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Updated January 8th, 2024 at 16:25 IST

India vs Afghanistan: Complete schedule, IND vs AFG squad, live streaming details, Date, time & more

This is the first time India and Afghanistan will play a bilateral T20I series. Both teams have played five T20Is against each other in ICC and ACC tournaments.

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India vs Afghanistan | Image:AP
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India and Afghanistan are all set to lock horns against each other in a three-match T20I series starting January 11. This is the first time India and Afghanistan will play a bilateral T20I series. The BCCI announced the 16-member squad for the highly-anticipated contest on Sunday. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have returned to the T20I side for the first time since the 2022 T20 World Cup

3 things you need to know

  • Rohit Sharma will captain the Indian side in the series
  • The contest will serve as practice for T20 World Cup 2024
  • Afghanistan will be led by Ibrahim Zadran

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India vs Afghanistan: Head-to-head record in T20Is

India and Afghanistan have played a total of five T20I matches against each other with their first meeting coming in 2010. All of these encounters were part of multi-nation tournaments as India and Afghanistan have never played a bilateral T20I series. India have won four out of these five matches against Afghanistan, while one match ended in no result.  

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India vs Afghanistan T20I series: Live streaming and broadcast details 

Fans can enjoy the live broadcast of the India vs Afghanistan T20I series on Sports18 network. The live streaming of the entire series will be available on JioCinema. 

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India vs Afghanistan T20I series: Full schedule

India vs Afghanistan 1st T20I: Mohali - 11 January (7:00 PM)

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India vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I: Indore - 14 January (7:00 PM)

India vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I: Bengaluru - 17 January (7:00 PM)

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India vs Afghanistan T20I series: Full squads

India’s squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar

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Afghanistan's squad: Ibrahim Zadran (Captain), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ikram Alikhil (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad, Naveen Ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Mohammad Saleem, Qais Ahmad, Gulbadin Naib and Rashid Khan.


 

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Published January 8th, 2024 at 16:25 IST

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