India vs Afghanistan – October 11 – ICC Cricket World Cup

India looks to be the stronger contender for the upcoming match on October 11.

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Match Details 

  • Teams: India vs Afghanistan
  • Series: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
  • Match: 9th Match
  • Date: October 11, 2023
  • Time: 02:00 PM Local time
  • Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Probable Playing XIs

India Playing 11

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumraj

Bench: Mukesh Kumar, Umran Malik, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Axar Patel

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Afghanistan Playing 11

Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Fazal Haq Farooqi

Bench: Ikram Alikhil, Farid Ahmad Malik, Shahidullah Kamal, Abdul Rahman, Mohammad Saleem Safi, Wafadar Momand, Azmatullah Omarzai

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Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

While it’s difficult to predict the best batter of the match between India and Afghanistan on October 11, Rahmanullah Gurbaz from Afghanistan has performed well in recent matches. The aggressive opener was the leading run-scorer of a recent ODI series, where he amassed 173 runs in three innings at an average of 57.66 and a strike rate of 90.10 with one hundred to his name.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

While it’s difficult to predict the best batter of the match between India and Afghanistan on October 11, here are some players who have performed well in recent matches:

Mohammad Rizwan from India: He was simply amazing in a pressure match against India as the right-handed batter stroked an excellent fifty and played shots all around the ground.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz from Afghanistan: The aggressive opener was the leading run-scorer of a recent ODI series, where he amassed 173 runs in three innings at an average of 57.66 and a strike rate of 90.10 with one hundred to his name.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

MatchDateVenueResult
ICC Menโ€™s T20 World Cup, 33rd Match, Group 2November 03, 2021Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu DhabiIndia beat Afghanistan by 66 runs
Menโ€™s T20 Asia Cup, 11th Match, Super FourSeptember 08, 2022Dubai International Cricket StadiumIndia beat Afghanistan by 101 runs

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of India

DateMatchDetailed Result
September 24, 20232nd ODI, India vs AustraliaIndia won by 99 runs (DLS method)
September 22, 20231st ODI, India vs AustraliaIndia won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
September 17, 2023Final, India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 10 wickets (with 263 balls remaining)
September 15, 202312th Match, Super Four, India vs BangladeshBangladesh won by 6 runs
September 12, 202310th Match, Super Four, India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 41 runs

Last 5 Games of Afghanistan

DateMatchTeamsResult
September 5, 20236th Match, Group BAfghanistan vs Sri LankaSri Lanka won by 2 runs
September 3, 20234th Match, Group BAfghanistan vs BangladeshBangladesh won by 89 runs
August 26, 20233rd ODIAfghanistan vs PakistanPakistan won by 59 runs
August 24, 20232nd ODIAfghanistan vs PakistanPakistan won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
August 22, 20231st ODIAfghanistan vs PakistanPakistan won by 142 runs

Prediction Based on Performance

Based on the recent performances of both teams, India seems to have the upper hand in the upcoming match. The Indian cricket team has been showcasing consistent performances, winning 4 out of their last 5 matches. Their key players are in good form, which gives them an edge over Afghanistan. On the other hand, Afghanistan has struggled in their recent matches, losing all of their last 5 games. However, cricket is a game full of uncertainties and even though the statistics favor India, Afghanistan has the potential to spring a surprise with their game-changing players like Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rashid Khan. Yet, analyzing the form and performance of both teams, India looks to be the stronger contender for the upcoming match on October 11.

Information About Injuries in Teams 

There is no information about injuries in teams before match on October 11.

India vs Afghanistan : Winning Chance

India is favored to win the match against Afghanistan. The two teams have played each other in three One Day Internationals (ODIs), and India has won two of those matches. One match was tied. India has also won the only Test match between the two teams. In that match, India scored 474 runs, while Afghanistan scored 109 and 103. Afghanistan was dismissed twice on the same day, losing by an innings and 262 runs. India has also won the second-largest T20I match against Afghanistan, winning by 101 runs.

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Report About Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

The Arun Jaitley Stadium is a cricket stadium located on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi. Hereโ€™s a brief history and background of the stadium:

  • Establishment: The stadium was established in 1883 and was initially used as a ground for playing polo. It was only in 1948 that it was converted into a cricket ground.
  • Former Name: It was originally named the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, after the nearby Kotla fort.
  • Ownership and Operation: The stadium is owned and operated by the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA).
  • Capacity: The stadium has a seating capacity of 41,842.
  • Notable Features: The home teamโ€™s dressing room was named after Raman Lamba and the away dressing room after Prakash Bhandari. One of the stands of the stadium was named after former Indian captain Virat Kohli.

About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sportโ€™s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

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