The 17th match in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is on the 25th of October and is classified in the Super 12 category. Today’s competition of Afghanistan vs Scotland will commence at 6:30 pm Afghanistan time and 3 pm Scotland or UK time.
Prior to the T20 match today, Afghanistan already has one win and one loss in the warm-up series. On the other hand, Scotland has 2 wins in the warm-up series as well as 3 wins in Group Stage series in the current Twenty20 World Cup.
The venue of today’s match in the 2021 World Cup between Scotland and Afghanistan is Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE. It has hosted numerous twenty matches before and its pitch is known for convenience towards the bowling instead of batting.
25 Oct Match Preview of Afghanistan vs Scotland in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 – Squads
Noting the abovementioned today’s cricket match time, the following players are selected to play for Afghanistan.
Batsmen: Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani.
Bowlers: Dawlat Zadran, Fareed Ahmad, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Shapoor Zadran.
All-rounders: Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Afsar Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz.
According to News18.com, Mohammad Nabi is the captain while Mohammad Shahzad has the role of the wicketkeeper. Moreover, Dawlat Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazal Haq Farooqi, and Samiullah Sinwari are the reserves.
Furthermore, the 11 players probably playing the T20 World Cup Match for Afghanistan are:
Mujeeb, Shahzad, Najibullah, Naveen, Hazratullah, Hamid, Karim, Rashid, Usman, Nabi.
Considering today’s match timetable in t20, The UK Time Sports also has details on the squad of Scotland.
Batsmen: Calum MacLeod, George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer, Ollie Hairs, Dylan Budge.
Bowlers: Alasdair Evans, Brad Wheal, Chris Greaves, Chris Sole, Gavin Main, Hamza Tahir, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif.
All-rounders: Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Craig Wallace, Matthew Cross.
In addition, the captain is Kyle Coetzer, wicketkeepers are Crag and Matthew while Michael Jones and Chris Sole are reserves.
Before watching T20 World Cup 2021 live today, note the probable 11 members of the Scottish cricket team:
Kyle, George, Matthew, Richie, Chris Greaves, Mark, Josh, Alasdair, Brad, Calum, Michael Leask.
25 Oct Match Preview of Afghanistan vs Scotland in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 – Predictions
As stated previously, Scotland has a weightage in victories along with the abundance of cricket experience as compared to its opponent. However, Afghanistan is endearing in records and has the advantage in its emerging talent.
Sharjah’s pitch is also being friendly to Afghanis in the past, letting them have the highest twenty20 total runs. Before today’s cricket match time, search online the records set on Sharjah Cricket Stadium.