Abu Dhabi. Team India is playing its most important match in T20 World Cup. To remain in the semi-final race (T20 World Cup 2021), the team needs to win this match against Afghanistan. In the match, captain Virat Kohli has again lost the toss and the team will bat first. Even before this, the team had come out to bat first after losing the toss in both the previous matches and it also got a big defeat. Pakistan had defeated the team by 10 wickets.
Team India has made 2 changes in Playing-11. Suryakumar Yadav has been included again in place of Ishan Kishan. Suryakumar could not play the last match due to back pain. Apart from this, R Ashwin has been given a chance in place of Varun Chakraborty. Ashwin will be seen playing in the tournament for the first time.
Afghanistan’s team remains in the semi-final race after winning 2 out of 3 matches. The team has defeated Namibia and Scotland. Apart from this, he had given competition to Pakistan. Team India, on the other hand, has lost the match to Pakistan and New Zealand. Both the teams will meet for the third time in the T20 World Cup. Team India has won both the matches held before this.
India Playing XI: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (capt), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and R Ashwin.
Afghanistan Playing XI: Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rehmanullah Gurbaz, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Sharafuddin Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Jannat, Hamid Hasan and Naveen-ul-Haq.