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India vs Afghanistan Cricket 2024

The India National Cricket Team will begin their home season in 2024 with the historic IND vs AFG T20I series. The Afghanistan tour of India 2024 will consist of three T20Is. The India vs Afghanistan T20I series will just be the second bilateral series between the two nations.

In 2018, India welcomed Afghanistan for a historic one-off Test match. It was Afghanistan’s first-ever Test match after they were granted Test status by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The forthcoming IND vs AFG 2024 series marks the first instance of India and Afghanistan engaging in a multi-match white-ball series.

The series will give Ind and Afg Teams the opportunity to prepare for the highly-anticipated ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament 2024, scheduled to be held in June in the Caribbeans and the United States of America. The India vs Afghanistan series is also Team India’s last T20I assignment before the T20 World Cup. On the other hand, Afghanistan will play one more series against Sri Lanka before the marquee event.

IND vs AFG Schedule 2024:

The Afghanistan vs India series is scheduled to be played from January 11 to 17. The first India vs Afghanistan match is scheduled to take place in Mohali on January 11 before both teams move to Indore for the second game on January 3. The last IND vs AFG match will be played on January 17 in Bengaluru.

Date and Time Match Venue
Jan 11 2024, Thu – 07:00 PM IST India vs Afghanistan, 1st T20I IS Bindra Cricket Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
Jan 14 2024, Sun – 07:00 PM IST India vs Afghanistan, 2nd T20I Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
Jan 17 2024, Wed – 07:00 PM IST India vs Afghanistan, 3rd T20I M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

IND vs AFG Squads 2024:

India squad:

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill (C), Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Kishan, Washington Sundar, Ruturaj Gaikwad

Afghanistan squad:

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Afsar Zazai(w), Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan(c), Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Gulbadin Naib, Rahmat Shah, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Zahir Khan, Nijat Masood, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad

(These are probable squads. The squads will be updated as soon as they are announced)

IND vs AFG 2024: FAQs:

When will the IND vs AFG 2024 series begin?

The IND vs AFG 2024 series is scheduled to begin on January 11. The first match will take place in Mohali.

Where will the India vs Afghanistan T20I matches take place?

The three matches of the India vs Afghanistan T20I series will be played in Mohali, Indore and Bengaluru.

Who will be the captain of the Indian team against Afghanistan?

With both Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav sidelined with injuries, India are likely to have a new captain for the series against Afghanistan. According to reports, Shubman Gill could lead the team.

Will Rohit Sharma play against Afghanistan?

Rohit Sharma has not played a T20I for India since the conclusion of the 2022 T20 World Cup and is unlikely to make his much-awaited return to T20Is through the series against Afghanistan.

Who will be the captain of Afghanistan for India series 2024?

Rashid Khan will be the captain of Afghanistan for the T20I series against India.