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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 - Australia vs Afghanistan - 38th match - Nov 4th

Australia's Aaron Finch
Australia's Aaron Finch
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The 38th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 will take place between Australia and Afghanistan on the 4th of November, 2022 at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.




Live Scores - Australia v Afghanistan

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Top Batters - Runs Scored

Most Sixes

Top Bowlers - Wickets Taken

Points Table


Australia Form Guide:

Australia are currently placed at the third position on Group 1 points table with 2 wins to their name in Super 12's so far.

The top run scorer for Australia is Aaron Finch with 107 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for Australia is Glenn Phillips with 3 scalps under his belt.

Australia won their previous match against Ireland by 42 runs.

Australia batted first and they posted a total of 179 for 5 in 20 overs. Opener David Warner lost his wicket early on in the innings. Aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh then tried to revive the innings with their stand of 52 runs for the 2nd wicket. Stoinis at number 5 made 35 runs in 25 balls. Finch went on to score 63 runs in 44 balls. On the back of these knocks, Australia were able to cross the 170 run mark and reach 179 in 20 overs of play.

During the chase, Ireland lost Andy Balbirnie and Paul Stirling early on in the innings. Lorcan Tucker kept finding the gaps and kept punishing the Australian bowlers. However, he failed to find a good partnership as other batters got out at wrong times. As a result, Ireland were bowled out for 137 in the 19th over, losing the match by 42 runs.


Afghanistan Form Guide:

Afghanistan are currently placed at the bottom most  position of Group 1 points table with 0 win to their credit.

The top run maker for Afghanistan in the tournament is Usman Ghani with 57 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for Afghanistan in the tournament is Mujeeb Ur Rahman with 3 scalps under his belt.

Afghanistan lost their previous match against Sri Lanka by 6 wickets.

Afghanistan batted first and they posted a total of 144 for 8 in 20 overs. Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Usman Ghani at the top of the order made 28 and 27 runs respectively to give a fitting start to Afghanistan. The middle order made very little contributions and therefore Afghanistan were restricted to a low total of 144 in 20 overs of play.

During the chase, Sri Lanka lost Pathum Nissanka early on in the innings. Kusal Mendis made an important contribution of 25 in 27 balls. Dhananjaya de Silva went on to play a match winning innings of 66 not out in 42 balls to take Sri Lanka home in the 19th over with 6 wickets in hand.


Let’s have a look at the squads:

Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (captain), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicket-keeper), Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Darwish Rasooli, Najibullah Zadran, Qais Ahmad, Usman Ghani, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Azmatullah Omarzai, Salim Safi, Rashid Khan, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Farid Ahmad Malik, Naveen ul Haq

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Pat Cummins (vice-captain), Ashton Agar, Tim David, Josh Hazlewood, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? –  Australia

Who will win? - Australia

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – David Warner (Australia), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Josh Hazlewood (Australia), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)

Most Sixes – Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan)

Player of the Match - Aaron Finch (Australia)

Team Scores Batting first – Australia 175+, Afghanistan 145+

Match Handicap: Australia

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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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