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CWC 19: Pakistan Take on Afghanistan Eyeing a Semi-Final Spot

LEEDS: Unpredictable Pakistan would be eyeing for a semi-final spot when they take on Afghanistan in the 36th match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Headingley Ground in Leeds on Saturday.

The match will start at 02:30 pm PST.

The two Asian neighbouring countries have vast cricketing differences as Pakistan are placed sixth on the points table with a net run rate of -1.265 whereas minnows Afghanistan are at the bottom (tenth) with an NRR of -1.634.

Pakistan have played seven matches, winning three and losing three with an NR match. They have earned seven points.

On the other hand, Afghanistan could not get any point as they lost all the seven matches they have played so far in the tournament with an NRR of -1.634.

SQUADS

Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c, wk), Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Imam-ul-Haq, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman

Afghanistan: Gulbadin Naib (c), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah (wk), Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Ikram Ali Khil