We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Playing XIs for UAE & Afghanistan
UAE: Rohan Mustafa (c), Muhammad Waseem, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Basil Hameed, Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Zawar Farid, Raja Akif, Alishan Sharafu, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat/Noor Ahmad, Rashid Khan (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Pitch Report UAE vs Afghanistan, 1st T20I, 2023
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 149
2nd innings average score: 170
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Good batting wicket
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 100%
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Fantasy Tips of The Day
Rashid Khan has taken the most wickets (11) for Afghanistan against the UAE. At Abu Dhabi, he has picked 12 wickets including the best figures of 3 for 28 in eight games.
Despite maintaining a strike rate of 212, Najibullah Zadran averages a staggering 136 against the United Arab Emirates, including the highest score of 55*.
In five T20Is against Afghanistan, Rohan Mustafa has accumulated 232 runs at 46, including two half-centuries, and picked 5 wickets.
Such has been Ibrahim Zadran’s consistency that he has scored more than 20 in his last seven T20Is.
At the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has collected 143 runs at 24, including the highest score of 87.
Karthik Meiyappan hasn’t gone wicketless for five consecutive games. In this period, he bagged 8 wickets.
Basil Hameed featured in the Best11 in five of his last six outings in the recently concluded International T20 League.
In the last three games at the venue, the seamers took 64% of the wickets and spinners 36%.