Afghan One-Day Cup, 2020: Final, Khost Province vs Nangarhar Province – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Afghan One-Day Cup, 2020: Final, Khost Province vs Nangarhar Province – 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Khost Province is expected to win this match and lift the title.

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Match Details:

The Final of the Afghan One Day Cup 2020, is all set to be played between the Khost Province and the Nangarhar Province at the Khost Cricket Stadium.

The scheduled time for the match to start is 09:00 AM Local Time (10:00 AM IST).

Preview:

After all the action over the last few days, it has turned out that the Khost Province and the Nangarhar Province are the two better teams in the tournament. These two sides will now battle to be the best in the Final. Both the teams have been equally good and there is not much that separates them. They registered good victories in the semi-final games and will be eager to clinch the trophy. A tough, competitive match can be expected.


Weather Report

There is a 20 per cent chance of rain but that shouldn’t cause much of an interruption. It is very likely that we will have a full game of cricket.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Pacers have got good help from the pitch but the track is quite batsmen-friendly. It the batsmen can utilise their full potential, big scores can be put up on the board.

Average first-innings score: 228 (Last 5 matches)

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


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.

Khost Province:

Shaheen, Abdul Rahim Mangal, Naveed Obaid, Rahmanullah Zadran, Mohammadullah, Asghar Atal,  Ziaur Rahaman Sharifi, Bakhtar Atal, M Hashum, Noor Ahmad, Hassebullah

Bench: Ehsan Mangal, Mohammad Naseem, Nemat II, Hashim Khalil Gurbaz, Aimal Wafa, Sadam Mangal, Shahidullah Kamal

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Top Picks:

In just three games, Batin Shah has picked up 9 wickets indicating the kind of form that he is in. Abdul Rahim Mangal scored 163 runs in the three games he played in the tournament. Bakhtar Atal picked up three wickets in the tournament so far.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Batin Shah, Tariq Stanikzai

Vice-Captain options – Abdul Rahim Mangal, Bakhtar Atal

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shaheen

Batsmen – Abdul Rahim Mangal (VC), Bahir Shah, Shawkat Zaman

All-Rounders – Ziaur Rahman Sharifi, Tariq Stanikzai, Asghar Atal

Bowlers – Bakhtar Atal, Haseeb Ullah, Batin Shah (C), Abdullah Adil

12th Man – Rahmanullah Zadran

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shaheen

Batsmen – Abdul Rahim Mangal, Bahir Shah, Mohammadullah

All-Rounders – Ziaur Rahman Sharifi, Tariq Stanikzai (C), Asghar Atal

Bowlers – Bakhtar Atal (VC), Haseeb Ullah, Batin Shah, Abdullah Adil

12th Man – Rahmanullah Zadran

(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)

Expert Advice:

Picking bowlers as the multipliers might be surprising to some of you. But they have been fabulous in the tournament and you should take a chance by picking them as your captain or vice-captain.

Probable Winners:

Khost Province is expected to win this match and lift the title.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.