Match Preview By Kunal:
Pakistan vs Afghanistan:
Welcome to the match prediction & preview of Pakistan Vs Afghanistan in the Super 4 matches of Asia Cup 2022. This match is to be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on 7th September. The last time the two met, where Pakistan won by 5 wickets.
If you talk about performance, Pakistan has started its super 4 stages with a win as they defeated the Table topper of group A in their 1st super 4 matches. In the Super 4 points table, Pakistan stands in the 2nd position the points table with 2 points. They have played 1 match till now, in which they won. In the previous match, they won the game against India by 5 wickets.
On the other side, Afghanistan has started its super 4 stages with a loss as Srilanka defeated them in their 1st super 4 matches. In the Super 4 points table, Afghanistan stands in the bottom position points table with 0 points. They have played 1 match till now, in which they lost. In the previous match, they lost the game against Srilanka by 4 wickets.
In today’s match, Pakistan will look to win and try to seal its spot for the finals. On the other side, Afghanistan must win this match because it is a do-or-die game for them or they will be eliminated from the finals race.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan (vc), Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain.
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari, Naveen ul Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Total Match Played: 2
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 35°C and humidity will be 52%. The speed of the wind will be around 17 km/h and the sky will be clear.
So far, the track at Sharjah has proven to be extremely beneficial to seamers in both innings. The batters at the venue have experienced some movement as well as extra bounce. However, because the teams that bowled first have won both times, we expect the toss-winner to field first.
Match Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network & Hotstar
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.