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| On Mar 1, 2021 9:30 PM IST

AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for 1st Test Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 2 March

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AFG vs ZIM Dream11 : Afghanistan will take on Zimbabwe in the first Test match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday, 2 March. Afghanistan as well as Zimbabwe are playing Test cricket after a time. Host Afghanistan will look for a winning start in the familiar conditions while Zimbabwe will look to give a good fight.

AFG vs ZIM Prediction Today Match Details :
Fixture Name : 1st Test, Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe
Competition : 2-Match Test Series
Date : 2 March 2021
Time : 11.00 AM IST
Ground : Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

ICC Rankings :
Afghanistan – 9th
Zimbabwe – 11th

Team Form Guide –
Afghanistan as well as Zimbabwe will play their first Test after more than 12 months.

Pitch Report :
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi’s track usually supports spinners from third day of the Test and on first two days batsmen love batting here so whoever wins the toss will opt for batting first and the par score in first innings is 400 plus runs.

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AFG vs ZIM Playing11 :

Afghanistan Team News :
Afghanistan is ranked 9th in ICC Test Rankings and they have played only 4 Tests so far, of which they have won 2 and also 2. Their last Test appearance came in November 2019 and they will look for a fresh start with a new team and in these spin friendly conditions they should do well.

Injury, unavailability :
Rashid Khan is ruled out of this Test due to a finger injury.

Expected team changes :
Afghanistan is expected to go with six batsmen, two pacers and three spinners.

AFG Playing 11 (Likely) :
Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan (c), Afsar Zazai, Abdul Malik, Amir Hamza, Shahidullah Kamal, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zahir Khan

Zimbabwe Team News :
Zimbabwe is ranked 11th in the ICC Test Rankings and they too are playing their first Test match since November 2019 and will look to give their best against an emerging side Afghanistan in  spin friendly conditions.

Injury, unavailability :
There are no injury concern for Zimbabwe team camp.

Expected team changes :
Zimbabwe too should go with seven batting options and four bowling options including two spinners.

ZIM Playing 11  (Expected) :
Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Regis Chakabva, Sean Williams (c), Ryal Burl, Sikandar Raza, Richard Mutumbami (wk), Wesley Madhevere, Brandon Mavuta, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzrabani

AFG vs ZIM Today Match Prediction : Who will win today match :

Afghanistan is a new side to Test Cricket but they have been good in UAE conditions over the years and their players have good experience of domestic cricket and against a struggling side like Zimbabwe who are without a few senior players like Brendan Taylor and Craig Ervine, they should do well and in this AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Today match prediction match Afghanistan should emerge victorious.

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AFG vs ZIM Prediction, Captain & Differential Picks :

Captains picks :
Following players can be picked as captains for AFG vs ZIM Dream11 team
Sikandar Raza :
He is a good all rounder and has good experience of this format as well and being a lead spinner he will be the leader of Zimbabwe’s bowling attack.
Test record : 1053 Runs, 34.56 Bat Avg, 32 Wickets, 41.8 Avg

Amir Hamza :
In Rashid Khan’s absence he will lead Afghanistan’s bowling attack.
Test record : 6 Wickets, 13.16 Avg, 1 Test, 35 Runs

Differential Pick :
Following players can be picked as vice-captains for fantasy cricket teams –
Rahmat Shah :
He is the best batsman of Afganistan’s side and will lead their batting attack.
Test record : 298 Runs, 37.25 Avg, 4 Tests, 1 Hundred

AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction Team
Wicket keeper : A Zazai
Batsmen : H Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, A Afghan, W Madhevere
All rounders : S Raza, S Williams, B Mavuta
Bowlers : Z Khan, A Hamza, W Masakadza

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