Match Details

Date: June 23, 2024 (Sunday)
Time: 6:00 AM IST
Venue: Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St Vincent
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Afghanistan will play against former T20 World Cup champions, Australia in the Super 8 Group 1 match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Arnos Vale Ground in Kingstown, St Vincent. However, Australia are yet to beaten in the T20 World Cup 2024, a win against Afghanistan for them will get them a step ahead in the tournament. The Mitchell Marsh-led side earlier in their opening Super 8 match, defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs via DLS method. On the other hand, Afghanistan, who had a good group stage, were handed a defeat against inaugural champions, Team India in their opening Super 8 match at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. 

Pitch Report

In only five T20I internationals played at the Arno Vale Ground in Kingstown, the spin bowlers were the prime wicket-takers, while the batters and fast bowlers did have their say. With that, the average first innings of 133 at this venue. Moreover, with the batting strength in the Aussie lineup and the spin bowling attack in the Afghanistan side, it will be an exciting clash.

Team Analysis


After Afghanistan came out victories against Uganda, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in the group stage, they were drubbed by the West Indies sides in the last group stage match of the tournament. However, in their last match against India, they lost their opening Super 8 match against India at the Kensington Oval and will eye for a win with their spin attack being their strength. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq, and captain Rashid Khan have been the top performers thus far in the tournament.

Afghanistan squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Rashid Khan (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Ishaq, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Nangyal Kharoti, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad Malik


Marcus Stoinis has come out to be the pick for the former T20 World Cup champions, along with decent contributions from all the other batters. On the bowling side of things, Adam Zampa has been the consistent wicket-taker for Australia in the tournament, with the likes of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and others also coming good at times. 

Australia squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Match Prediction

t20wc 2024 super 8 afg vs aus match prediction


Afghanistan and Australia are expected to play a humdinger at the Arnos Vale Stadium with one side boasting of their spin-attack in the spin friendly conditions while the other coming out good with the batting prowess they possess. But in the upcoming match, the Aussies are likely to come out as the favourites. 

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