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Australia vs Afghanistan Predictions: Cricket World Cup betting tips, news, lineups

By Andrew Francis

Published: 8:16, 6 November 2023

With both sides still eyeing qualification, Australia and Afghanistan will be going all out for a win when they face on on Tuesday morning.

Australia are on the verge of qualification for the semi-final, winning their last five matches in a row. Afghanistan have been the surprise package of the World Cup, and a win here would lift them into the top four with just two games left.

Australia vs Afghanistan Betting Tips

Australia to survive a scare

Australia know that a victory here will all but seal their route through to the semi-final of the World Cup, with the Aussies overcoming a poor start to the campaign that saw them lose their opening two matches. Five victories in a row has left them in pole position to advance to the final four.

Not many people gave Afghanistan much of a chance heading into the tournament but they’ve blown everyone away with impressive wins over Sri Lanka, Pakistan and England. If they were to pull off another victory against Australia, they would leapfrog New Zealand into the top four.

Australia are, rightly, favourites ahead of the match and whilst they should pick up the win they need, it might not be all plain sailing for the team from down under.


Australia vs Afghanistan team news

Both sides have named their 15 man squads for the Cricket World Cup. Here are the details of the players who will line up on Tuesday:

Australia: Pat Cummins, Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

Afghanistan: Noor Ahmad, Ikram Ali Khil, Fazal Farooqi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Reyaz Hassan, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Azmat Omarzai, Abdul Rahman, Rahmat Shah, Hashmat Shahidi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najib Zadran, Ibrahim Zadran.