After the fifth qualifier between Scotland and Zimbabwe, its time to witness other Group B qualifier match of World T20 2016 between Hong Kong Vs Afghanistan. The match will be played on 10 March at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, India. Both the team has recently faced qualifier match for Asia Cup 2016 in which Afghanistan beat Hong Kong by 66 runs.
Hong Kong did not start well in the tournament and lost their first match to Zimbabwe. But if the team want to go to next round they have to make a fresh start. They need to learn lessons from their first match and do improvements in both batting and bowling department.
Afghanistan started the World T20 2016 with a win against Scotland and if the team want to enter Super 10 stage they need to continue their winning streak against Hong Kong also. The last year was great for the team in terms of performance in T20, Afghanistan has played 13 T20 out of which they won 11 matches. The team is looking confident and are favorite between the two. Here are the teams for Hong Kong vs Afghanistan Match
Afghanistan Squad: Asghar Stanikzai (C), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Sadiq, Shafiqullah, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Hamid Hassan.
Hong Kong Squad: Tanwir Afzal (C), Mark Chapman, Haseeb Amjad, Nadeem Ahmed, James Atkinson (wk), Tanwir Ahmed, Ryan Campbell, Waqas Barkat, Babar Hayat, Christopher Carter, Aizaz Khan, Nizakat Khan, Anshuman Rath, Waqas Khan, Kinchit Shah.
Qualifier Match 6: HK vs AFG
Date and Time : 10 March 2016, 7:30 pm IST
Venue : Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, India
Tournament : T20 World Cup 2016
Toss: Hong Kong Won the Toss Choose To Bat.
Man Of The Match: Mohammad Nabi
Hong Kong: 116/6 in 20 Overs
Afghanistan: 119/4 in 18 Overs
Match Result: Afghanistan Won by 6 Wickets