Asia Cup, Super 4, India vs Afghanistan, stay: MS Dhoni leads India for the 200th time in ODIs

INDIA: MS Dhoni (C) (W), Lokesh Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul

AFGHANISTAN: Mohammad Shahzad (W), Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan (C), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

4.35PM: Afghanistan win the toss and they will bat first. Lots of modifications for India… Rohit, Dhawan, Bumrah, Bhuvi and Chahal are rested.

4.33 pm: massive information – MS DHONI WILL LEAD INDIA FOR THE 2 hundredth TIME IN ODIS!

4.27 pm: A big moment for Deepak Chahar who’s all set to make his ODI debut these days as he receives his cap. He made his T20I debut in opposition to England in July.

Four.16 pm: while Rohit and Shikhar had been in pinnacle form… The bowlers were on hearth as properly.

Yuzvendra Chahal has attributed India’s consistent display with the ball throughout codecs to a skillful pool of bowlers and confidence proven by the crew management.

“Our bowling pool has swelled to 10-15 and in advance it wasn’t so. Now one who is changing you is also as skillful,” Chahal told newshounds after India notched up a comfortable 9-wicket win over Pakistan within the Asia Cup.

“Even in England, the way our bowlers have ruled, it suggests the everyday flow of spinners and medium pacers within the group. Additionally the self assurance confirmed through the management, that is critical for a teenager. There’s no negativity, you may give attention to your bowling.”

Four.05 pm: this is the first time the 2 facets have met in an ODI considering that Asia Cup 2014. Plenty has modified for Afghanistan considering then, who have easily been the most exciting side within the match so far. It is unfortunate, from a cricket lover’s point of view, that Afghanistan have been eliminated already.

The Indian cricket group will desire that its untested center-order gets some sport time in advance of the grand finale whilst it takes on an ever-improving Afghanistan within the very last ‘amazing 4’ stumble upon of the Asia Cup on Tuesday.

India were on a roll after an unimpressive begin against Hong Kong, with couple of one-sided victories over arch-opponents Pakistan and an similarly facile one in opposition to Bangladesh.

With a gap in Friday’s final sealed, skipper Rohit Sharma can also need a number of his untested center-order batsmen to get excellent time within the center towards someone of Rashid Khan’s calibre.

Often in cricket, the ‘law of Averages’ catches up with the excellent acting groups at a important juncture.

Shikhar Dhawan (327) and skipper Rohit (269) have completed the bulk of the scoring within the four suits to date with very little contribution being required from the opposite batsmen within the line-up.

The subsequent highest scorer is Ambati Rayudu (116 runs) because he comes in at No three. The trouble has been lack of batting time for the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and Dinesh Karthik to this point

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