The last Group stage match of the 2018 Asia Cup will be played between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 20. The result of this match won’t be having any effect on the qualifications from Group B as both the teams have already qualified for the Super Four with Sri Lanka going back home after losing their first two matches.
Bangladesh started off the 2018 Asia Cup on a positive note as Mushfiqur Rahim’s 144 helped them roll past Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening encounter of the tournament. Afghanistan, on the other hand, beat Sri Lanka by 91 runs in their first match in the tournament and with that win, they booked their place in Super Four.
Asia Cup 2018 Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
When will the Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match be played?
The Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan will be played on September 20, 2018.
Where will the Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match be played?
The Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
What time does the Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match begin?
The Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match will begin at 5 pm (IST).
Which TV channels will telecast the Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match?
The Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network.
How do I watch online live streaming of the Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match?
The Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan match live streaming will be available on Hotstar. You can also catch the live updates on livecricketworldcup.com
The Asian Cricket Council have already released the schedule for the Super Four with Bangladesh finishing as the group runners-up while Afghanistan will progress as the group winners irrespective of the result of the Bangladesh-Afghanistan game. This game is literally a dead rubber as they don’t have anything to play for and with the Super Four starting a day after this game, both these teams will be resting some of their key players to keep them fresh for the crucial games the next day.
Bangladesh will be without their star batsman Tamim Iqbal as he suffered an injury against Sri Lanka and is ruled out of the tournament. In his absence, Nazmul Hossain will play at the top of the order. Shakib-al-Hasan, who is nursing an injury, could also be rested for the clash along with Mushfiqur Rahim and fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman. Afghanistan might rest Rahmat Shah, who injured himself while fielding in the previous match and bring in Samiullah Shenwari in his place.
Asia Cup 2018 Bangladesh Last 11 Player List
Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Rubel Hossain, Abu Hider Rony.
Asia Cup 2018 Afghanistan Last 11 Player List
Mohammad Shahzad, Ihsanullah Janat, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Asia Cup 2018 Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Prediction
With nothing to play for, both the teams will be looking to preserve energy for the Super Four game the next day. It will be safe to put your money on Afghanistan as they have got the better of Bangladesh in the recent times.