Pakistan vs Afghanistan - Stats Preview (World Cup 2019: Match 36)

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 36): Pakistan vs Afghanistan – Stats Preview 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 36): Pakistan vs Afghanistan – Stats Preview

On Saturday (29th June), Pakistan and Afghanistan will face each other at Headingley (Leeds) in the match 36 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Both Pakistan and Afghanistan have played seven matches in this tournament. While Pakistan has won three matches (lost three matches and one had no result), Afghanistan has suffered defeats in all their seven matches of this tournament.

Before this upcoming match between the two Asian sides, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.

Venue stats (Headingley, Leeds)

Important ODI stats

Stats Overall Pakistan Afghanistan
Highest total 351/9 (50 overs) by England against Pakistan on 19th May 2019 297 (46.5 overs) against England on 19th May 2019
Lowest completed total 93 (36.2 overs) by England against Australia on 18th June 1975 151 (56 overs) against England on 16th June 1979
Highest score 152 by Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) against England on 1st July 2006 102* by Imran Khan against Sri Lanka on 16th June 1983
Best bowling 7/36 by Waqar Younis (Pakistan) against England on 17th June 2001 7/36 by Waqar Younis against England on 17th June 2001

 

Venue’s ODI history in the first and second batting

Overall

Stats Total 1st batting 2nd batting
Wins 39 16 23
Innings average* (Average run-rate)* 221.48 (4.62) 228.71 (4.46) 213.87 (4.80)

In last 10 completed ODIs

Stats Total 1st batting 2nd batting
Wins 10 6 4
Innings average* (Average run-rate)* 276.55 (5.68) 289.60 (5.79) 263.50 (5.56)

(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 Headingley (Leeds)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
Pakistan 9 4 5 0/0
Afghanistan -/-

 

Pakistan vs Afghanistan

Stats Total ODIs Pakistan Won Afghanistan Won Tied/No Result
Overall 3 3 0 0/0
At neutral venues 3 3 0 0/0
In England -/-
At Headingley (Leeds) -/-
In the World Cup -/-

 

Players’ stats

Pakistan

i) Wahab Riaz (32 wickets) is three wickets away to become the second most wicket-taker in Cricket World Cup history for Pakistan. Currently, he is only behind of Wasim Akram (55 wickets) and Imran Khan (34 wickets).

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Wahab Riaz (Image Credit: Twitter)

ii) Taking four more wickets, Mohammad Hafeez (246 wickets) will complete his 250 international wickets. While he has scored 12,128 international runs too, he will be the first Pakistan cricketer and fifth overall cricketer to score 12,000+ international runs as well as to take 250 international wickets.

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Mohammad Hafeez (Image Credit: Google)

iii) Hasan Ali (148 wickets) is two wickets away to complete his 150 international wickets.

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Hasan Ali (Image Credit: Twitter)

 

Afghanistan

i) Mohammad Nabi (2,681) needs to score 47 more runs to become the leading ODI run-scorer for Afghanistan. At present, he is only behind of Mohammad Shahzad who has scored 2,727 ODI runs.

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Mohammad Nabi (Image Credit: Google)

ii) Off-spinner Mohammad Nabi (198 wickets) is two wickets behind to complete his 200 international wickets. Only the leg-spinner Rashid Khan (211 wickets) has taken 200+ international wickets for Afghanistan.

iii) Samiullah Shinwari (45 wickets) is five wickets away to complete his 50 ODI wickets. After Mohammad Nabi (2,681 runs and 125 wickets) and Gulbadin Naib (1,004 runs and 59 wickets), Shinwari will be the third Afghanistan cricketer to score 1,000+ ODI runs as well as to take at least 50 ODI wickets. Shinwari has already scored 1,786 ODI runs.

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Samiullah Shinwari (Image Credit: Google)

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