IND vs AFG: 5 Afghanistan Bowlers With Most Wickets vs India In T20Is

Updated - 02 Jan 2024, 04:04 PM

Afghanistan team,
Afghanistan team (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Afghanistan tour of India 2024 will be the first home series for Team India in 2024. The IND vs AFG T20I series will observe three games from January 11 to 17. India and Afghanistan have played 4 T20I games with each other in the past. Also, another T20I clash in the Asian Games 2023 ended with no result.

IND vs AFG T20I series is the first-ever bilateral series between both sides in T20Is. Both teams are yet to reveal their squads for IND vs AFG T20I series. The Afghanistan tour of India 2024 will only witness a T20I series.

If we talk about Afghanistan bowlers’ stats against India in T20Is, no bowler has ever picked more than 2 wickets. Hence, Afghan bowlers have highly failed to dominate Team India despite having a strong bowling attack. Below are 5 Afghanistan players with the most wickets vs India in T20Is.

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IND vs AFG: 5 Current Afghanistan Bowlers With Most Wickets vs India In T20Is

5. Mohammad Nabi-1

Mohammad Nabi
Mohammad Nabi (Image Credits: Twitter)

Among current Afghanistan players, Mohammad Nabi is one bowler with 1 wicket against India. He gets the 5th spot on this list. Notably, Nabi has played 4 T20I matches against India and bowled in every match.

However, the all-rounder was able to get 1 wicket in only one clash. The right-arm spinner registered figures of 1/35 in the match. He holds an economy of 9.90 vs India.

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4. Karim Janat- 1

Karim Janat
Karim Janat (Credits: Twitter)

With 1 scalp in 1 innings during IND vs AFG T20I clashes, Karim Janat grabs the 4th place in the list of Afghanistan bowlers with the most wickets against India. The right-arm seamer has hunted 1 wicket across 3 games, out of which, he bowled in only one match. He picked up 1 wicket for 7 runs in that match.

3. Hamid Hassan- 1

Hamid Hassan
Hamid Hassan (Credits: Twitter)

Right-arm pacer Hamid Hassan clinches the 3rd place on this list. The veteran pacer has picked 1 wicket across 2 matches against India. Hassan picked 1 wicket for 8 runs in a match. He owns an economy of 6.0 while facing India. Hasan last played a T20I game in 2021 but is yet to retire from the shortest format.

Also Read: IND vs AFG: 5 Indian Batsman With Most Runs vs Afghanistan In T20Is

2. Gulbadin Naib- 1

Gulbadin Naib, IND vs AFG
Gulbadin Naib (Credits: Twitter)

Gulbadin Naib gets the 2nd spot on this list with 1 scalp in IND vs AFG T20Is. The Afghan all-rounder has played 3 matches against India. The Afghan all-rounder bowled in only 2 matches. In one match, the right-arm seamer grabbed 1 wicket for 39 runs. He has an economy of 9.0 while facing India.

1. Fareed Ahmad- 2

Fareed Ahmad Malik, IND vs AFG
Fareed Ahmad Malik (Credits: ESPN)

Fareed Ahmad steals the top spot with 2 wickets against India. Other than former player Shapoor Zadran, Fareed Ahmad is the only Afghan player who has 2 wickets against India in T20Is.

The left-arm pacer grabbed 2 wickets in the only match he played during Asia Cup 2022. However, he emerged too costly in that match at an economy of 14.25 in his 4-over spell.


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