Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Afghan One-Day Cup 2020 - Nangarhar Province vs Maidan Wardak Province - Match 4
The 4th match of the Afghan One-Day Cup 2020 will be played between Nangarhar Province and Maidan Wardak Province at the Khost Cricket ground in Khost.
Waheedullah Shafaq was the top scorer for Nangarhar Province in the last season with 278 runs from 4 matches, batting at an average of 139 and a strike rate of 114.40. He scored two centuries and one half-century with the best of 104.
The good thing about the Nangarhar batters is that most of them can bat at good strike rates which will come in handy for the side. Abid Mohammadi and Najeeb Tarakai are expected to be the other leading batters for the side. Both registered triple figures in the last season.
Zubaid Akbari finished as the top wicket taker for the side in the last season with 11 wickets from just five matches at 19.00 and the best of 4/40. Wali Agha was just behind him with 10 wickets at 18.40 and an economy rate of 5.2.
Mohammad Sardar, Siddiq Farhad and Mirwaiz Zazai will be the most important batters for Maidan Warak Province. Maidan Warak are likely to have a good season if these three can fire. In case of the negative, it can be a struggle for the side.
Maidan Warak will look towards Baryal and Mohammad Hafeez to share their bowling load.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Nangarhar Province - Waheedullah Shafaq, Abid Mohammadi, Bahir Shah, Akbar Musazai, Shawkat Zaman, Tariq Stanikzai, Zubaid Akbari, Nasir Omar, Abdullah Adil, Ibrahim Rahimzai, Batin Shah.
Maidan Warak Province - Mohammad Sardar, Siddiq Farhad, Mirwaiz Zazai, Islam Zazi, Faisal, Mohammadullah II, Sabir Bahrami, Zia-ul-Haq Parwani, Irfanullah, Baryal, Mohammad Hafeez.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Nangarhar Province
Who will win? – Nangarhar Province
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Waheedullah Shafaq (Nangarhar Province), Mohammad Sardar (Maidan Warak Province)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Zubaid Akbari (Nangarhar Province), Mohammad Hafeez (Maidan Warak Province)
Most Sixes – Waheedullah Shafaq (Nangarhar Province), Mohammad Sardar (Maidan Warak Province)
Man of the Match – Waheedullah Shafaq
Team Scores Batting first – Nangarhar Province 230+, Maidan Warak Province 200+
Match Handicap Nangarhar Province
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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