Yuzvendra Chahal And Rashid Khan Pick Combined India-Afghanistan XI
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Yuzvendra Chahal And Rashid Khan Pick Combined India-Afghanistan XI

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Afghanistan and India. Credit: Google

Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan are two of the leading leg-spinners in white-ball cricket in the current era.

The superstar duo recently engaged in an Instagram live session where they went on to pick an all-time India-Afghanistan XI.

Opening the innings in Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan’s India-Afghanistan combined XI is the Indian superstar duo of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.

Yuzvendra Chahal And Rashid Khan Pick Combined India-Afghanistan XI
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sharma and Dhawan are one of the most successful opening pair in the history of One-day International cricket. The duo started opening the innings in the 2013 Champions Trophy and since then no opening pair in the world has scored more runs or have racked up more century stands than Rohit and Shikhar. In 108 innings, the duo have scored 4804 runs which includes 16-century stands.

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Indian players dominate India-Afghanistan Combined XI picked by Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan

Yuzvendra Chahal And Rashid Khan Pick Combined India-Afghanistan XI
Virat Kohli with KL Rahul. (Credits – AP Photo)

Virat Kohli, the fastest to scale Mount.10000 in ODI cricket, takes the third spot in Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan’s combined India-Afghanistan ODI XI. Kohli averages nearly 60 in ODI cricket and is the second-highest century-maker [43] in 50-over cricket.

The fourth spot is claimed by current Indian wicket-keeper in white-ball cricket KL Rahul, followed by one of the greatest finishers in the history of ODI cricket MS Dhoni and swashbuckling all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

Yuzvendra Chahal And Rashid Khan Pick Combined India-Afghanistan XI
Rashid Khan. (Photo: ICC)

Afghanistan’s spin duo of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman take up the spinners spots in the combined XI while Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, who claimed a hat-trick against the Afghans in the 2019 World Cup lead the fast bowling unit in Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan’s team.

 

India-Afghanistan Combined XI picked by Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rahmat Shah, KL Rahul, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

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