IND vs AFG: Take a look at T20I records and statistics at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore


India defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the first T-20 match.


IND vs AFG 2nd T20I : Thanks to the brilliant all-round game of Shivam Dubey, India defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the first T20 match and took a 1-0 lead in the series. Now the second T-20 match of the series will be played on January 14 at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. Take a look at the T20I records and statistics in Indore.

In the first match, India won the toss and decided to field. Afghanistan’s openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran made an excellent partnership of 50 runs for the first wicket. However, after this the score of the visiting team became 56/3. After this, Mohammad Nabi and Azmatullah Omarzai took over the innings with a partnership of 68 runs.

But Azmatullah was out after scoring 29 runs and Nabi after scoring 42 runs. Thanks to important contributions from Najibullah Zadran and Karim Janat, Afghanistan managed to score 158 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs.

In reply, Indian captain Rohit Sharma was out cheaply. Gill was also out soon. Tilak Verma and Jitesh Sharma tried to handle the innings along with Shivam Dubey. While Tilak scored 26 runs, Jitesh contributed 31 runs in 20 balls. In the end, Shivam Dubey along with Rinku Singh (16*) wrote the winning story. Shivam scored unbeaten 60 runs.

IND vs AFG Head-to-Head Record:

Afghanistan has not been able to win against India so far in T-20. There have been 5 T-20 matches between the two, out of which India has won 4, while one match has been inconclusive.

Total matches- 5
India – 4
Afghanistan- 0
Inconclusive- 1

Holkar Cricket Stadium Pitch Report:

Holkar’s pitch is dominated by batsmen. There is not much help for the bowlers here. For this reason they are seen on the back foot. Considering the dew, the team winning the toss will prefer to bowl first.

Matches played – 3
Win while batting first – 2
Win while batting in the second innings – 1
Inconclusive- 0
Average score of first innings 210
Highest team total – 260
Lowest total- 172
Highest successful chase – 144
Won the match by winning the toss- 1
Won the match after losing the toss -2

X-Factor for IND vs AFG:


Shivam Dubey had scored a explosive half-century in the last match. His innings of 60 runs, studded with five fours and two sixes, came at a strike rate of 150.00. Apart from this, one wicket was also taken. He will be India’s key player in the next match and Dubey will be expected to continue his all-round skills.


Mohammad Nabi will be an important player for Afghanistan. In the last match, he played a stormy inning of 42 runs in just 27 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes. Similar batting will be expected from him in the next match also.

IND vs AFG Probable Playing-XI

India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Tilak Verma, Shivam Dubey, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar.

afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran (captain), Rahmat Shah, Azmatullah Umarzai, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb ur Rehman.

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