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AFGH vs WI Dream11 Match Prediction | Afghanistan vs West Indies | 2nd T20I

By Walli Siddiqui @DSportsWall

Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview | Second T20I

AFGH vs WI Dream11 Match Prediction: Afghanistan will be wanting to make a comeback in the second T20I in order to stay alive in the series after enduring a 30 runs defeat to West Indies.

West Indies batting first scored 164 courtesy a solid knock of 68 from 41 deliveries from Evin Lewis, followed by a vital cameo of 32 from 22 balls by Kieran Pollard towards the end.

Afghanistan in reply could only manage 134 on the scoreboard. Kesrick Williams was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped three wickets for just 17 runs in four overs and was given good support by Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder and Pollard.

Afghanistan has limited time to lift their spirits as the series edges in favour of West Indies.

Match Details

Date- Saturday, November 16 | Time- 7:00 AM (IST) | Venue- Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow


Team News

Afghanistan | Team Combination

  • Hazratullah Zazai and Rhmanullah Gurbaz are expected to lead the charge with the bat.
  • Ibrahim Zadran, Asghar Afghan and Najibullah Zadran should come in at three, four and five.
  • Veteran all-rounders, Mohammad Nabi and Gulbadin Naib should come in next, while Rashid Khan could tonk a few down the order
  • In terms of bowling, Gulbadin Naib should lead the attack alongside Naveen-ul-Haq.
  • Whereas, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi, and Rashid Khan would be contributing in the middle overs through spin.

Squad

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Ibrahim Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan(c), Fareed Malik, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Yamin Ahmadzai, Karim Janat, Javed Ahmadi, and Sayed Shirzad.

West Indies | Team Combination

  • Brandon King and Evin Lewis should be opening the innings for Windies.
  • Shimron Hetmeyer’s big-hitting could come in handy at number three, while Dinesh Ramdin follows in at four.
  • Kieron Pollard’s six-hitting abilities suit him at the middle order alongside Sherfane Rutherford and Fabian Allen.
  • Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Kesrick Williams will lead the pace bowling lineup. Sherfane Rutherford and Pollard could chip in the middle overs with variations.

Fabien Allen is on the sidelines after injuring himself in the last game.

Squad

Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin(w), Kieron Pollard(c), Sherfane Rutherford, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh, Kesrick Williams, Sheldon Cottrell, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Lendl Simmons, and Khary Pierre.


AFGH vs WI Dream11 | Possible Playing Eleven

Afghanistan- Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullag Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan (C), Fareed Ahmed, Naveen ul Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

West Indies- B King, E Lewis, S Hetmyer, D Ramdin, K Pollard (C), S Rutherford, Khary Pierre J Holder, K Williams, S Cottrell, H Walsh


Top Picks

Though Mohammad Nabi couldn’t contribute significantly in the last game, his experience and all-round qualities make him one of the key players for Afghanistan.

Rashid Khan’s dynamism with the ball in hand alongside partner in crime Mujeeb ur Rahaman has often got Afghanistan heaps of wickets in the past. Rashid Khan has picked 18 wickets in his last eight games, while Mujeeb has 10 from 7.

Sheldon Cottrell bowled an economical spell last time around and also scalped a wicket. Cottrell’s nippy pace could get the better of Afghani batsmen. Cottrell has scalped 16 wickets in his last 10 games for Windies.

Evin Lewis is fresh from a quickfire half-century in the last game and will be thriving in confidence for the next one.


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Walli Siddiqui @DSportsWall

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