Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe

ZIM in UAE 2017-18, ODI Series

Afghanistan are up against Zimbabwe in the Third One Day International of the 5-match series, which is level at 1-1. Zimbabwe won the second ODI by 154 runs to post their first win of the tour, after three consecutive losses – with two coming in the T20I series.

 

Match Details:

When: February 13, 4:00 PM IST

Where: Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah

 

Afghanistan Team News:

  • Barring the defeat in the last ODI, Afghanistan have not done much wrong. They are likely to remain unchanged for the fixture.

 

Probable XI

Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Nasir Jamal, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Zadran

Squad

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

Key Players

  • Rahmat Shah and Najibullah Zadran have looked in good touch.
  • Rashid Khan once again proved why he is so in demand in T20 leagues.

 

Zimbabwe Team News:

  • Zimbabwe may finaly have their combination sorted against the confident Afghan side. They are most likely to field the same XI.
  • Kyle Jarvis may get back in the playing XI.

 

Probable XI

Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Brendan Taylor (wk), Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (c), Brian Vitori, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani

Squad

Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Brendan Taylor (wk), Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (c), Brian Vitori, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani, Peter Moor, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis

Key Players

  • Brendan Taylor and Sikandar Raza have been the stars with the bat.
  • Graeme Cremer has led from the front, picking 7 wickets in 2 matches.

 

India Fantasy Prediction:

Afghanistan have been beaten only once in the recent matches against Zimbabwe. Despite the loss in the last ODI, they would start as favourites.

 

Note: The AFGH vs ZIM match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news and squads listed above.

 

*If there happen to be any changes, we will update them at 11:00 AM tomorrow.

 

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