In the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, India will play its third match against Afghanistan today. Team India has lost both its opening matches. In such a situation, there are bound to be some changes in India’s playing XI to win against Afghanistan.
- India vs Afghanistan today
- Ashwin may get a chance
- Ashwin is a player of big matches
New Delhi: The Indian team had to face defeat by 8 wickets in the second T20 World Cup match against New Zealand. Whereas in the first match, the loss to Pakistan by 10 wickets was a shameful defeat. For Team India to reach the semi-finals, victory against Afghanistan is very important. There are going to be big changes in the team in today’s match. Team India has such a bowler who can open the door of victory for India.
- This player was a flop in T20 World Cup
Varun Chakraborty has proved to be very expensive against Pakistan and New Zealand. His balls were thrashed fiercely by the opposition batsmen. Varun has not got a single wicket in the two matches played in the T20 World Cup. Due to which there is criticism about his inclusion in the playing XI. Varun had made a place in Team India due to his performance in IPL, but this hero of IPL has flopped in T20 World Cup. Against Afghanistan, Indian captain Virat Kohli would like to give a chance to senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
- Ashwin has been a match winner
Ravichandran Ashwin, the star spinner of the Indian team, is a very experienced bowler. He can be included in the playing XI in today’s match against Afghanistan. Ashwin is a player of big matches. Who can turn the dice of the match at any time when he is in his rhythm. Playing his carrom ball is not easy for the biggest batsmen. He has been the biggest match winner player of India. Ashwin can play a big role in India’s victory. Whenever you want to win a big tournament, you always need players who stick with the team and that is Ashwin.
- Today it is necessary to win in any case
India has lost two consecutive matches in the T20 World Cup 2021. Due to which the doors of semi-finals are almost closed for Team India. If India is to keep alive the hope of survival in the tournament, then it will have to register a win against the Afghan team by a huge margin. Apart from this, he will also have to register victories against Namibia and Scotland. Along with this, Indian fans will have to pray that Afghanistan beat New Zealand in their last match.
- India and Afghanistan record
A total of two T20 International matches have been played between India and Afghanistan and India has won both the matches. The Afghan team has shown the best game so far in the T20 World Cup. He defeated Namibia and Scotland. At the same time, he had to face defeat against Pakistan.
- India’s Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin.