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ICC World Cup 2023 Australia vs Afghanistan Dream11 Fantasy Prediction and Tips

Get Dream11 Fantasy Prediction and Tips for the ICC World Cup 2023 match between Australia and Afghanistan. Stay updated with the latest news, player performances, and strategies to create your winning fantasy cricket team.

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ODI World Cup 2023 Australia vs Afghanistan Dream11 Fantasy Prediction (Image Credits: ICC)

The 39th game of the ODI World Cup 2023 is set to take place on Tuesday, November 7, at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This highly anticipated match will see Australia (AUS) going head-to-head with Afghanistan (AFG). Both teams have shown great form throughout the tournament, making this clash an exciting one to watch.

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World Cup 2023 Live Cricket Score


Match Info

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The highly anticipated match between Afghanistan and Australia is scheduled to take place as part of the ODI World Cup 2023. This exciting encounter will be held at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, November 07, at 2:00 PM (IST). Don't miss out on this thrilling clash between two formidable teams!

Team Form and Rankings

Australia has had a strong campaign so far, winning five out of their seven games. Currently, they sit comfortably in third place in the points tally. On the other hand, Afghanistan has also performed admirably, winning four out of their seven matches and currently sitting in sixth place in the rankings.

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Australia's Last Game

In their last match against England, Australia had a shaky start, losing their first two wickets for just 38 runs within the initial six overs. However, Steven Smith and Marnus Labuschagne provided some stability with a 75-run partnership for the third wicket. Adil Rashid's quick double dismissal of Smith and Josh Inglis put Australia on the back foot. Labuschagne stood tall, scoring 71 runs off 83 deliveries, emerging as the top-scorer. Cameron Green added 47 runs, and Australia managed to reach a total of 286 runs in 49.3 overs, with Marcus Stoinis contributing a valuable 35 runs.

Chris Woakes was England's standout bowler, claiming four wickets for 54 runs in 9.3 overs. Mark Wood and Adil Rashid secured two wickets each, while Liam Livingstone and David Willey picked one wicket each.

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England's Last Game

In response to Australia's total, England encountered a similar beginning, losing their first two wickets for just 19 runs before the end of the fifth over. A crucial partnership of 84 runs between Dawid Malan and Ben Stokes provided England with hope, but the wicket of Jos Buttler fell cheaply. Stokes contributed 64 runs off 90 deliveries but got dismissed in the 36th over. Subsequently, England's batting lineup crumbled, and they were bowled out for 286 runs, suffering a 33-run defeat. Adam Zampa was the most successful bowler for Australia, capturing three wickets for 21 runs in his 10 overs. Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Pat Cummins claimed two wickets each, while Marcus Stoinis chipped in with one wicket.


Afghanistan's Last Game

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Afghanistan faced off against the Netherlands in their previous game. The Netherlands won the toss and opted to bat, but they started with the loss of their first wicket in the very first over. Max O'Dowd and Colin Ackermann contributed a valuable 70-run partnership for the second wicket, offering some stability. However, the Netherlands then suffered a setback, losing the next three wickets for just 24 runs, leaving them in a difficult position.

Sybrand Engelbrecht played a crucial innings, scoring 58 runs off 86 deliveries, helping the team reach a total of 179 runs in 46.3 overs. Mohammad Nabi stood out as Afghanistan's top bowler, taking three wickets for 28 runs in 9.3 overs, while Noor Ahmad secured two wickets, and Mujeeb ur Rahman claimed one.

During their innings, Afghanistan managed to collect 55 runs in the Powerplay but lost the early wicket of Rahmanullah Gurbaz. They encountered another setback when they lost their second wicket on the first delivery of the 11th over. Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi then joined forces, constructing a crucial 74-run partnership for the third wicket. Rahmat's departure after scoring 52 runs off 54 deliveries left Afghanistan in a strong position at 129 runs.

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Hashmatullah Shahidi and Azmatullah Shahidi continued to build the innings, guiding Afghanistan to a convincing seven-wicket victory in 31.3 overs. Hashmatullah Shahidi finished with 56 runs off 64 deliveries, while Azmatullah Shahidi contributed 31 runs from 28 deliveries. Afghanistan's strong batting performance sealed the win.


Weather Report and Pitch Conditions

The weather at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is expected to be pleasant on the day of the match. Batters can expect favorable conditions on this pitch, as in the last five games played here, the average first innings total has reached 315 runs. As a result, the team winning the toss might opt to bowl first in this match.

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Probable Playing XIs

Afghanistan (AFG): Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi


Australia (AUS): Travis Head, David Warner, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood


Dream11 Fantasy Picks


Wicketkeeper: Gurbaz

Batter: Head, Warner, Zardan, Shahidi

Allrounder: Omarzai, Maxwell

Bowler: Rashid Khan, Zampa, Starc, Hazelwood


Related:

ICC World Cup Points Table 2023

ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues


Conclusion

The clash between Australia and Afghanistan promises to be an exciting encounter. Both teams have shown their mettle in the tournament so far, and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top. With key players in both lineups, fantasy cricket enthusiasts will have plenty to ponder while selecting their teams. The match will be held at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, where batsmen have enjoyed favorable conditions in the past. So, get ready for a thrilling contest between two formidable teams in the ODI World Cup 2023.

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