West Indies has already secured their spot in the semi-final of WT20 2016 tournament after clinching 3 wins in their first three matches in the Super 10 stage (Group 1). Now they will face against Afghanistan in their last group match of Super 10 stage on Sunday at Nagpur.
On the other hand, Afghanistan is already ruled out from this tournament after suffering defeats in their first 3 Super 10 stage matches. The West Indies match will be their last game in this tournament.
West Indies played well in this tournament as they won all the three matches in this WT20 and secured their place into semi-final. Team’s batting strength helped them a lot of in this tournament. The bowling is also looking much better despite the absence of Sunil Narine. In the addition, team’s confidence level is gradually growing up with every win.
On the other hand, despite lack of experience in the international cricket, Afghanistan has produced great performance with good spirit in this tournament. Though they lost all the matches in Super 10 stage, but it was also clearly showing that they were learning from their mistakes. Their improvements were founding in every match by match.
It will be the first meeting for both the team in T20I. West Indies is undoubtedly favourite for this match but Afghanistan surely could not give up the match easily. Its look like that both teams will not make many changes in their XI squad.
Afghanistan probable XI: Asghar Stanikzai (c), Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Shafiqullah, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Shapoor Zadran.
West Indies probable XI: Darren Sammy (c), Johnson Charles, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn.