Afghanistan will be playing with the same winning XI, but captain Muhammad Nabi is thinking to put Asghar Afghan and Samiullah Shinwari into the squad. Afghanistan will take on Pakistan on Saturday, June 29 at the Headingley Carnegie. While Pakistan is playing with the same winning squad, as they defeated unbeatable New Zealand.
PK vs AFG Broadcast Details
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Pakistan after a great come back in World Cup 2019. By defeating unbeatable New Zealand and the favorites South Africa quite easily. Pakistan has now a golden chance to defeat Afghanistan, by which Pakistan will get more chances to qualify for semi-finals.
Batting side of team Pakistan is playing really well by winning back to back games. The winning knock from Baber Azam of 101 runs proved that Pakistan can do anything anytime.
Pakistan key players like Baber Azam, Haris Sohail who did a perfect come back as replaced by Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Imam ul Haq all are looking to win their last two games and qualify for semi-finals.
The bowling attack of Pakistan is at their best. Muhammad Amir who is now the top wicket-taker in this campaign. Shaheen Afridi took three important wickets against New Zealand by which Pakistan won the important match.
Afghanistan who have played seven matches in this tournament and lost all. Afghanistan will be looking for the first win against Pakistan. Afghanistan also defeated Pakistan in a warm-up match before this tournament. Maybe it will be easy to defeat Pakistan and get the first win.
According to Muhammad Nabi, he wants his team to play complete 50 overs to win from their opponent. Every time Afghanistan lose quick wickets which results in a loss. They have to play defensive cricket and watch out from Pakistan bowling attack.
Afghanistan can be also dangerous for Pakistan as they came so close to defeat India and do the tournament’s biggest upset.
By winning from unpredictable Pakistan would make a positive impact on Afghani fans to exit this tournament.
Did You Know
This World Cup is the same as the 1992 World Cup, which was won by Pakistan at the end. All the matches played by Pakistan till now have the same results as in the 1992 campaign.
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions
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Both teams will be looking for bat first, as the pitch is dry which will be difficult to the team batting second. The day will be sunny and no rain is expected.