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3rd T20I of the Afghanistan in India, 3 T20I Series, 2024 has India taking on Afghanistan at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 17th January at 07:00 PM IST.

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan), 3rd T20I - Match Information

Match: India vs Afghanistan, 3rd T20I
Date: 17th January, 2024
Time: 07:00 PM IST
Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

IND vs AFG (India vs Afghanistan), 3rd T20I Preview

India and Afghanistan have played 2 matches in the series, with India winning all the games played so far.

In their previous encounter in this series, Axar Patel was the Man of the Match and Shivam Dube scored the highest fantasy points for India with 131 match fantasy points while Gulbadin Naib topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Afghanistan with 86 match fantasy points.

IND vs AFG, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. The surface will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is going to be difficult. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 158 runs. Chasing a target should be the preferred option at the venue since the team batting first has only won 35% of its matches.

Weather Report for M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

The temperature is expected to be around 22°C and humidity is expected to be around 52%. 4.15 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

IND vs AFG, Head-to-Head

In the 7 matches played between these 2 teams, Afghanistan have lost all their matches. Afghanistan do not have a good record against India. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict the trend to continue. 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
Shubman Gill 5 117 23.4 0 0 23, 8, 0, 9, 77 -
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 178 35.6 0 0 14, 23, 20, 21, 100 -
Tilak Varma 4 86 17.2 0 0 26, 0, 0, 29, 31 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Shubman Gill

    Shubman Gill is a batter with an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 117 runs at an average of 23.4 per match.

  2. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a wicket-keeper with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 178 runs averaging 35.6 per match.

  3. Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma

    Tilak Varma is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. Tilak Varma is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the last 4 matches, he has scored 26, 0, 0, 29 and 31 runs averaging 17.2 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
Ravi Bishnoi 4 6 1.2 4 0.8 0, 0, 2, 0, 4 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 4 21 4.2 6 1.2 21, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 2, 3, 1
Arshdeep Singh 4 0 0 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 0, 1, 0
  1. Ravi Bishnoi

    Ravi Bishnoi can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Ravi Bishnoi is a leg-break googly bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Mujeeb Ur Rahman

    Mujeeb Ur Rahman is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.1. Mujeeb Ur Rahman is an off-break bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, he has taken 0, 0, 2, 3 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Arshdeep Singh

    Arshdeep Singh can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 6.9. Arshdeep Singh is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 0, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 0 and 1 wickets in recent matches.

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
Shivam Dube 3 171 34.2 2 0.4 0, 63, 0, 60, 48 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Axar Patel 4 31 6.2 5 1 0, 0, 0, 31, 0 2, 2, 1, 0, 0
Gulbadin Naib 4 109 21.8 1 0.2 57, 0, 52, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
  1. Shivam Dube

    Shivam Dube is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Shivam Dube has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 3 matches, this player has scored 171 runs averaging 34.2 per match.

  2. Axar Rajeshbhai Patel

    Axar Patel is an all-rounder with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Axar Patel bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. This player has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

  3. Gulbadin Naib

    Gulbadin Naib is an all-rounder with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Gulbadin Naib is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, he has scored 109 runs averaging 21.8 per match.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

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
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 4 21 4.2 6 1.2 21, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 2, 3, 1
Axar Patel 4 31 6.2 5 1 0, 0, 0, 31, 0 2, 2, 1, 0, 0
Azmatullah Omarzai 3 47 9.4 3 0.6 2, 29, 0, 0, 16 0, 0, 1, 2, 0
Mukesh Kumar 5 0 0 8 1.6 - 0, 2, 1, 2, 3
Jitesh Sharma 5 60 12 0 0 0, 31, 4, 1, 24 -
Mohammad Nabi 3 56 11.2 0 0 14, 0, 42, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0

The top point-getters for India are Axar Patel with 66 match fantasy points, Mukesh Kumar with 62 match fantasy points and Jitesh Sharma with 60 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Afghanistan are Mujeeb Ur Rahman with 70 match fantasy points, Azmatullah Omarzai with 64 match fantasy points and Mohammad Nabi with 58 match fantasy points.

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
Shivam Dube 3 171 34.2 2 0.4 0, 63, 0, 60, 48 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Shubman Gill 5 117 23.4 0 0 23, 8, 0, 9, 77 -
Ravi Bishnoi 4 6 1.2 4 0.8 0, 0, 2, 0, 4 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Axar Patel 4 31 6.2 5 1 0, 0, 0, 31, 0 2, 2, 1, 0, 0
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 178 35.6 0 0 14, 23, 20, 21, 100 -
  1. Shivam Dube

    Shivam Dube can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Shivam Dube is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 0, 63, 0, 60 and 48 runs averaging 34.2 per match.

  2. Shubman Gill

    Shubman Gill is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. This player has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Shubman Gill is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 117 runs at an average of 23.4 per match.

  3. Ravi Bishnoi

    Ravi Bishnoi is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Ravi Bishnoi bowls leg-break googly and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  4. Axar Rajeshbhai Patel

    Axar Patel is an all-rounder with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 4 matches, Axar Patel has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

  5. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. This player has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 178 runs at an average of 35.6 per match.

IND vs AFG Squad Information

India (IND) Squad: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Sanju Samson, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan, Jitesh Sharma, Rinku Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Shubman Gill, Arshdeep Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma and Ravi Bishnoi.

Afghanistan (AFG) Squad: Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fareed Ahmad, Hazratullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Qais Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Noor Ahmad and Mohammad Saleem.

IND vs AFG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, Mohammad Nabi and Sharafuddin Ashraf

Batters: Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma and Hazratullah Zazai

All-Rounder: Sanju Samson

Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi and Kuldeep Yadav

Captain: Tilak Varma

Vice-Captain: Shubman Gill

Photo credit: Alamy

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