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

NZ vs AFG: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium- ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 40. New Zealand will play against Afghanistan in their next match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The NZ vs AFG clash is scheduled to take place on November 7 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both the teams have a chance to qualify for semi-finals.

New Zealand have played 4 matches so far in the tournament. They have won 3 games and lost 1. With 6 points, they take the 2nd spot in group 2 points table. If New Zealand defeat Afghanistan in the next game, they will confirm their berth in the semi-finals.

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, New Zealand scored 163-4 on the scoreboard with 39 and 35 by Glenn Phillips and James Neesham. Kane Williamson scored 28 runs. For Namibia, their openers Stephan Baard and Michael van Lingen scored 21 and 25 respectively. Zane Green scored 23. However, Namibia managed to reach 111-7 in 20 overs and lost the match by 52 runs.

Namibia team, T20 World Cup 2021
Namibia team (Credits: Twitter)

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Afghanistan have played 4 games so far in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. They have won 2 games and lost 2. With 4 points, Afghanistan are placed on the 4th spot in group 2 points table. If they defeat New Zealand in the upcoming game, they have a chance to qualify for the semi-finals.

Afghanistan, T20 World Cup 2021
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In their previous game, Afghanistan lost to India. Batting first in the match, India posted a gigantic total of 210-2 on the scoreboard. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul slammed fabulous knocks of 74 and 69 respectively.

Later, Afghanistan’s top order could not hit big knocks. Later, Mohammad Nabi scored 35 while Karim Zanat hit an unbeaten 42. Afghanistan reached 144-7 in 20 overs and lost the match by 66 runs. Indian pacer Mohammad Shami scalped a 3-wicket haul.

Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli
Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli. (Photo: Twitter)

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NZ vs AFG: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium- ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 40

New Zealand vs Afghanistan match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will take place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 7. The match will take place in the afternoon. According to weather.com, the temperature of Abu Dhabi city of UAE on November 7 will be 32° Celcius during the day and fall to 25° Celcius at night. Hence the players will have to handle the hot temperature during the match.

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

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The sky will be clear and there is only 3% chance of rain. The humidity will be about 51%. The average 1st innings score at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in T20Is is 141 while the average 2nd innings total is 128. In the previous game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at the stadium, Sri Lanka posted 189 on the scoreboard against West Indies. Spinners will get good help at the stadium.