Scotland vs Afghanistan Match Prediction & Tips 2024

Scotland vs Afghanistan Match Prediction & Betting Tips, T20 World Cup Warm Up 2024

Scotland and Afghanistan will go head to head in the 14th warm up match of the T20 World Cup 2024. The match is set to take place at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad on 31st May, starting at 8:00 PM IST.

Both the teams will be playing their second warm-up and both of the previous matches ended in no-result. Scotland will be led by Richie Berrington and star spin bowler Rashid Khan will captain the Afghanistan side. Scotland was able to display their brilliant bowling attack against Uganda before rain disrupted the game.

Take a look at the detailed predictions of the 14th warm up match between Scotland and Afghanistan.

SCO vs AFG, Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad Pitch Report

In the last game at this venue, we saw 250+ score by West Indies which shows there is some good assistance for the batters. We can expect plenty of runs in the next match as well. In bowling, both pacers and spinners are able to pick wickets but at the cost of high economy. The average innings score is around 180 and the toss winner is likely to bat first.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Scotland vs Afghanistan, T20 World Cup Warm Up Match 2024

Scotland Team News & Playing 11

SCO Team News

Scotland will try to go with the same combinations that they used in the T20I series against UAE in March 2024. No injuries or replacements are reported so far.

SCO Team Batting

The top batters from Scotland will be George Munsey and Richie Berrington. Munsey has accumulated 1882 runs in 66 T20Is and he was the highest run scorer of the T20I series against UAE where he scored 122 runs in 3 matches. Berrington has scored more than 2000 runs in T20Is at a strike rate of 132.

SCO Team Bowling

In bowling, the top players will be Jack Jarvis and Bradley Currie. Jarvis is a 21-year-old pacer who has picked 7 wickets in 3 matches at an average of 9.71. He was the highest wicket taker in the UAE T20I series with 7 wickets in 3 matches. Currie is a left-arm pacer who has taken 19 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of just 4.95.

SCO Team Form

Scotland won the 3-match T20I series against UAE by 2-1 and they will feel confident from that win. In the first warm up match they displayed clinical bowling performance and could have won by 9 or 10 wickets.

Scotland Predicted Playing 11

George Munsey, Ollie Hairs, Michael Jones, Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Christopher Sole, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Currie, Brad Wheal, Mark Adair, Jack Jarvis, Charlie Tear, Brandon McMullen

Afghanistan Team News & Playing 11

AFG Team News

Afghanistan’s team is equipped with highly talented batters and bowlers and they will try the same combinations again that they were trying in the first match. The squad is fit and no injuries are reported.

AFG Team Batting

Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be the top batters in the Afghanistan lineup. In 36 T20Is, Zadran has scored 874 runs with a strike rate of 100+. Gurbaz is returning after a good IPL 2024 outing in the knockouts. Gurbaz has scored 1376 runs at a strong strike rate of 138.01 in 55 Twenty20 Internationals.

AFG Team Bowling

In bowling, the top players will be Naveen-ul-Haq and Rashid Khan. Rashid has taken 138 wickets in 85 T20Is at an average of 14.1. Naveen took 46 wickets in 37 T20I matches and he looked in confident form in the first warm up where he picked a wicket.

AFG Team Form

Afghanistan will feel confident after restricting Oman to 154 in the first match. Before the T20 World Cup, they also won a T20I series against Ireland.

Afghanistan Predicted Playing 11

Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Mohammad Ishaq (wk), Mohammad Nabi, Nangeyalia Kharote, Noor Ahmad, Rashid Khan (c), Naveen-ul-Haq, Fareed Ahmad Malik

šŸ† Scotland vs Afghanistan Prediction

Scotland and Afghanistan have played 7 T20Is against each other and Afghanistan has the dominance without any loss against Scotland. Afghanistan has a top quality squad once again and we anticipate them to win another game against Scotland.

Afghanistan to beatĀ Scotland

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