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BAN vs AFG Dream11 Team Prediction: Match 4 of Asia Cup, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G
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Bangladesh will take on Afghanistan in the fourth match of the Asia Cup. Bangladesh lost the opening match against Sri Lanka by 5 wickets. This is a crucial match for them as a loss here could put them out of contention for Super Fours. Afghanistan will be looking to start the tournament positively and this promises to be an exciting match.

When: 3 September, 3:00 PM IST

Where: Gadaffi Stadium, Lahore

TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports

Gadaffi Stadium, Lahore Pitch Report

The surface here will be a balanced one with good help for spinners and the average first innings score here is 252. Both teams will prefer to bat first at this venue considering this is a day/night game.

Bangladesh Playing 11

  1. Mohammad Naim
  2. Tanzid Hasan
  3. Shakib Al Hasan (c)
  4. Nazmul Shanto
  5. Towhid Hridoy
  6. Musfiqur Rahim (wk)
  7. Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  8. Afif Hossan/ Mahedi Hasan
  9. Taskin Ahmed
  10. Mustafizur Rahman
  11. Hasan Mahmud/ Shoriful Islam
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.

Shakib Al Hasan Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Batting Average Wickets Batting Average
236 7216 37.38 307 28.8

Najmul Hossain Shanto Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance 50/100 Batting Average
28 728 89, 11, 1, 12, 35 4/1 27

Afghanistan Playing 11

  1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)
  2. Ibrahim Zadran
  3. Hashmatullah Shahidi
  4. Riaz Hassan
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Najibullah Zadran
  7. Rashid Khan
  8. Gulbadin Naib
  9. Noor Ahmed/ Fareed
  10. Fazalul Haq Farooqi
  11. Mujeeb ur Rahman
  • Najibullah Zadran missed the series against Pakistan due to injury but is expected to be fit for this match.

Ibrahim Zadran Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average SR
17 829 0, 80, 0, 1, 100 55.3 83

Rashid Khan Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last series performance Wickets vs Bangladesh Bowling Average
92 170 1/42, 0/53, 2/42 19 wickets in 11 matches 19

BAN vs AFG Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mushfiqur Rahim

Batsmen: Ibrahim Zadran, Najmul Hossain Shanto

All-rounder: Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Nabi, Mehidy Hasan Miraz

Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Fazal Haq Farooqi

Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Shakib Al Hasan, Ibrahim Zadran

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Rashid Khan, Najmul Hossain Shato

BAN vs AFG Fantasy Tips

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (151) and Ibrahim Zadran (80) put up a marathon double-century opening stand against Pakistan in the last series. They had also put up 256 runs opening partnership for Afghanistan against Sri Lanka previously and have been doing well in the last year.
  • Najmul Hossain Shanto scored 89 runs in the opening match against Nepal and will be an automatic choice for this match.
  • Ibrahim Zadran has done well in this format and already has 4 ODI hundreds in his short career. He scored 80 runs in the last game will be a key pick for this match.
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman registered the fastest fifty for Afghanistan in ODIs in the preivous match against Pakistan where he finished with 64 runs of 37 balls.
  • Shakib Al Hasan has scored 5 runs and picked up two wickets in his previou match. He can give value with both bat and ball.
  • Tanzid Hasan made his ODI debut and was dismissed for a duck against Sri Lanka in the opening match, leave him out for this match.
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi has not got a fifty in his previous 7 ODI matches. Hence avoid him for small leagues.
  • Rashid Khan picked up three wickets against Pakistan in the previous series and has a good record against Bangladesh in ODIs.
  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz went wicket less and did not complete his quota in the opening match against Sri Lanka. Avoid him for this match.

Who will win Bangladesh vs Afghanistan  today match?

Afghanistan are expected to win this match

Afghanistan and Bangladesh have faced each other in 14 matches in One Day Internationals. Afghanistan have won 6 while Bangladesh have won 8 times.

Bangladesh lost the previous series against Afghanistan 2-1 at home.

Afghanistan suffered a 3-0 whitewash against Pakistan in the previous ODI series.

Bangladesh are ranked 7th in the ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings while Afghanistan are ranked 9th.

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.