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Match 9 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has India taking on Afghanistan. The match will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on October 11 at 2:00 PM IST.

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan), Match 9 - Match Information

Match: India vs Afghanistan, Match 9
Date: October 11, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM IST
Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan), Match 9 Preview

India have played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while Afghanistan have also played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked seventh on the points table.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table

The points table of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
New Zealand 2 2 0 4 +1.958
South Africa 1 1 0 2 +2.040
Pakistan 1 1 0 2 +1.620
India 1 1 0 2 +0.883
England 2 1 1 2 +0.553
Bangladesh 2 1 1 2 -0.653
Australia 1 0 1 0 -0.883
Afghanistan 1 0 1 0 -1.438
Netherlands 2 0 2 0 -1.800
Sri Lanka 1 0 1 0 -2.040

Both teams last played against each other in Match 28 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 where Mohammed Shami scored the highest fantasy points for India with 115 match fantasy points while Mohammad Nabi topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Afghanistan with 118 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by India against Australia, India beat Australia by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for India was KL Rahul who scored 125 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Bangladesh, Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Afghanistan was Azmatullah Omarzai who scored 57 fantasy points.

IND vs AFG, Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 257 runs. The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi is a balanced one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

The temperature will hover around 37°C with 14% humidity. Winds at a speed of 4.23 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 62% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

IND vs AFG, Head-to-Head

In the 3 matches played between these 2 teams, India has won all their matches. India's batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Afghanistan.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 176 35.2 0 0 47, 119, 4, 1, 5 -
Ibrahim Zadran 5 111 22.2 0 0 22, 7, 7, 75, 0 -
  1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. Rahmanullah Gurbaz has an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 47, 119, 4, 1 and 5 runs at an average of 35.2 per match.

  2. Ibrahim Zadran

    Ibrahim Zadran is a batter and has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Ibrahim Zadran is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 22, 7, 7, 75 and 0 runs at an average of 22.2 per match.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mohammed Siraj 5 6 1.2 9 1.8 0, 1, 0, 5, 0 1, 1, 6, 1, 0
Kuldeep Yadav 5 2 0.4 13 2.6 0, 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 0, 4, 5
Noor Ahmad 5 15 3 4 0.8 0, 3, 0, 2, 10 0, 1, 1, 0, 2
  1. Mohammed Siraj

    Mohammed Siraj is a bowler and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches, Mohammed Siraj has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8.

  2. Kuldeep Yadav

    Kuldeep Yadav is a bowler and has an average of 82 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a slow left-arm chinaman bowler and in the recent 5 matches, this player has taken 13 wickets at an average of 2.6. Kuldeep Yadav has bowled well at this venue as in the last 5 matches he played here, he has taken 5 wickets.

  3. Noor Ahmad Lakanwal

    Noor Ahmad is a bowler and has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player bowls slow left-arm chinaman and in the recent 5 matches, Noor Ahmad has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hardik Pandya 5 16 3.2 7 1.4 11, 0, 5, 0, 0 1, 3, 1, 1, 1
Mohammad Nabi 5 78 15.6 4 0.8 6, 1, 65, 3, 3 0, 4, 0, 0, 0
Ravichandran Ashwin 5 32 6.4 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 25, 7 1, 3, 1, 0, 1
  1. Hardik Himanshu Pandya

    Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 16 runs averaging 3.2 per match.

  2. Mohammad Nabi

    Mohammad Nabi can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Mohammad Nabi has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 6, 1, 65, 3 and 3 runs at an average of 15.6 per match.

  3. Ravichandran Ashwin

    Ravichandran Ashwin is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Ravichandran Ashwin has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.1. He is an off-break bowler and in the last 5 matches, this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mohammed Siraj 5 6 1.2 9 1.8 0, 1, 0, 5, 0 1, 1, 6, 1, 0
Kuldeep Yadav 5 2 0.4 13 2.6 0, 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 0, 4, 5
Hardik Pandya 5 16 3.2 7 1.4 11, 0, 5, 0, 0 1, 3, 1, 1, 1
Mohammed Shami 5 20 4 9 1.8 0, 0, 6, 0, 14 1, 5, 2, 1, 0
  1. Mohammed Siraj

    Mohammed Siraj is a bowler and has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 5 matches, Mohammed Siraj has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8.

  2. Kuldeep Yadav

    Kuldeep Yadav is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 82 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player bowls slow left-arm chinaman and in the recently played 5 matches, Kuldeep Yadav has taken 2, 2, 0, 4 and 5 wickets at an average of 2.6. He has bowled well at this venue as in the last 5 matches this player played here, he has taken 4 and1 wickets.

  3. Hardik Himanshu Pandya

    Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder and has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Hardik Pandya is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 16 runs at an average of 3.2 per match.

  4. Mohammed Shami Ahmed

    Mohammed Shami is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Mohammed Shami is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. This player has been very successful at this venue as in the last 5 matches Mohammed Shami played here, he has taken 2, 4, 4, 1 and 2 wickets.

IND vs AFG Squad Information

India (IND) Squad: Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Shami, KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan and Mohammed Siraj.

Afghanistan (AFG) Squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Riaz Hassan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Abdul Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad and Rashid Khan.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Ishan Kishan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul

All-Rounders: Mohammad Nabi and Ravichandran Ashwin

Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Noor Ahmad

Captain: Mohammed Siraj

Vice-Captain: Noor Ahmad

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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