Afghanistan vs West Indies 2nd ODI Prediction & Betting Tips
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About The Match
West Indies notched up a comprehensive win the other day to go 1-0 up in the series and it’s time for the second ODI at the same venue in Lucknow. cricket prediction Afghanistan weren’t really at their best in the series opener, but after having played plenty of cricket in these conditions, Rashid and his boys will be looking forward to put up a better show today and level the series. Barring Rahmat Shah and Ikram Ali Khil, none of their batsmen could do much in their previous loss, so it’s time for the others to chip in with some useful contributions and put up a fight. Windies will be riding high on confidence having taken a lead, but can the men in maroon repeat their performance to seal the series? Or are the Afghan boys going to steal the show? We shall find that out soon. Toss and teams are not far away, stay tuned in for all the updates...
Afghanistan have had a torrid time in ODIs in 2019 racking up 14 losses in the 18 games they've played so far. cricket betting tips Their four wins this year came before the World Cup and they've now lost ten consecutive matches with the latest against West Indies in the first ODI. They now find themselves desperate to turn things around - not only to keep the series alive but also find a way out of the rut.
While the side will be looking at Rashid Khan to turn things around for them, the captain himself will be hoping the batting unit can bail him out. Rahmat Shah and Ikram Ali Khil struck half-centuries to give West Indies a challenge but their century stand was spectacularly thrown away by the other batsmen as they folded for a sub-par score. With wins not coming, it'll get increasingly hard for the management to stay patient.
Hazratullah Zazai's highest score in his last ten ODIs has been 34, while the experienced Javed Ahmadi has thrown away starts in two of his last three games. Afghanistan need the openers to fire and give the team a platform to build on. With Ibrahim Zadran in the squad, it won't be long before one of the openers is asked to make way unless they start producing results.
Despite the easy win for West Indies, Shimron Hetmyer's form will be a concern for the visitors. However, with Shai Hope and Roston Chase starting well in the series, West Indies can bank on them to nullify the Afghanistan spinners.betting tips Kieran Pollard's ODI captaincy debut went as planned, and a series win will certainly put the side on track as they try to build after a dismal World Cup campaign.
What: Afghanistan vs West Indies, 2nd ODI, 2pm IST
Where: Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
What to expect: Conditions have become much better but the pollution levels are still very severe. Overcast conditions are likely to welcome the teams and the dew factors shouldn't trouble the two sides.
Afghanistan: With openers struggling, Ibrahim Zadran could well be picked to make his ODI debut. However, the management isn't likely to chop and change a lot.
West Indies: After the win in the first game, it's unlikely the side will make any changes