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Editor’s Pick (ODI): Afghanistan - Zimbabwe

While Afghanistan won both the T20 matches against Zimbabwe at Sharjah, the ODI matches so far have seen an equal performance. Afghanistan won the first match by 154 runs and Zimbabwe the second - by the same difference. Some coincidence that.

The matches are taking place at Sharjah. With a capacity of 27,000; this is indeed a high scoring stadium. Pakistan has scored a massive 364 runs against NZ on this very pitch.

Rahmat Shah has been consistent in his performance and is a must-have in your fantain fantasy lineup. Rashid Khan too. This bowler can truly spin the luck in his team’s favour. If you check the points these players have scored on the app, all the doubts will be cleared.
Zimbabwe had to wait a long time for their first win. They look to continue this and win their second match tomorrow.

Congrats Akki on your win. This was the lineup.
Winning lineup - S Raza, Graeme Cremer, D Zadran, Tendai Chatara, Hamilton Masakadza, Mujeeb Zadran, M Shahzad, R Shah, Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Ihsanullah

Let’s take a look at the match on 13th Feb.
The series is evenly placed now. Both teams have not just this series but the world cup qualifiers in mind. The teams have been performing well enough now to not rock the boat by changing the lineup.

Afghanistan Squad:Playing XI:Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Nasir Jamal, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Zadran

Zimbabwe Squad:Playing XI:Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Brendan Taylor (wk), Craig Ervine, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (c), Brian Vitori, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani

Key Players
Batsmen
S Raza
Hamilton Masakadza
M Shahzad
Solomon Mire

Bowlers
Graeme Cremer
D Zadran
Tendai Chatara
Mujeeb Zadran
Rashid Khan

What do you think?
P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take

responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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