Match Details

  • Date: June 18, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 AM IST
  • Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
  • Live Ball-By-Ball Commentary: SportsTiger App

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Preview

West Indies will go up against Afghanistan in the Group B match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia. Notably, West Indies and Afghanistan have already made it through to the Super 8 stage of the tournament after getting the better of New Zealand, the other fancied team in the group. While this upcoming contest in the T20 World Cup 2024 won’t have a bearing on Super 8 groups, it will be important for both these teams to win, to keep the spirits high in the dressing room.

Toss Prediction

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In their last three matches in the T20 World Cup 2024, the West Indies captain, Rovman Powell has got two tosses right, while his counterpart from Afghanistan, Rashid Khan, has done it only once, That’s why, West Indies will have a better chance to get the toss right in their upcoming match against Afghanistan.

Win Possibility

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Roston Chase and Sherfane Rutherford have made critical contributions with the bat in tricky situations for the West Indies, helping them get over the line in two close matches in the T20 World Cup 2024. The bowling has been the stronger suit for West Indies in the tournament, with the likes of Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, and Gudakesh Motie making the play for them with regular wickets.

The top performers for Afghanistan in their three clinical wins in the T20 World Cup 2024 have been Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq, and the captain Rashid Khan. The consistent performances from Afghanistan have put them in the conversation of being the genuine contenders to potentially win the coveted ICC trophy for the first time.

But still, in front of their home fans, West Indies will be fancying their chances of defeating Afghanistan in their final Group C match in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Predicted powerplay score and first innings score

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The pitch at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, delivered a high-scoring match between Australia and Scotland in the T20 World Cup 2024. With that, West Indies and Afghanistan will be aiming to post a substantial total on the board in the first innings, to put the scoreboard pressure during the run chase. Notably, the average first innings score is 160 at this venue in T20Is, while the first innings score in the upcoming match could range between 165 and 170. The powerplay score could go up to 45-50.

Match Odds

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Match Odds

West Indies

Afghanistan

Winner of the match

1.56

2.82

Team to win the toss

1.90

1.90

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