IND vs AFG T20 Series: Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya will be absent from the upcoming T20 series against Afghanistan due to their injuries. Meanwhile, there’s an anticipation that Siraj and Bumrah might be rested.
The Indian cricket team, after an extended tour in South Africa, is set to play a T20 series against Afghanistan at home. The series kicks off on January 11, with Yadav and Pandya ruled out due to their respective injuries. On the other hand, reports suggest possible comebacks for Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the T20 squad.
The first match of the T20 series between India and Afghanistan is scheduled for January 11 at Mohali’s IS Bindra Stadium. The subsequent match will take place on January 14 at Indore’s Holkar Stadium, with the series concluding on January 17 at Bengaluru’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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Rohit and Kohli expressed their desire to play T20
Rohit and Kohli have expressed their interest in playing T20 cricket, aiming for the T20 World Cup. Notably, the selection committee meeting is slated for Friday where their participation might be discussed.
Siraj and Bumrah will get rest
Reports also indicate that fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj might be rested for the three-match T20 series against Afghanistan. Mohammed Shami is also set to miss out on this series.
Here’s the schedule for the India-Afghanistan T20 Series:
- First T20: January 11 – Mohali
- Second T20: January 14 – Indore
- Third T20: January 17 – Bengaluru