AFG vs IND, 28th match, ICC Cricket World Cup to be played at Southampton. Scheduled for June 22, the live action begins at 03:30 PM +06
Full Details of Today Match Prediction
The cricket fans are ready to witness yet another big battle of the big event of cricket. The 28th match of cricket World Cup 2019 is scheduled to play between India and Afghanistan on Saturday, 22nd June 2019 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. We are providing safe, perfect and accurate today match prediction for all matches of cricket world cup 2019.
India is the unbeaten team of this World Cup. They had played four matches so far with three wins and one loss. The batting order of Indian side is playing outstanding cricket even after losing their opening batsmen, Shikhar Dhawan who was injured in the match against Australia. India played its most recent match against Pakistan and won with a huge margin of 89 runs. They lost the toss and were asked to bat first. Like previous matches, the batting order of India performed well in this match. They scored a total of 336 runs. Rohit Sharma played an outstanding inning of 140 runs. The skipper, Virat Kohli scored 77 runs while Lokesh Rahul, who took the place of Shikhar Dhawan, scored 57 runs.
The bowling unit of Indian side is also performing well in this World Cup. They had played a key role in each and every win for their team. In their last match against Pakistan, they also performed well. The restricted the strong batting order of Pakistan team on just 212 runs. Almost all Indian bowlers played well in this match. Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, and Kuldeep Yadav got two wickets each. The attacking bowler of India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was injured after bowling 2.4 overs.
The Afghanistan team is the worst performers of this World Cup. They are still searching for a win even after playing five matches. They lost their most recent match against England. They lost the toss and were put into the field first. The bowling unit of Afghanistan team had the worst performance of this World Cup. They leaked 397 runs in their fifty overs. Their key sping bowler, Rashid Khan was charged for 110 runs in just nine overs. Dawlat Zadran and the skipper, Gulbadin Naib got three wickets each.
The batting order of Afghanistan is also not playing good cricket in this big tournament. In their previous match against England, they could manage to score 247 runs in their fifty overs while chasing a huge target of 398 runs. Hashmatullah Shahidi was the most successful batsmen from their side who scored 76 runs. Rahmat Shah scored 46 while Asghar Afghan scored 44 runs. The skipper, Gulbadin Naib could manage to score just 37 runs.
Favorite Team in Today Match Prediction
According to our prediction, India is the favorite team to win this match. There are many reasons that make India a favorite team in this match. Some are mentioned below:
- India is the best performing team of this World Cup
- Afghanistan team is still searching for a win after playing five matches
- The batting and bowling unit of Indian team is much stronger than Afghanistan
Winning Chances for the Both Teams
The performance of team India has been excellent in all previous matches they had played. They also have a strong batting and bowling unit in the side, so the winning chances of today match for India have been increased. The equation of winning chances of both teams for today match is mentioned as under.
India has 60% chances to win this match
Afghanistan has 40% chances to win this match
Wicket-Keeper: Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik.
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (Captain).
All-Rounder: Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja.
Bowler: Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Wicket-Keeper: Mohammad Shahzad.
Batsmen: Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran.
All-Rounder: Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shinwari, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi.
Bowler: Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
IND Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
AFG Probable Playing XI
Noor Ali Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Ikram Ali Khil, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman
Pitch Report and Conditions
India vs Afghanistan is going to be played at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. The weather seems to be finally turning for the better and we have been promised an excellent day for cricket. No rain and plenty of sunshine lie in store for match day.
The ground in Southampton is one of the bigger ones in England. This means that the spinners can bowl freely and go for wickets. Physical fitness, fielding, and running between the wickets are also going to be very important in this match.
A flat batting deck with plenty of runs in it lies in store.
Weather Report for Today Match
The weather forecast for Leeds is good for this match. There are no chances of rain and there will be a sunny day.
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