Asia Cup 2022 – Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, match preview, predicted lineups

Ban vs Afg
Bangladesh start off their 2022 Asian Cup campaign with a game against Afghanistan

Bangladesh and Afghanistan clash against each other today in a an important Group B game as the tournament moves ahead. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Date & Time : 30th August 2022, 6:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Bangladesh are nowadays a quality side in world cricket and they can beat anyone on their day. They must use this to win the Asia Cup.

Bangladesh have named a strong squad for the tournament and they have the batsman and bowlers to get the job done. They will look to play quality cricket.

Captain Shakib Al Hasan and coach Russell Domingo will have to plan according to conditions as they need to get the opposition out and score par T20 scores.

On the other hand, Afghanistan showed their class in the first game of this Asia Cup as they defeated giants Sri Lanka by a huge 8-wicket margin. They need to continue playing this style.

The Afghan side are a good side with good bowling options as well as quality batsman.

Captain Nabi now knows the conditions well and they need to strategise in a way they are safely through.

As for the wicket, it will be good for batting with something for the bowlers as well especially spinners.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

Bangladesh XI : Naim, A. Haque (WK), S. Al Hasan (C), A. Hossain, Mahmudullah, Rahim, M. Hossain, Miraz, Saiffudin, N. Ahmed, Rahman.

Afghanistan XI : Gurbaz (WK), H. Zazai, I. Zadran, Janat, N. Zadran, Nabi (C), R. Khan, Omarzai, N-ul-Haq, M. Ur Rahman, Farooqi.


It’s a tough call to predict the outcome of this game given the prowess of both teams and a lot depends on the toss.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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