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1st T20I of Afghanistan in UAE, 3 T20I Series, 2023/24 has the United Arab Emirates taking on Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on 29th December at 08:00 PM IST.

UAE vs AFG (United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan), 1st T20I - Match Information

Match: United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan, 1st T20I
Date: 29th December, 2023
Time: 08:00 PM IST
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

UAE vs AFG (United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan), 1st T20I Preview

In their last 4 games, Afghanistan have won 2 games and lost 2. In their last 5 games, United Arab Emirates have won 4 games and lost 1.

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd T20I of Afghanistan in UAE, 3 T20I Series, 2023 where Muhammad Waseem scored the highest fantasy points for the United Arab Emirates with 111 match fantasy points while Karim Janat topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Afghanistan with 88 match fantasy points.

UAE vs AFG, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 128 runs.

Weather Report for Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

The temperature will hover around 24°C and humidity is expected to be around 59%. Winds at a speed of 1.92 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

UAE vs AFG, Head-to-Head

In the 9 matches played between these 2 teams, United Arab Emirates do not have a good record against Afghanistan. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict the trend to continue. United Arab Emirates' batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Afghanistan.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Muhammad Waseem 3 18 3.6 1 0.2 6, 8, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 98 19.6 0 0 1, 56, 0, 0, 41 -
Khalid Shah 5 125 25 0 0 37, 4, 45, 36, 3 -
  1. Muhammad Waseem

    Muhammad Waseem is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 3 matches, Muhammad Waseem has scored 18 runs averaging 3.6 per match.

  2. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has scored 98 runs averaging 19.6 per match.

  3. Khalid Shah

    Khalid Shah is a wicket-keeper with an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 37, 4, 45, 36 and 3 runs averaging 25 per match.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Qais Ahmad 4 31 6.2 8 1.6 0, 31, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 2, 2, 2
Rashid Khan 4 4 0.8 4 0.8 0, 0, 2, 0, 2 3, 1, 0, 0, 0
Junaid Siddique 5 0 0 6 1.2 - 1, 2, 0, 1, 2
  1. Qais Ahmad Kamawal

    Qais Ahmad is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Qais Ahmad has an average of 72 match fantasy points in the last 5 games and a fantasy rating of 9.7. He bowls leg-break and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 2, 2 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  2. Rashid Khan Arman

    Rashid Khan is a bowler with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Rashid Khan is a leg-break googly bowler and in the recent 4 matches, he has taken 3, 1, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Muhammad Junaid Siddique

    Junaid Siddique is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.4. Junaid Siddique bowls right-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 1, 2, 0, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.2.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Nilansh Keswani 3 46 9.2 4 0.8 39, 0, 0, 7, 0 0, 1, 2, 0, 1
Gulbadin Naib 3 85 17 1 0.2 52, 0, 0, 26, 7 0, 0, 1, 0, 0
Ali Naseer 3 5 1 4 0.8 4, 0, 1, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 2
  1. Nilansh Keswani

    Nilansh Keswani can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 8 games and a fantasy rating of 8.8. Nilansh Keswani is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 3 matches, he has taken 0, 1, 2, 0 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Gulbadin Naib

    Gulbadin Naib is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Gulbadin Naib is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 85 runs at an average of 17 per match.

  3. Ali Aamer Naseer

    Ali Naseer is an all-rounder with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, Ali Naseer has scored 5 runs at an average of 1 per match.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Qais Ahmad 4 31 6.2 8 1.6 0, 31, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 2, 2, 2
Rashid Khan 4 4 0.8 4 0.8 0, 0, 2, 0, 2 3, 1, 0, 0, 0
Nilansh Keswani 3 46 9.2 4 0.8 39, 0, 0, 7, 0 0, 1, 2, 0, 1
Muhammad Waseem 3 18 3.6 1 0.2 6, 8, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Gulbadin Naib 3 85 17 1 0.2 52, 0, 0, 26, 7 0, 0, 1, 0, 0
  1. Qais Ahmad Kamawal

    Qais Ahmad is a bowler with an average of 72 match fantasy points in the last 5 games, a fantasy rating of 9.7 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a leg-break bowler and in the last 4 matches, this player has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  2. Rashid Khan Arman

    Rashid Khan is a bowler with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Rashid Khan bowls leg-break googly and in the recent 4 matches, he has taken 3, 1, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Nilansh Keswani

    Nilansh Keswani is an all-rounder with an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 3 matches, Nilansh Keswani has taken 0, 1, 2, 0 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  4. Muhammad Waseem

    Muhammad Waseem is a batter with an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 18 runs averaging 3.6 per match.

  5. Gulbadin Naib

    Gulbadin Naib is an all-rounder with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Gulbadin Naib is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 85 runs averaging 17 per match.

UAE vs AFG Squad Information

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Squad: Akif Raja, Vriitya Aravind, Junaid Siddique, Basil Hameed, Ali Naseer, Khalid Shah, Muhammad Waseem, Nilansh Keswani, Aayan Khan, Omid Rehman, Dhruv Parashar, Tanish Suri and Samal Udawaththa.

Afghanistan (AFG) Squad: Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Ishaq, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Yamin Ahmadzai, Rahmat Shah, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Zia ur Rehman, Fareed Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Hazratullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Ibrahim Zadran, Darwish Rasooli, Qais Ahmad, Bahir Shah, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Riaz Hassan, Abdul Rahman, Sediqullah Atal, Noor Ahmad, Bilal Sami, Mohammad Saleem and Ijaz Ahmadzai.

UAE vs AFG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batter: Hazratullah Zazai

All-Rounders: Ali Naseer, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib and Karim Janat

Bowlers: Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Nilansh Keswani, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Akif Raja

Captain: Gulbadin Naib

Vice-Captain: Karim Janat

Photo credit: Alamy

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