Kandahar Knights vs Paktia Panthers, 18th Match Preview
KDH vs PTK Dream11 Match Prediction
Afghanistan Premier League 2018
Kandahar Knights will be playing back to back encounters on Tuesday and Wednesday. Knights, who have only played 5 games so far, will be taking on Kabul Zwanan on Tuesday night and will reload on Wednesday to face off Paktia Panthers.
Kandahar Knights registered their first win of the tournament in their fifth game by 26 runs against Nangarhar Leopards. Batting first, Kandahar Knights posted 137-8 on board in 20 overs. In response, Nangarhar Leopards were bowled out for just 110-10, falling short of 26 runs. Waqar Salamkheil was the pick of the bowler for Knights along with Karim Janat and Mohammad Naved. In 5 games, Knights have lost four and have won just one game and are placed at the bottom of the table. They need to win each of their remaining three games if they wish to advance to the next level.
Paktia Panthers who are sitting at second position with 4 wins in 6 games would be looking to cement their place when they take on Kandahar Knights for the second time. In their previous encounter, Paktia Panthers clinched 9 runs win over Kandahar Knights.
Batting first, Paktia Panthers posted 127-10 on the board with the help of Sikandar Raza’s 42 balls 51. Coming to chase, Kandahar Knights were bowled out for 118-10 in 19.4 overs, falling short by 9 runs. Isuru Udana and Sharafuddin Ashraf were the key bowlers for Panthers bagging three wickets apiece.
Venue- Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Matchday- October 17, Wednesday at 09:30 PM IST
Read on for KDH vs PTK team news and KDH vs PTK dream11 prediction.
KDH vs PTK Team News:
Paul Stirling will be a doubtful starter after another flop show with the bat.
Kevin O Brien might get into play.
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Waheedullah Shafaq, Asghar Afghan (c), Taskin Ahmed, Waqarullah Ishaq, Brendon McCullum, Ashish Bagai (wk), Kevin O Brien, Paul Stirling, Amir Hamza, Karim Sadiq, Tymal Mills, Najibullah Zadran, Sayed Shirzad, Mohammad Naveed, Nasir Jamal, Karim Janat, Waqar Salamkheil
Isuru Udana, Mohammad Shahzad (c & wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shahid Afridi, Samiullah Shenwari, Sikandar Raza, Yamin Ahmadzai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Cameron Delport, Ihsanullah Janat, Calum MacLeod, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Zia-ur-Rehman, Fazal Rahman, Yousuf Zazai, Tahir Khan, Ziaur Rahman Sharifi
KDH vs PTK Playing 11:
The probable KDH vs PTK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Karim Sadiq
Batsmen – Brendon McCullum, Paul Stirling, Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan (c)
All-rounder – Karim Janat, Kevin O Brien
Bowlers – Tymal Mills, Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad, Waqar Salamkheil
Wicket-keeper – Mohammad Shahzad (c)
Batsmen – Ihsanullah Janat, Samiullah Shenwari, Cameron Delport, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
All-rounder – Shahid Afridi, Sikandar Raza
Bowlers –Isuru Udana, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Yousuf Zazai, Ziaur Rahman Sharifi
KDH vs PTK Dream11 Team:
In wicketkeeper, Mohammad Shahzad will be the right pick as he is in clinical form. In six innings so far, he has scored three half-centuries and blasted 78 of 43 in his last innings.
In batsmen, Asghar Afghan, B McCullum, Cameron Delport and S Shenwari will be the perfect choices. Asghar Afghan blasted 31-balls 60 in the last game.
*Paul Stirling will be a doubtful starter as he has failed to produce any remarkable innings. He was out for a duck in the last match.
In all-rounder, Sikandar Raza and Karim Janat will be the safest bet. You can pick anyone from Shahid Afridi and Zia ur Rahman. Both have contributed with the ball only. Zia Rahman bagged three wickets while Shahid Afridi returned with 2 wickets in the bag in the last fixture.
In bowlers, Sayed Shirzad and Isuru Udana are the safest. You can pick Waqar Salamkheil and Yousuf Zazai as the third and fourth bowler. Amir Hamza and Yamin Ahmadzai missed the last encounter.
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