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Afghanistan vs Namibia, ICCWCT20 2021, Today Match Prediction

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Toss Winner - Afghanistan won the toss and chose to bat first

Afghanistan beat Namibia by 62 runs

Afghanistan eye a strong show against Namibia at Abu Dhabi.

  • Afghanistan lost their previous game against Pakistan played at Dubai.
  • Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib and Mujeeb Ur Rahman delivered excellent performances for Afghanistan.
  • Namibia registered a hard-fought win over Scotland.

Expect Afghanistan to register a comfortable win over Namibia.

Tournament: ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE | Toss: To Bowl

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6
3.948
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4
0.21
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Afghanistan will be keen to get back to winning ways when they take on Namibia in the 26th match of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup at Abu Dhabi.

Despite the game in the penultimate over against Pakistan, Afghanistan will need to make significant improvements with the bat and ball against Namibia. Captain Mohammad Nabi will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance against Namibia.

On the other hand, Namibia kick-started their Super 12 stage on a winning note after beating Scotland in their opening fixture. Captain Gerhard Erasmus will be hoping that the side can deliver a decent show against Afghanistan

Afghanistan Preview

The team management will be hoping that the top-order can put in an improved performance against Namibia.

In the previous game, the likes of Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Karim Janat and Mohammad Shahzad got out trying to play big shots in the Powerplay overs.

In the batting department, the onus will be the top-order trio of Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Mohammad Shahzad to deliver the bulk of the runs.

Middle-order comprising of Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran and Gulbadin Naib will be entrusted with the task of scoring quick runs in the last five overs of the innings.

In the previous match, Gulbadin Naib scored a brisk 35 off 25 balls with the help of four fours and one six, whereas Captain Mohammad Nabi chipped in with 35 not out off 32 balls with the help of five boundaries.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi, Naveen ul Haq and Rashid Khan to make crucial breakthroughs.

Afghanistan Predicted Playing XI:

Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Asghar Afghan, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Afghanistan Key Players From Previous Game Of ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
M Nabi
35
32
5
0
109.38
G Naib
35
25
4
1
140
N Zadran
22
21
3
1
104.76
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Khan
4.0
0
26
2
6.5
M Ur Rahman
4.0
0
14
1
3.5
M Nabi
4.0
0
36
1
9

Afghanistan Actual Playing XI:

Hamid Hassan, Karim Janat, Asghar Afghan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, M Shahzad, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Namibia Preview

The team management will be looking to stick the same combination that featured against Scotland.In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Stephan Baard, Craig Williams, David Wiese and Gerhard Erasmus to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous match, JJ Smit produced match-winning performance against Scotland. He played well and scored 32 not out off 23 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.Craig Williams, Zane Green and David Wiese produced double-digit scores for Namibia in the previous match.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Ruben Trumpelmann, JJ Smit, David Wiese and Bernard Scholtz to make timely breakthroughs. In the previous match, Rubel Trumpelmann was the standout bowler on display for Namibia and finished with figures of 3 for 17 in his four overs. Besides Trumpelmann, Jan Frylinck bowled well and claimed 2 for 10 in his four overs.

 

Namibia Predicted Playing XI:

Craig Williams, Zane Green (wk), Gerhard Erasmus (c), David Wiese, Michael van Lingen, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Pikky Ya France, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz

Namibia Key Players From Previous Game Of ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
J Smit
32
23
2
2
139.13
C Williams
23
29
0
1
79.31
M Van Lingen
18
24
2
0
75
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Trumpelmann
4.0
0
17
3
4.25
J Frylinck
4.0
0
10
2
2.5
J Smit
4.0
0
20
1
5

Namibia Actual Playing XI:

Michael Van Lingen, David Wiese, Gerhard Erasmus, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Pikky Ya France, Craig Williams, Zane Green, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz

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Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game be decent for batting. The weather forecast for  Sunday is going to be bright and sunny

Venue Details

Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi is going to host the 27th match of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup between Afghanistan and Namibia.

Toss: To Bowl

Both the sides will be looking to win the toss, bowl first and restrict the opposition to less than 150 rusn. The last three matches played at Abu Dhabi have been won by batting second.

Based on current form, Afghanistan will be slight favorites to win their game against Namibia. With likes of Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi in good form, Afghanistan will be looking to deliver another clinical performance against Namibia.

Expect Afghanistan to register a comfortable win over Namibia.

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Author: Shoaib Z.