Match Prediction ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 - Afghanistan U19 v Canada U19
The 19th match of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 will be played between Afghanistan U19 and Canada U19 at the North-West University No2 Ground in Potchefstroom.
Canada were beaten by United Arab Emirates by 8 wickets in their first match of the tournament. They lost their next game by an even bigger margin of 150 runs against South Africa.
Akhil Kumar stood out for the team with the ball, picking up 4 wickets. While Mihir Patel was the top scorer for them in the last game, it was wicketkeeper Benjamin Calitz who looked the most impressive against South Africa. But the team was bowled out for just 199 in that game and suffered a big loss.
Afghanistan were part of the opening encounter of the ICC under 19 World Cup 2020 against South Africa which they won by 7 wickets. Their bowlers set up the victory for them with Shafiqullah Ghafari claiming figures of 9.1-15-6. Fazal Haq and Noor Ahmad also picked up two wickets each.
Their batters then helped them to register a comprehensive victory with exactly half the overs remaining. Ibrahim Zadran and Imran Mir were their top scorers, both notching up half-centuries.
In their next match against United Arab Emirates, they registered another massive 160-run victory. Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah were their top scorers while Noor Ahmad and Shafiqullah Ghafari spun a web again to lead the team to a win.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Afghanistan U19 - Ibrahim Zadran, Mohammad Ishaq (wk), Abdul Rahman, Abid Mohammadi, Farhan Zakhil (c), Fazal Haq, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Asif Musazai, Rahmanullah, Noor Ahmad, Imran Mir
Canada U19 - Ashtan Deosammy (c), Rishiv Ragav Joshi, Randhir Sandhu, Akhil Kumar, Ayush Verma, Benjamin Calitz (wk), Mihir Patel, Muhammad Kamal, Gurjot Gosal, Raqib Shamsudeen, Udaybir Walia
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win the toss? - Afghanistan
Who will win? – Afghanistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rahmanullah (Afghanistan), Benjamin Calitz (Canada)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shafiqullah Ghafari (Afghanistan), Akhil Kumar (Canada)
Most Sixes – Rahmanullah (Afghanistan), Benjamin Calitz (Canada)
Player of the Match – Rahmanullah
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 250+, Canada 200+
Match Handicap Afghanistan
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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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