Balkh Legends vs Nangarhar Leopards, 1st Semi-final Match Preview
BAL vs NAN Dream11 Match Predictions
Afghanistan Premier League 2018
While Afghanistan Premier Leagues cruises towards business end, the first semi-final will be played between Balkh Legends and Nangarhar Leopards tonight at Sharjah.
After registering another six wickets win against Kandahar Knights in the last group match, Balkh Legends finished at top of the points table with twelve points coming with six wins in eight games. Put into bat, Kandahar Knights posted 141-9 with the help of Brendon McCullum’s fifty. In response, Legends chased down the target in 17.5 overs with 6 wickets remaining, courtesy Chris Gayle’s 22 balls 73 runs.
Nangarhar Leopards are placed fourth in the league table with 3 wins from eight games. They played their last group match against Balkh Legends and registered 6 wickets win over them and would be hoping to repeat the same when both the teams will meet tonight for the big game.
Venue- Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Matchday- October 19, Friday, at 09:30 PM IST
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BAL vs NAN Team News:
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Mohammad Nabi (c), Qais Ahmad, Chris Gayle, Malcolm Waller, Ryan ten Doeschate, Farhan Zakhil, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Usman Ghani, Tariq Stanikzai, Gulbadin Naib, Colin Munro, Ravi Bopara, Ben Laughlin, Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, Dilshan Munaweera, Darwish Rasooli, Samiullah, Asadullah Matani
Ben Cutting (c), Naveen-ul-Haq, Andre Fletcher (wk), Mitchell McClenaghan, Khaiber Omar, Andre Russell, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Johnson Charles, Anton Devcich, Najeeb Tarakai, Zahir Khan, Imran Janat, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ibrahim Zadran, Fazal Haque, Nasratullah
BAL vs NAN Playing 11:
The probable BAL vs NAN playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Ikram Ali Khil
Batsmen – Ryan ten Doeschate, Colin Munro, Chris Gayle, Darwish Rasooli
All-rounder – Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Nabi (c), Gulbadin Naib (Samiullah)
Bowlers – Aftab Alam, Qais Ahmad, M Ashraf
Wicket-keeper – Shafiqullah Shafiq
Batsmen – Anton Devcich, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi,Andre Fletcher, (Johnson Charles)
All-rounder – Andre Russell, Ben Cutting (c),
Bowlers – Mitchell McClenaghan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Zahir Khan (Fazal Niazai )
BAL vs NAN Dream11 Team:
In wicketkeeper, both Ikram Ali Khan and S Shafiq will be good choices. However, you can give preference to S Shafiq as he comes up in bating order.
In batsmen, Chris Gayle and Ryan ten Doeschate will be right picks from Balkh Legends while H Shahidi and Anto Devcich will be perfect ones from Nangarhar Leopards. Gayle played a match winning inning in the previous game against Kandahar Knights while the rest three have been in tremendous touch throughout the tournament.
In all rounders, you can pick Ravi Bopara, G Naib, Mohammad Nabi and Ben Cutting.
In bowlers, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be the safest bet. Mitcell McClenaghan was dropped in last match. You can consider him as well.
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