India, who were considered the firm favorites for the Asia Cup were stunned by the Sri Lankan team who are on a role winning three consecutive matches. With Pakistan defeating Afghanistan it is now confirmed that India and Afghanistan are knocked out of the tournament. On the other hand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have confirmed their spots as the top two teams of the Super Four Stage and will play the final. This makes the Match no. 5 of the Super Four between India and Afghanistan a dead rubber. It will be played on 8th September.
Both teams are coming on the back of close defeats. India lost to Sri Lanka as they were unable to defend a total of 171 and lost on the second last ball of the match by 6 wickets. The Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka was instrumental for his side as he scalped 2 crucial wickets and scored an unbeaten 33 off 18 balls. Afghanistan suffered a heartbreaking loss to Pakistan as Naseem Shah with one wicket remaining smashed two back to back sixes to seal the finals spot for his team. Defending a total of 129, the Afghans almost got the better of Pakistan as they reduced them to 118-9, but the number ten batter had other plans. With 11 needed of the last over Naseem smashed Farooqi for consecutive sixes on two full toss deliveries.
India will look to get their team combination right for mega event next month. Afghanistan have been a competitive side and will hope to get the result in their favor this time around. In this article, we will provide IND vs AFG, Asia Cup 2022 Dream11 Prediction, Captain & Vice-Captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Head-to-head, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Weather, and other updates.
IND vs AFG: Match Details
|Match||India vs Afghanistan, Super Four|
|Time||6 pm Local, 7:30 pm IST|
|Venue||Dubai International Stadium, Dubai|
|Live Streaming||Star Sports Network|
IND vs AFG: Dubai International Stadium, Pitch Report, and Weather Forecast-
The pitch at the Dubai International Stadium is expected to be batting friendly with some help for the pacers early on. The average score at this venue is 171 based on the last five matches. Toss has played a major role in the matches here and captains will look to field first if they win the toss.
The forecast suggest that it will be a clear sky with no chance of rain. The average temperature in Dubai is expected to be upwards of 34°C.
As of now, there is no such news about any injury. But we will update if there is any official confirmation regarding the injury.
IND vs AFG Head-to-Head Records:
Until now three matches have been played between the two teams in this format. India have beaten Afghanistan on all the three occasions.
Form Guide (Last 5 Matches)
IND vs AFG Player Stats:
IND vs AFG Dream11 Top Picks:
- Rohit Sharma: The Indian skipper was due for runs and he did show his prowess in the last match scoring 72 off 41. He will be a crucial pick in the fantasy team.
- Rashid Khan: He is regarded as one of the best bowlers in this format. He may not have had the performances that justify his capabilities but did had decent outing against Pakistan in a losing cause. He definitely should be considered for the fantasy team.
IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Team:
IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Team:
- Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rishabh Pant
- Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav
- All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh
Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain:
Captain: Suryakumar Yadav
Vice-Captain: Mujeeb Ur Rahman
IND vs AFG Probable XI:
India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi
IND vs AFG Dream11 Match Prediction: Who will win?
Afghanistan will surely look to challenge the underperforming Indian side. However India will start as favorite for this game.
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