Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan - Afghanistan Tour of Bangladesh 2022 - 2nd T20I
The 2nd T20I of the Afghanistan Tour of the Bangladesh 2022 will take place between Bangladesh and Afghanistan at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Recent T20I Form Bangladesh and Afghanistan:
Bangladesh have beaten Afghanistan comprehensively in the first T20I of the bilateral series.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to have a bat first. Naim Sheikh lost his wicket early on in the innings. Munim Shahriar played some spectacular strokes during his knock of 17 but got out to Rashid Khan just when he looked really settled. Liton Das at number 3 played a decisive role in putting pressure back on to the bowlers as he scored 60 off just 44 balls. After his dismissal, the run rate dipped down and Bangladesh could only reach an about par score of 155 for 8 in 20 overs.
Rashid Khan bowled economically and picked up 1 wickets while giving away just 15 runs in his spell of 4 overs.
Chasing 155, Afghanistan lost both the openers cheaply Nasum Ahmed’s phenomenal spin bowling. The top 3 were dismissed at the score of 8 runs and Afghanistan were staring at a big defeat. Najibullah Zadran carried on from where he left off in the ODI series and struck an important 27 off 26 balls. However, he kept losing partners at the other end, which made the chasing task very hard. Eventually, Afghanistan were bowled out for a paltry total of 94 as Bangladesh won by a huge margin of 61 runs.
For Bangladesh, Nasum Ahmed picked up 4 wickets for just 10 runs. He was adjudged man of the match for his thrilling performance.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Afghanistan T20I Squad
Mohammad Nabi (capt), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Darwish Rasooli, Najibullah Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Karim Janat, Azmat Omarzai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Qais Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Nijat Masood, Farid Ahmad Malik
Bangladesh T20I Squad
Mahmudullah (Captain), Liton Das, Munim Shahriar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Shohidul Islam, Naim Sheikh.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Bangladesh
Who will win? Bangladesh
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan), Liton Das (Bangladesh)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Nasum Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Most Sixes – Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan), Liton Das (Bangladesh)
Player of the Match- Nasum Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 120+, Bangladesh 150+
Match Handicap: Bangladesh
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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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