Afghanistan vs Scotland T20 World Cup Match Prediction

  • Oct 25, 2021
  • 19:30 IST / 14:00 GMT
  • Sharjah Cricket Stadium - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2021-10-25 19:30 Match starts in -3368679 secs
Afghanistan AFG Afghanistan
Scotland SCO Scotland
190/4 (20.0)
60 (10.2)
Afghanistan win by 130 runs
Betting Tips
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz is an exciting young keeper-batsman at the top of the order for Afghanistan. He has three half-centuries in IT20s and is our tip for Afghanistan’s highest run scorer in this match. With the ball, Rashid Khan is one of the most talented spinners in world cricket. He is our recommendation for Afghanistan’s top wicket taker against Scotland.
  • Richard Berrington has impressed in the last two games of the 2021 T20 World Cup with scores of 70 and 31*. The experienced Scotsman is a strong choice for Scotland’s highest run scorer against Afghanistan. Josh Davey was extremely successful in Round 1, taking 8 wickets. He is well worth backing as Scotland’s top wicket taker in this game.
  • There are good players in both teams but Rashid Khan is one of the few world class players. He is our prediction for the Player of The Match Award.

AFG vs SCO
Chance of Winning

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Our Prediction

Afghanistan are favourites to win

Afghanistan vs Scotland Match Prediction & Betting Tips, T20 World Cup 2021

Afghanistan and Scotland meet in the Super 12 stage in the 2021 T20 World Cup on Monday evening in Sharjah. Afghanistan had their most successful T20 World Cup in India in 2016 when they reached the Super 10 stage. For Scotland, this will be their first appearance in the second round of a World Cup. Read on as we preview this game. The match begins at 18:00 local time.

Afghanistan have progressed as a side, particularly in white ball cricket, since the last T20 World Cup. This will be their first appearance in the second round without having to qualify through the first phase.

Scotland have plenty of momentum after winning all three of their games in Group B. Although they will be underdogs, they will come into this game with a great deal of confidence.

AFG vs SCO T20 Match Live Streaming

TV channels: Star Sports will show the game in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Scotland. Sky Cricket in the UK and Willow TV in the USA will broadcast the match. Foxtel and Kayo will show the match in Australia.

Live Streaming:Fans in Afghanistan can stream the match on Disney+ Hotstar.

AFG vs SCO Match Toss Prediction

Scotland won the toss on one occasion in the first round and chose to bat. However, we expect both captains to insert the opposition in this game

AFG vs SCO Match Pitch Report

The pitch in Sharjah continues to assist the spin bowlers in particular. The surface is slow, keeps low and tough work for the batters

Weather Report

The game will begin with a temperature of 31 degrees under cloudless skies in Sharjah.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Afghanistan vs Scotland, T20 World Cup 2021

AFG vs SCO Prediction

Afghanistan Team News & Playing 11

AFG Team News

After reaching the second round in a T20 World Cup for the first time in 2016, there are high expectations on this exciting mix of experienced middle order batters and young players elsewhere. There have been no reports of injuries or illness within the squad.

AFG Key Players

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz- the young opening batter will be very aggressive at the top of the order and will look to take the fight to the Scotland bowlers.
  • Rashid Khan- the vastly experienced leg-spinner is still only 23 years old but already has 269 international wickets across all three formats.
  • Naveen-ul-Haq- the young pace bowler enjoyed a very successful season in the T20 Blast. Although his side Leicestershire did not make the knockout stage he still finished with the most wickets.

AFG Team Form

Afghanistan have looked very strong in their warm-up games and have won their last three IT20 matches.

Afghanistan Predicted Playing 11

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Usman Ghani, Najbullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Asghar Afghan, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq

Scotland Team News & Playing 11

SCO Team News

Scotland’s first two games in the Super 12 stage are against Afghanistan and Namibia, arguably their two weakest opponents in the group. With a squad reporting no injuries from the first round and riding high in confidence, they will be able to select their best XI for this match.

SCO Key Players

  • Richard Berrington- the experienced batter has scored a combined 101 runs over the last two games. He hit 3 sixes in his 31 not out against Oman.
  • Chris Greaves- the leg spinner began the tournament with a crucial 45 and 2-19 against Bangladesh. He will enjoy the bowling conditions in Sharjah.
  • Josh Davey- the pitch in Sharjah may suit some of the other slower bowlers more but expect Davey to produce some variations and continue his good form in the competition

SCO Team Form

After opening up their tournament with a shock win over Bangladesh, Scotland made light work of PNG and Oman. They have won four of their last five IT20 matches.

Scotland Predicted Playing 11

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Richard Berrington, Calum Macleod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal

AFG vs SCO Team Form in Last Five Matches

AFG : W W W L W

SCO : W W W L W

Afghanistan vs Scotland Head to Head

Scotland are still looking for their first victory over Afghanistan in IT20 cricket.

AFG vs SCO Head to Head Stats in T20

Matches Played AFG Won SCO Won Tie No Result
6 6 0 0 0

Afghanistan vs Scotland Betting Odds

Afghanistan come into this game looking to inflict their seventh successive win over Scotland 

Who will win Afghanistan vs Scotland T20 Match?

There are some established and well known names in the Afghanistan batting line-up but Scotland’s batters have been delivering in the tournament so far.

Odds to Win The Match

Team Name10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Afghanistan1.291.281.291.28
Scotland3.503.753.743.75

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Afghanistan vs Scotland Top Team Batsmen

Rahmaullah Gurbaz, Hazratulllah Zazai and Usman Ghani are our tips with the bat for Afghanistan. There are high expectations for Gurbaz and this could be the tournament to really announce himself.

Our recommendations with the bat for Scotland are George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer and Richard Berrington. Th openers have been solid but Berrington has been the real star batter so far.

Odds for Top Team Batsmen

Top Team Batsman10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG)4.104.003.743.75
Hazratullah Zazai (AFG)3.653.603.743.75
Usman Ghani (AFG)4.704.505.005.00
George Munsey (SCO)3.903.753.743.75
Kyle Coetzer (SCO)3.503.504.004.00
Richard Berrington (SCO)4.104.005.005.00

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Afghanistan vs Scotland Top Team Bowlers

We are backing Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman and Naveen ul-Haq with the ball for Afghanistan. Rashid Khan causes problems for batting line-ups irrespective of the format.

For Scotland, we are backing Josh Davey, Brad Wheal and Chris Greaves. Davey has been a very consistent performer in the competition so far but Greaves may flourish in Sharjah.

Odds for Top Team Bowlers

Top Team Bowlers10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Rashid Khan (AFG)3.053.002.202.20
Mujeeb ur Rahman (AFG)4.104.003.743.75
Naveen ul-Haq (AFG)4.204.255.005.00
Josh Davey (SCO)3.954.004.004.00
Brad Wheal (SCO)4.304.334.324.33
Chris Greaves (SCO)5.305.004.504.50

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Afghanistan vs Scotland Prediction

This should be a really interesting and entertaining game with Afghanistan, forever the underdogs in World Cups, now the favourites in a second round match. We expect Scotland to put in a very strong performance but ultimately we are predicting a win for Afghanistan.

Final Verdict

Afghanistan are favourites to beat Scotland at odds of 1.28

AFG vs SCO Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket-keeper

    Matthew Cross (8.5) and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (8.5) will be our wicket-keepers. Both are talented keepers with Gurbaz the stronger batter.

  • Batsmen

    George Munsey (9.5), Najibullah Zadran (9) and Hazratullah Zazai (9) are our batsmen. Munsey is yet to set the tournament alight but certainly is a flair batsman.

  • All-rounders

     Richard Berrington (9.5), Mohammad Nabi (9.5) and Chris Greaves (9) will be our all-rounders. Berrington has been Scotland’s top batter so far in the competition.

  • Bowlers

    Rashid Khan (9.5), Josh Davey (8.5) and Mujeeb ur Rahman (8.5) are our bowlers. Khan is one of the finest T20 bowlers in the world.

  • Captain/Vice-captain

    Rashid Khan will be captain, Mohammad Nabi his deputy

AFG vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:George Munsey, Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai

  • All Rounder:Richard Berrington, Mohammad Nabi(vc), Chris Greaves

  • Wicket Keeper:Matthew Cross, Rahmanullah Gurbaz

  • Bowler:Rashid Khan(c), Josh Davey, Mujeeb ur-Rahman

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