Group B, Afghanistan vs Hong Kong Match Preview

In the 12th match of the World Cup Qualifiers, dejected Afghanistan are up against Hong Kong in their next fixture. Afghanistan have lost both of their matches, first to Scotland and then Zimbabwe. Hong Kong have played one and lost one.

 

Hong Kong

Team News

Hong Kong is likely to field the same XI that faced Scotland on March 06.

Probable XI

Nadeem Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Babar Hayat (c), Nizakat Khan, Tanwir Afzal, Anshuman Rath, Scott McKechnie (wk), Shahid Wasif, Ehsan Khan

Squad

Nadeem Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Babar Hayat (c), Nizakat Khan, Tanwir Afzal, Anshuman Rath, Scott McKechnie (wk), Shahid Wasif, Ehsan Khan, Christopher Carter, Tanveer Ahmed, Simandeep Singh, Ahsan Abbasi

 

Afghanistan

Team News

After suffering two losses, a few changes are expected in Afghanistan’s playing XI. Mohammad Shahzad has copped a two-match ban for on-field misconduct.

Probable XI

Mohammad Nabi, Afzar Jajai (wk), Shapoor Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Nasir Jamal, Ihsanullah Janat/Javed Ahmadi, Sharafuddin Ashraf/Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Squad

Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Shapoor Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Nasir Jamal, Ihsanullah Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, Javed Ahmadi, Gulbadin Naib

 

Key players

Hong Kong: Babar Hayat, Nizakat Khan and Aizaz Khan are key to Hong Kong’s batting. Ehsan Nawaz and Ehsan Khan were among the wickets.

Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi has made two 50+ scores for Afghanistan. Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman are among the wickets.

 

Today’s Match Prediction

Afghanistan may have lost both of their games so far, but they have enough firepower in their ranks to turn things around. We predict Afghanistan’s win in this one.

 

Note: This HK vs AFGH match preview is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squads listed above.

 

HK vs AFGH Dream 11 Fantasy Team

 

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