India vs Afghanistan T20I Schedule, Squads, India Playing11, Venue, IND vs AFG Live Streaming Details
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IND vs AFG 1st T20: India and Afghanistan are all set to lock horns against each other in a three-match T20i series. This is the first time that Afghanistan is going to come to India to play in a T20i series. The two teams have mostly clashed against each other in the World Cup, the Asia Cup, and the Asian Games. The first T20i between the two teams will take place at the IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali, India. The match will start at 7:00 PM IST. Down below this article, we will provide: IND vs AFG 1st T20 Match Dream 11 Prediction, Best Teams, Pitch Report and Weather Forecast

The T20i series against Afghanistan also sees the return of Captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to the shortest format of the game, as both of them haven’t featured in any T20i game since the Men in Blue’s humiliating defeat against England in the 2022 T20 World Cup Semi-Finals. The Afghanistan T20i series is also the final T20i assignment of the Indian team before the 2024 T20 World Cup in June, and this series will be crucial for the players to cement their spot in Men in Blue’s roster for this year’s Mega event.

Match Information

Tour: Afghanistan’s tour of India

Match: India vs Afghanistan, 1st T20i

Date: January 11, 2024

Day and Time: Thursday, 7:00 pm IST

Venue: IS Bindra Cricket Stadium, Mohali

India vs Afghanistan: Head-to-Head

India and Afghanistan have played five matches against each other in T20 internationals. Out of these 5 games, India has tasted success in 4 matches, whereas Afghanistan has come out victorious on 0 occasions. One match between the two teams ended without a result due to a rain interruption.

Pitch Report

The pitch at IS Bindra Stadium is pretty balanced, which offers help for batters and bowlers. As the game progresses, the batting gets more and more difficult at this venue, while bowlers will get a lot of help from the pitch throughout the entirety of the match. Spinners will be expected to exploit the conditions in the later phase of the match. The captain who wins the toss should avoid chasing at this venue.

Weather Report

The weather in Mohali will be perfect for cricket, as the game will take place without any rain interference and fans will get the chance to enjoy the full game without any problems. The temperature is anticipated to be about 17 degrees Celsius, with humidity around 63% and a wind speed of 16 kilometers per hour.

Expected Playing 11 of both the teams

India: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Sanju Samson (WK), Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar, and Arshdheep Singh.

Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Hazratullah Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Ibrahim Zadran (C), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ahmad, Mujeeb-Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-Ul Haq, and Fareed Malik.

IND vs AFG Dream 11 Team-1

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Wicket Keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill and Ibrahim Zadran

All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Axar Patel and Azmatullah Omarzai

Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav and Naveen -Haq

IND vs AFG Dream 11 Team-2

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Wicket Keepers:  Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Jitesh Sharma

Batters: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and  Rinku Singh

All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi and Azmatullah Omarzai

Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav and Azmatullah Omarzai

Where and how can I watch the first T20i match between India and Afghanistan?

One can watch the 1st T20i between India and Afghanistan on the Sports 18 network on television, and the match will also be broadcasted on the Jio Cinema app and website for free.

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