Afghanistan and India will face each other on Saturday (22nd June) for the first time in Cricket World Cup history at The Rose Bowl (Southampton) in the match 28 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
In this tournament, Afghanistan has played five matches and India has played four matches. While Afghanistan has lost all their matches in this tournament, India has won thrice and also has one no result in this CWC edition.
Ahead of this 28th match of the ongoing CWC, here we are with some important statistical preview.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Afghanistan (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, No Result, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Won, Lost and Lost
India (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost, Lost, Won, Won and Won.
ODI records at Rose Bowl (Southampton)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (2 matches): Afghanistan won 0 ODIs; India won 1 ODI (1 tied)
At neutral venues (2 matches): Afghanistan won 0 ODIs; India won 1 ODI (1 tied)
In England: Never played before
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At Rose Bowl, Southampton: Never played before
In the World Cup (2 matches): Never played before
i) Apart from scoring 1,737 ODI runs, Samiullah Shinwari has also taken 45 ODI wickets. He is five wickets away to become the second Afghanistan cricketer to score 1,000 ODI runs as well as to take 50 ODI wickets. Mohammad Nabi (2,629 ODI runs and 122 ODI wickets) was the first Afghan cricketer to achieve this feat.
i) The off-spinner Mohammad Nabi has taken 195 wickets in the international career. He is five wickets away to complete his 200 wickets. Only Rashid Khan (210 wickets) has taken 200+ international wickets for Afghanistan.
i) Indian captain Virat Kohli has scored 19,896 international runs in 415 international innings. He is 104 runs away to complete his 20,000 international runs and become the 12th batsman to achieve this feat. At present, the legendary cricketers Brian Lara (West Indies) and Sachin Tendulkar (India) are jointly holding the record of fastest 20,000 international runs as both achieved this feat in 453 international innings. So, Kohli has a good chance to create a new record of the fastest batsman to score 20,000 international runs.
i) In the Cricket World Cup, MS Dhoni has made six stumpings. Dhoni is currently the joint most stumpings record holder as an Indian wicketkeeper in CWC history. Kiran More also made six stumpings in CWC. With another CWC stumping, Dhoni will create a new most stumpings record for India in CWC history.
i) The left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has already bagged 149 international wickets. With one more wicket, he will complete his 150 international wickets.
i) The right-arm pacer Hardik Pandya has taken 99 international wickets. He needs to take one more wicket to complete his 100 international wickets.
i) The left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja has already picked up 397 international wickets. He is three wickets away to become the seventh Indian bowler and second Indian left-arm bowler to claim 400 international wickets.