AFG vs ZIM Dream11: Afghanistan showcased their prowess in white-ball cricket in the first T20I to stun Zimbabwe. So now ZIM are staring at a must-win game to keep the series alive but the task is daunting as T20 is Afghanistan’s forte and their key players are in form. ZIM can take inspiration from the Test series where they played some brilliant cricket and can try to replicate that performance today.
Fixture: Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe; Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe ODI series 2021
When: 19 March, 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
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AFG vs ZIM Playing 11
Afghanistan Playing 11 (likely)
Afghanistan Team News:
Due to visa issues, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Gulbadin Naib’s availability is uncertain.
Playing Combination: R Gurbaz and K Janat will be the openers. A Afghan and M Nabi will follow the openers in the middle order with R Khan and N Zadran as finishers. M Kesar and BN Meena are the strike bowlers.
AFG Playing 11:
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R Khan is already a legend in white-ball cricket. His leg-spin bamboozles everyone and his stats reflect it. He has 92 wickets in 49 T20Is and has a strike-rate of 12.1. He claimed 3 wickets for 28 runs in the last game.
R Gurbaz is an all-out aggressive batsman at the top of the order and can make great use of the powerplays. He hammered 87 runs off 45 balls with 6 fours and 7 sixes. He has a strike-rate of 149.11 in T20I cricket and has made 419 runs in 11 games with 3 fifties.
Zimbabwe Playing 11 (likely)
Zimbabwe Team News:
Playing Combination: T Musakanda and T Kamunhukamwe will be the openers. S Williams, S Raza and R Burl will bat in the middle order with R Ngarava and B Muzarabani as strike bowlers.
ZIM Playing 11:
T Kamunhukamwe got off to a solid start in the previous game and blasted44 runs off 37 balls with 4 fours. Expect him to come good in this match too. He has made 82 runs in 3 T20Is so far and has a strike-rate of 122.38.
S Raza is an impact player and can make contributions in both departments. He didn’t click in the first T20I, but he has plenty of experience. He has made 464 runs in 35 T20I innings and in bowling has taken 12 wickets at a strike-rate of 29.00
In AFG vs ZIM Dream11 today match prediction, Afghanistan are a much better team in T20s and their key players are in red-hot form. So expect AFG to win this game.
Wicket-keepers: R Gurbaz
Batsmen:: H Shahidi, N Zadran, A Afghan, T Musakanda
All-rounders: M Nabi, S Raza, S Williams
Bowlers: R Khan, B Muzarabani, R Ngarava
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