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

Both India and Afghanistan were knocked out of the Asian Cup.
Both teams still have one game to play against each other. It’s dead rubber, but fans are hoping to see exciting cricket on the pitch. The two teams may be separated by no less than 9 places in the ICC T20I Team Ranking (India at No. 1 and Afghanistan at No. 10), but the Afghans have shown in this edition of the Asian Cup that they evolved as a very powerful T20I team.
If you’re a fantasy cricketer, you’re wondering who to pick in your squad for tonight’s game.
Here are suggestions for a Fantasy 11, as well as the possibility of playing 11s for tonight’s game in Dubai, weather conditions, head-to-heads and more:
Fantasy playing XI: Possible combination –
Best hitters: Rohit Sharma (c), Ibrahim Zadran, Virat Kohli
Mid-order beaters: Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik
Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Versatile: Hardik Pandya and Mohammad Nabi
Pacers: Fazalhaq Farooqui, Fareed Ahmad
Turners: Rashid Khan (resume)


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Possible playing eleven for India and Afghanistan:
India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pants (wk), Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh and 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 game: Dubai Sports City Stadium, Dubai
Average first batting score in Dubai: 160
Preferred option after winning draw: Hunt.
Weather forecast: Hot and humid. The temperature hovers around 36 degrees during the game. 48% humidity expected. Wind speed – 16 km/h. The dew might settle down a bit.
Match start time: 7:30 p.m. IST
ICC T20I team ranking: India (1); Afghanistan (10)
India vs Afghanistan: T20I head-to-head:


Head to head in the general classification of the Asian Cup: Two matches played so far, both in 50 over format. India won the first in 2014 by 8 wickets. The second in 2018 ended in a tie.
India and Afghanistan’s full squads at the 2022 Asian Cup:
India: Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja (excluded), R Ashwin, Yuzvendra ChahalRavi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan (excluded)
Waiting 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, Nour AhmadRahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari
Where to watch and follow Asian Cup 2022 matches:
You can see live match commentary, updates, latest stats, pitch results, player analysis and more at:
TV: All Asian Cup matches are shown on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD (English), Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD (Hindi)
Live broadcast : On the Disney+ Hotstar website and app
Asian Cup: most titles:
India (7 titles – 6 in ODI format and 1 in T20I format) – 1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018
(India have also 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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