Afghan One-Day Cup, 2020: 2nd Semi-Final, Nangarhar Province vs Kabul Province – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Afghan One-Day Cup, 2020: 2nd Semi-Final, Nangarhar Province vs Kabul Province – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Nangarhar Province is expected to win this match.

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Match Details:

The 2nd Semi-Final of the Afghan One-Day Cup 2020 is all set to play between Nangarhar Province and Kabul Province at the Mis Ainak Cricket Stadium in Khost.

This match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM local time (10:00 AM IST) (4:30 AM UTC).

Preview:

The Nangarhar Province finished on the top of the Group B table with 2 wins from 3 matches. Thus, they have qualified to make it to the second semi-final of the tournament. Their opposition, Kabul Province, finished second in Group A by winning the same number of games in three matches.

Without any doubt it’s going to be a tough game for both the teams. There are quality players in both the sides and it is all about holding their nerve. It will be interesting to see who gets the better of whom.


Weather Report

The weather in Khost for tomorrow’s game is not looking good as there are high chances of rain interrupting the game. The humidity levels be around 78 per cent, with the temperature hovering around 28 Degrees Celsius mark.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Mis Ainak Cricket Stadium has helped bowlers and they have often controlled the game. Chasing 230 or more will be a tough task on this track.

Average first innings score: 214 ( Last five games played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:  Won – 2, Lost – 3, Tied – 0


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Nangarhar Province:

Nasir Omar, Bahir Shah, Tamim Surkhorodi, Abid Mohammadi, Tariq Stanikzai, Shaukat Zaman, Ishaq Mohammadi, Batin Shah, Abdullah Adil, Qari Fitrat, Mohammad Ibrahim.

Bench: Zubaid Akbari, Bahar Ali, Wali Agha, Akbar Musazai, Majid Alam, Arif Khan, Tahir Adil, Ibrahim Abdul Rahimzai.

Kabul Province:

Ishaq Zazai, Younis Ahmadzai, Darwish Rasooli, Imran Janat, Nisar Wahdat, Asif Musazai, Aman Rafiqi, Adbul Rahman, Farmanullah, Inamullah, Shafiqullah Ghafari.

Bench: Parvez Amin, Shakira, Gulab Omarzai, Azmatullah, Bilal Sahak, Iqbal Zazai, Rokhan Zaramalwal.

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Top Picks:

Bahir Shah the leading run-scorer of the tournament has amassed 244 runs that he played at an average of around 82 including a century and 2 half-centuries to his name. Tariq Stanikzai will be the other batsmen who contributed well with the bat. Batin Shah has taken 9 wickets with the best of 5 for 11. Abdullah Adil has also picked up 7 wickets for his team.

Darwish Rasooli is the leading run-getter for Kabul as he scored 98 runs. Abdul Rehman has picked up 8 wickets for his team and has the best bowling figure of 4 for 37.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Bahir Shah, Tariq Stanikzai

Vice-Captain Options – Farmanullah, Darwish Rasooli

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ishaq Mohammadi, Ishaq Zazai

Batters – Bahir Shah (C), Darwish Rasooli, Nisar Wahdat

All-Rounders – Farmanullah (VC), Tariq Stanikzai

Bowlers – Batin Shah, Abdul Rahman, Abdullah Adil, Shafiqullah Ghafari

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ishaq Mohammadi

Batters – Bahir Shah, Darwish Rasooli (VC), Nisar Wahdat

All-Rounders – Tariq Stanikzai (C), Farmanullah

Bowlers – Batin Shah, Abdul Rahman, Abdullah Adil, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Wali Agha


Expert Advice:

Wali Agha picked up a five-for in this league. He seems to be in good form and is a great option for your team.

You can select bowlers as the multipliers as they have done well and this tournament has been dominated by the bowlers.

Probable Winners:

Nangarhar Province is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.