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England, who got their campaign back on track with a big win over Bangladesh, are after a similar result against winless Afghanistan.

The Afghans showed plenty of promise with the bat against India on this ground. Such a performance is cause for confidence, but how they keep a powerful England batting lineup as quiet as possible will be the biggest challenge in what has been excellent batting conditions at Delhi so far in this World Cup.

For England, Dawid Malan’s form and Reece Topley’s inclusion gives ths team an added dimension. Malan can keep things ticking and enable the others to go big in equal measure, while Topley gives England the wicket-taking threat they sorely missed in their tournament opener against New Zealand.

So, Afghanistan have their work cut out. The talent is there, but they need their big guns to deliver large. In a World Cup that needs an upset, will this be the game that delivers it?

Match Details

  • Date: October 15, 2023.
  • Time: 2:00pm (India), 1:00pm (Afghanistan), 9:30am (England).
  • Location: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

ODI World Cup 2023 Match 13: ENG vs AFG Possible Playing XIs

Ben Stokes is set to play. He may come in for Liam Livingstone or Harry Brook.

England: 1. Dawid Malan, 2. Jonny Bairstow, 3. Joe Root, 4. Ben Stokes, 5. Jos Buttler (c & wk), 6. Harry Brook/Liam Livingstone, 7. Sam Curran, 8. Chris Woakes, 9. Adil Rashid, 10. Mark Wood, 11. Reece Topley

Afghanistan may stick with the same XI.

Afghanistan: 1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), 2. Ibrahim Zadran, 3. Rahmat Shah, 4. Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), 5. Azmatullah Omarzai, 6. Mohammad Nabi, 7. Najbullah Zadran, 8. Rashid Khan, 9. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 10. Naveen-ul-Haq, 11. Fazalhaq Farooqi

ENG vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Fantasy Tips

England:

  • Dawid Malan, who slammed 140 against Bangladesh, averages 63.15 in 23 ODIs. This includes 11 fifty-plus scores (five fifties, six hundreds).
  • Jonny Bairstow struck 90 (99) in the 2019 World Cup match against Afghanistan. He is a danger player on a good batting pitch.
  • Joe Root has struck two fifties in two matches in this World Cup. Also, Root hit 88 (82) against Afghanistan in the 2019 World Cup.
  • Watch out for Jos Buttler, especially if England bat first. In ODIs since the start of 2022, Buttler has struck 1,014 runs at an average of 56.33 and strike rate of 115.75.
  • Reece Topley took three powerplay wickets against Bangladesh. His height and ability to swing the ball makes him a threat early on.
  • Adil Rashid and Mark Wood picked up a wicket each in the Bangladesh game. Expect Rashid to find some spin at Delhi, while Wood can be a factor in the death overs especially.

Afghanistan:

  • Ibrahim Zadran is key for Afghanistan. Since the start of 2022, Zadran has hit 953 runs at an average of 52.94 and strike rate of 84.78.
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz has looked good so far in this World Cup without going on to make the big score (47 and 21). Getting through the initial powerplay will be key as he can cash in later.
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi top-scored for Afghanistan on this ground against India a few days ago. The skipper hit 80 off 88 balls. Shahidi also struck 76 against England in the 2019 World Cup.
  • Can Rashid Khan deliver a memorable spell? The classy legspinner has been below his best so far in this tournament, although he looked dangerous with the bat and started his spell well against India.

Other Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head: Matches 2, England 2, Afghanistan 0.
  • Eoin Morgan (148 off 71 balls) was the star when the two sides met in 2019. Rashid Khan conceded 110 in nine overs that day.
  • Ben Stokes recently hit 182 in an ODI against New Zealand.

Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi Pitch Report and Weather

Batting conditions have been outstanding at Delhi so far in this World Cup. South Africa hammered 428/5, followed by India chasing Afghanistan’s 272 with a mammoth 15 overs to spare.

Similar conditions are expected with a top of about 35 degrees.

ENG vs AFG Dream11 Fantasy Picks

Note: The below teams are not based on the final playing XIs. We may not be able to update these in time. Use the stats and commentary in this article, as well as your own instincts, to create your teams.

ENG vs AFG Ideal XI: Jos Buttler, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Dawid Malan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley

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England to win.

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