BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI Prediction 11 Jul 2023
ICC World Cup Qualifiers
- Date: 2023-07-11
- Start Time: 13:00
- Location: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
- Tournament: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan ODI Series
- Format: One Day International
- Prediction By: Malcolm Richards
The 3rd ODI of the series between Bangladesh and Afghanistan is set to take place on Tuesday.
- In the second ODI, Afghanistan created history by defeating Bangladesh by a massive margin of 142 runs, becoming only the second team since 2015 to win an ODI series against Bangladesh on their home ground.
- After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Afghanistan, led by Hashmatullah Shahidi, posted an imposing total of 331/9.
- With a dominant performance, Afghanistan bundled out the hosts for a mere 189 runs, securing a historic victory and clinching their first-ever ODI series win against Bangladesh.
BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI – Venue Details
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium Chattogram
Date: July 11th 2023
Time: 13:00 (local)
BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI – Team Previews
Despite the disappointing performance in the series so far, the Bangladesh team led by Litton Das will aim to redeem themselves and salvage their pride in the final ODI.
The experienced bowling attack, which couldn’t capitalize on the home advantage, will be eager to bounce back and make an impact. The batting lineup, under pressure, will look for Mohammad Naim and Litton Das to provide a solid start and set the foundation for a successful chase.
Hasan Mahmud and Mustafizur Rahman will be crucial in providing early breakthroughs with the new ball, while Shakib Al Hasan and Mehidy Hasan will bring their experience to stabilize the innings in the middle
Afghanistan will enter the third ODI with confidence, aiming to secure a clean sweep after their dominant performance in the previous matches. The opening duo of Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran showcased exceptional batting skills, forming a formidable partnership of 256 runs. However, Afghanistan will be looking for additional contributions from their middle order to further strengthen their batting lineup.
In the bowling department, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Mujeeb ur Rahman stood out, taking three wickets each and playing a crucial role in restricting Bangladesh to a modest total of 189 runs.
With the series already in their favor, Afghanistan will be eager to maintain their momentum and end the tour on a high note with a comprehensive victory in the final ODI.
BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI – Probable Playing XI’s
Mohd Naim, L Das (c), Najmul Hossain, M Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, A Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, M Rahman, E Hossain.
R Gurbaz (wk), I Zadran, Rahmat Shah, H Shahidi (c), N Zadran, Mohd Nabi, Rashid Khan, A Omarzai, M Ur Rahman, F Farooqi, Saleem Safi.
BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction
The pitch at the venue has witnessed four occasions where teams have posted a total above 300 runs. The highest successful chase at the ground is 287 runs, achieved by Bangladesh against Zimbabwe. Considering the historical data and trends, captains winning the toss are likely to opt for bowling first, taking into account the favorable conditions for chasing at the venue.
BAN vs AFG – 3rd ODI – Win Prediction
There is a lot of turbulence in the Bangladesh dressing room at the moment which makes Afghanistan the favourite once again.