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World Cup ODI 2023, PAK vs AFG, Match 22 Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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World Cup ODI 2023

PAK vs. AFG, Match 22

 

Preview

Pakistan and Afghanistan will cross swords in the 22nd World Cup ODI 2023 match. The game is scheduled at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Monday, October 23. 

The Babar Azam-led side are placed in the 5th spot in the points table with 2 wins and 2 losses from their 4 matches. Mohammad Rizwan has been the highest run-getter for the side and has accumulated 197 runs, hitting 3 sixes and 28 fours at a strike rate of 104. Their bowling guild hasn’t been in its best form but Shaheen has kept up with his consistency and picked up nine wickets while bowling at an average of 21 and an economy rate of 6.03.

On the other side, Afghanistan are placed in the 10th place in the league standings with 1 win and 3 losses from their 4 matches of this World Cup season. Rahmanullah Gurbaz is the leading run-scorer with 159 runs at a strike rate of 94. Who else than Rashid Khan can be the best bowler from the side? He has accumulated 6 wickets while bowling at an average of 30 and an economy rate of 5.07.

 

Match Details

Match: World Cup ODI 2023, PAK vs AFG, Match 22

Date: Monday, October 23, 2023

Time: 02:00 PM IST

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has always been known for sluggish wickets and has backed the teams with better spin attacks. The average first innings score is 245 in ODI matches. 

The weather in Chennai will be mostly warm and moist. 

 

PAK vs. AFG Squads

PAK: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Agha Salman

AFG: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad, Riaz Hassan, Abdul Rahman, Najibullah Zadran

 

PAK vs. AFG Probable Playing XIs

PAK: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz/Mohammad Wasim Jnr., Usama Mir/Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

AFG: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

 

Match Prediction

Based on the present form, Pakistan will be the favourites to win this match against New Zealand. The team management will be expecting the Men in Green can deliver a clinical performance in this fixture. Hence we expect Pakistan to record a comfortable victory over Afghanistan at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Chennai.

 

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