Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions: HS v PAL Match Prediction for Afghanistan ODD

Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions
Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions Match Preview


Hindokush Strikers will take on Junior Champions in the fifth match of the Green Afghanistan One Day Cup, 2023 at the Khost Cricket Stadium. Hindokush Strikers are winless after two matches currently. They went down by eight runs in a rain-affected fixture recently. Meanwhile, Junior Champions have suffered two consecutive losses until now. They lost by nine wickets in the previous fixture. Hindokush Strikers will be the favourites for this contest.

Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions Match Details:

Venue:Khost Cricket Stadium, Khost

Date & Time: Friday, May 5, 10.00 AM IST

Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions Pitch Report:

The surfaces at the Khost Cricket Stadium should have something for everyone. The average first innings score at this venue last year in non-rain affected matches was 238. There could be help for the spinners as the game goes on

Hindokush Strikers vs Junior Champions Weather Forecast:

The weather doesn’t look great with at least a 65 % chance of rain during the afternoon hours

Record of HS Batters (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2022)

NameInningsTotal_runsAverageHighest run
Ibrahim Zadran525463.5107
Bahir Shah21306575
Afsar Zazai51283268
Sediq Atal31053573
Asif Musazai37725.6748
Najibullah Zadran3632133
Karim Jannat2494939
Usman Ghani44912.2528
Fareed Malik3474722
Zia Akbar33712.3332
Farhan Zakhail2281424
Zahir Khan2157.515
Abdul Rahman210106
Ijaz Ahmadzai1555
Nijat Masood222

Record of HS Bowlers (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2022)

Zia Akbar5451419.29
Nijat Masood430.3726.14
Zahir Khan431.5631.83
Fareed Malik428442
Khalil Gurbaz110320
Yousuf Zazai14212
Jamshid Miralikhail18148
Asif Musazai212172
Karim Jannat313.4182
Najibullah Zadran22.200
Abdul Rahman21500

Record of JCH Batters

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Record of JCH Bowlers

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Top Picks from Hindokush Strikers (HS)

Ibrahim Zadran (HS), Batter (RHB)

  • Ibrahim Zadran is one of the best batters to come out of Afghanistan cricket
  • He has had a tough couple of games with a combined run tally of 41 runs.
  • However, Ibrahim is known to be a consistent run-scorer who should come good sooner than later

Dawlat Zadran (HS), Bowler (RHB, RAM)

  • Dawlat Zadran is amongst the finest pacers produced by Afghanistan till now
  • The right-arm pacer contributed 19 runs and two scalps in the last game against Pamir Legends

Mujeeb ur Rahman (HS), Bowler (OS)

  • Mujeeb ur Rahman could be a lethal weapon against the Junior Champions
  • He got one scalp in the last game against Pamir Legends

Top Pick from Junior Champions (JCH)

Noman Shah (JCH), Wicket-keeper (RHB)

  • Noman Shah is a steady wicket-keeper batsman for Junior Champions
  • He scored 23 runs in the last game against Maiwand Defenders
  • Noman has made 37 runs from the two matches in this tournament

Differential Pick from Junior Champions (JCH)

Allah Mohammad (JCH), Bowler (OS)

  • Allah Mohammad is a promising mystery spinner for Junior Champions
  • He bowled an economical spell albeit without taking any wicket against Maiwand Defenders
  • Allah has taken one wicket from two matches until now

Differential Pick from Hindokush Strikers (HS)

IhsanullahJanat (HS), Batter (RHB)

  • IhsanullahJanat is an elegant opening batsman for Hindokush Strikers
  • He had a poor outing against Pamir Legends by scoring just eight off 11 balls
  • Ihsanullah has made 41 runs from two matches so far

Safe Captaincy Picks from Hindokush Strikers (HS)

Nijat Masood (HS), Bowler (RAM)

  • Nijat Masood is an under-rated new ball pacer for Hindokush Strikers
  • He took one wicket in the last game against Pamir Legends
  • Nijat has got four scalps from the two matches in this competition

Karim Janat (HS), All-rounder (RHB, RAM)

  • Karim Janat is a valuable batting all-rounder for Hindokush Strikers
  • He starred in the last game against Pamir Legends with 62 runs and three wickets
  • Karim has produced 62 runs and five scalps from two matches

Base Team

WK: Noman Shah

BAT: Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, IhsanullahJanat, Hizbullah Durrani

AR: Karim Janat (C)

BOWL: Dawlat Zadran, Allah Mohammad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Nijat Masood (VC), Khalel Ahmad