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Afghanistan Playing 11 vs Pakistan – ICC World Cup 2023, Match 22

Afghanistan Playing 11 vs Pakistan – ICC World Cup 2023, Match 22.  Afghanistan is all set to face Pakistan in their upcoming clash in ICC World Cup 2023. PAK vs AFG is the 22nd match of ICC World Cup 2023. The encounter will be played on Monday, October 23 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Hashmatullah Shahidi is the skipper of Afghanistan in the tournament. Babar Azam leads Pakistan. Afghanistan crushed England in one match to register their first-ever win in ODI World Cup. Now, they will aim for their first ODI victory against Pakistan. Ahead of the PAK vs AFG encounter, here we talk about Afghanistan’s predicted playing 11 against Pakistan.

Afghanistan Playing 11 vs Pakistan – ICC World Cup 2023, Match 22

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Image Credits: Twitter)

Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be the opener for the team in the next clash against Pakistan too. The right-handed batsman has hit 159 runs in 4 games at an average of 39.75. He slammed a marvellous fifty against England smacking 80 runs.

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Ibrahim Zadran

Ibrahim Zadran
Ibrahim Zadran (Image Credit: Getty)

Ibrahim Zadran might be another opener for the team. The right-handed batter has played 4 games and piled up 86 runs at an average of 21.50. He has struggled to score runs with the bat. It is high time that Zadran needs to come up with a good knock for his team.

Rahmat Shah

Rahmat Shah
Rahmat Shah (Credits: Twitter)

Rahmat Shah might be a middle-order batter for the team. In 4 games, he has hit 73 runs. After failing to score in the first three games, Rahman Shah came up with a better knock of 36 runs in the last match.

Hashmatullah Shahidi (C)

Hashmatullah Shahidi
Hashmatullah Shahidi (Credits: Twitter)

Hashmatullah Shahidi is the captain of Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup 2023 and will lead the team in the next match too. The left-handed batter has scored 120 runs in 4 games. He slammed a good knock of 80 runs in the match against India. However, he has struggled to score runs.

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Azmatullah Omarzai

Azmatullah Omarzai
Azmatullah Omarzai (Photo by David Rowland-ICC/ICC via Getty Images)

Azmatullah Omarzai might be a pace all-rounder for the team. Omarzai picked up 2 wickets in the previous game. In 4 games, he has hit 13 runs. In one game, the right-handed slammed a half-century. With the ball, he has hunted 3 wickets for the team.

Ikram Alikhil (WK)

Ikram Ali Khil
Ikram Ali Khil (Credits: Twitter)

Ikram Alikhil might be a middle-order batter for the team in the next match. The left-handed batter got out cheaply in the last match. However, prior to that, he scored a half-century against England. Alikhil has also done a superb job as a wicketkeeper.

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi
Mohammad Nabi (Image Credits: Twitter)

Mohammad Nabi might be a spinner for the team in the next match. The right-arm spinner has hunted 2 wickets at an economy of 6.32. However, he has struggled with the bat, scoring just 63 runs off 4 matches. He will need to level up his batting in the next match.

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Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan, Afghanistan Bowler
Rashid Khan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Rashid Khan has been the most successful spinner for Afghanistan in the last match. Due to dropped catches, he could pick just 1 wicket in the last match. The right-arm spinner is the leading wicket-taker for the team with 6 scalps in 4 games. He also owns a low economy of 5.06.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Image Credit: Twitter)

Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be another spinner for the team. The right-arm spinner got 1 wicket in the last match. The off-spinner grabbed a match-winning 3-wicket haul in the last match. He accounts for 4 wickets in 4 games while leaking runs at 5.77.

Naveen-ul-Haq

Naveen-ul-Haq
Naveen-ul-Haq (Image Credit: Twitter)

Naveen-ul-Haq grabbed crucial 2 wickets in the last match. The right-arm pacer has hunted 4 wickets in 4 games. He owns an economy of 6.24 in the tournament. He will aim for another superb show in the next clash against Pakistan.

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Fazalhaq Farooqi

Fazalhaq Farooqi
Fazalhaq Farooqi (Credits: Twitter)

Fazalhaq Farooqi might be another pacer for the team. The left-arm has got 2 wickets in 2 games so far at an economy of 6.32. He has not come up with a stunning show in any game. However, he strengthens the team pace zone with his left-arm variation.

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