Match 42 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will witness a battle between Afghanistan and West Indies at Headingley, Leeds. Both the teams have been knocked out of the tournament where Afghanistan lost all their previous games and West Indies won only one. However, both the teams will try to end their campaign with a high note. Let’s have a look at the AFG vs WI Dream 11 Predictions.
No injury news from both sides.
Predicted Playing 11
Afghanistan: Gulbadin Naib (c), Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
West Indies: Chris Gayle, Sunil Ambris/Darren Bravo, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell, Ashley Nurse/Shannon Gabriel
Weather and pitch report
No rains in the forecast and it will be a sunny day where fans can enjoy a full 50-over game. Spinners will get help from the pitch where both the captains will prefer to bat first.
Both the teams haven’t met earlier in the history of ICC World Cup. This is going to be the first World Cup match between Afghanistan and West Indies.
In the AFG vs WI Dream 11 predictions team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match, Nicholas Pooran and Shai Hope have been chosen the wicketkeeper’s place, keeping their recent form in mind. While Pooran has recently scored a century, Hope is known for giving a flying start to his team. Both of them have been scoring constantly and Hope is terrific with the glovework as well.
Three batsmen have been selected on this Dream 11 team, Chris Gayle, Rahmat Shah and Shimron Hetmyer. Rahmat Shah provides a stable start to his team, who scored 192 runs so far from 8 matches. On the other hand, Chris Gayle is known for his big hitting ability. Both Gayle and Hetmyer have been in good touch while Gayle gives a great start to his side, Hetmyer is known to anchor the innings. Their inclusion proves fruitful to their respective teams.
The Dream 11 team also consists of three all-rounders, named Mohammad Nabi, Gulabdin Naib and Carlos Braithwaite. All of them have been in good form with both bat and ball. Brathwaite took 5 wickets so far along with scoring 140 runs. On the other hand, both Nabi and Naib have 9 wickets in their names. While Naib scoring constantly while opening, Nabi gives stability in the middle-order. Their inclusion are mandatory in the AFG vs WI Dream 11 Predictions team. All of them are doing well and that certainly proved beneficial for their respective teams.
Three bowlers have been named in the AFG vs WI Dream 11 predictions team, named Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Oshane Thomas. Though Rashid Khan took 5 wickets so far, Mujeeb Ur Rahman has become their trump card who has taken 7 wickets in 6 games. On the other hand, Thomas has 8 wickets in his name which include one four-wicket haul. With this constant form, they become the obvious choice for the Dream 11 predictions team.
Captain and vice-captain
Shai Hope and Gulabdin Naib have been chosen the captain and vice-captain respectively of the AFG vs WI Dream 11 team predictions.