Namibia will be playing their second match of the group stages of the super 12. This match will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, United Arab Emirates. Afghanistan and Namibia both the teams will be focused to win this match. 45 matches will be played in total for T20 World Cup. The last match of the Competition will be played on 14th November. All the teams will be giving their all to win this match.
Fixture Name: Match 27, Afghanistan vs Namibia
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 31 October, Sunday
Time: 3:30 pm IST
Match number 24 of this competition between Afghanistan and Pakistan will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The pitch is going to support the balling department of the team. the average score on this ground in the first innings is 138 and 128 in the second innings. Due is going to play a very important factor in second innings. The toss winning captain should opt for bowling first as due can create problems in the second innings.
It will be recommended to pick more Afghanistan players in your Dream11 teams as the Afghan team has better batting and bowling department as compared to Namibia. It would be reasonable to pick more bowlers and allrounders for this match as the pitch will support the bowling department. Player picks such as Nabi and JJ Smit can be very influential picks for your team
Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batsmen: Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Craig William
Allrounders: Mohammed Nabi, David Wiese, JJ Smit
Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ruben Trumpelmann, Naveen Ul Haq
Afghanistan will be the favourites for winning this match as they have better players in both the department and they have better experience in a competition like this. Afghanistan despite losing their last match will be looking to dominate the match, especially with bowling. Namibia the newly qualified team in this tournament will be looking to pull of a shocker by qualifying for the next stage of the competition. This match Is going to be a very tight match as both the teams will be giving their all to qualify for the next stage of the competition.
Afghanistan will be coming on the pitch as the favourites but still, they have to be fully focused to win this. They will be coming on the pith with full strength. Hazratullah Zazai, Mohd. Shahzad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, And Najibullah Zadran will be taking responsibility for the batting order. Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be leading the bowling department of the Afghanistan team.
Afghanistan’s star player Rashid Khan will again be the key player for his team with his bowling. In his last match against Pakistan, he took two crucial wickets for his team but still he did not get the result that he desired. Rashid will be fully focused and determined to win this match for his team this time.
The Afghanistan captain also known as President played a very crucial role against the Pakistan with his batting and bowling as well. Nabi scored 35 runs in 32 balls with a strike rate of 109 and also took 1 wicket for his team. in total he has scored 1442 runs for his team in 83 international matches and also took 73 wickets for his team. Nabi will be looking to continue this form and win the next match against Namibia.
AFG Playing 11 (likely)
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Namibia will be coming on the pitch as underdogs but they have the capability to upset in this match. Namibia will be looking to carry on their momentum to win this match. Craig Williams, Zane Green, David Wiese and Gerhard Erasmus will be leading the batting side for their team. the trio of Ruben Trumpelmann, Jan Frylinck and JJ smith will be crucial for their being department.
Namibian bowling allrounder has been very crucial for his team with his bowling and batting as well. Smith in his last match against Scotland played a crucial and explosive knock for his team where he scored 32 runs 23 balls with a strike rate of 139 and he also took a wicket for his team. in total he has scored 421 runs for his team in 18 innings and he has also taken 22 wickets for his team.
Namibia’s all-rounder David Wiese has been great with his batting and bowling in this tournament. He scored crucial 16 runs for his team against the Scottish side and he also scored 66 runs for his team against the Netherlands. Against Scotland, he also took a wicket after going only 22 in four overs. He will be looking to continue this form and win this match for his team.
NAM Playing 11 (Likely)
Michael Van Lingen
Pikky Ya France
Nicol Loftie Eaton
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