Australian cricket team and Afghanistan cricket team are all set to play cricket match of World cup 2019. Without any doubt, Australia is the favorite team here because of some big players and names. Cricket fans do not follow their country; they follow there star. If they see a good player in another team and admire them, they follow him and support him. Sometimes it’s battle between two countries, and sometimes it’s a battle between the two players.
David Warner is back in the show
David Warner is all set to play the first official game for Australia after a year. After he passed a fitness test on a muscle strain, he is all set to play in Saturday’s Cricket World Cup 2019 group game against Afghanistan. Aaron Finch confirmed this news in a press conference. With David coming back to the team, the Australian team has become stronger. The opening pair from 2015 world cup will now be reunited for the match against Afghanistan.
Finch took over the captaincy after Smith and Warner were banned because of ball tampering case. David Warner and Smith were involved in Australia’s unofficial matches against different teams like New Zealand, West Indies, England, and Sri Lanka. Since now after rejoining the squad to prepare for the World Cup 2019 Warner is back.
Australia’s Possible XI: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja/Shaun Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
Sense of excitement has gripped Afghanistan
As the Cricket World Cup 2019 begins, a sense of excitement has gripped Afghanistan. The whole country of Afghanistan is rallying on its beloved national team. With strong hopes stirred after the victory against the Pakistani team in a warm-up match in Bristol.
As they are enjoying the competition from afar, Afghans are trying hard to forget the horrors of war. “Our hopes for Afghanistan team have become very high; they are at a good level now.” Afghani political leader
“When I look at myself and look where I am right now, representing my nation internationally. It makes me feel pleased, to see how far I have come,” Afghan team’s captain Gulbadin Naib told Al Jazeera. Cricket is not just a sport for us; it is all the love of the country in hearts. That we have and passion for cricket, which has brought us where we are now as a team.