AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 2nd T20I

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rashid Khan were the top performers in the 1st T20I, they must be included in your Dream11 fantasy teams and they can be made as captains and vice-captains respectively.

Match Details:

The 2nd of the 3 match T20I series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be played on 19th March at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

The match is scheduled to start at 2:00 PM local time and 3:30 PM IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.


Afghanistan will take on Zimbabwe in the 2nd of the 3 match T20I series on Friday. Afghanistan looked a completely professional unit in the 1st T20I and they beat Zimbabwe by 48 runs to go 1-0 up in the series. Young wicketkeeper batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz’s 87 runs from 45 balls set up the tone for Afghanistan initially with the bat and later Rashid Khan’s 3 fer and Karim Janat’s economic spell helped Afghanistan to take an early lead in the series.

With two matches still left in the series, Afghanistan are looking really strong at the moment and are likely to whitewash the inexperienced Zimbabwe side. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe didn’t have the answer for the complete team performance from the Afghanistan side, as they lost the match by 48 runs. They missed a trick by sending the opposition to bat first.

Their bowlers were all over the place and couldn’t control the run flow with the ball. They were going well with the required run-rate in the first 10 overs but not enough big hitters, in the end, cost the match for them. With not much time left in the series, they need to bounce back in the 2nd match to level the series 1-1.

AFG vs ZIM Weather Report for 2nd T20I:

It will be a sunny afternoon here in Abu Dhabi with the temperature ranging between 28 and 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be 44 percent. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Chasing 180 plus target is always a difficult task to achieve on this surface. The track might get slow down in the latter part of the match. Spinners will be really handy on this surface. Having said that, it’s still a good batting wicket where batters can score runs freely. Anything above 170 will be a good competitive score on this surface.

Average first innings score:

165(Last 5 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 3, Lost – 2, Tie 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

AFG vs ZIM Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Karim Janat, Asghar Afghan (c), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Naveen Ul Haq, Fareed Ahmad Malik


Ibrahim Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sharafuddin Ashraf


Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Tarisai Musakanda, Sean Williams (c), Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Wesley Madhevere, Donald Tiripano, Brandon Mavuta, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava


Milton Shumba, Prince Masvaure, Wellington Masakadza, Regis Chakabva, Faraz Akram, Kevin Kasuza, Victor Nyauchi

AFG vs ZIM Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Wicketkeeper Rahmanullah Gurbaz was undoubtedly the player of the match for his incredible batting show in the 1st T20I. He scored 87 runs from just 45 balls while opening the batting for Afghanistan and the knock comprised of 6 fours and 7 sixes.

Karim Janat impressed with his all-round performances in the 1st T20I scoring 26 runs at a strike rate of 118.18 and later bowled an excellent spell with the ball by picking up 2 wickets at an economy of 3.5.

Afghanistan skipper Asghar Afghan played a responsible innings in the 1st T20I coming at No.3. He batted really well for his 55 runs from 38 balls which includes 6 fours and 2 sixes.

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Rashid Khan is always among the wickets when he plays a match for any side. In the 1st T20I, he picked up 3 wickets at an economy of 7 and took his tally of wickets to 92 in the T20 Internationals.

Playing in his 3rd T20I Tinashe Kamunhukamwe was the highest scorer for Zimbabwe in the 1st match of the series, scoring 44 runs from 37 balls. Overall in his T20I career, he has scored 82 runs at an average of 27.33 with a strike rate of 122.39.

Zimbabwe skipper Sean Williams was set for a huge score, after hitting 2 fours and a six. But he was dismissed for 22 runs from 20 balls. In his T20I career, he has scored 904 runs in 43 matches at an average of 23.79 with a strike rate of 128.41 and even picked up 32 wickets at an economy of 7.32.

Sikandar Raza was looking well settled at the crease, after hitting 3 boundaries he got out for 22 runs from 14 balls and he is a decent bowler as well and has the ability to bowl with the new ball. He is a good pick for your Dream11 fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asghar Afghan, Sikandar Raza

Vice-Captain Options – Rashid Khan, Sean Williams, Mohammad Nabi

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (c)

Batters – Asghar Afghan, Tarisai Musakanda, Tinashe Kamunhukamwe

All-Rounders – Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams

Bowlers – Rashid Khan (vc), Fareed Ahmad Malik, Richard Ngarava

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AFG vs ZIM Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters – Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan (c), Wesley Madhevere

All-Rounders – Karim Janat, Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams (vc)

Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Blessing Muzarabani

Expert Advice:

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rashid Khan were the top performers in the 1st T20I, they must be included in your Dream11 fantasy teams and they can be made as captains and vice-captains respectively.

Today’s AFG vs ZIM Probable Winners:

Afghanistan are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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