Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I [ Match Preview & Prediction ]

1st T20, Afghanistan v Bangladesh in India

AFGH vs BAN Prediction

Dehradun, June 3 at 08:00 PM IST


Resurgent Afghanistan locks horns with Bangladesh in the first match of the three-match T20 series on Sunday, ahead of their historic Test debut against India in two weeks’ time.


There is a stark difference between the two teams when it comes to experience, although Afghanistan is on the lead when it comes to ICC T20 Team Rankings. It is a battle of the equals but is seen as Afghanistan’s series to lose. Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan went on to say “Afghanistan are favorites” in the series.


Prior to this, the two teams have met only once in the shortest format. In that challenge of  World T20 four years ago, Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by nine wickets.


Read on for AFGH vs BAN Dream11 Team News and AFGH vs BAN playing11.


AFGH vs BAN Team News

  • Afghanistan has announced a 16-man squad for the T20 series, led by Asghar Stanikzai.


  • Mustafizur Rahman is ruled out of the series with an injury. Abul Hasan has been named the replacement.

 AFGH vs BAN Playing 11

Speaking of AFGH vs BAN Playing 11, here’s how the two sides may line-up.


Afghanistan Playing 11:


Wicket-keeper: Mohammad Shahzad


Batsmen: Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran


All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi


Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman



Bangladesh Playing 11:


Wicket-keeper: Mushfiqur Rahim


Batsmen: Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das,


All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan


Bowlers: Mehedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain


AFGH vs BAN Squads



Asghar Stanikzai (c), Aftab Alam, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Usman Ghani, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Darwish Rasooli, Shafiqullah, Mohammad Shahzad(wk), Samiullah Shenwari, Najeeb Taraki, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Shapoor Zadran




Shakib Al Hasan (c), Liton Das, Ariful Haque, Abul Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Abu Hider, Rubel Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Tamim Iqbal, Nazmul Islam, Abu Jayed, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar


AFGH vs BAN Key Players



Asghar Stanikzai, Mohammad Shahzad, Rashid Khan, Mujeed Zadran and Mohammad Nabi are the key players for the Afghanistan side.




Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Rubel Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah are all capable of making an impact on the game.



Note: This AFGH vs BAN Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis AFGH vs BAN team news.
  • Pick either of the wicket-keeper – Rahim or Shahzad
  • The best batsmen options would be Tamim, Mahmudullah, Najibullah, and Stanikzai.
  • In all-rounders, you can choose between Shakib and Nabi or both.
  • In bowlers, you can go for Rashid, Rubel, and Mujeeb.

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