IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Player stats & Fantasy Tips | 1st T20I | India vs Afghanistan

IND vs AFG: India and Afghanistan prepare to lock horns in the opening T20 match of the series on Thursday, January 11th, 2024. Follow IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, 1st T20I, India vs Afghanistan Match Preview. Fantasy Team, Probable Playing 11, Dream11 winning Tips, Live Match Score, Pitch Report, Injury & Updates.

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan) Match Details

MatchIndia vs Afghanistan
League1st T20I
DateThursday, 11th January 2024
Time07:00 PM (IST) – 01:30 PM (GMT)

India, the Men in Blue, enter the match as favorites, brimming with batting prowess and an experienced bowling attack. Captain Rohit Sharma and star batsman Virat Kohli are hungry for runs. While Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami aim to deliver fiery spells. However, the Indian team shouldn’t underestimate their Afghan counterparts.

The Afghan squad, known for their fighting spirit and fearless approach, is eager to prove their mettle against cricketing giants. Openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai can explode at the top. While Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman form a potent spin duo capable of stifling even the most seasoned batters.

The stage is set for a captivating clash of cricketing styles. India’s calculated, methodical approach will face off against Afghanistan’s free-flowing, aggressive brand of cricket. The toss will undoubtedly play a crucial role in determining the course of the match, with dew and pitch conditions also likely to be key factors.

IND vs AFG Head-to-Head:

In T20 Internationals, India holds a dominant advantage over Afghanistan in their head-to-head record:


  • India: 4
  • Afghanistan: 0

No Result:

  • 1 (Super Four Match 5, 7th October 2023)

Notable Wins for India:

  • 101-run victory in Dubai (DSC), September 8, 2022: India scored a massive 212/2, with KL Rahul hitting a century, and then restricted Afghanistan to 111/8.
  • 7-wicket win in Gros Islet, May 1, 2010: This was their first-ever T20I encounter, and India comfortably chased down Afghanistan’s target of 116.

Live Telecast

The match will be live on Sports18 and JioCinema

Also Read: Team India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Schedule: Match timings in IST and venues

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan) Probable Starting 11:


 Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh, Shubman Gill/ Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson, Arshdeep Singh, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan


 Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Karim Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hazratullah Zazai

India Key Players

  • Rohit Sharma [[17*, 39],47, 61, 40]
  • Rinku Singh [38, (17, 1W), DNB, 14]
  • Axar Patel [1W, 0W, (31, 1W) 1W, 1W]

Afghanistan Key Players

  • Fazal Haq [0W, 1W, 0W, 1W, 0W]
  • Mohammad Nabi [0W, (47, 1W), 0W, 12, 3W]
  • Ibrahim Zadran [23, 4, 59, 129*, 20]
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz [20, 21, 100, 21, 10]

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IND vs AFG Dream11 Fantasy Team:

Wicketkeepers: Sanju Samson

Batters: Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran

All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Axar Patel, Azmatullah Omarzai

Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Naveen-ul-Haq

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • Rohit Sharma [PTs: 0, CR: 9]
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz [PTs: 0, CR: 8.5]

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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