Team India is ready to play Afghanistan in the 6th match of Super 4’s on 8th September 2022. Men in Blue have already dropped out of this tournament after losing two consecutive games against Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The strife-torn Afghan side has impressed every cricket fan with their fierce performances in this event. However, the lack of playing International Cricket Team cost them defeated in recent matches. Nevertheless, Afghanistan would emerge as a strong T20 side in the upcoming years.
In contrast, the defending champions, India, have failed to prove themselves during Asia’s biggest cricketing event. Despite finishing top in the group stage rounds, Men in Blue crashed down before putting on a similar show in the Super 4’s.
India vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 Prediction
Well, the upcoming competition is not more than a Formality match for both teams because they are no more part of this event after losing recent games. Rohit-led India needs to build their batting unit as their issues with the bat were evident in this tournament. In addition, the Fitness of the pacers is another matter the side would need to focus on before playing the 2022 World Cup in Australia.
The unprecedented squad in Afghanistan has left no stone unturned to fancy their winning chances, but they remained unlucky. However, the young Afghan side still needs to learn a lot more about cricket, and they have time for this. Above all, they have to work on their batting techniques as Inconsistency and Lack of Ability to Tackle Pressure Moments are the most common issues in this team.
Team India is an overwhelming hot favorite to win against Afghanistan as they have an experienced star-studded squad, relatively Afghan team relies on young and passionate athletes. Nevertheless, it would be a tough competition, and the Afghanistan team would love to end their event’s campaign on victorious notes.
Cricket experts are predicting a nail-biting match between India and Afghanistan because both sides feature Top-quality Batters and Spinners. The playing conditions at Dubai Cricket Stadium looks suitable for batters, so it could be a high-scoring game. If the batting first side manages to post any target above 190 runs, their chances of winning this match will increase by 60%.
Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 Squad
Mohammad Nabi (captain), Rashid Khan, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Farooqi, Azmatullah, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Azmatullah Omarzai.
India Asia Cup 2022 Squad
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Hooda, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, and Harshal Patel.