BAN vs AFG Weather Report From Dharmashala: Will Rain Play Spoilsport?
The stage is set for this exciting match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Fans can look forward to an exciting game between these two determined teams.
The cricketing world is an explosion of excitement as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 gets underway at the beautiful HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala with an exciting match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
This game will be the stadium's first-ever ODI World Cup hosting match, and it should be an incredible display of ability and willpower.
This article explores the team dynamics, pitch conditions, weather forecast, and likely starting lineups for this eagerly awaited match.
Shakib Al Hasan's Bangladesh is up against a number of obstacles. They lost Tamim Iqbal to a back ailment, and Shakib also picked up a slight knock in the warm-up matches.
Bangladesh showed their strength in spite of these losses as they easily chased down a target of 263 against Sri Lanka. They lost by five wickets versus England, nevertheless, as they faced a challenge.
Afghanistan, led by Hasmatullah Shahidi, come into the competition having defeated Sri Lanka in their only warm-up match. The team has a variety of players that may alter the course of the match on their own, such as Rashid Khan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz.
ODI History at HPCA Stadium
Four One-Day Internationals have taken place at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, with teams typically emerging victorious when chasing.
The pitch helps the fast bowlers early on and gives the spinners something to work with in the middle overs. At this location, the first innings average is 214, which suggests a close game between bat and ball.
Dharamshala's weather is predicted to be perfect for cricket. The match will take place under a sunny sky with no danger of rain and temperatures that range from a comfortable 22°C in the evening to a maximum of 30°C throughout the day.
In this day match, neither team has to worry about the dew factor, so they can concentrate on their plans without being distracted by the weather.
Probable Playing XIs
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mohammad Naim, Anamul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Towhid Hridoy, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Afghanistan: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Saleem Safi