Asia Cup 2022: India vs Afghanistan – Best Fantasy team, possible playing 11s, Head to Head, pitch & weather conditions and more | Cricket News – Times of India

India and Afghanistan have both been knocked out of the Asia Cup.
The two teams though still have one match left to play against each other. It is a dead rubber but the fans will be hoping to see some exciting cricket on the field. The two teams might be separated by as many as 9 ranking places in the ICC T20I team rankings (India at No.1 and Afghanistan at No. 10), but the Afghans have shown in this edition of the Asia Cup that they have evolved as a very potent T20I team.
If you are a fantasy cricket player you would be wondering who to pick in your team for tonight’s match.
Here are suggestions for a fantasy 11, along with possible playing 11s for tonight’s match in Dubai, weather conditions, Head to Head and more:
Fantasy playing XI: Possible combination –
Top order batters: Rohit Sharma (c), Ibrahim Zadran, Virat Kohli
Middle order batters: Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik
Wicket-keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya & Mohammad Nabi
Pacers: Fazalhaq Farooqui, Fareed Ahmad
Spinners: Rashid Khan (vc)

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Possible Playing XIs for India and Afghanistan:
India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh & Ravi Bishnoi
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqui
Venue for tonight’s match: Dubai Sports City stadium, Dubai
Average score batting first in Dubai: 160
Preferred option after winning toss: To chase.
Weather Forecast: Hot and humid. Temperature to hover around 36 degrees during the match. Humidity of 48% expected. Wind Speed – 16 kmph. Dew could set in a bit.
Match Start Time: 7:30 pm IST
ICC T20I Team Rankings: India (1); Afghanistan (10)
India vs Afghanistan: Overall T20I Head to Head:


Overall Asia Cup Head to Head: Two matches played so far, both in the 50 over format. India won the first in 2014 by 8 wickets. The second in 2018 ended in a tie.
Full squads of India and Afghanistan at the Asia Cup 2022:
India: Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja (ruled out), R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan (ruled out)
Standby Players: Shreyas Iyer


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Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran (vc), Afsar Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari
Where to watch and follow Asia Cup 2022 matches:
You can catch live match commentary, updates, latest stats, toss results, player analysis and more on:
TV: All Asia Cup matches are being telecast on the Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD (English), Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD (Hindi)
Live Streaming: On the Disney+ Hotstar website and the app
Asia Cup: Most titles:
India (7 titles – 6 in ODI format and 1 in T20I format) – 1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018
(India also have been runners-up 3 times – in 1997, 2004 and 2008 – losing all 3 finals to Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka (5 titles) – 1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014
Pakistan (2 titles) – 2000, 2012

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