The ICC World Cup 2019 has been short on closely contested matches so far despite the fact that solitary the top-10 teams have equipped for the even this time around. Sadly, we don’t think India vs Afghanistan ICC World Cup 2019 will be the match that changes that trend.
India is unbeaten in the tournament and the main points it has dropped have been because of rain. Afghanistan has lost the majority of its matches by a major edge and has even failed to be competitive. This is a challenge between teams at the opposite ends of the spectrum.
A dominant India will take on a winless Afghanistan in their next game of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Saturday.
India, unbeaten up until now, couldn’t have requested a superior begin to the competition, however would need to prepare for smugness against Afghanistan notwithstanding the mismatch in quality.
Afghanistan has lost each of the five games up until this point yet appeared of progress, including against England where it utilized every one of the 50 overs just because this tournament. Regardless it lost by 150 runs, on account of England chief Eoin Morgan’s 71-ball 148 and an ODI record 17 sixes into the group at Old Trafford.
With the pitch slated to be on the slower side, Afghanistan will by and by depend on their turn trio of Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman to give the leaps forward and run the Indians close in this game.
The India-Afghanistan tie is the 28th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The match will take place at Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton. The match will begin at 3 PM IST today. It will be broadcast live on StarSports organize. Online watchers can logon to Hotstar for all the live action.
India, which has been the side to beat this competition, has a couple of injury worries in the camp. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been precluded for the following a three games because of a hamstring pull and is probably going to be supplanted by Mohammed Shami in the side. Vijay Shankar also suffered suffered blow in nets on Wednesday however is probably going to recover in time.
After of playing with just two pacers against England, Afghanistan could get a pacer or two to the detriment of Mujeeb ur Rahman. Rashid Khan recorded the most exceedingly awful figures for a spinner in ODIs however ought to be relied upon to ricochet back as the batting request hopes to fire as one after a not too bad execution against England.
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
Afghanistan: Rahmat Shah, Noor Ali Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil(wk), Gulbadin Naib(c), Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman/Hamid Hassan, Dawlat Zadran
MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli (C), Vijay Shankar, KL Rahul, Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Hardik Pandya (VC), Jasprit Bumrah, Rashid Khan and Kuldeep Yadav.