AFG vs NED: Afghanistan and Netherlands will square off in the 1st One-Day International match of Afghanistan and Netherlands in Qatar 2022 on January 21st at West End Park International Stadium, Doha.
Afghanistan hasn’t played much cricket after finishing third in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. They will enter this fixture under the captaincy of Hashmatullah Shahidi with stars namely Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, and the world’s best leg spinner Rashid Khan.
On the other hand, the Netherlands will be led by Pieter Seelaar in this three-match ODI series. They had a terrible campaign in the T20 World Cup losing all of their three games. With the likes of outstanding batting all-rounder Clayton Floyd, Fred Klaassen, and Ryan Klein they will look forward to starting the series with their maiden victory at Doha.
Match: Afghanistan vs Netherlands, 1st ODI, Afghanistan and Netherlands in Qatar
Date & Time: January 21st, 12:30 PM
Venue: West End Park International Stadium, Doha.
The wicket at West End Park International Cricket Stadium is known for chasing. The spinners will play a part as the ball will tend to hold a bit on the surface while the batters will enjoy batting in the second half. A total of around 250-280 could prove to be challenging on this surface.
The temperature is forecasted to hover around 16°C on the matchday with 52% humidity and 34 km/hr wind speed. The weather will be mostly sunny and have no chances of precipitation during the game.
AFG vs NED Probable Playing XI
Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz(wk), Najibullah-Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Usman Ghani, Gulbadin Naib, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Yamin Ahmadzai, Qais Ahmed
Asad Zulfiqar(wk), Scott Edwards, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Boris Gorlee, Pieter Seelaar(c), Clayton Floyd, Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover, Vivian Kingwa, Ryan Klein
AFG vs NED Dream11 Team
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Hasmatullah Shahidi, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Pieter Seelaar, Gulbadin Naib, Clayton Floyd, Rashid Khan, Fred Klaassen, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
Captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz; Vice-captain: Clayton Floyd
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