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Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report – Who Will Win?

Afghanistan vs Uganda T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report – Who Will Win?

Get the latest insights on the Afghanistan vs UgandaT20 World Cup clash: Discover head-to-head stats, team news, pitch and weather conditions. Predicted XIs and key players to watch out for in today’s game

The stage is set at the Providence Stadium in Guyana as Afghanistan takes on Uganda in Match 5 of the T20 World Cup 2024 on June 4 (Tuesday). The upcoming clash will begin at 6:00 a.m. IST. Afghanistan will ride high on confidence after their dominant performance in the last warmup match against. Uganda, on the other hand, will be creating history, playing their first-ever World Cup fixture. If the Rashid Khan’s Afghanistan clinches two points, it will add pressure on New Zealand, a team favorites to qualify for the next stage alongside the likes of co-hosts West Indies and the Afghans.

AFG vs UGA Head-to-Head

There is no prior head-to-head record between Afghanistan and Uganda in T20 Internationals. This match will be the first meeting, making it even more exciting for fans.

AFG vs UGA Team News

Afghanistan might consider bringing in fresh legs after their previous match, while Uganda will be looking to address any weaknesses exposed in their last encounter. Key matchups to watch include Afghanistan’s spin attack, led by Rashid Khan, against Uganda’s aggressive top order featuring Simon Ssesazi.

AFG vs UGA Pitch Report

The Providence Stadium in Guyana offers a sluggish wicket, favoring spinners and new ball bowlers. This could be a tricky chase for either team, as seen in the previous match where West Indies struggled against a low score. Spinners from both sides will be licking their lips as the average first-innings score here is only 128.

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AFG vs UGA Weather Report

The forecast for Guyana is mostly cloudy with a moderate chances of rain. As per weather.com, there are almost 20% chances of precipitation during match hours. However, rain might play spoilsport in the second innings. The temperature is going to hover between 28 degree Celsius to 29, with average humidity going till upwards of 80 percent.

AFG vs UGA Predicted XI

Afghanistan Predicted XI

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Gulbadin Naib, Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Ishaq, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan (c), Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad

T20 globe-totterer Rashid Khan is expected to rule the roost and dance the Uganda team batter’s on his tunes. On the batting front, Rahmanullah Gurbaz will play in his usual attacking way.

Uganda Predicted XI

Simon Ssesazi, Roger Mukasa, Robinson Obuya, Alpesh Ramjani, Riazat Ali Shah, Dinesh Nakrani, Brian Masaba (c), Fred Achelam (wk), Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo, Cosmas Kyewuta

For what will be a somewhat unkown Uganda side for many, their strength lies in their bowling. Henry Ssenyondo, their highest wicket-taker in T20Is with 94 wickets is a classical left-arm spinner, who could utilise the conditions in Guyana.

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