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BAN vs AFG Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Bangladesh And Afghanistan? Afghanistan Tour of Bangladesh 2022, 2nd T20I. Bangladesh and Afghanistan are set to lock horns one final time in the ongoing BAN vs AFG series.

BAN v AFG 2nd T20I is set to take place on March 5 (Saturday) at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan in the BAN vs AFG 1st T20I. If they win the 2nd T20I, the hosts will win the series 2-0. Afghanistan needs to win the BAN vs AFG 2nd T20I to evade a series loss and tie the series.

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Liton Das
Liton Das, Image Source: Twitter

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In BAN vs AFG 1st T20I, Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first. Liton Das slammed a 60-run knock while batting at no.3. Later, Afif Hossain also smacked 25 runs. In the end, Bangladesh managed to pile up 155-8 on the scoreboard.

Fazalhaq Farooqi
Fazalhaq Farooqi, Image Source: Twitter

Fazalhaq Farooqi and Azmatullah Omarzai picked 2 wickets each for Afghanistan while Rashid Khan and Qais Ahmad dismissed 1 batsman each. While batting, Afghanistan’s top-order suffered a big blow as Hazratullah Zazai (6), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (0), and Darwish Rasooli (2) got out for single digits.

Nasum Ahmed
Nasum Ahmed, Image Source: Twitter

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Later, Najibullah Zadran scored 27 runs for the team. Mohammad Nabi and Azmatullah Omarzai also contributed 16 and 20 respectively, however, it was not enough for victory. Getting all-out for just 94, the visitors lost the match by 61 runs. Nasum Ahmed picked 4 wickets while Shoriful Islam scalped 3 wickets for Bangladesh.

BAN vs AFG Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Bangladesh And Afghanistan? Afghanistan Tour of Bangladesh 2022, 2nd T20I

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan. Image: ACB

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BAN vs AFG Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches BAN Won  AFG Won   No Result
Overall 7 3 4 0
At Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka 1 1 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
In Bangladesh 4 3 1 0

Recent Venue Records (Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka) 

Stats- T20Is

Total Matches- 58

Matches won batting first – 29

Matches won bowling first – 29

Average 1st Inns scores – 144

Average 2nd Inns scores – 124

Highest total recorded-   211/4 (20 Ov) by BAN vs WI

Lowest total recorded –   60/10 (16.5 Ov) by NZ vs BAN

Highest score chased –    194/4 (16.4 Ov) by SL vs BAN

Lowest score defended –  127/9 (20 Ov) by BAN vs AUS

Toss Prediction for BAN vs AFG Match

Afghanistan
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Image Source: Twitter

The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. Bangladesh batted first in the 1st T20I and won the match. They will look for a similar strategy in the 2nd T20I as well. On the other hand, Afghanistan will look for a different approach this time and might opt to bat first.

Predicted Scores for BAN vs AFG Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
BAN 150-200 100-150
AFG 150-200 100-150

Players’ Form- Bangladesh- Batting

Mahmudullah
Mahmudullah. Image Source: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Liton Das 1 60 60.0
Afif Hossain 1 25 25.0
Munim Shahriar 1 17 17.0
Mahmudullah 1 10 10.0
Yasir Ali 1 8 8.0
Mahedi Hasan 1 5 5.0

Who will score the most runs for Bangladesh in the match: Liton Das or Afif Hossain

Players’ Form- Bangladesh- Bowling

Nasum Ahmed
Nasum Ahmed, Image Source: Twitter

 

Players Matches Wickets Average
Nasum Ahmed 1 4 2.50
Shoriful Islam 1 3 9.67
Shakib Al Hasan 1 2 9.00
Mustafizur Rahman 1 1 19.0

Who will pick the most wickets for Bangladesh in the match: Nasum Ahmed or Shoriful Islam

Players’ Form- Afghanistan- Batting

Mohammad Shahzad
Image Source: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Najibullah Zadran 1 27 27.0
Azmatullah Omarza 1 20 20.0
Mohammad Nabi 1 16 16.0
Qais Ahmadi 1 8 8.0
Hazratullah Zazai 1 6 6.0
Karim Janat 1 6 6.0

Who will score the most runs for Afghanistan in the match: Najibullah Zadran or Mohammad Nabi

Players’ Form- Afghanistan- Bowling

Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi
Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi. Image: ACB
Players Matches Wickets Average
Fazalhaq Farooqi 1 2 13.50
Azmatullah Omarzai 1 2 15.50
Rashid Khan 1 1 15.00
Qais Ahmad 1 1 21.00

Who will the pick most wickets for Afghanistan in the match: Fazalhaq Farooqi or Rashid Khan

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