IND Playing 11: The Indian team will be up against the rampant Afghanistan team in the Match 33 of T20 World Cup 2021. If they lose this match, it will be the confirmation of their exit from the T20 World Cup semifinal stage.
In the last fixture against New Zealand, the team could score post only 110 runs on the board, with the contributions of Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja in the middle order. While the key players like Virat Kohli and Rohit could not contribute enough for the team. Then the bowlers were average, barring Jasprit Bumrah who picked 2 wickets. The opposition chased down the total in 15 overs.
The Indian team have faced crushing defeat against New Zealand and Pakistan, and it will be another difficult task to win against Afghanistan. The Indian players have not shown their intent to score runs and take wickets in a consistent manner. It will all come from the batters who will up against a quality bowling of Rashid and Mujeeb, and give confidence to the bowlers.
The team is expected to make 2 changes in the Playing 11 for their fixture against Afghanistan. The spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is set to be making a comeback in place of Chakravarthy, and Suryakumar Yadav recovering from back spasm.
IND Playing 11 (likely)
India Squad: Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakaravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
WATCH IND vs AFG LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. It will certainly be the last chance for the Indian team to still qualify for the semifinals of the tournament. They have been disappointing with their performances and need a spirited efforts from all of their players to make a comeback and maintain integrity in World Cricket. They will be up against the Afghanistan team, who have been terrific and it will be a daunting task to win the match. To watch the India vs Afghanistan Match 33 of T20 World Cup, viewers can buy the Disney+Hotstar Plans available on official website.
1. KL Rahul
The opener is a good player of spin bowling and is expected to do well against the top bowlers like Rashid and Mujeeb. Rahul started the innings well in the last fixture, but could not convert it into a big score. But his track record in T20 format is impressive, and will look to make a fighting comeback.
2. Virat Kohli
The leader of the Indian team will be the captain pick for your fantasy team due to his track record in the ICC events and his hunger to score runs. In the first fixture against Pakistan, he scored a half century and would look to replicate the same performance against Afghanistan.
3. Jasprit Bumrah
The only wicket taker in the last fixture for Indian team will be a differential pick for your team. Jasprit has been excellent with his run containing and wicket taking abilities. In the last fixture, he took 2 wickets and only gave away 19 runs off 4 overs.
4. Rishabh Pant
The wicket keeper batsman is quite unorthodox with his batting and manages to accumulate runs in critical situations. Although he could not score enough in the last fixture, but performance against Pakistan would keep him confident. In 2 matches, Pant has scored 51 runs.
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