England vs Afghanistan: ENGLAND welcome Afghanistan to Old Trafford, looking to cement their place in the top four in the Cricket World Cup. This Cricket World Cup match will take place on Tuesday, June 18.
England vs Afghanistan Cricket World Cup
The England squad is currently considered to be the top contender for this World Cup. To their fortune, they haven’t been touched or affected by the rainy conditions as well.
Afghanistan are the bottom last team and currently have nothing to lose. The team will be expected to fight back and give the English men some competition. This is their second World Cup and what better a place to make it their proving ground.
England (Probable XI): James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (C/WK), Ben Stokes, Tom Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali.
Afghanistan (Probable XI): Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gulbadin Naib (C), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hasan.
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Root currently has two tons and one half-century in this tournament, making him the 5th highest run getter. The Yorkshire opener is in distant form from the rest and has been scoring heaps of runs for his side, most being in a winning cause. Root couldn’t have asked for a better start in this World Cup as he has 2 centuries and one 50+ score in 4 played matches.
With over 5000 runs and a massive average of 51, Root is currently ranked 7th in the ICC ODI rankings. He is also the member of the infamous ‘Fab Four’ elite batting club. Root has a lot of expectations tied to him in this Tournament.
ODI No.2 ranked all-rounder requires no introduction as he has been the talk of the town for quite sometime now. The right arm spin sensation just has 3 wickets in this tournament so far, making him hungrier for more wickets in the coming matches. Rashid has 128 wickets in just 62 matches, with an average of just 15 and a strike rate of 24.
The young sensation is expected to erupt at any time and continue on his wicket taking run.