The New Zealand staff will lock horns with Afghanistan within the sixteenth match of the 2023 World Cup on the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on October 18. As of now, each groups have began their marketing campaign in contrasting tones. The Kiwi aspect has been dominating the mega occasion as they received all three video games and are at present standing second within the league desk. Their final victory got here towards Bangladesh the place Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell starred with the bat. However then they suffered a large blow as their skipper Williamson injured his finger throughout their earlier match.
Afghanistan then again, outplayed the English aspect with a margin of 69 runs of their final conflict. On the again of that win, in addition they marked their first victory within the marketing campaign following losses to Bangladesh and India. They’re at present positioned on the sixth spot within the league standings, with two factors from three video games. The batting line-up of Afghanistan relies upon rather a lot on the shoulder of Gurbaz who has been going by a superb type. Within the final recreation towards England, he ended up scoring 80 runs and can look to do the identical within the upcoming encounter.
Each groups can be seeking to proceed their momentum with a view to win the sport. New Zealand must watch out towards the lethal Afghanistan spinners because the match is slated to happen in Chennai which is famend for aiding spinners. As of now, a complete of 36 matches have been performed on the M. Chidambaram Stadium the place groups batting first have received 17 matches whereas 18 video games have been received by the groups who’ve bowled first on the venue. The common first innings whole of the venue stands at 224 runs.
So, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for what guarantees an action-packed cricketing spectacle as New Zealand and Afghanistan go face to face on this ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup conflict. Will probably be a battle of talent, technique, and sheer dedication, all coming your approach from Chennai.
Possible Enjoying XIs:
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Will Younger, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (captain/wicketkeeper), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (captain), Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil (wicketkeeper), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi