Pakistan vs Afghanistan, 36th Match ICC World Cup 2019 | Preview, Live Score, Pitch Report, Key Players & Squads

Welcome to Cricwild. Sarfaraz’s men bounced back after crushing defeat against India and went on to register continues wins over South Africa and New Zealand.All the middle order batsmen’s and bowlers are in good from which help their team to win back to back wins.Currently they are at 6th place of ICC points table with NRR -0.976.

Afghanistan is still looking for a win in the ICC World Cup 2019. Seven losses from seven matches have showcased the work but they need to over come and work little hard in 50 over format. Afghanistan’s performances in the last two matches have been better and they nearly beat India as well.

Match Schedule

Date : Saturday 29th June, 2019
Match Venue : Lord’s, London.

Pitch Report

The 36th world cup match is between Afghanistan vs Pakistan is at Headingley, Leeds, English.. Headingley should produce a high-scoring game with overcast conditions on offer for the new ball bowlers. With this being the first game being held in Leeds this tournament, a fresh wicket should help strokeplay with scores over 300 expected given the form of the England batsmen.

Won batting first : (38%)
Won batting second : (57%)
Highest total : ENG 351/9 (50 Ov) vs PAK
Lowest total : ENG 93/10 (36.2 Ov) vs AUS
Capacity : 18,350

Weather Condition at Leeds.

Current weather condition in Leeds, United Kingdom over the next 7 days, the max temperature will be 27C on Saturday 29th June at around 3 pm. In the same week the min temperature will be 9C on Wednesday 3rd July at around 3 am.

Head to Head Match Records

The first match was played at : 2013.
Total no of matches played : 3
Pakistan won : 3
Afghanistan won : 0
No result : 0
Tied : 0

Team News

Pakistan :

  • Sarfaraz’s men bounced back after crushing defeat against India and went onto register continues wins over South Africa and New Zealand.All the middle order batsmen’s and bowlers are in good from which help their team to win back to back wins.Currently they are at 6th place of ICC points table with NRR -0.976.
  • Pakistan need to win both their remaining matches and hope for favourable results in matches of other teams too to make it to the top four by the end of the tournament.
  • Babar Azam struck a supreme hundred in the previous game and will look to continue his good form with With 333 runs at an average of 66.60, the in-form Babar Azam is Pakistan’s leading run-scorer in this World Cup.
  • The left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir is currently the second-best bowler of the tournament with 16 wickets in six matches at an economy of 5.10. Shaheen Afridi 19-year old seam bowler is doing a pretty good job for his side.

Afghanistan :

  • Afghanistan is still looking for a win in the ICC World Cup 2019. Seven losses from seven matches have showcased the work but they need to over come and work little hard in 50 over format. Afghanistan’s performances in the last two matches have been better and they nearly beat India as well.
  • Afghanistan batting order need to be much better performances are expected from their middle order with none of them going on to get big scores after getting a start.
  • Gulbadin Naib has been decent at the top but didn’t half century till now of the order for them while the likes of Najibullah Zadran and Mohammad Nabi have had a couple of decent outings with the bat.
  • Mujeeb has done exceptionally thus far with 4 wickets in past 2 matches, especially with the new ball. Rashid needs to be a bit more penetrative and pick wickets in middle over against Pakistan.

Pakistan vs Afghanistan Squad

Pakistan :

Sarfraz Ahmed (c&wk), Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain,Mohammad Amir

Afghanistan :

Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gulbadin Naib (C), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan

Key Players - Pakistan vs Afghanistan, ICC World Cup 36th Match

Best Performers Last 2 Matches

ICC World Cup Pakistan vs Afghanistan 36th Match Key Players

Winning Team Prediction

While the momentum is strongly in Pakistan favor to win the ICC World Cup 36th Match. We hope Afghanistan will fight back.

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