The 22nd Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 tournament between PAK vs AFG will be played on 23 October at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. This match will start at 02:00 PM(IST).
The 22nd match of the World Cup between arch-rivals Pakistan and Afghanistan will be played today at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. This match is going to be very important for Pakistan to keep its hopes alive in the tournament. Pakistan team has faced defeat in both its last matches, due to which it has slipped to fifth place in the points table. Captain Babar Azam's poor form remains a matter of concern for the Pakistan team.
The team expects good performance from him in this match. On the other hand, the Afghanistan team had to face defeat by 149 runs against New Zealand in the last match, due to which it has reached the last position in the points table. Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rehman have performed well for Afghanistan.
In the last 5 years, 5 matches have been played between the two teams in which Pakistan team has won all five matches, although Afghanistan team has troubled the Pakistan team many times. A close contest can be seen in this match also.
PAK vs AFG Weather Report: How will the weather of Chennai be today? This will also be a big question. However, the teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan are well aware of the weather in Chennai and the players will not have to face much trouble. There is a 10 percent chance of rain in Chennai on Monday but it is not expected to have any major impact on the match. However, it is going to be very humid here. Talking about the temperature, the maximum temperature in Chennai today will be up to 33 degrees centigrade while the minimum temperature is expected to be up to 25 degrees centigrade.
PAK vs AFG Pitch Report: The pitch of MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai seems to be favorable for the batsmen. According to the data of the last 5 matches, fast bowlers have taken 40 wickets out of 77 and spin bowlers have taken 37 wickets. The average score on this pitch has been 226 runs. Batting in the first innings has seemed a little easier, here 80% of the matches have been won by batting first. Batting looked a bit difficult in the second innings. That is why 20 percent of the matches here have been won while chasing the target.