On Tuesday (8th September) afternoon, Band-e-Amir Dragons and Boost Defenders will meet at Kabul International Cricket Stadium in the fifth game of the Shpageeza Cricket League 2020.
It will be the second game in this tournament for both these sides. While Dragons suffered a one-run defeat against the defending champions Mis-e Ainak Knights in this tournament opener, Defenders beat Kabul Eagles by 57 runs.
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Match 5: Band-e-Amir Dragons vs Boost Defenders – Match Details
In the fifth match of the Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Band-e-Amir Dragons will face Boost Defenders at Kabul International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday (8th September) afternoon. This match will start at 14:00 local time (15:00 IST).
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Match 5: Band-e-Amir Dragons vs Boost Defenders – Pitch Report
Kabul International Cricket Stadium will host this match. While this venue has already hosted the first three matches of this tournament, the first batting teams were always successful to defend their totals.
Average completed first innings total at this venue in last five T20 matches: 176
Last five T20 match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 4; 2nd Batting team won – 1.
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Match 5: Band-e-Amir Dragons vs Boost Defenders – Full Squad
Band-e Amir Dragons: Amir Zazai, Asghar Afghan, Bilal Sami, Farhad Momand, Hamid Hassan, Haqmal Arya, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Alikhil, Imran, Ismat Alam, Mirwais Ashraf, Mohammad Ibrahim, Mohammad Sardar, Nasir Jamal, Parvez Amin, Rokhan Barakzai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Tariq Stanikzai, Usman Ghani, Wafadar Momand, Waqar Salamkheil
Boost Defenders: Abdullah Tarakhail, Amir Hamza, Dastagir Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Hanzalla Stanikzai, Ihsanullah, Imran Janat, Ishaq Zazai, Karim Janat, Mohammad Alam, Mohammad Saleem, Munir Ahmad, Nasibullah Sherdali, Nawid Mohammad Kabir, Nisar Wahdat, Rahmat Shah, Sayed Shirzad, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Tahir Khan, Wahidullah Ali, Waqarullah Ishaq, Zia-ul-Haq
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Match 5: Band-e-Amir Dragons vs Boost Defenders – Predicted Playing XI
Band-e Amir Dragons: Usman Ghani, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan (C), Ibrahim Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Tariq Stanikzai, Nasir Jamal, Waqar Salamkheil, Hamid Hassan, Mohammad Sardar (wk), Mohammad Ibrahim
Boost Defenders: Imran Janat, Karim Janat, Ihsanullah, Nisar Wahdat, Munir Ahmad (wk), Gulbadin Naib (C), Shafiqullah Ghafari, Amir Hamza, Tahir Khan, Mohammad Saleem, Sayed Shirzad
Shpageeza Cricket League 2020, Match 5: Band-e-Amir Dragons vs Boost Defenders – Fantasy Tips
Band-e Amir Dragons
In this tournament opener, Usman Ghani scored 79 runs off 63 balls (5 fours and 2 sixes). Also, captain Asghar Afghan scored 45 runs.
In that game, Sharafuddin Ashraf (2/36) and Waqar Salamkheil (2/40) both picked up two wickets each in the first innings.
In their first game of this tournament, opener Imran Janat and wicket-keeper batsman Munir Ahmed scored 43 runs and 41 not out respectively.
On the other hand, Sayed Shirzad (3/7) and captain Gulbadin Naib (3/23) both took three wickets each in that game. Also, Karim Janat (2/30) got two wickets in that same match.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat
Vice-captain – Usman Ghani, Hazratullah Zazai
Suggested Playing XI for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-keeper(s) – Munir Ahmed
Batsmen – Imran Janat, Asghar Afghan, Usman Ghani, Hazratullah Zazai
All-Rounder(s) – Gulbadin Naib (C), Karim Janat (vc), Sharafuddin Ashraf
Bowlers – Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad, Hamid Hasan