India Vs Afghanistan 1st T20I:- Pitch Report, Weather Forecast January 11, 2024 – Posted in: Sports News – Tags: , ,

India Vs Afghanistan 1st T20I:- Pitch Report, Weather Forecast: The T-20 series between India and Afghanistan is going to start on Thursday, January 11. The first match of the tournament will be played in Mohali.

This series is very important for both teams from the point of view of the T20 World Cup 2024. Both India and Afghanistan will try to test their preparations before the T20 World Cup by winning this series.

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India Vs Afghanistan 1st T20I:- Pitch Report, Weather Forecast

Former Indian team captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have returned to the T-20 team. The arrival of both these players in the team strengthens the batting.

The T20 World Cup will be played in the US and West Indies in June. The pitch here is slow. In such a situation, India is going to need experienced batsmen. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli can play the role of match winners for the team in such circumstances.

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Kohli Will Not Play First Match:

Virat Kohli will not be a part of the playing eleven in the first match of the T20 series against Afghanistan. Team coach Rahul Dravid revealed this in the press conference a day before the match.

He said that Virat Kohli will not be a part of the playing eleven of the first match due to personal reasons. Virat Kohli is considered to be a part of the team in the T20 World Cup. In the T20 World Cup played in the year 2022, he single-handedly led India to a memorable victory against Pakistan.

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Rashid Khan Is Not Playing:

Afghanistan has also suffered a big blow before the match. Afghanistan’s veteran spin bowler Rashid Khan will not be able to play in the first T20 match. Rashid Khan had back surgery in November.

After which he is still not completely fit. Afghanistan captain Ibrahim Zadran said in the press conference before the match that Rashid Khan is not fully fit, we will miss him.

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India’s probable playing 11:

(captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rinku Singh, Tilak Verma, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Arshdeep Singh, Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan.

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Afghanistan’s probable playing 11:

Ibrahim Zadran (captain), Azmatullah Umarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Karim Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Faruri, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Hazratullah Zazai.

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