India vs Afghanistan at T20 World Cup — It may not be an easy win for Virat Kohli and boys

Nov 3, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

After having two consecutive disappointing matches, Team India is all set to...

...face Afghanistan on Wednesday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in UAE.

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The Virat Kohli-led team suffered crushing back-to-back defeats against Pakistan and New Zealand.

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Mohammad Nabi-led Afghanistan team has enjoyed two wins against...

...Scotland and Namibia, but lost one match to Pakistan.

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Past records

Both the teams have locked their horns only twice, in T20 matches, and India has been on the dominant side with both wins.

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According to a IANS report, Kohli may lose his ODI captaincy...

...as well if the team fails to qualify for the T20 semi-finals.

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These are the key players to watch out from both the teams —

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Virat Kohli

Current captain of the Indian team, Kohli has scored 66 runs in 2 matches so far this T20 World Cup.

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Najibullah Zadran

Vice captain of the Afghanistan team, Zadran has a tally of 88 runs in 3 matches so far in this tournament.

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Ravindra Jadeja

India’s middle-order batsman and left-arm orthodox bowler, Jadeja has amassed a total 39 runs so far in 2 matches.

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Mohammad Nabi

Current captain of the Afghanistan team, Nabi whipped 78 runs in 3 matches so far in this tournament

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Jasprit Bumrah

Currently one of the best bowlers in the Indian team, Bumrah took 2 wickets in 2 matches in this World Cup.

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Rashid Khan

This right-arm leg spinner from Afghanistan took 7 wickets so far in 3 matches in the on-going tournament.

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Mohammed Shami

India’s right-arm fast bowler, Shami has so far not taken any wicket yet in this season, but is expected to give a tough time to Afghani batsmen.

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Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Right-arm spin bowler from Afghanistan has a tally of 6 wickets from 3 matches so far.

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