Pakistan and Afghanistan are scheduled to wrestle one another in the Asia Cup 2022 super four round. On September 7 (Wednesday), the match between PAK and AFG will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.
Afghanistan’s 2022 Asia Cup captain is Mohammad Nabi. Pakistan’s captain is Babar Azam. Afghanistan’s previous match ended in a four-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka. In their most recent game, Pakistan defeated India by 5 wickets. Let’s take a look at the PAK vs AFG match preview below.
Pakistan vs Afghanistan Match Preview
The group stage of the 2022 Asia Cup included Pakistan in group A. In the team’s second game, they defeated Hong Kong by 155 runs after losing the first one to India by 5 wickets. India lost against Pakistan by five wickets in the previous game.
India batted first in the match between India and Pakistan and amassed a score of 181-7. Virat Kohli scored 60 runs, while openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul each scored 28 runs. Later, Pakistan won the match by five wickets thanks to Mohammad Rizwan (71), Mohammad Nawaz (42), and other players.
During the group stage, Afghanistan was a part of group B. In the first game, they defeated Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, while in the second, they defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets. But in their previous game, Afghanistan suffered a 4-wicket loss to Sri Lanka.
In their opening innings against Sri Lanka, Afghanistan amassed a score of 175-6. Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran combined for an astounding 84 and 40 runs. Later, Sri Lanka won the match by 4 wickets thanks to the contributions of Bhanuka Rajapaksa (31) and Danushka Gunathilaka (33).
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PAK vs AFG Head to Head in T20I
Only two T20I games between Pakistan and Afghanistan have been played so far. Both games were won by Pakistan. While chasing in both games, both matches were played in the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan.
PAK vs AFG: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report
On September 7 (Wednesday), at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, UAE, will take place the semifinal game of the 2022 Asia Cup between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The game kicks off around 7:30 PM IST (6 PM local time).
On September 7 (Wednesday), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will experience daytime highs of 39°C and nighttime lows of 31°C. Both throughout the day and at night, the sky will be clear. There is only a 2% probability of rain. Rain will therefore have no impact on the game.
PAK vs AFG Squads
PAK Squad: Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain.
AFG Squad: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Samiullah Shinwari, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Usman Ghani, Noor Ahmad, Azmatullah Omarzai.
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