Today Match Predictions – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, England vs Afghanistan – 14th Match, Super 12 Group 1, Cricket Betting Tips and Playing XI prediction

england vs afghanistan

England will be taking on Afghanistan in the next match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held on Saturday. While Afghanistan has never made it beyond the second round of the tournament, England might want to win all the T20 World Cup since 2010.

ENG vs AFG Head-to-Head Matches Records

England and Afghanistan have played with each other in 2 games in the T20 format. England was able to win 2 matches, and Afghanistan won none. They will try to win today.

ENG vs AFG – T20 2022 venue & pitch report

The Perth Optus Stadium pitch has not seen many games in the last couple of years. That is because of the border restrictions due to Covid. Hence, a fresh wicket will be prepared for the match. 

It will have something for the pacers as there is good bounce available on this track. But it is quite flat, and batters may like playing this match. The outfield is very fast and will also assist the batters only.

 England and Afghanistan’s clash will take place on Saturday, October 22, with the match scheduled to start at 7:00 pm local time (10:00 pm AEDT / 3:30 pm AT / 12:00 pm BST). The match will be live-streamed on Star Sports & Disney+ Hotstar at 4:30 pm IST.

Average first & second innings score, highest total

Total matches: 2

Matches won batting first: 1

Matches won bowling first: 1

Average 1st Inns scores: 157

Average 2nd Inns scores; 154

ENG vs AFG both team performance on this ground T20

Jos Buttler, the England captain is a fantastic nick at the moment. Besides, he has other players who are excelling in what they do for now. They will be relying on him to do the damage. his bowlers are also bowling well and stand a good chance to win this World Cup. 

Afghanistan captain Nabi and vice-captain Najibullah Zadran were in very good form at last year’s World Cup in UAE and Oman.  While Zadran was able to top-score for his country with 172 throughout the tournament and Nabi averaged 63.50. 

England vs Afghanistan T20 Match Playing XI prediction

Both the teams may play their same playing eleven. However, it appears that England’s pacer Reece Topley is doubtful for the opening game against Afghanistan after twisting his ankle during practice. 


Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Darwish Rasooli, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Salim Safi, Usman Ghani.


Jos Buttler (C), Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

England vs Afghanistan T20 today match prediction

England looks poised to win this game. They are currently in fine form and all their players are playing stupendously. Sam Curran is in great touch, and they would be hoping for something special from him in this game. 

Afghanistan is not a team to be taken lightly. They have some very talented players, and it is just a matter of time before they click. We hope it is with England. All in all, you can expect a fantastic match tomorrow.


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