Match Details

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Only Test

 Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Afghanistan tour of Bangladesh

Thursday, 05th– 09th September 2019; 09:30 PM IST.

Pitch Report

The pitch will be dry with next to no grass on it. And it will be expected that the ball will get spin strongly from day 1. The team batting initially will have a gigantic bit of leeway. We could get an outcome regardless of whether an aggregate of three days play is conceivable.

Weather Forecast

The climate conjecture for the match is horrible and there is a ton of downpour anticipated on each and every day of the test.


Afghanistan is going to play its first-since forever test match against Bangladesh in a short visit comprising of only one warm-up game and one test game. It is marginally disillusioning that Bangladesh versus Afghanistan 2019 won’t be a piece of the World Test Championship. Yet it is cheering to see these different sides play a test against one another none the less.


Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Test Match 2019 will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram beginning the fifth of September 2019.

Bangladesh: Team News and Probable Line-Up

Although, Bangladesh won the souls of cricket fans far and wide with its exhibitions in the ICC World Cup 2019. However, it can’t be disregarded that the side completed eighth subsequent to everything was said and done.

Bangladesh is additionally ninth in the IC Test rankings at the present time, above just Afghanistan and Ireland. Bangladesh needs to start winning more test matches. And making its home conditions a fortress is the first step towards doing that.

Team News

Tamim Iqbal is not going to be a part of the Bangladesh squad for this test match. Soumya Sarkar and Shadman Islam are expected to open the batting in his absence. Shakib Al Hasan is an inventive captain and we could see some changes in the batting order or even team selection.

Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, and Abu Jayed could be the bowlers to make a place in the squad in this match. This will end up giving Bangladesh three genuine spinners (counting Shakib) and two fast bowlers.

Probable XI

Soumya Sarkar, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed and Abu Jayed.


Afghanistan: Team News and Probable Line-Up

Afghanistan’s cricketers appear to have been around for an extremely lengthy timespan. Yet they scarcely have any understanding of playing long-format cricket. This will be the third test match that Afghanistan going to play. It lost the first against India convincingly while it won its second one against Ireland effortlessly.

Bangladesh could present a few conditions that help the Afghan players. Thus they will be cheerful of setting up a decent appear in this match.

Team News

Rahmat Shah and Hashmutulah Shahidi are the players that we believe are equipped for making runs presently for Afghanistan. They have a generally excellent procedure and can play patiently. Javed Ahmedi is additionally going to be a significant player for Afghanistan in this configuration.

Afghanistan’s biggest strength is its bowling. If Bangladesh prepares a spin-friendly surface then Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, and maybe Zahir Khan could be a real threat. 

Probable XI

Ihsanullah Janat, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Yamin Ahmadzai, Qais Ahmed, Zahir Khan.

My Fantasy Team

Wicket Keeper- Mushfiqur Rahim

Batsman- Ihsanullah Janat, Ikram Ali Khil and Mominul Haque

All Rounder- Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Nabi and Rahmat Shah

Bowlers- Rashid Khan, Zahir Khan, Taskin Ahmed and Abu Jayed.

Captain/Vice-Captain choice for Fantasy Team

Rashid Khan- Rashid, the 20-year-old leg-spinner who will be leading Afghanistan in Tests for the first time. He had a fair amount of success against Bangladesh. In nine limited-overs games, he averages 15.05 with the ball against them.

Shakib Al Hasan- One of the best all-rounder world wide. He is in the best form of his life coming from the world cup. With the highest runs for the Tigers and taking wickets in important times. Shakib will be captaining the side and will play with responsibility.

Apne11 Prediction

The weather forecast has made things a bit complicated for Bangladesh. Otherwise they were clear favorites to win this game. The experience of playing and winning test matches is invaluable. And that is something Afghanistan just does not have right now. 

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