England vs Afghanistan - Stats Preview (World Cup 2019: Match 24)

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 24): England vs Afghanistan – Stats Preview 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 24): England vs Afghanistan – Stats Preview
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On Tuesday (18th June), the host side England will face Afghanistan in the match 24 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at the Old Trafford (Manchester).

Both teams have played four matches in this tournament. In this tournament, England beat South Africa, Bangladesh and Windies while they lost against Pakistan.

On the other hand, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and South Africa claimed their victories against Afghanistan in this tournament as Afghanistan suffered four defeats in their first four matches of this tournament.

Ahead of this match 24 of the running Cricket World Cup, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.

Venue stats (Old Trafford, Manchester)

Important ODI stats

Stats Overall England Afghanistan
Highest total 336/5 (50 overs) by India against Pakistan on 16th June 2006 300/8 (50 overs) against Australia on 8th September 2015
Lowest completed total 45 (40.3 overs) by Canada against England on 13th June 1979 86 (32.4 overs) against Australia on 14th June 2001
Highest score 189* by Sir Viv Richards (West Indies) against England on 31st May 1984 142* by Bill Athey against New Zealand on 18th July 1986
Best bowling 5/14 by Glenn McGrath (Australia) against West Indies on 30th May 1999 5/29 by Chris Jordan against Sri Lanka on 28th May 2014

 

Venue’s ODI history in first and second batting

Overall

Stats Total 1st batting 2nd batting
Wins 46 19 27
Innings average* (Average run-rate)* 205.53 (4.38) 218.11 (4.38) 192.96 (4.38)

In last 10 completed ODIs

Stats Total 1st batting 2nd batting
Wins 10 4 6
Innings average* (Average run-rate)* 203.55 (5.21) 219 (5.31) 188.10 (5.09)

 (Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)

 

Teams stats

Teams’ ODI records at Old Trafford (Manchester)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
England 38 25 12 0/1
Afghanistan -/-

 

England vs Afghanistan

Stats Total ODIs England Won Afghanistan Won Tied/No Result
Overall 1 1 0 0/0
In England -/-
At Old Trafford (Manchester) -/-
In the World Cup 1 1 0 0/0

 

Players’ stats

England

i) Joe Root (13 catches) has taken the joint-most catches as an English non-wicketkeeper in Cricket World Cup history. Former England cricketer Paul Collingwood also took 13 catches in CWC. Root is one catch away to create a new record.

England, Afghanistan, Stats Preview
Joe Root

 

Afghanistan

i) Pacer Dawlat Zadran (148 wickets) needs to take two more wickets to complete his 150 international wickets. He will be the third Afghanistan bowler and first Afghanistan pacer to claim 150 or more international wickets.

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Dawlat Zadran

ii) Off-spinner Mohammad Nabi (195 wickets) is five wickets away to complete his 200 international wickets. After Rashid Khan (210 wickets), Nabi will be the second Afghanistan bowler to claim 200 international wickets.

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Mohammad Nabi

i) Taking five more wickets, Samiullah Shinwari (45 wickets) will complete his 50 ODI wickets. He has also scored 1,737 runs in ODI career. Shinwari will be the second Afghanistan cricketer to score 1,000+ runs and also to take at least 50 wickets in ODI career as Mohammad Nabi (2,620 ODI runs and 122 ODI wickets) was the first Afghanistan cricketer to achieve this feat.

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Samiullah Shinwari

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