Bangladesh and Afghanistan will face each other in the third match of the 2022 Asia Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This game will also be quite interesting due to the long standing friendly rivalry between these two teams. With regard to the teams’ face-to-face competition, Afghanistan and Bangladesh have played each other eight times in T20 cricket, including five wins for the Afghan team. But only once have these two teams faced off in a global competition, with Bangladesh winning against Afghanistan in the 2014 T20 World Cup.
Afghanistan team led by Mohammad Nabi will be very excited for this game. In fact, they defeated Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in the opening game of the tournament. After this win, his net run rate has increased to +5.176.
BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022
Afghanistan will easily reach Super 4 if they can beat Bangladesh by two points. However, despite losing, they have a good chance of moving ahead due to their better net run rate. Afghanistan’s lineup against Bangladesh is unlikely to change.
Bangladesh Probable XI: Mohammad Naeem, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Afif Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
Afghanistan Probable XI: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omerzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Fazluq Farooqui