Afghanistan vs New Zealand
Afghanistan vs New Zealand (Credits: Twitter)

NZ vs AFG Head to Head Records, New Zealand’s Head to Head Record Against Afghanistan – ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 40. New Zealand and Afghanistan will collide with each other in their final game of super 12 round in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The NZ vs AFG clash will take place on November 7 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both the teams are part of group 2 in the tournament.

New Zealand have played 4 matches so far in the tournament. They have won 3 games and lost 1. New Zealand defeated India, Namibia, and Scotland but lost to Pakistan. With 6 points, they take the 2nd spot in group 2 points table. If they defeat Afghanistan in the next match, New Zealand will qualify for semi-finals.

New Zealand vs Afghanistan, T20 World Cup 2021
New Zealand vs Afghanistan (Credits: Twitter)

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Afghanistan have also played 4 matches in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. They have won 2 and lost 2 games. Afghanistan defeated Scotland and Namibia but lost to India and Pakistan. With 4 points, they take the 4th spot in the points table. They have a chance to qualify for semis if they manage to defeat New Zealand.

New Zealand Team, T20 World Cup 2021
New Zealand Team (Credits: Twitter)

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New Zealand defeated Namibia in their previous game. Batting first in the match, New Zealand piled up 163-4 on the scoreboard. Glenn Phillips hit 39 runs while James Neesham scored 35. Later, Namibia could only reach 111-7 in 20 overs and lost the match by 55 runs.

Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Nabi, T20 World Cup 2021
Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Nabi. Credits: Twitter

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Afghanistan lost to India in their previous match. Batting first, India posted a mammoth total of 210-2. KL Rahul slammed 69 runs while Rohit Sharma smacked 74 runs for India. Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant also contributed 35 and 27 respectively.

Later, Mohammad Nabi and Karim Janat scored good knocks of 35 and 42 for Afghanistan. Their top-order batsmen could not score good knocks. As a result, Afghanistan reached 144-7 in the end and lost the match by 66 runs. Since Afghanistan and New Zealand have never played a T20I match against each other before, there are no head-to-head records between them to talk about.

Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami with Virat Kohli

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NZ vs AFG Head to Head Records, New Zealand’s Head to Head Record Against Afghanistan – ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 40

NZ vs AFG Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches  NZ Won AFG Won No Result
Overall 0 0 0 0
At Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 0 0 0 0
In ICC T20 World Cup 0 0 0 0

Successful Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting

Innings NZ Won AFG Won
First Batting 0 0
Second Batting 0 0

 

NZ vs AFG- Top Players’ Stats 

Stats  NZ AFG
Highest Individual Score
Best Batting Average
Most Runs
Best Economy Rate
Most Wickets
Best Bowling Figures