Match Prediction ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 - Afghanistan U19 v United Arab Emirates U19
The 13th match of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 will be played between Afghanistan U19 and United Arab Emirates U19 at the North-West University No1 Ground in Potchefstroom.
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.
Afghanistan will take on United Arab Emirates who won their only match in the tournament till now against Canada by 8 wickets in Bloemfontein. Canada scored 231 runs from their 50 overs, despite three wickets from Sanchit Sharma and two each from Chathiyan Dashan and skipper Aryan Lakra.
It was a decent score but the UAE batsmen did not make it appear so. Lakra, who came out to open the batting, scored 66 off 92 deliveries but it was the unbeaten century from Figy John at a strike rate of over 100 that ensured an easy victory for UAE.
Both teams having won their last game and will come into this match with confidence on their side.
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
United Arab Emirates U19 - Aryan Lakra (c), Alishan Sharafu, Muhammad Farazuddin, Figy John, Karthik Palaniapan, Ansh Tandon, Osama Hassan, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Sanchit Sharma, Kai Smith, Chathiyan Dashan
Who will win the toss? - Afghanistan
Who will win? – Afghanistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Rahmanullah (Afghanistan), Aryan Lakra (United Arab Emirates)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shafiqullah Ghafari (Afghanistan), Aryan Lakra (United Arab Emirates)
Most Sixes – Rahmanullah (Afghanistan), Aryan Lakra (United Arab Emirates)
Player of the Match – Shafiqullah Ghafari
Team Scores Batting first – Afghanistan 250+, United Arab Emirates 215+
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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