BAL vs KAB Dream11 Match Predictions
Afghanistan Premier League 2018
Balkh Legends vs Kabul Zwanan, 14th Match Preview
Balkh Legends and Kabul Zwanan will lock horns for the second time when both the sides will meet at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah in Sunday’s doubleheader at 05:30 PM IST. Both the teams met in the third match of Afghanistan Premier League in which Balkh Legends registered 8 wickets win while chasing 177 runs target set by Kabul Zwanan.
Balkh Legends grabbed the top spot through their massive 89 runs win over Paktia Panthers in the last night encounter. Batting first, Legends posted 195-4 with the help of blistering knocks from Ryan ten Doeschate (74 of 41) and Darwish Rasooli (44 of 28). Paktia Panthers failed to chase the target and mustered out for 106-10. Ravi Bopara bagged 3 wickets while Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib and Qais Ahmad returned with two wickets each. Legends now count 4 wins in their 5 matches in total.
With 3 wins in 5 games, Kabul Zwanan are placed third in the league table and would be eyeing the top spot when they take on Balkh Legends tomorrow. Zwanan lost the last match against Nangarhar Lions by 15 runs after making a winning start to the tournament. Zwanan failed to reach the 183 runs target set by Nangrahar Lions and could only manage 167/9 in 20 overs, falling short by 15 runs.
Zwanan, who have already faced a defeat against Balkh Legends, would be hoping to bounce back strongly and make no mistake in their second encounter. So, a cracker of the game is coming down the line and it will be interesting to watch Zwanan’n avenging their loss.
Venue- Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Matchday- October 14, Sunday, at 05:30 PM IST
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Chris Gayle, Tariq Stanikzai, Ravi Bopara, Darwish Rasooli, Ryan ten Doeschate, Malcolm Waller, Ben Laughlin, Mohammad Nabi (c), Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, Usman Ghani, Gulbadin Naib, Colin Munro, Dilshan Munaweera, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Qais Ahmad, Farhan Zakhil, Samiullah, Asadullah Matani
Rashid Khan (c), Afsar Zazai (wk), Luke Ronchi (wk), Usman Adil, Zahir Shehzad, Wayne Parnell, Laurie Evans, Fareed Ahmad, Javed Ahmadi, Colin Ingram, Zamir Khan, Shahidullah Kamal, Nijat Masood, Hazratullah Zazai, Fitratullah Khawari, Nasir Totakhil, Ali Khan, Muslim Musa, Shawkat Zaman
BAL vs KAB Playing 11:
The probable BAL vs KAB playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Ikram Ali Khil
Batsmen – Chris Gayle, Ryan ten Doeschate, Colin Munro, Darwish Rasooli
All-rounder – Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Ravi Bopara
Bowlers – Mirwais Ashraf, Qais Ahmed, Aftab Alam
Wicket-keeper – Luke Ronchi
Batsmen – Laurie Evans, Hazratullah Zazai, Colin Ingram, Javed Ahmadi
All-rounder – Rashid Khan, Shahidullah Kamal
Bowlers – Wayne Parnell, Fareed Ahmad, Muslim Musa, Zamir Khan
BAL vs KAB Dream11 Team:
In wicketkeeper, Luke Ronchi will be a better pick as Ikram Ali Khan comes way to down the batting order.
In batsmen, Ryan ten Doeschate, Darwish Rasooli, Laurie Evans and H Zazai are a must have options. All the four are in great touch and consistently scoring runs. You can consider Chris Gayle, Colin Ingram, and Javed Ahmadi as the fifth batsmen as all are potential big hitters but have failed to deliver to their caliber.
In all-rounder, Ravi Bopara and Gulbadin Naib would be better as first picks. You can take Rashid Khan or Shahidullah Kamal depending upon the credits.
In bowlers, Qais Ahmad, Aftab Alam, and Wayne Parnell will be good choices. All returned with 2 wickets each in their respective last game and will be the key in providing breakthroughs.
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