ICC Cricket World Cup | Match 36: Pakistan Vs. Afghanistan – Prediction, Team Analysis, Playing XIs and Streaming Details

Pakistan Vs Afghanistan


After a tragic running in the primary portion of the ICC World Cup, the Pakistan group has begun to wreck devastation. Subsequent to thumping out South Africa from the uber occasion, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Co finished New Zealand’s unbeaten streak in the competition at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. The Men dressed in Green have stopped aside the failure and have begun punching over their loads. Be that as it may, they are yet to drag themselves out of prison.

Pakistan is next booked to confront Afghanistan at the Headingley in Leeds and it’s realized that the side can’t bear to put a foot wrong. They lost to a similar restriction in the warm-up stage a month prior, yet this Pakistan group is a sure unit after consecutive triumphs. The Afghans are as yet scanning for their first triumph of the World Cup and they have to haul out something exceptional in the event that they are to get over the line in the following experience.

Pitch Conditions And Weather

The track in Leeds isn’t required to be a belter for batting. In the main game played here in the super occasion, the strip helped the spinners. The deck is additionally expected to back off as the match passes by. Both Pakistan and Afghanistan have quality spinners in their collection and subsequently, they ought to in a perfect world pick to bat first in the wake of winning the hurl. At that point they can put weight on the resistance batting with their turn assault.

Leeds, ICC Cricket World Cup

Most importantly, there are no odds of a downpour for the first of tomorrow’s doubleheader. There will be 46 per cent overcast spread; however, the sun will likewise be there all through the game. Pakistan unquestionably won’t need downpour to play spoilsport in their must-win experience. The temperature will drift around 20 and 28 degrees Celsius. The moistness will begin during the 70s, yet will come down to the 50s as the game advances.

Team Analysis:


Pakistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup

Pakistan is probably not going to change their triumphant blend from the last game. Babar Azam and Haris Sohail are in the stunning form, and the pair needs to convey this forward for the group to proceed with its fantasy run. There is a touch of worry over Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman‘s profits. Both the hitters have looked encouraging with some searing strokes in the powerplay. Be that as it may, none has had the option to play a significant thump hitherto.

Mohammad Hafeez should concentrate on not giving his wicket to low maintenance spinners after getting his eyes in. In the bowling division, Shaheen Shah Afridi‘s arrival to frame is a massive breather for the group. Indeed, even Shadab Khan is beginning to get among the wickets. Imad Wasim is yet to get a wicket; however, he is Pakistan’s most affordable bowler. Amir and Wahab additionally need to continue bowling with savagery.

Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & wk), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Pakistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup
Possible XI


Afghanistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup

The Afghans don’t have numerous choices from which they can pick. Dawlat Zadran has looked a touch corroded in the last couple of recreations and left-arm seamer Sayed Shirzad can be incorporated into his place. Shirzad as a replacement in as a substitution for Aftab Alam, who has been sent back home ‘in excellent conditions’ in the wake of breaking ICC’s disciplinary set of accepted rules. Samiullah Shinwari will likewise hold his place after his 49 in his previous ICC Cricket World Cup match.

Gulbadin Naib has done well with the bat. However, he needs to figure out how to turn the strike when the big hits are difficult to find. Hashmatullah Shahidi and Rahmat Shah, two of their most solid hitters, should be over the recreations. A great deal will likewise rely upon how Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran convey. Mujeeb has done outstandingly up to this point, particularly with the new ball. Rashid should be more penetrative.

Gulbadin Naib (C), Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran/Sayed Shirzad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Afghanistan Cricket Team, ICC Cricket World Cup
Possible X1

Streaming, Predictions and Final Word​

Pakistan needs to take all the wins from the lion’s mouth possibly after this match. With previous ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match winners were Afghanistan, Pakistan would be ready. Afghanistan can still find success and hinder the form of Pakistan again.

Shadab Khan will perform for Pakistan and Hashmatullah Shahidi for Afghanistan.

Prediction: Pakistan will win this match.


  • Online: Hotstar
  • TV Broadcast: Star Sports
  • Time : 14:00 IST

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