Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 Preview: Likely Playing XIs, Key Battles, Head to Head and Other Things You Need to Know About BAN vs AFG Cricket Match in Sharjah

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 Preview: Likely Playing XIs, Key Battles, Head to Head and Other Things You Need to Know About BAN vs AFG Cricket Match in Sharjah

Bangladesh are set to open their Asia Cup 2022 campaign when they take on Afghanistan on Tuesday, August 31. The match would be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah and is slated to start at 7:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time). The Afghans have had a brilliant start to their Asia Cup 2022 campaign as they demolished Sri Lanka in a completely one-sided contest. Their bowlers strangled the Sri Lankan batters and did not let them score freely, bowling them out eventually for 105 runs. Later, they chased down the runs in just 10.1 overs. With that win, they have established themselves as a favourite to qualify for the Super 4 stage of the tournament. Afghanistan Cricket Fan ‘Kisses’ Hardik Pandya on TV Screen Celebrating India’s Victory Over Pakistan in Ind vs Pak Asia Cup 2022 Clash, Watch Viral Video

Bangladesh on the other hand, are entering the Asia Cup on the back of embarrassing defeats to Zimbabwe in both the limited-overs formats. As if that was not enough, they are up against a side that steamrolled Sri Lanka in the earlier game. They would need their senior players like skipper Shakib Al Hasan and also Mushfiqur Rahim to step up and inspire the side.

BAN vs AFG T20Is Head-to-Head

Bangladesh and Afghanistan have faced each for a total of eight times in T20Is. The balance is tilted in favour of Afghanistan, who have won five of those games. Bangladesh meanwhile, have three wins.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Key Players

The key players for Bangladesh would be their skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah, who are some of the most senior members of their squad. For Afghanistan, a lot would rest on the performances of Rashid Khan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Mini Battles

There would be many player battles in the Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match. The duel between Fazalhaq Farooqi and Shakib Al Hasan would be interesting to watch. Also, the clash between Taskin Ahmed and Rahmnanullah Gurbaz can have an impact on this game.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Venue

The Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match is set to be played at the Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match Timing

The Asia Cup 2022 match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan has a scheduled start time of 7:30 PM IST on August 28, 2022 (Sunday) with the toss taking place at 7:00 PM IST.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Live Telecast and Live Streaming Online

Star Sports holds the TV telecast rights of the Asia Cup 2022 in Bangladesh. The live online streaming of the Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Asia Cup will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar website and mobile app. Users will have to pay a nominal fee to subscribe to the services.

BAN vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Likely Playing XIs

Bangladesh Likely Playing 11: Mohammad Naim, Anamul Haque (wk), Shakib Al Hasan (c), Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Afghanistan  Likely Playing 11:  Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi

(The above story first appeared on Fresh Headline on Aug 29, 2022 01:59 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website freshheadline.com).