Pakistan is in the 2nd position. in the Asia Cup 2022. Mohammad Rizwan is the top scorer. He has scored 192 runs with a strike rate of 128. Fakhar Zaman also have scored 78 runs. Mohammad Nawaz has taken 9 wickets. He is economical. He has an economy rate of 6.52.
Afghanistan are in the 4th position in Asia Cup 2022. Rahmanullah Gurbaz is top run getter for Afghanistan. He has scored 135 runs and has a healthy strike. His strike rate is 166. Murjeeb Rahman is top wicket taker with 7 scalps. His economy rate is 5.83.
The pitch has remained flat. The chasing side have won more matches. Due to flat surface, the team batting 1st have lost because of the hot weather. Also, the average batting score for the pitch is 150.
Probable Playing XI
Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, Harris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Iftikhar Ahmed
Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Shinwari, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb, Fazallhaq Farooqi
Venue: Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Date: 06th September, 2022
Streaming Platform: Hotstar
Pakistan are favorites to win the match as they have a balanced top order. They also have a good bowling attack . Afghanistan are also favorites. They crushed Sri Lanka in their first encounter. Pakistan can continue their dominance over Asian teams if they defeat Afghanistan. They came back well against India.
It will be a thrilling match. it can be a nail-biting encounter which can go till the last bowl. It is expected to be a medium scoring match as the pitch can be favorable to the bowlers. Also, Pakistan will be the first team to qualify for finals if they win the match and defeat Afghanistan.
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