ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview, Prediction – Live Score Updates, Live Score Board, Team News, Squad, Date, Pitch, Time

Afghanistan will take on West Indies on 27 March 2016, on Sunday at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. West Indies won last 3 matches so far in World T20 and wants to maintain their 100% records ahead of the semi finals stage. The opposition team, Afghanistan, have not won a single match so far in the world cup 2016. So might be an extreme game for them. The match does not hold any significance, but with two teams whom the neutral fans would love to do seeing well, taking on each other, we could be in for a good contest in the first match of Sunday’s doubleheader. Have a look at Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview, Prediction, Live Score, Full Match Score Board and complete match details.

Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview and Prediction

Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview and Prediction

Toss prediction is in favor of West Indies skipper Darren Sammy and as usual he will pick up the decision of bowling first and dismiss AFG earlier in the match at reasonable scores but in case Afghanistan wins toss they are going to shoe the same planning of bowling first. This was all about Afghanistan vs West Indies toss prediction now we will discuss about Afghanistan vs West Indies Preview. By reviewing the history of the both teams it is clear that West Indies will keep their winning habit ahead and it might be happen that again Afghanistan losses the match. There are very high chances of winning of the team West Indies in the upcoming match Afghanistan vs West Indies T20 World Cup.

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Team News

West Indies

The Darren Sammy-led side has captivated the Indian fans with their free-spirited performances they usually have improved their reputation as T20 big guns with victories over their biggest rivals in Group 1 – England, Sri Lanka and South Africa. While they had to sweat it out against the latter, they were convincing winners against the other two and will begin as overwhelming favorites against Afghanistan.

The T20 specialists in the side have stood up and made on their own accountable for their performances with both of them bat and ball, best exemplified by Chris Gayle’s all-round heroics. They have a well-settled unit with plenty of match-winners in the squad who are able to win matches single-handedly for their side.

Senior statesmen like Gayle and Marlon Samuels, as well as the youngsters like Johnson Charles and Carlos Brathwaite, have done their bit and will be hoping to carry forward their fine form into the latter stages of the tournament as well.


The Asian minnows have been wonderful up to now, giving the major ICC nations beyond a little scare. There has been a good amount of moments in which looked like Afghanistan could stage a big upset, most considerably against England, but deficiencies in experience at the large phase happens to be clearly evident in their approach.
Things will only turn up though as they play more and more against better opposition and with the talismanic Mohammad Nabi still very much their leader, they do have a shiny future. The skipper Asghar Stanikzai will undoubtedly be thrilled at how well his side has fared in the competition, earning plenty of plaudits along the way, however he will probably be looking to sign off on a winning note.

Afghanistan vs West Indies T20 Squad

West Indies

Johnson Charles, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Sammy (c), Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn.


Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Shafiqullah, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Shapoor Zadran

Pitch preview

West Indies defeated South Africa at the very same venue a few days back to seal their spot in the semi-finals and once again, the ball is expected to grip and turn with another low-scoring contest in the offering. The batsmen will be well advised to take their time and play on the surface according to the merit of the ball.

Afghanistan vs West Indies Today Match Details

Match Afghanistan vs West Indies
Date 27 March 2016, Sunday
Time 03:00 (IST)
Venue Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
Online Stream www.starsports.com, Hotstar app
TV Channels Star Sports 1, HD1 (English) and 3, HD3 (Hindi)



Suresh Choudhary

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