Afghanistan vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Streaming: Schedule, Time, Venue
Afghanistan have two of the top three all-rounders in the ICC’s ODI rankings in Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi. They likewise have a strong turn bowling attack — Rashid is additionally No 3 in the ODI bowler rankings — that should rapidly adapt to the relatively little boundaries in England in conditions that tend to favour swing bowlers. They had a spirit boosting triumph over West Indies to win the qualifying series for the 9th and 10th spots at the World Cup.
Absence of depth and experience at the highest level, especially in the batting lineup, and working under a new captain after Naib was shockingly picked as captain for the tournament to the expense of Asghar Afghan, who led the team into full membership status of the ICC, to their qualifying series win and their first test triumph.
Afghanistan’s just success at a World Cup to date was against Scotland at Dunedin four years back, however this time there’s so-called Associate part nations at the tournament and the Afghans are the least ranked of the 10 teams in the tournament.
Australia regained the World Cup title on home soil in 2015 and have the best win-loss ratio of any team at the quadrennial tournament. They have had expanding confidence coming into the tournament on an eight-game series of wins in the wake of revitalizing from 2-0 down for a 3-2 series win in India and clearing Pakistan 5-0.
They have a strong top order with Finch and Usman Khawaja discovering form and David Warner and Steve Smith coming back from their 12-month bans to restore a wealth of experience and depth to the batting. Mitchell Starc has come back from damage to add some X-factor to the pace attack and lend the in-form Pat Cummins a hand. Australia have changed spinning options with Adam Zampa and Nathan Lyon in the squad.
Nonetheless, they are coming off a turbulent period while previous captain Smith and vice-captain Warner were suspended for their roles in a ball-altering debate in a test match in South Africa. In the aftermath, Australia have a new mentor, new federation chairman and a new outlook on the game in the wake of experiencing a lengthy drought in the ODI format.
When will Afghanistan s Australia fixture happen?
The match between Afghanistan and Australia will happen on 1 June 2019.
Where will the match be played?
The Afghanistan vs Australia fixture will be played at the Bristol City Ground in Bristol.
What time does the match start?
The Afghanistan vs Australia fixture will start at 6 pm IST, with the toss to occur at 5.30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast ICC Cricket World Cup 2019?
The match will be broadcast on Star Sports Network in both standard as well as HD format.
How to watch Cricket World Cup fixtures in Afghanistan
People can watch the match on Radio Television Afghanistan in Afghanistan.
How to watch Cricket World Cup fixtures in Australia
Afghanistan Squad: Mohammad Shahzad(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib(c), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ali Zadran, Samiullah Shenwari, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan.
Australia Squad: Aaron Finch (capt), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.