The return of this dangerous bowler to the Afghanistan team, will be a ‘headache’ for New Zealand!


Playing 11 of Afghanistan and Newzealand: Today (Sunday) in the T20 World Cup-2021 (T20 World Cup), the important match of Group 2 is between Afghanistan and New Zealand (Afghanistan vs Newzealand). In this match being held in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has won the toss and decided to bat first. The Afghan team has made a change in the playing 11 for this match. Star spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman has returned to the team. He was out of the team in the last few matches due to injury.

After winning the toss, Captain Nabi said, we will bat first. We want to score well on the board. He said that Mujeeb is back in the team. He will replace Sharafuddin. We will try our best to win this match. Mujeeb has been the main 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 is a big hope for Afghanistan against New Zealand.

India is also eyeing the match

India is also eyeing this match. The result of this match will clear the way for New Zealand, Afghanistan and India to reach the semi-finals. If Afghanistan’s team wins today, then India’s chances of reaching the semi-finals will increase. This is the reason why Indian fans are praying for the victory of Afghanistan.

However, it is not that Team India should benefit from this victory. The victory of Afghanistan for which Indian cricket fans are praying, that victory can also give a blow to Team India. If Afghanistan wins this match, then it will have 6 points and if Team India defeats Namibia, then it will also get 6 points.

In such a situation, out of New Zealand, Afghanistan and Team India, that team will reach the semi-finals, whose net run rate will be better. So far, Team India is far ahead in terms of net run rate. Now today it is necessary that Afghanistan beat New Zealand by a small margin. If Afghanistan wins by a big margin, then it can be difficult for Team India and they will have to beat Namibia by a big margin.

Here is the playing 11 of both the teams

Afghanistan – Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (captain), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hamid Hasan.

New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Darryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

Also read- T20 WC NZ vs AFG: Indians praying for Afghanistan’s victory, but this victory can also hang Team India

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