Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders Match Preview & Prediction

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Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders Match
Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders Match Preview & Prediction

Pamir Legends will take on Maiwand Defenders in the 12th and final league game of the Green Afghanistan One-Day Cup at the Khost Cricket Stadium. Pamir Legends are the only unbeaten side in the tournament with five consecutive wins. They beat Hindokush Strikers by 25 runs in the last game. Meanwhile, Maiwand Defenders have had a fine campaign too with three victories from five matches. They defeated Junior Champions by 89 runs in the previous fixture. Pamir Legends will be the favourites for this contest.

Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders Match Details:                                                          

Match: Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders (PAL vs MD), Match 12, Green Afghanistan One-Day Cup 2023

Venue: Khost Cricket Stadium, Khost

Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 10.00 AM IST

Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders 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.

Pamir Legends vs Maiwand Defenders Weather Forecast:

The weather is expected to stay clear for this game.

Record of PAL Batters (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2023)

PlayerInningsRunsAVGHS
Rahmat Shah525685.33149*
Mohammad Shahzad520741.475
Shahidullah418561.6692
Hazratullah Zazai315953118
Gulbadin Naib414548.3373
Sharafuddin Ashraf31125653
Bahir Shah39732.3357
Tahir Khan2777762*
Riaz Hassan3752558
Shawkat Zaman2181817
Fareed Ahmad2115.57
Sayed Shirzad133*
Mohammad Ibrahim111*

Record of PAL Bowlers (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2023)

PlayerInningsOversWicketsSR
Zahir Khan (PAL)5381515.2
Gulbadin Naib (PAL)532.2921.5
Abdul Baqi (PAL)218813.5
Sharafuddin Ashraf (PAL)541549.2
Sayed Shirzad (PAL)321342
Fareed Ahmad (PAL)318.4337.3
Shahidullah (PAL)13118
Mohammad Ibrahim (PAL)2171102
Tahir Khan (PAL)240

Record of MD Batters (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2023)

PlayerInningsRunsAVGHS
Hashmatullah Shahidi52005087
Azmatullah Omarzai41989969*
Abdul Malik415852.6653
Nasir Jamal41563987
Sediqullah Atal314648.6694
Samiullah Shinwari411538.3363*
Ikram Alikhil3963263
Hayatullah13636*
Noor Ali Zadran22713.519
Aftab Alam2634
Zia-ur-Rehman252.55
Nangeyalia Kharote155*
Qais Ahmad2424
Wafadar Momand133*
Bahar Shinwari1222
Yamin Ahmadzai111*

Record of MD Bowlers (Green Afghanistan OD Cup 2023)

PlayerInningsOversWicketsSR
Nangeyalia Kharote (MAIDF)215330
Zia-ur-Rehman (MAIDF)530.4630.6
Aftab Alam (MAIDF)317334
Yamin Ahmadzai (MAIDF)314242
Azmatullah Omarzai (MAIDF)528.2442.5
Wafadar Momand (MAIDF)212172
Samiullah Shinwari (MAIDF)1329
Hashmatullah Shahidi (MAIDF)25130
Qais Ahmad (MAIDF)417617

Top Picks from Pamir Legends (PAL)

Zahir Khan (PAL), Bowler (LAWS)

–        Zahir Khan is a wily left-arm wrist-spinner for Pamir Legends

–        He took two wickets in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Zahir has got 15 scalps from five matches so far

Mohammad Shahzad (PAL), Wicket-keeper (RHB)

–        Mohammad Shahzad is a star wicket-keeper batsman for Pamir Legends

–        He scored 44 runs in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Shahzad has been consistent with 207 runs from five matches

Sharafuddin Ashraf (PAL), All-rounder (RHB, LAO)

–        Sharafuddin Ashraf is a handy spin-bowling all-rounder for Pamir Legends

–        He scored 53 off just 33 balls in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Sharafuddin has managed 112 runs and five scalps from five matches

Top Picks from Maiwand Defenders (MD)

Azmatullah Omarzai (MD), All-rounder (RHB, RAM)

–        Azmatullah Omarzai is a talented seam-bowling all-rounder for Afghanistan

–        He contributed 45 runs and one scalp in the last game against Junior Champions

–        Omarzai has come up with 198 runs and four wickets from five matches

Differential Picks from Maiwand Defenders (MD)

Sediqullah Atal (MD), Batter (LHB)

–        Sediqullah Atal is an elegant opening batsman for Maiwand Defenders

–        He is expected to get back into the playing XI after missing the last game against Junior Champions

–        Sediqullah has made 146 runs from the three matches in this tournament

Differential Picks from Pamir Legends (PAL)

Shahidullah Kamal (PAL), All-rounder (LHB, LAO)

–        Shahidullah Kamal is a reliable batting all-rounder for Pamir Legends

–        He came up with 82 runs and one scalp in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Shahidullah has produced 185 runs and one wicket from four matches

Safe Captaincy Picks from Pamir Legends (PAL)

Rahmat Shah (PAL), Batter (RHB)

–        Pamir Legends skipper Rahmat Shah is one of the most elegant batters to come out of Afghanistan

–        He made 17 runs in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Rahmat has scored 256 runs from five matches until now

Gulbadin Naib (PAL), All-rounder (RHB, RAM)

–        Gulbadin Naib is an experienced batting all-rounder for Pamir Legends

–        He produced 32 runs and one wicket in the last game against Hindokush Strikers

–        Gulbadin has contributed 145 runs and nine scalps from five matches

Base Team

WK: Mohammad Shahzad

BAT: Rahmat Shah (C), Abdul Malik, Sediqullah Atal

AR: Gulbadin Naib (VC), Azmatullah Omarzai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shahidullah Kamal

BOWL: Nangeyalia Kharote, Abdul Baqi, Zahir Khan