BAL vs NAN Dream11 Team Prediction of Afghanistan Premier League: Preview
Hello and Welcome to our preview for Nangarhar Leopards vs Balkh Legends match. We are covering BAL vs NAN Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.
Balkh Legends are ranked third on points table with two wins and one loss. In last match, They were defeated by Paktia Panthers by 37 runs. Bowling first, No bowler could be economical leading to a target of 205 runs. Only Gulbadin Naib was able to take two wickets. All batsmen got start but no one was able to play a special knock to win the match. Mohammad Nabi played a quick cameo of 15 balls scoring 40 runs. They will hope to get a win tomorrow.
Nangarhar Leopards got a good start to the tournament but have lost their last two matches. In last match, Anton Devcich played a brilliant knock of 94* runs and was supported by N Tarakai who scored 42 runs and made team reach good total of 189 but their bowling was destroyed by a fiery knock of H Zazai. Zahir Khan was the only positive with ball who bowled at economy of five runs / over in comparison to other bowlers who got more than ten runs an over. They will hope to improve their standing in points table.
When and Where:
BAL VS NAN, 9th Match, Afghanistan Premier League 2018.
Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.
October 11, 09:30 PM IST.
Average first innings score: 149
Average second innings score: 131
Chris Gayle, Ravi Bopara, Ryan ten Doeschate, Malcolm Waller, Ben Laughlin, Mohammad Nabi (c), Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib, Colin Munro, Dilshan Munaweera, Usman Ghani, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Qais Ahmad, Tariq Stanikzai, Darwish Rasooli, Farhan Zakhil, Samiullah, Asadullah Matani
Andre Fletcher, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Mitchell McClenaghan, Andre Russell, Johnson Charles, Ben Cutting (c), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Anton Devcich, Najeeb Tarakai, Zahir Khan, Imran Janat , Khaiber Omar, Sandeep Lamichhane, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ibrahim Zadran, Fazal Haque, Nasratullah.
No changes are expected in the playing XI. Colin Munro, Chris Gayle, Usman Ghani, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Ikram Ali Khil and Ravi Bopara will be the main batsman. M Nabi and G Naib will play the role of all-rounder for team.
M Nabi will lead the spin attack along with Qais Ahmed. Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib and Ravi Bopara will be the key pacers for team along with M Ashraf.
Andre Russell will play tomorrow’s match but will not contribute with ball due to fitness issue. Naveen Ul Haq can also be replaced by any other domestic pacer but their depth in squad is less so he may get one more chance.
Najeeb Tarakai, Anton Devcich, Rahmat Shah, H Shahidi, Andre Russell and Shafiqullah Shafiq will be the key batsmen. Ben Cutting will play the role of finisher for team.
Ben Cutting will lead the pace department along with M Mcclenaghan and Naveen Ul Haq (bit risky) while Mujeeb and Zahir Khan will be the key spinner for the team. Anton and Rahmat Shah can also bowl few overs of spin.
Probable Playing XI:
Usman Ghani, Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Nabi (c), Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Gulbadin Naib, Mirwais Ashraf, Qais Ahmad, Aftab Alam.
Najeeb Tarakai, Anton Devcich, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Andre Russell, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Ben Cutting (c), Mitchell McClenaghan, Naveen-Ul-Haq (bit risky), Mujeeb-Ur-Rahman, Zahir Khan.
BAL vs NAN Dream11 Team Prediction:
S Shafiq (wk)
Colin Munro (Vc)
Chris Gayle (C)
Captain and Vice-Captain choices:
C Munro, M Nabi, Ben Cutting, A Devcich, C Gayle.
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