West Indies vs Afghanistan 40th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2024

The West Indies and Afghanistan, both at the top of the standings, are set to face off in the 40th match of the T20 World Cup 2024. This exciting game will take place at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia, on June 17, 2024, starting at 6:00 AM IST on June 18.

The West Indies, co-hosts and two-time champions, have been in top form this tournament, winning three consecutive matches. A win against Afghanistan would secure their position at the top of the group stage.

Afghanistan has also been impressive, notably defeating a strong New Zealand team by 84 runs. They, too, are on a three-match winning streak and have yet to lose in this T20 World Cup. They’ll be looking to continue their excellent performance and potentially finish at the top of the points table.

The pitch at Daren Sammy Stadium offers a good batting track which has a lot of runs in it. Any team with a quality batting line-up will be able to chase high targets here. Both pacers and spinners will be able to pick wickets but those will come at the cost of high economy. The average innings score will be around 175-180.

West Indies Predicted Playing 11
Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Roston Chase, Rovman Powell (c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie

Afghanistan Predicted Playing 11
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan (c), Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

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