Who will win Afghanistan vs New Zealand 13th Match Today Match Prediction in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 series? Afg vs NZ 13th Match Cricket Prediction held on 8th June 2019. Who will win New Zealand vs Afghanistan 13th Match Cricket Prediction is available here?
Afg vs NZ 13th Match Prediction
Afghanistan are all set to take on New Zealand in the 13th match for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Before this match, Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by 34 runs (DLS Method) in the 7th match. So now, Afghanistan stand at the bottom of the points table with no points. Whereas, New Zealand beat Bangladesh by two wickets in the 9th match. At this stage, New Zealand top the points table with four points. Now, the 13th match Afghanistan vs New Zealand will be held at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on 8th June 2019.
At this point, Afghanistan have played two matches in cricket world cup 2019 and unfortunately they lost both of these games. Therefore, they hold the bottom of the points table with no points in two matches. In the previous match, Sri Lanka settled at 201 while batting first against Afghanistan. But, when Afghanistan begun the chase, heavy rain started pouring over the stadium and the match was reduced to 41 overs, with Afghanistan needing 184 runs. However, Afghanistan batting line up poorly collapsed at 152 in the 32nd over. As a result, Sri Lanka won this match by 34 runs (DLS Method). Now, Afghan team will meet New Zealand in this match.
Whereas, New Zealand have engaged in two matches so far in CWC 19 and they win the both games with brilliant performance. Hence, Kiwi teams stand at the top of the ladder with four points. In the previous match, Bangladesh proposed 244 runs target, while batting first against New Zealand. However, New Zealand run down this target in the 47th over with two wickets in hand. So, New Zealand won this match by two wickets. Ross Taylor remained the notable player hitting 82 runs for New Zealand in that innings. Now, New New Zealand will meet Afghanistan in this CWC match.
The previous ODI and world cup stats for Afg vs NZ suggest that, New Zealand are undefeated against Afghanistan. So, it will be interesting to see, how these two teams will greet each other in this match.
New Zealand will win. The Kiwi team have never been defeated by Afghanistan in world cup and now they must keep this record going. Moreover, New Zealand are at top of their game at the moment and all these signs indicate that, New Zealand will be looking forward to win this match.
On the other hand, Afghanistan will be eyeing on victory in this match. They have bad history against New Zealand in the past and now they must give their best to change the course of the history. All in all, this is going to be nail biting match between these two teams.
Afghanistan will win the toss. They might choose to bat first, or invite New Zealand to play the first early, depending on the pitch and weather conditions. Albeit, toss will play a vital role in the victory of the winning side.
Afghanistan Team Squad
Gulbadin Naib(c), Ikram Ali khil(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Samiullah Shinwari, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran.
New Zealand Team Squad
Kane Williamson(c), Tom Latham(w), Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tom Blundell, Henry Nicholls, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi.