Asia Cup 2022 – India vs Afghanistan, match preview, predicted lineups

Ind vs Afg
India and Afghanistan take on each other in Asia Cup 2022 after both teams exit from the competition

India and Afghanistan are both out of 2022 Asia Cup and hence they are playing for pride. India go into this game as the favourites.

Date & Time : 8th September 2022, 6:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

Team India after a dismal; showing in the Super 4 stage of the competition are now officially out of the competition and they have plenty to think of. They will now look forward to the next big assignment the T20 World Cup.

They now take on Afghanistan in their final game of the Asia Cup as they look to finish on a high. They have not bowled well in this tournament and it’s a cause of concern. They will look to het that right.

On the other hand, Afghanistan too will be disappointed after their showing in the Super 4 stage after an ideal Group stage performance. This is a learning curve and they shall come up stronger next time.

Afghan side bowling is quite good and they need to synchronise it with the batting. Then they will be good to go.

As for the wicket, bowlers will be aided and batters need to give their best.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

India XI : R. Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Kohli, S. Yadav, Pant (WK), Hooda, H. Pandya, R. Ashwin, B. Kumar, Chahal, A. Singh.

Afghanistan XI : Zazai, Gurbaz (WK), I. Zadran, Janat, N. Zadran, Nabi (C), Omarzai, R. Khan, M. Ur Rahman, F. Ahmad, Farooqi.

Prediction

India know they will need to win this one and hence they will show no weaknesses and in the end win despite Afghanistan being formidable opponents.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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