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T20 World Cup 2024 AFG vs UGA: Match 5 Dream11 Predictions, Fantasy Tips, Teams, Pitch Report & Top Picks

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The 2024 T20 World Cup is still in its nascent stage with each team getting prepared for their initial games. Similarly, Afghanistan and Uganda will be squaring off against one another in the Providence Stadium, Guyana on May 4 (IND) with the game slated to begin at 6:00 AM IST. This is a Group C fixture and both teams will be looking forward to kicking off the competition on a flying note.

Ahead of this encounter, let us quickly hover through the dream11 predictions, fantasy tips, teams, pitch report & top picks. 

AFG vs UGA Head-to-Head Stats

This will be the first match between both teams in international cricket history.

AFG vs UGA Pitch Report

The pitches in the Providence stadium are a balanced one with decent help for the spinners. The bowlers with great change of pace gets a lot on offer while batters need to attack inside the powerplay and capitalise on the hard new ball. Batting isn't very easy as the nature of the strips have been sluggish on most cases.

Providence Stadium Ground Stats (T20)

Total Matches: 29
Matches won batting first: 13
Matches won bowling first: 12
Average 1st innings Score: 124
Average 2nd innings Score: 98
Highest total recorded: 194/5 by INDW vs NZW
Lowest total recorded: 46/10 by BANW vs WIW

Fantasy value from the pitch report 

  •  Try to pick batters who play spin well or top-order batters who are likely to face more balls in powerplay. 
  • The spinners and seamers with good slower ones are a must pick.

AFG vs UGA Fantasy Cricket Tips

If UGA bats first 

  •  Alpesh Ramjani and Henry Ssenyondo will be the key with the ball for them.
  • Batters like Roger Mukasa and Simon Ssesazi have scored tons of runs in their last few games.

If AFG bats first

  •  The top-order including Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran will be crucial for Afghanistan to give flying starts followed by their all-rounder's prowess.
  • Spinners such as Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmad could be a differentiating factor

AFG vs UGA Winner Prediction

Afghanistan are a far balanced side and have experience of performing at this level. Hence, they are the clear favourites in the game.

AFG vs UGA Top Player Picks

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG): The top-order batter will be blazing all guns out to perform after warming the benches in the majority of IPL 2024. He has evolved as a batter and can extract points behind the stumps as well.

Azmatullah Omarzai (AFG): The all-rounder has been batting up the order for the Atalans and has been a great find. He showed glimpses of his batting during the 2023 World Cup and can operate with the ball across various phases of the game.

Simon Ssesazi (UGA): The southpaw has smashed 284 Runs from the last ten matches at an average reading 35.5. He is also a good striker of the ball with numbers reflecting 142.

Henry Ssenyondo (UGA): Slow left-arm spinners could be useful in the Providence Stadium and Henry Ssenyondo definitely can gain assist from the conditions. He scalped 22 wickets from his last ten games.

AFG vs UGA Differential Picks 

Fazalhaq Farooqi (AFG): The left-arm pacer has the ability to gain early swing with the new ball; and can be a threat to the opposition batters. He has also improved the slog over games with sudden slower ones that may come handy in Guyana.

Alpesh Ramjani (UGA): The slow left-arm orthodox spinner could be a real threat to Afghan right-handed batters. He has an economy of 3.8 with the ball in Uganda's last ten matches. Ramjani bagged 17 wickets during the same phase.

AFG vs UGA Fantasy Expert Advice 

A team combination of 1-4-3-3 or 1-2-5-3 could be a great option after abiding by the weather conditions in Guyana.

AFG vs UGA Fantasy Team for Head-to-Head/Small Leagues

Wicketkeepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batters: Simon Ssesazi, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran
All-rounders: Alpesh Ramjani, Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan
Bowlers: Henry Ssenyondo, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad

Captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz 
Vice-captain: Azmatullah Omarzai

AFG: 8 Players UGA: 3 Players

AFG vs UGA Fantasy Team for Winner Takes All/ Grand Leagues

Wicketkeepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batters: Simon Ssesazi, Ibrahim Zadran
All-rounders: Alpesh Ramjani, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib
Bowlers: Henry Ssenyondo, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq

Captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Vice-captain: Azmatullah Omarzai

AFG: 8 Players UGA: 3 Players