Afghanistan (Playing XI): Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Alikhil(w), Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan

New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

NZ will bowl first.

Dream11 Team:

  • T Latham/Ikram Ali Khil
  • R Shah
  • M Guptill
  • K Williamson
  • C Munro/M Santner
  • M Nabi
  • G Naib
  • Rashid Khan
  • T Boult(c)
  • M Henry(vc)
  • L Ferguson

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NEWZELAND TEAM NEWS:

Squad: Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Blundell(w), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Ish Sodhi

  • Newzealand are at top of the table  with 2 win in 2 matches.
  • If H Nichollas gets fit then he will replace C Munro at the top, otherwise  no change expected in their playing11.
  • C Munro/H Nichollas and Martin Guptil will open the inning for them.M Guptill was in very good form in last series and is an attacking batsman while C Munro is a hit or miss type player. H Nichollas is technically strong player, if he plays then will anchor the inning from one end.
  • Guptill scored  73 while C Munro scored 58 in first match.
  • Their one of the  most reliable batsman and captain ,Kane Williamson will bat 1 down. He is very technically strong batsman and is a consistent performer. In previous match he was finding it difficult to rotate the strike at his will.
  • Ross Taylor will bat next, he is the most consistent performer for Newzealand in recent time.His is averaging above 55 from 2015 and is averaging more than 90 from last 1.5 years. He scored 82 runs in last match and helped his team to cross the line.
  • Tom Latham will bat next. He is also a technical batsman and is a consistent performer.The only problem is that he is coming after an injury.
  • J Neesham will follow him next, he will help Newzealand with both bat and ball, specially his batting will have greater impact on the result of the match. He can anchor the inning if needed and can attack from the first ball as well.
  • Colin de Grandhome and M Santner  will do late hitting duty. Both C De Grandhomme and Santner are very attacking batsman.
  • Trent Boult,M Henry and L Ferguson will lead the pace attack of the team while  J Neesham and C De Grandhome will assist them. Boult is best in these while recent form of  L Ferguson and M Henry are also good.
  • Boult  and Grandhomme relies on swing while Henry and L Ferguson have good pace and bounce.
  • M Henry and L Ferguson has impressed everyone with his bowling in last two matches, specially Henry Wicket taking ability makes him different from other pacers . Newzealand all the pacer are looking good. Matt Henry has taken 7 wicket in last 2 matches.
  •  M Santner will lead the spin attack of the team. He is known for his tight line and length.

AFGHANISTAN TEAM NEWS:

Squad: Gulbadin Naib (C), Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan and Mujeeb ur Rahman.

  • Afghanistan  is  good team and they can out perform any opposition on their day.
  • MD Shahzad is ruled out of whole tournament and he is replaced by Ikram Ali Khil .
  • They can give chance to Ashgar Afghan(high)/Noor Ali Zadran in place of Md Shahzad where as Rahmat Shah can do the wicket keeping duty for them, rest all will remain same for them.
  • Ashgar Afghan/ Noor Ali Zadran will open the inning along with H Zazai. Zazai is looking in good touch, he is typically hit or miss player but currently he is striking the ball well and scoring few runs in power play .
  • Their most reliable batsman Rahmat Shah will bat at 1 down.He is technically strong batsman and  is known as pillar of AFG team in ODIs ,he generally bats well .He scored 43 in first match.
  • H Shahidi will follow them.He is very talented and technically strong batsman.He is in tremendous form in this year,he scored well in almost all the matches.He failed in  first 2 matches.
  • M Nabi and G Naib are expected to bat next. Nabi is very talented and attacking batsman while G Naib is also a decent batsman.Naib scored 31 and 23 in last 2  matches, he  got the start but failed to convert in big inning .
  • Hard Hitting batsman Najibullah Zadran will bat next. He has played some good innings till now. He scored attacking half century in first match while scored hard fought 43 runs against Srilanka.
  •  Even D Zadran and Rashid Khan are good hitters of ball.
  • Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Zadran will lead the spin the attack of the team while M Nabi  will assist them.Rashid is one of the best spinners of the world while Mujeeb is a mystery spinner and wicket taking bowler
  • M Nabi is looking in good touch with ball he has taken 4 wicket haul against Srilianka in previous match.
  • Recent form of Mujeeb is not looking so good.
  • Dawlat Zadran and Hamid Hassan are expected to lead the pace attack of the team while G Naib will assist them .Both Zadran and Hassan  have good pace and bounce whiled Naib is known for his  variations.
  • Dawlat Zadran took 2 wickets while H Hassan took 1 wicket in last match.

Fantasy Tips:

  1. In wicketkeeper section T Latham will be best choice among all because only he will play.
  2. Newzealand will have upper hand over Afghanistan.So try to make team by assuming win of Newzealand.
  3. Try to cover all important bowlers of Newzealand as any one can get 3-4 wickets.

Pitch Condition:

The Cooper Associates County Ground,Taunton

Taunton has seen an average first innings score of 299 in the last five completed List-A matches

Pitch generally help batsmans more however sometimes spinners also get god support here.

 

PLAYING11 OF NEWZEALAND:

C Munro/H Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor,T Latham,J Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner,Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult,

PROBABLE11 OF AFGHANISTAN:
H Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran/ Ashghar Afghan, Rahmat Shah(wk) ,Hashmatullah Shahidi,M Nabi, Gulbadin Naib,Najibullah Zadran,Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan,

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF AFGHANISTAN:

  • H Zazai
  • Rahmat Shah,
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi,
  • M Nabi
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Rashid Khan
  • Dawlat Zadran
  • H Hassan

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF NEWZEALAND :

  • M  Guptil
  • K Williamson
  • R Taylor
  • T Latham
  • J Neesham
  • M Santner
  • T Boult
  • L Ferugsion
  • M Henry

Choices Of Captain:

  • K Williamson
  • M Guptill
  • Ross Taylor
  • T Boult
  • M Henry
  • Rashid Khan
  • M Nabi

DREAM11 TEAM: THESE ARE THE TEAM WHICH I WILL PREFER.IF YOU LIKE YOU CAN GO WITH THIS TEAM OR YOU CAN KEEP YOUR C AND VC OTHERWISE PREPARE YOUR TEAM BASED ON GIVEN INFO.

Try to go with your team.

Dream11 Team:

Team1:

  • T Latham
  • R Shah
  • M Guptill
  • K Williamson
  • H Nicholls(slight risky but expected to play)
  • M Nabi
  • G Naib
  • Rashid Khan
  • T Boult(c)
  • M Henry(vc)
  • L Ferguson

Team2:(Safe)

  • T Latham
  • M Guptill
  • K Williamson
  • R Taylor
  • M Nabi
  • G Naib
  • Rashid Khan
  • T Boult(c)
  • M Henry(vc)
  • L Ferguson
  • A Alam

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