NZ against AFG Match 14: Details, Prediction, Playing 11

New Zealand (NZ) against Afghanistan (AFG) Match 14 T20 World Cup 2024 Details, Win Prediction, Playing 11, Head to Head Records, Squad, Team form and Ground pitch report with weather conditions

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New Zealand vs Afghanistan ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024

Match Information:

  • Match: New Zealand vs Afghanistan, 14th Match, Group C

  • Date: Saturday, June 08, 2024

  • Time: 5:00 AM (Jun 08)

  • Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana

Venue Guide:

  • Stadium: Providence Stadium

  • City: Guyana

  • Capacity: 15,000

  • Ends: Media Centre End, Pavilion End

Broadcast Guide:

  • Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar

  • TV: Star Sports Network

Win Probability:

  • New Zealand: 67%

  • Afghanistan: 33%

Match Prediction and Analysis by 42Bet Experts:

  • Prediction: New Zealand will win

  • Predicted Scores:

If New Zealand bats first: 180-200

If Afghanistan bats first: 160-180

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 campaign for New Zealand begins against Afghanistan. They want to get off to a great start because New Zealand is a serious challenger. Afghanistan's longstanding fight with New Zealand remains a problem even after their triumph over Uganda. Is Afghanistan able to overcome the powerful batting and pace attack of New Zealand?

New Zealand and Afghanistan Squads

New Zealand Squad:

  • Kane Williamson (C) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Mark Chapman - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Daryl Mitchell - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Glenn Phillips - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • James Neesham - Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Michael Bracewell - Left-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Mitchell Santner - Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Rachin Ravindra - Left-Handed Batsman • Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Devon Conway (Wk) - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Finn Allen (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Ben Sears - Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Ish Sodhi - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Lockie Ferguson - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Matt Henry - Right-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Tim Southee - Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Trent Boult - Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

Afghanistan Squad:

  • Hazratullah Zazai - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Ibrahim Zadran - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Najibullah Zadran - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Sediqullah Atal - Left-Handed Batsman

  • Azmatullah Omarzai - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Gulbadin Naib - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Karim Janat - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Medium Bowler

  • Mohammad Nabi - Right-Handed Batsman • Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Mohammad Ishaq (Wk) - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wk) - Right-Handed Batsman

  • Fareed Ahmad - Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Fazalhaq Farooqi - Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

  • Mohammad Saleem - Right-Arm Fast Bowler

  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman - Right-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Nangeyalia Kharote - Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler

  • Naveen-ul-Haq - Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler

  • Noor Ahmad - Left-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

  • Rashid Khan (C) - Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler

Series Overview:

New Zealand Squad Debut:

New Zealand enters the tournament with this upcoming match.

Afghanistan's Strong Start:

In their first encounter, Afghanistan won decisively, winning by a score of 125 runs. In their 20 overs, they scored a strong 183/5, while Uganda could only muster 58 runs in 16 overs.

Pitch Conditions at Guyana National Stadium:

At the Guyana National Stadium, first innings typically score 149 runs, according to recent data. The toss is essential in deciding whether to bat or bowl first because the pitch offers a level playing field for both bowlers and batsmen.

Weather Forecast for Guyana National Stadium, Guyana:

According to the weather report, the temperature will be about 26°C with a 92% humidity level. It is predicted to rain lightly and have winds of up to 2.16 m/s, which could have an impact on gameplay. The surface will probably be in favour of batting despite the rain, but there won't be much room for bowlers to make mistakes. It would be competitive for the side batting first to set an aim of 180 runs.

Pace or Spin?

Guyana National Stadium caters to both pacers and spinners.

NZ vs AFG T20I Head to Head Till Now:

  • Total Matches: 1

  • New Zealand Wins: 1

  • Afghanistan Wins: 0

Afghanistan lost to New Zealand in their only meeting. Notably, Afghanistan's batsmen have led their team in the total number of fantasy points, while New Zealand's bowlers have been the team's star performers, scoring the most fantasy points.

NZ vs AFG Fantasy Team Prediction:

  • Wicket-Keeper: Finn Allen

  • Batters: Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Kane Williamson (Captain)

  • All-Rounders: Michael Bracewell, James Neesham, Azmatullah Omarzai, Karim Janat

  • Bowlers: Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rashid Khan, Matt Henry

  • Captain: Kane Williamson

  • Vice-Captain: Finn Allen

Afghanistan Predicted Playing XI: Rashid Khan (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

New Zealand Predicted Playing XI: Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway (wk), Finn Allen, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee

Last 10 Matches at Providence Stadium, Guyana:

  • Average Score: 157

  • Average Wickets: 7

Last 10 Matches Records at Providence Stadium, Guyana:

Highest Score Set:

  • Match: GUY vs BBR

  • Score: 226/7

  • Date: 18 Sep 2023

Highest Chase:

  • Match: GUY vs TNT

  • Score: 177/4

  • Date: 17 Sep 2023

Highest Score Defended:

  • Match: GUY vs BBR

  • Score: 226/7

  • Date: 18 Sep 2023

New Zealand Form:

  • Last Five Matches: LWWLA

Afghanistan Form:

  • Last Five Matches: WAWWL

Group C T20 World Cup Points Table Before Match 14:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1.What time and date is the New Zealand vs Afghanistan match scheduled for?

The match between New Zealand and Afghanistan is set to take place on Saturday, June 08, 2024, at 5:00 AM (Jun 08).

2.Where will the New Zealand vs Afghanistan match be held?

The match will be held at Providence Stadium, located in Guyana.

3.What is the capacity of Providence Stadium, Guyana?

Providence Stadium has a capacity of 15,000 spectators.

4. How can I watch the New Zealand vs Afghanistan match?

The match will be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar and televised on the Star Sports Network.

5.What is the win probability for New Zealand and Afghanistan?

The win probability for New Zealand is 67%, while Afghanistan has a 33% chance of winning, according to predictions.

6.What are the predicted scores for the match?

If New Zealand bats first, they are expected to score between 180-200 runs, whereas if Afghanistan bats first, their predicted score ranges from 160-180 runs.

7. How is the pitch condition at Providence Stadium, Guyana?

The pitch at Providence Stadium, Guyana, typically offers a balanced platform for both batsmen and bowlers, with recent statistics indicating an average first innings score of 157 runs and an average of 7 wickets per match.

8.What are the recent match records at Providence Stadium, Guyana?

In the last 10 matches at Providence Stadium, Guyana, the highest score set was 226/7 by GUY against BBR on September 18, 2023. Additionally, GUY chased down 177/4 against TNT on September 17, 2023, while also successfully defending a score of 226/7 against BBR on the same day.

9.What is the current form of New Zealand and Afghanistan teams?

New Zealand's recent form in their last five matches has been LWWLA, while Afghanistan has a record of WAWWL in their last five matches.

10. How does the Group C T20 World Cup Points table look before the 14th match?

Before the 14th match, Afghanistan leads Group C with 2 points from 1 win, followed by WI and UGA with 2 points each from 1 win, and PNG with 0 points from 2 losses. New Zealand has yet to play a match and holds 0 points.