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IND vs AFG 1st T20I Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Mohali Pitch Report

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IND vs AFG 1st T20I: India is set to host Afghanistan in a riveting three-match T20I series starting on 11 January, igniting cricketing fervor among fans worldwide. The stage is set for an electrifying opener at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

Team India rides on the momentum of recent victories, boasting a 4-1 triumph against Australia followed by a 2-1 series win in South Africa. This series serves as their final prep for the looming T20 World Cup in June. On the contrary, Afghanistan, fresh from a 2-1 win over United Arab Emirates, aims to showcase their prowess against a formidable Indian side.

Mohali Pitch Report

The venue promises an engaging battle, with a batting-friendly pitch averaging a score of 168 for the first innings. Spinners have found success, but dew could influence the latter half, making the toss critical.

Team News

Rahul Dravid has confirmed that Virat Kohli will only be available for the second and third T20Is against Afghanistan – he has been ruled out of the series opener in Mohali due to personal reasons.

India Playing 11

Rohit Sharma (c)

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Shubman Gill/Sanju Samson

Tilak Varma

Jitesh Sharma (wk)

Rinku Singh

Axar Patel

Ravi Bishnoi

Avesh Khan

Mukesh Kumar

Arshdeep Singh

Afghanistan Playing 11

Hazratullah Zazai

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)

Ibrahim Zadran (c)

Azmatullah Omarzai

Mohammad Nabi

Najibullah Zadran

Gulbadin Naib

Sharafuddin Ashraf

Mujeeb ur Rahman

Fazalhaq Farooqi

Naveen-ul-Haq

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IND vs AFG 1st T20I Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Ibrahim Zadran, Yashasvi Jaiswal

All-rounder: Azmatullah Omarzai, Axar Patel

Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Naveen-ul-Haq

Captain for Small League: Rohit Sharma, Ravi Bishnoi

Captain for Grand League: Ibrahim Zadran, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Azmatullah Omarzai

 

Where to Watch IND vs AFG 1st T20 Live?

Catch the action on Sports18 TV Channel and Jio Cinema.

Who will win India vs Afghanistan 1st T20I?

The stage is set for a thrilling encounter, promising a blend of skill, strategy, and pure cricketing spectacle as India takes on Afghanistan in a battle of T20 titans. India, despite missing key players, holds the upper hand. Afghanistan’s reliance on Rashid Khan, absent due to injury, could tip the scales in favor of the hosts.

Staff Writer