Kabul Zwanan vs Paktia Panthers, 2nd Semi Final Match Preview
KAB vs PTK Dream11 Match Predictions
Afghanistan Premier League 2018
The second semi-final of Afghanistan Premier League will witness Kabul Zwanan and Paktia Panthers locking horns for the third time. Both the teams met for the first time in the opening encounter in which Kabul Zwanan registered 3 wickets win over Panthers. In their second encounter, Paktia Panthers thrashed Kabul Zwanan with 6 wickets remaining while chasing 169 runs target set by Zwanan.
Both the teams have met twice in group encounters with each turning out to be the winner at one-one occasion. The winner will fight with Balkh Legends/Nangarhar Leopards for title win in Sunday’s final.
After winning the toss, Kabul Zwanan opted to bat first and set the target. With the help of Wayne Parnell’s 42 and Colin Ingram’s unbeaten 83 of 51 deliveries, Zwanan posted 168 runs at the loss of 4 wickets on the board. In response, Panthers rode on Skipper M Shahzad’s 37 ball 62 at the top and Shahid Afridi’s blistering 19 ball 30 to register 6 wickets win with 2 balls to spare.
In two group encounters, both the teams have registered one win each and it will be interesting to watch who handles the knockout pressure better.
Venue- Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Matchday- October 20, Saturday at 09:30 PM IST
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KAB vs PTK Team News:
Both the teams will feature with their full strength.
I Janat got retired hurt while batting. There will be a concern over him.
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Ali Khan, Rashid Khan (c), Zahir Shehzad, Luke Ronchi (wk), Muslim Musa, Afsar Zazai (wk), Shahidullah Kamal, Colin Ingram, Younas Ahmadzai, Wayne Parnell, Fitratullah Khawari, Laurie Evans, Javed Ahmadi, Zamir Khan, Fareed Ahmad, Nijat Masood, Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Adil, Nasir Totakhil, Shawkat Zaman
Mohammad Shahzad (c & wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Isuru Udana, Cameron Delport, Azmatullah Omarzai, Shahid Afridi, Samiullah Shenwari, Sikandar Raza, Yamin Ahmadzai, Ihsanullah Janat, Calum MacLeod,Fazal Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Zia-ur-Rehman, Yousuf Zazai, Tahir Khan, Ziaur Rahman Sharifi
KAB vs PTK Playing 11:
The probable KAB vs PTK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper- Luke Ronchi
Batsmen- Laurie Evans, Hazratullah Zazai, Afsar Zazai, Colin Ingram
All-rounder- Shahidullah Kamal, Rashid Khan (c)
Bowlers-Younas Ahmadzai, Wayne Parnell, Fareed Ahmad, Zahir Shehzad
Wicket-keeper – Mohammad Shahzad (c)
Batsmen –Cameron Delport, Ihsanullah Janat, Samiullah Shenwari, Rahmanullah Gurbaz,
All-rounder – Shahid Afridi
Bowlers –Sharafuddin Ashraf, Isuru Udana, Yousuf Zazai, Ziaur Rahman Sharifi
KAB vs PTK Dream11 Team:
Both M Shahzad and Luke Ronchi will be perfect for the wicketkeeper. Both are in good form. M Shahzad played a match winning knock in the last game and is in good form.
Samiullah Shenwari, Hazratullah Zazai, Colin Ingram, Cameron Delport will be the right choices for batsmen. I Janat went back after getting hurt while batting. There is a concern over him.
In all-rounder, Rashid Khan, Shahidullah Kamal, and Shahid Afridi will be the safest bets. You can also pick Seekuge Prassana but do not choose Sikandar Raza as he has left the squad.
In bowlers, Wayne Parnell, Isuru Udana, and S Ashraf will be right picks. Parnell even contributed 42 runs with the bat and took 2 wickets.
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