Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, 14th September at 06:00 PM IST
Afghanistan and the hists Bangladesh will be colliding in match no 3 of the tri-series which will be played at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
This would be the second match for Bangladesh and Afghanistan in this triangular series. Bangladesh locked horns against Zimbabwe in the tournament opener which saw them emerging victorious by 3 wickets in a rain-curtailed match.
At one stage, Bangladesh was really struggling when they lost 6 wickets for 60 runs chasing 144 from 18 overs. Youngster Afif Hossain although had different plans altogether as he took his team over the finishing line with a swashbuckling 52 off 26 deliveries.
Afghanistan will be playing their opening game of the series against Zimbabwe which will be the second match of the series. They are a pretty good side when it comes to T20Is. They played a 3-match T20I series against Bangladesh last time around which saw clean-sweeping the series.
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Even after the rain, the outfield remained pleasant as the ball was traveling pretty well. The batsmen were all over the bowlers and the same can be expected in this fixture. Moisture will help the pacers early on but the track is expected to spin later on.
Batting first won- 19
Batting second won- 21
Avg score 1st innings- 151
Highest score- Afghanistan 211/4
Lowest score- Afghanistan 72/10
Afghanistan won- 03
Bangladesh won- 01
No result- 00
Rashid Khan (C), Asghar Afghan, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Hazratullah Zazai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazal Niazai, Dawlat Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Najeeb Tarakai, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Najib Zadran, Shahidullah Kamal.
Shakib Al Hasan (c), Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mosaddek Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Yeasin Arafat, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Taijul Islam, Afif Hossain.
Afghanistan Playing 11-
Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Najeeb Tarakai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan, Fareed Malik, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Bangladesh Playing 11-
Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Afif Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Taijul Islam/Mahedi Hasan
Fantasy picks from Afghanistan-
Skipper Rashid Khan is the most important asset when it comes to T20Is. He has scalped 17 wickets in his last 5 T20Is.
With a highest score of 162*, Hazratullah Zazai has been giving cracking starts to Afghanistan. From just 7 T20Is he has amassed 391 runs at a whopping average of 62.31.
Najibullah Zadran was impressive last night with a dominating 69* which was his highest T20I score.
All-rounder Mohammad Nabi has amassed 185 runs from his last 4 T20I innings.
Fantasy picks from Bangladesh-
Afif Hossain made headlines by scripting a match-winning knock against Zimbabwe. he would be a fruitful bet here.
Skipper Shakib Al Hassan still holds the key with both bat and ball. He has amassed 1472 runs from 73 matches in T20Is. He has scored 2 fifties from the last 6 matches.
Soumya Sarkar will be opening the innings for Bangladesh. He has 722 runs from 42 matches in T20Is.
Mustafizur Rahman has taken 49 wickets from 31 matches in T20Is with his best figures being 5 for 22.
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have provided here of AFGH vs BAN Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.