The First Edition of Afghanistan Premier League has come to an end, now three more matches 2 semifinals and 1 grand finale. Today is the first semi final and the match is between Balkh Legends vs Nangarhar Leopards, where Balkh.
Head to Head
Earlier both teams have confronted each other two times and this is the third time when Balkh and Nangarhar will face off each other. In the first face-off, Balkh turned out as the winner by 25 runs, while in the second game Leopards defeated Legends by 6 wickets. So, both the teams have a good estimate of each other potential and weakness and definitely, this time both the captains will come on the ground with all their homework done.
Captain Mohammad Nabi has good caliber for captaincy and he coordinated his team players very well and won six out of their eight league matches, and are at the top. Team have Chris Gayle who is back in the form and he hitted 73 runs in just 22 balls while chasing a target of 142. Apart of Gayle. They have Colin Munro, Ryan ten Doeschate, and Mohammad Nabi in batting department. Legends call for a standout amongst the most flexible rocking the bowling alley lineups in the competition. Mirwais Ashraf and Gulbadin Naib have been the pick of their bowlers.
Probable Playing XI for Balkh Legends: Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Darwish Rasooli, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Nabi (C), Ikram Ali Khil (WK), Gulbadin Naib, Mirwais Ashraf, Qais Ahmad and Aftab Alam.
Team has just managed somehow to reach in semi finals and have had a bit of inconsistency in APL 2018. Leopards have won won three out of their eight matches, and are at the fourth position in the tournament. Nangarhar Leopards have had a perfect batting lineup with some T20 experts in their squad. Notwithstanding that reality, Leopards have been not able fire reliably with the bat. They have confronted both the highs and the lows reliably which has been the purpose behind their conflicting batting.
Knocking down some pins hasn’t been any unique. In any case, they have performed significantly well with the ball. With any semblance of Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ben Cutting and Zahir Khan, Nangarhar Leopards have completed a reasonable activity in their knocking down some pins office. In any case, they should expand upon consistency levels. Along these lines, with potential batting and playing lineup, Nangarhar Leopards will hope to overlook their exhibitions from the past with an eye on the last’s introduction to the world.
Probable Playing XI for Nangarhar Leopards: Andre Fletcher, Anton Devcich, Johnson Charles, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Shafiqullah Shafiq (WK), Ben Cutting (C), Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Zahir Khan and Fazal Niazai.
Betting Tips Balkh Legends vs Nangarhar Leopards
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