Fantasy picks for WC 2023 India vs Afghanistan match

THE MATCH BETWEEN India and Afghanistan will be played at the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium Delhi, in India.  The match will start at 2:00. PM IST. on the 11th of October.  

After winning their first match against Australia, the Indian team is expected to give yet another comprehensive performance. The way the Indian team bowled in the first match augurs well for them going further in the tournament. With all their bases covered, the Indians are in a dominating position. 

The Afghan team too has some worthy players like Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan.. For India it is crucial to keep Rashid Khan under control through the middle overs and attack the other bowlers from the other end.

The suggestion would be to take maximum number of players from the Indian team with an emphasis on the top batters and bowlers. From Afghanistan, stick to their star players and key performers.

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Rohit Sharma’s wealth of experience and, his adeptness to tear apart a bowling attack is special and it aids the team to secure a strong position in the game. To go with that his captaincy skills are top class and that makes him an important pick for your fantasy team.

Ishan Kishan is a dynamic left hand bat with an impressive track record in limited-overs cricketer, 
can hit the leather of a cricket ball. This 24-year-old innovative and aggressive cricketer’s attacking approach  can take the game away from the opposition in no time. His ability to decimate the spinners makes him a Profitable choice to have in your fantasy team. 

Virat Kohli plays both ways, attacks like a tiger when required and plays defence when needed. He has a watertight technique that makes him a difficult batsman to dislodge. There is no denying that he remains a dream fantasy pick.  


Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a highly aggressive attacking Batman who can provides you relief in the first 10 overs off game. His speciality is the way he plays spin and the ability to tower above the spinners by playing big shots in the middle overs. This cricketer who is great at the stumps is a reasonably good fantasy pick.

Rahmat Shah is a technically thorough player and offers you stability. In case of early wickets falling, his extraordinary proficiency to play spin in the middle overs and rotate strike, makes him a no Compromise  option to have in your fantasy picks.   

Rashid Khan is a very skilled bowler and his variations like the googly and the conventional leg spinners are some of the deliveries which are very difficult to pick. To play Rashid Khan well you have to have a look at the wrist closely to pick the delivery that he bowls. He also has a special knack of picking up decisive wickets in the match . He is a must-have in your fantasy team.

Probable India XI: Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami,  Kuleep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah.     
Probable AFG XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi,  Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen ul Haq.

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