Afghanistan are all set to take on South Africa in the 9th warm up match ahead of T20 World Cup 2021. Afg vs SA 9th Warm up match will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 2, Abu Dhabi on 18th October 2021. You can check Who will win Afghanistan vs South Africa 9th Warm Up Today Match Prediction here on this page.
Afghanistan vs South Africa 9th Warm Up Today Match Prediction
After defeating Zimbabwe by 3-0 in the three match T20 series at UAE, Afghanistan are once again in Abu Dhabi to play the warm up match against South Africa. Whereas, South Africa defeated Sri Lanka in the T20 series by 3-0 last month in an overseas tour. Now, Afghanistan vs South Africa 9th Warm up match will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 2, Abu Dhabi on 18th October 2021.
Afghanistan are one of the rising cricket nation. After shorter format cricket for years, they are now a test playing nation. They will take on South Africa in their first warm up match. Star All rounder Mohammad Nami is captaining Afghanistan in this match. Given the pitch condition in UAE, Afghanistan have included some top quality spinners in their team squad, that will play the key role in this match.
South Africa have a very clean record against Afghanistan in the T20 format with 2 victories in two games. However, their top notch players like Fuf Du Plessis are not part of their team squad this year. Therefore, South Africa are going to play this world cup with young cricketers.
Temba Bavuma is captaining South Africa this year in T20 World Cup. He has a team of talented young cricketers to lead. It will be interesting to see how South Africa play their first T20 World Cup warm up match.
Today Match Prediction
Afghanistan will win this match. Though, they have not won a single match against South Africa in the T20 format so far, but they have the deadliest bowing attack in the world that can bring fruits for them in this match. Apart form it, Afghanistan batting line up is also full of power hitters like Shehzad Khan. Therefore, it is safe to say Afghanistan are ideal winners for this match.
On the other side, South Africa will be also counting on victory in this match. They have dominated Afghanistan in the T20 format previously and now the time has for them to repeat the history. All in all, this is going to be a thrilling T20 match for the cricket fans around the globe.
Here are the Match Details for Afghanistan vs South Africa 9th Warm Up in T20 World Cup 2021.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Warm up matches
|Match||9th Warm Up|
|Teams||Afghanistan vs South Africa|
Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 2, Abu Dhabi
10:00 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL
|Official Broadcast||Star Sports|
|Official Live Stream||Hot Star|
|Who will win Today Match Prediction?||Afghanistan are hot favorite to win this match. But, South Africa can also win this match with a good performance.|
Afghanistan Team Squad
|6||Mohammad Nabi ( Captain)||Bowling All-Rounder|
|7||Gulbadin Naib||Bowling All-Rounder|
|8||Sharafuddin Ashraf||Bowling All-Rounder|
|12||Mujeeb Ur Rahman||Bowler|
South Africa Team Squad
|1||Temba Bavuma (Captain)||Batsman|
|5||Rassie van der Dussen||Batsman|
|6||Wiaan Mulder||Bowling All-Rounder|
|7||Dwaine Pretorius||Bowling All-Rounder|
|8||Quinton de Kock||WK-Batsman|