India will be facing Afghanistan for the 33rd match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021. This match was will be very crucial for both teams as India will be looking to get their first win and Afghanistan will be looking to keep their dream of knockouts alive. India is sitting in the second last position of group 2 after losing their last two matches. Afghanistan on the other hand is sitting in the second position after winning two and losing one match against Pakistan.
India will be locking horns with their neighbour Afghanistan for the 33rd match of the competition. India is back after facing defeat against the Blackcaps or New Zealand with 8 wickets and 33 balls. On the other hand, Afghanistan will be back after beating Namibia in their last match. India will be looking to keep their heads up and win their first match of the competition. Afghanistan will be looking to continue their winning momentum to win this match against India.
Match number 33 of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup will be played between India and Afghanistan. India will be playing their third match of the competition and Afghanistan will be playing their fourth match of the group stages. This match will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi. India will be desperate to win this match. 45 matches will be played in total for T20 World Cup. The last match of the Competition will be played on 14th November. All the teams will be giving their all to win this match.
Fixture Name: Match 33, India vs Afghanistan
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 3 November, Wednesday
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Match number 33 of this competition between India vs Afghanistan will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Afghanistan will be back on the same pitch after beating Namibia on this ground. After seeing that match, we can say that match we can say that the pitch is going to favour the bowling department of the team. the average score on this ground in the first innings is 138 and 128 in the second innings. Due is going to play a very important factor in the second innings. The toss winning captain should opt for bowling first as due can create problems in the second innings.
It will be recommended to pick mixed players from both teams as both the teams are very good. It would be reasonable to pick more bowlers and all-rounders on this pitch. The player picks such as Jasprit Bumrah and Rashid Khan can be very influential picks for your dream 11.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant
BATTERS: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mohammed Nabi
BOWLERS: Mohd. Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Shardul Thakur, Mujeeb Ur Raheem
India will be the favourite for winning this match. Indian team despite losing their last two matches are the favourites because they have a better and well-experienced team as compared to Afghanistan. India will be giving their all to win its first match of the tournament against Afghanistan. On the other hand, Afghanistan will be looking to continue their winning form and win against the strong India team.
India will be coming on the pitch as favourites but they have to be focused to win this match against Afghanistan. Virat Kohli will be coming on the field with a very strong team. Kl Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and Hardik Pandya will be looking to take responsibility for the batting department. Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Shardul Thakur will be leading the bowling department for their team.
He is the main man who has been very crucial for his team with his deadly bowling. Bumrah took two wickets against New Zealand after only giving19 runs. He will be looking to continue this form against Afghanistan. In total, he has taken 61 wickets for his team with an econ rate of 6.63.
Rohit Sharma will be very crucial for team India as he provides a good start to his team. he did not score many runs against New Zealand but this time he will be looking to put a good score on the scoreboard for India. he has scored 2878 runs for India with a strike rate of 138.
India Playing 11 (Likely)
Virat Kohli (C)
Afghanistan will be coming on the pitch as underdogs but they have the capability to pull off a big upset. They will be coming on the field with a strong team. Hazratullah Zazai, Mohd. Shahzad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, And Najibullah Zadran will be leading the batting order. Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be taking responsibility for the bowling department of the Afghanistan team.
Afghanistan’s star player Rashid Khan has always been very crucial for his team because of his bowling and passion. Against Namibia he took another wicket for his team. he has been consistent throughout the season with his bowling and he will be looking to take wicket more wickets for his team.
In his last match against Namibia, he was the man of the match because of his brilliant and deadly bowling performance for his team. he took 3 wickets for his team after only giving 26 runs in 4 overs. Naveen will be looking to continue this bowling performance for his team against India.
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AFG Playing 11 (likely)
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Watch the clash between the two big teams India and Afghanistan on the Star Sports Network as well as the Hotstar App. All fixtures of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be telecasted and streamed on the below-mentioned platform. This match is going to be full of cricketing action so do not miss the match.
The match will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network and can be streamed live on Hotstar in India.
Here are various other platforms for countries abroad in which the tournament can be watched live.
United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: Sky Sports
South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
United Arab Emirates: Etisalat Criclife
USA & Canada: Willow TV
New Zealand: SKY Sport
Pakistan: Ten Sports, PTV Sports
Bangladesh: Gazi TV
Afghanistan: Radio Television Afghanistan
South East Asia: Fox Networks Group
Pacific Islands: Digicel
MENA, Continental Europe and Central Asia: Yupp TV
Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong: Star Cricket