Afghanistan take on India in match 5 of the Super 4 stage of Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai today. Both teams lost their first two Super 4 game.
With Pakistan’s thrilling win over Afghanistan on Wednesday, India have been eliminated from the final race and will be looking to sign off from the Asia Cup 2022 with a big win against Afghanistan on Thursday The match between India and Afghanistan will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
India suffered a five-wicket defeat against Pakistan in their first match of the Asia Cup Super 4 stage. In their next fixture, the Men in Blue endured a six-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka.
And now, for the Rohit Sharma-led side, a win against Afghanistan will not be enough to reach the final. India’s chances of qualifying for the summit clash were dependent on Afghanistan beating Pakistan.
Sri Lanka, in their last Super 4 match, will face Pakistan on Friday. The two teams will also contest for the trophy in the final on Sunday.
India Predicted Line-up: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Afghanistan Predicted Line-up: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (captain), Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi