Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction - ICC Cricket World Cup Warm Up - England v Afghanistan
England and Afghanistan will face each other for their respective final warm-up matches of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, to be played at the Kennington Oval in London.
The two teams have played only one ODI against each other in the last World Cup, in which England registered a comfortable nine-wicket victory with 41 balls to spare. Out of the last five matches played by both teams, England have won four and lost one, while Afghanistan have won three and lost two.
Afghanistan announced their arrival in the ICC tournament with a win over Pakistan in their first warm-up match by three wickets. Hashmatullah Shahidi top scored in the match with 74. However, a big concern for the team would be the hamstring injury of wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad. The opener will not feature in this match.
On the other hand, England suffered their first loss of the summer after winning the only match against Ireland and clean sweeping Pakistan. England seem to have started picking up troubles at the wrong time. First captain Eoin Morgan fractured his finger during the practice session, and then each of Joe Root, Mark Wood and Liam Dawson suffered injury scares.
In the warm-up match against Australia, both Adil Rashid and Jofra Archer did not bowl but are expected to do so in this one.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams.
England- Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
Afghanistan- Mohammad Shahzad, Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Samiulllah Shinwari, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win? – England
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Jason Roy (England)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Jofra Archer (England)
Most Fours – Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan), Jason Roy (England)
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 260+, England 320+
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