UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: 1st T20I Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for UAE vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 29, 2023 3:46 pm IST

UAE vs Afghanistan Dream11 Prediction 1st T20

UAE will meet Afghanistan in the first T20I match of the three-match series on Friday. The match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium at 3:30 PM IST.

UAE vs Afghanistan – 1st T20I
29th December, 3:30 PM IST
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction

UAE will host Afghanistan for the three-match T20 series as the teams will look to find some groove after a break from the game. UAE last played a T20 game against Nepal in the World Cup qualifiers, while Afghanistan last played a T20 contest during the Asian Games 2023.

Both sides have some quality players at their disposal, respectively and they would try to seal the early advantage in the series by winning this match.

Form Guide

UAE L W W W W
Afghanistan – NR W W L L

Sharjah Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

The wicket is flat but it might slow down as the game progresses. The outfield is quick and the boundaries are short. Historically, the venue has been a high-scoring one in T20 cricket and the trend is expected to be followed in this contest as well. The teams batting first have won 18 matches here, while the teams batting second have won 14 games at this venue.

Last result at the venue

Pakistan (182/7 in 20 overs) defeated Afghanistan (116/10 in 18.4 overs) by 66 runs – 27 March 2023

UAE Playing 11

  1. Waseem Muhammad (C)
  2. Sagar Kalyan
  3. Tanish Suri (WK)
  4. Basil Hameed
  5. Samal Udawaththa
  6. Dhruv Parashar
  7. Aayan Afzal Khan
  8. Nilansh Keswani
  9. Muhammad Zuhaib
  10. Muhammad Jawad Ullah
  11. Raja Akifullah Khan

UAE Team News

  • Any update will be added.

UAE Key Players

Aayan Afzal Khan Stats

Last 5 T20I performances Performances against Afghanistan in T20Is T20I Batting & Bowling Average in UAE T20I Performances at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium Captain or Vice-captain choice
1, 2*, DNB, DNB, 5* and
0/26, 0/27, 0/17, 2/13, 3/19
19 runs and no wickets in 2 innings 22.75 & 23.26 N/A

Basil Hameed Stats

Last 5 T20I innings Runs against Afghanistan in T20I T20I Batting Average in UAE T20I Scores at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium Captain or Vice-captain choice
1, 51, 8*, 11, 22 3 runs in 3 matches 23.14  N/A

AFG Playing 11

  1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)
  2. Hazratullah Zazai
  3. Ibrahim Zadran (C)
  4. Najibullah Zadran
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Rahmat Shah
  7. Gulbadin Naib
  8. Qais Ahmad
  9. Azmatullah Omarzai
  10. Naveen-ul-Haq
  11. Fazalhaq Farooqi

Afghanistan Team News

  • Any update will be added.

AFG Key Players

Rahmanullah Gurbaz Stats

Last 5 T20I innings Runs against UAE in T20Is T20I Batting Average in UAE T20I Performances at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium Captain or Vice-captain choice
8, 16, 18, 44, 16 45 runs in 3 matches 24.94  18, 44, 16, 17, 84

Ibrahim Zadran Stats

Last 5 T20I innings Runs against UAE in T20Is T20I Batting Average in UAE T20I Performances at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium Captain or Vice-captain choice
22, 8, 3, 38, 9 69 runs in 3 matches 39.37  3, 38, 9, 35, 40

Who will win Today’s match between UAE and Afghanistan?

  • UAE have won four of their last five matches.
  • Afghanistan have won two of their last five matches. However, they have played against the better opponents,
  • Afghanistan have defeated UAE four times in the last five meetings.

As per our prediction, Afghanistan are expected to win this match.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: R Gurbaz, T Suri

Batsmen: W Muhammad, I Zadran, R Shah

All-rounder: M Nabi, A Omarzai, A Afzal Khan

Bowlers: Q Ahmad, F Farooqi, M Jawad-Ullah

Who are Best Captain Options for UAE vs AFG Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Aayan Afzal Khan are the safest captaincy picks in the SLs.

For Grand League, Mega Contest: Qais Ahmad and Muhammad Waseem could be good captaincy choices in the GLs.

What are UAE vs AFG Fantasy Tips?

  • Pick more spinners from both teams in your SL teams as the surface might assist spinners.
  • Afghanistan are the favourites to win this game. Hence, create a GL team in favour of UAE to cash in any shocker of a result.
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