ICC Cricket World Cup | Match 24: England Vs Afghanistan – Prediction, Team Analysis, Playing XIs and Streaming Details

Afghanistan Vs England


England is comfortably sitting at spot number four on the points table. With six points on the board without having a no-result. This keeps their momentum going on in the ICC Cricket World Cup. They suffered only one defeat against Pakistan, and rest were wins in which they won twice while batting first and once batting second.

Afghanistan is taking the praise to be able to reach the ICC Cricket World Cup with all the problems faced by the country. They have suffered a defeat against huge teams and are yet to face Pakistan whom they obliterated in the warm-ups. This match against England will be at Old Trafford and a win can help the team to still try to finish at the mid of the table atleast.

Pitch Conditions And Weather

The previous match turned the numbers down as India secured the victory against Pakistan with 89 runs. The teams which batted second secure victory in the last three games. The batsmen were favoured more as we saw some excellent numbers contributed on the scorecard. So we can still expect teams to bowl first after winning the toss.

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The cloud cover will be from the start of the match. The rains are expected to start in the late afternoon and will stay till the end of the game. So we can expect at least a DLS on the cards or else another point will add to the rains which are on the top of the table. The temperature in the morning would be at 12-degree Celcius. The humidity will reach 90%.

Team Analysis:


Indian Cricket Team

The Three Lions have several damage concerns. Jason Roy pulled his hamstring and he didn’t bat in the last game. He has been led out of the following two matches and James Vince comes in his place being the reinforcement opener. There are additionally questions over the wellness of Eoin Morgan, who has a back fit. He has a 50-50 shot of making the showing. Moeen Ali didn’t play the last match and he might not be in the squad if Morgan doesn’t play.

Jonny Bairstow has begun appearing of his foreboding self. Joe Root is additionally in colossal form, having just scored two or three centuries. Ben Stokes remains a pivotal individual from the side too. Jos Buttler‘s job will be urgent as he’ll lead the group, if Morgan doesn’t make the cut. Leggie Adil Rashid needs to pull his socks up as he has yielded keeps running at 101.50 and got just two wickets.

James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C)/Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
England Cricket Team
Possible XI

New Zealand

Afghanistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup

The Afghans may bring back Najibullah Zadran, their leading run-scorer of the competition up to this point. The southpaw, all things considered, would supplant previous skipper Asghar Afghan, who got this show on the road out for a five-ball duck versus the Proteas. The accomplished Noor Ali Zadran has two or three not too bad thumps added to his repertoire, and he’ll be quick to change over his begins. Hazratullah Zazai additionally should be somewhat more steady.

Rahmat Shah needs to capture his droop in the wake of scoring eight in his last three innings. Mohammad Nabi had one great match with the ball, grabbing four wickets. Aside from that, he hasn’t had the option to convey. Skipper Gulbadin Naib has been inauspicious too from all divisions. On what is by all accounts a turning track, Rashid’s job will be essential. Hassan, Alam, and Dawlat need to execute also.

Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan/Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Gulbadin Naib (C), Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan
Afghanistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup
Possible X1

Streaming, Predictions and Final Word​

Afghanistan can capitalize here with help of Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi as the tracks are favouring the spinners. These spinners can give a breakthrough to the team. On the other side, England can get an easy point but with injuries surrounding them they might succumb down.

Jonny Bairstow will perform for England and Rahmat Shah for Afghanistan.

Prediction: England can win this match.


  • Online: Hotstar
  • TV Broadcast: Star Sports
  • Time : 15:00 IST, 10:30 local

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