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India resume ICC trophy hunt with Afghanistan contest in Caribbean leg of T20 World Cup

India resume ICC trophy hunt with Afghanistan contest in Caribbean leg of T20 World Cup

Get the latest insights on India vs Afghanistan, Super 8 clash: Discover head-to-head stats, team news, pitch, and weather conditions. Predicted XIs

India will lock horns with Afghanistan in their first Super 8 fixture of the T20 World Cup as their hunt for an ICC trophy intensifies. Rohit Sharma and co. had a rather comfortable run in the group stage, dominating the games against the USA and Ireland while managing a remarkable turnaround against Pakistan.

Afghanistan on the other hand have emerged as the dark horses of the tournament, dominating a group that comprised of West Indies and New Zealand. This is also the first time that AFG has made it to the Super 8 stage. Rashid Khan and co. face a steep challenge, moving on to the next stage of the tournament and it begins with the clash against the Men in Blue.

IND vs AFG head to head

India and Afghanistan have faced each other in 8 matched where ‘Men in Blue’ have been dominated with 7 wins. While, Afghanistan have yet to defeat India in T20Is.

Matches Played8
Matches Won (IND)7
Matches Won (AFG)0
No Result1
Tie0
Win % (IND)87.5
Win % (AFG)00
IND vs AFG head to head stats

IND vs AFG team news

India will head into the contest in full strength, will all key players revitalized after a small break post the group stage. Kuldeep Yadav, who has been on the bench so far, may find his way into the XI. The Afghanistan XI is expected to remain unchanged, given that no player has been injured so far.

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IND vs AFG pitch report

The stadium has average boundary lengths, with the straight boundaries about 64–65 metres long and the square boundaries at 67–68 metres. The surface naturally favours the bowlers with the news ball and tends to suit the spin bowling in the middle-phase. Team batting first has the advantage at the venue.

IND vs AFG weather report

Rain is the biggest threat to both India and Afghanistan as they kick off their Super 8 campaign. As per AccuWeather, there are 44% chances of rain during the game which is scheduled to commence at 10.30 AM local time. Overcast conditions are expected to prevail over the Kensignton Oval, with the maximum temperature hovering around 31 degree Celsius and humidity at 75%.

IND vs AFG Predicted XIs

India probable XI

Afghanistan probable XI

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