Asia cup 2018(21st September) preview: Pakistan cricket team is set to take on Afghanistan in the super-four clash of the Asia Cup 2018 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Who forgot, Rashid all-rounder performance in the previous match against Bangladesh he played a heroic inning and took 2 wickets also, due to which Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by a huge margin and they're all bowlers are hurting opponents, not with the ball they are proving their performance with the bat also. sri Lanka and hong kong out of the tournament in the knockout situation, now its super four clash time. Pakistan lost their previous match in Dubai International Cricket Stadium against India.
Pakistani batsmans flopped in the previous match so they will work hard on their batting because it may be a low scoring game because both teams depend on their bowling.
Afghanistan played two Matches and won both against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh whereas Pakistan has won one and lost one so far in the tournament, after inflicting a thumping defeat on Hong Kong but losing just as badly against team India. However, in the recent past, the relationship between the two boards was not good, especially Afghanistan decided not to play T20 friendlies against Pakistan last year due to a bomb blast in Kabul
Both teams have a good bowling attack its seamers vs spinners competition, they go head to head one more time at 5 pm IST on Friday.
PAKISTAN: Sarfraz Ahmed (C), Asif Ali or Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik.
AFGHANISTAN : Asghar Afghan (C), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Shahzad, Ihsanullah Janat and Rahmat Shah.