IND vs AFG: A three-match T20 series is being played between India and Afghanistan. In the second match of this series, Team India captain Rohit Sharma has won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Indian team is leading 1-0 in this series due to the victory in the first match. In the second match of the series, Rohit Sharma has made some changes in the playing 11 of Team India. Actually, Indian cricket team’s star player Virat Kohli is making a comeback in T20 International after a long wait of 14 months. Due to which some changes have been made in the playing 11.
These players were dropped
Due to the return of Virat Kohli in the second T20 match being played against Afghanistan, Tilak Verma has been dropped from the playing 11. He did not do anything special in the first match of the series. In such a situation, it was almost certain that he could be dropped from the playing 11. Apart from this, another change has been made in the Indian team. Yashasvi Jaiswal has got a chance to play in this match in place of Shubman Gill. Yashasvi Jaiswal could not play in the first match of the series due to injury. In such a situation, Gill got a chance to open.
new opening pair
In the second match of the series, the Indian team will be seen with a new opening pair. Captain Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal will open the innings in this match. Team head coach Rahul Dravid had already said in the press conference regarding this that Yashasvi Jaiswal will open with Rohit Sharma. With the return of Yashasvi Jaiswal, Team India will get left-right combination in the open.
Virat Kohli’s return
Indian star batsman Virat Kohli played his last T20 match against England in the year 2022 during the T20 World Cup. Since then he was out of the T20 squad, but in the Afghanistan series, he was once again brought back into the team along with Rohit Sharma. Virat could not play the first match of the series due to personal reasons.
Team India’s playing 11 for the second T20 match
Rohit Sharma (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shivam Dubey, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar.
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