NZvsAFG: 5 Afghan players on whom the eyes of Indians will be fixed today


T20 World Cup: New Zealand-Afghanistan will face-to-face in the T20 World Cup today at 3.30 pm. The eyes of New Zealand and Afghan cricket lovers as well as Indian sports fans are on this match to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. This great match will decide the second team from Group-2 in the semi-finals. If New Zealand wins the match, then India and Afghanistan will be out. And if Afghanistan wins, then India can reach the semi-finals by defeating Namibia in their next match. In such a situation, all the hopes of the Indians rest on the five Afghan players. These are the players who have the power to beat New Zealand. Today these 5 players will be expected to reach India’s semi-finals.

1. Rashid Khan
This bowler, ranked fourth in the T20 rankings, has included himself in the list of spinners. Rashid Khan, who has been playing T20 for Afghanistan since 2015, has taken 100 wickets in 54 matches. He has been Afghanistan’s most successful bowler in T20 cricket. Rashid is also in tremendous form at the moment. Rashid has taken 18 wickets in the last 10 matches giving runs at an average of 6.41.

2. Mujibur Rahman
Mujeeb has been an important bowler of Afghanistan for the last 3 years. He has been the bowler with the best economy rate (5.96) for Afghanistan. He also has 11 wickets to his name in the last 5 matches. In such a situation, this spinner will be a big hope of Afghanistan against New Zealand.

3. Rahmulla Gurbaz
Rahmulla made his T20 debut for Afghanistan in 2019. In just 2 years, he has been included in the top-10 Afghans with the most runs in T20 cricket. Rahmulla has scored 525 runs in 17 matches at an average of 30. His strike rate is also more than 141. He is also in tremendous form in the T20 World Cup and is consistently scoring runs for Afghanistan.

4. Najibullah Jardan
Najibullah Jardan is Afghanistan’s fourth highest run-scorer. He has scored 1159 runs in 67 T20 Internationals. He has scored 241 runs in the last 10 matches at an average of 40. His strike rate in these matches has also been 150. This middle-order batsman can create a big problem for New Zealand.

5. Muhammad Nabi
Captain Mohammad Nabi has been consistently scoring runs and taking wickets in T20 cricket for Afghanistan. He is Afghanistan’s second highest run-scorer in T20 cricket. He has 1509 runs in 85 international matches at a strike rate of 144. In bowling too, he has been the second most successful Afghan in T20 cricket. He has the highest 73 wickets after Rashid Khan (100).

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