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Afghanistan vs. India 3rd T20, 2024

Match Preview & Prediction

Afghanistan vs India 3rd T20 T20I of the three-match series between India and Afghanistan. Hence it is scheduled for 17 Jan, Wednesday, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Further, after a 6-wicket win in the series start on 11 Jan. In which the Rohit Sharma-led India repeated their success on 14 Jan, Sunday. Moreover, with another 6-wicket win against Afghanistan at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, securing an invincible 2-0 lead in the series.

Additionally, Axar Patel chose to bowl and continued his outstanding form. However, taking two wickets for 17 runs in four overs, helping Afghanistan to a total of 172 all out. Arshdeep Singh led the Indian bowling performance with three dismissals, and Ravi Bishnoi contributed two wickets.

Following, Yashasvi Jaiswal’s spectacular 68 off 34 balls. While, Shivam Dube achieved an undefeated fifty, reaching 63 off 32 balls. Virat Kohli added 29 runs off 16 balls to help the hosts comfortably knock down the 173-run goal with 26 balls to spare.

India vs Afghanistan
India vs Afghanistan

Hence, the forthcoming match at the M Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium in Bengaluru .It will be the first T20 match between the two sides at this venue. Where the hosts hold a 3-3 record, including one match that ended in a draw.

Afghanistan seeks revenge and a consolation victory. Hence, hoping to avenge their recent Test match loss at this location.

Afghanistan vs. India Match Information

SeriesAfghanistan tour of India 2024
MatchT20I 3 of 3
DateJan 17, 2024
Daywednesday
VenueM. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
TeamsIndia vs Afghanistan
Time7:00 pm Local time
Information

Pitch of M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is a high-scoring venue in India. However, Batters would love scoring a lot of runs on this little ground with batting-friendly surfaces. The bowlers will encounter numerous problems in taking wickets here.Hence, after winning the crucial toss, batting second will be a preferable option.

Furthermore, Because of its flat wickets and short square boundaries. Hence, the cricket ground is well-known for providing advantageous conditions for batsmen. In a recent match, India managed to defend a score of 160 against Australia.

In which displaying the outstanding performance of both sides’ slow bowlers. Hence, the possible impact of dew adds complexity. Especially in a winter location, but it may occur slightly later than in other venues.

India vs Afghanistan Weather Forecast for January 17

On Wednesday, January 17, expect a partly overcast evening in Bengaluru. Hence, the match will begin with a maximum temperature of 27°C and will progressively drop to 22°C by the end. Fortunately, no rain is expected, ensuring a continuous game. Keep in mind the possible impact of dew in the last stages of the game.

Team Prediction of 3rd T20 India vs Afghanistan

Team India has a stronger chance of defeating Afghanistan in the third T20 match. However, they have a good bowling setup and a powerful youthful and seasoned batting lineup. Afghanistan will come out swinging in the third game, defeating Team India for the first time in T20 history.

In terms of recent T20 head-to-head records, India has a commanding lead against Afghanistan. They had won all five of their prior encounters by varied margins. India won the most recent match by 6 wickets with 15 balls remaining.

Getters of Runs

When it comes to the greatest T20 run scorers in the India side over the last two years. Hence, Virat Kohli led the group with 810 runs in 21 games. Rohit Sharma comes in second with 656 runs in 31 matches. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Varma have also contributed significantly, with 498 and 336 runs, respectively.

However, Rahmanullah Gurbaz has been Afghanistan’s best run performer in the T20 format, with 690 runs in 30 matches. Ibrahim Zadran and Najibullah Zadran have also been reliable scorers, with 635 and 566 runs scored, respectively. In 21 matches, Hazratullah Zazai has scored 430 runs.

India vs Afghanistan
India vs Afghanistan

Takers of Wicket

Arshdeep Singh leads the India squad in T20 wickets with 69 in 35 games. Hence, Axar Patel and Ravi Bishnoi have also taken 40 and 36 wickets, respectively. Avesh Khan has 19 wickets in 11 games.

However, Fazalhaq Farooqi has been Afghanistan’s best wicket taker in the T20 format, with 33 wickets in 21 matches. Rashid Khan, the team’s best spinner, with 30 wickets in 19 games. Additionally, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Naveen-ul-Haq have also taken 28 and 26 wickets, respectively.

Based on both sides’ strengths and limitations, our win predictor gives India a 54 percent chance of winning the game.

India vs Afghanistan Team Members

Wicket Keepers

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters

  • Virat Kohli
  •  Rohit Sharma (captain)
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal

All-rounders

  • Muhammad Nabi
  •  Azmatullah Omarzai
  •  Gulbadin Naib (vice-captain)
  •  Shivam Dube

Bowlers

India team

  • Rohit Sharma (captain)
  • Virat Kohli
  • Shivam Dube
  • Rinku Singh
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper)
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Axar Patel
  • Ravi Kishnoi
  • Mukesh Kumar
  • Washington Sundar

Afghanistan Team

  • Ibrahim Zadran (captain)
  • Azmatullah Omarzai
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper)
  •  Karim Janat
  •  Najibullah Zadran
  •  Mohammad Nabi
  •  Naveen-Ul-Haq
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Gulbadin Naib
  • Rahmat Shah
India vs Afghanistan
India vs Afghanistan

FAQs

  1. Who won the third T20 match between India and Afghanistan?

On Wednesday, January 17, India is expected to win the third Twenty20 International against Afghanistan.

  • Which stadium will host India and Afghanistan’s third T20 match?

The third Twenty20 International between India and Afghanistan will be held at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

  • When is the third T20 match between India and Afghanistan?

On Wednesday, January 17, India will play Afghanistan in the third T20I of a three-match series at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

  • Who will lead India in the third T20I series against Afghanistan in 2024?

Rohit Sharma will lead India in the third T20 against Afghanistan.

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