New Delhi: India and Afghanistan are ready to play their second match in the ICC ODI World Cup. This time the contest is between the two, the toss has already taken place. Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat first. After the toss, both the teams also announced their playing eleven. While there is one change in Team India for today’s match, Afghanistan’s team has not changed.
Let us tell you that India had defeated Australia in its first match played in Chennai. On the other hand, Afghanistan had to face defeat in their first match, which they played against Bangladesh. However, now both the teams are facing each other at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. This is the same ground on which the highest scoring match of this World Cup was played. In the last match played here between South Africa and Sri Lanka, more than 760 runs were scored by both the teams together. In such a situation, it becomes even more important to know the playing eleven of the India-Afghanistan match.
Ashwin out of the team, Shardul Thakur gets a chance
Talking about the playing eleven of the match being held in Delhi, India has made a big change. Actually, considering the nature of the Delhi pitch, he asked R. Ashwin has been dropped from the playing eleven. The player who has been given a chance in his place is Shardul Thakur. Apart from this one change in the Indian team, all the rest are the same players who were seen playing against Australia in the first match.
No change in Afghanistan
If we talk about Afghanistan, no change has been seen there. After the toss, the Afghan captain said that he will field with the same playing eleven which was seen playing against Bangladesh.
India’s playing XI
Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur.
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