Afghanistan will square off against New Zealand in the match no 13 of ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC), 2019. The match will take place at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton. Afghanistan has lost both their opening game while New Zealand has won their first two matches of ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019. Afghan side lost their last game against Sri Lanka, while Kiwis defeated Bangladesh in their previous match. Maenwhile, if you are looking for weather and pitch report for AFG vs NZ, then scroll down below. Afghanistan vs New Zealand Cricket Score 13th ODI Match.
It was raining heavily at Taunton yesterday, however as per the reports of accuweather.com there are no signs of heavy rainfall today, only a few shower is expected in the morning. The temperature will be plaesant at around 13 degree Celsius. Afghanistan vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: On-Song NZ Look for Hat-Trick of Wins Against AFG.
Weather at Taunton
Pitch Report: Since it has been raining here since past few days, the pitch will be slightly damp with green grass. This track will again help pacers and Afghan side might as well have to face the threat of Kiwi pacers like Matt Henry, Lockie Fergusson and Trent Boult.
Afghanistan (From): Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Ikram Ali khil(w), Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Samiullah Shinwari, Asghar Afghan, Noor Ali Zadran
New Zealand (From): Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tom Blundell, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi
Afghanistan and New Zealand faced each other in World Cup 2015, where Kiwis won the match by easily chasing down the target of 187 runs. Afghan team will play next against South Africa on June 15, while New Zealand will lock horns with India on June 13 in their match of CWC 2019.