Welcome to WeknowCricket’s IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Dream 11 Team & Prediction, Playing 11, Match preview, and Team news. The 28th match of the World Cup will be played at Southampton. The match is expected to be a one-sided affair as India looks like the side to beat this World Cup. Let’s how Afghanistan give them a tough fight. Read on to find our match analysis and Dream 11 match predictions!

🤔 WhatIND vs AFG, 28th Match, WC 2019
📅 When21st June, Saturday
📍 WhereSouthampton

Rattled Afghan spinners look for redemption…

Afghanistan was taken by a storm when England thrashed them a 150 run defeat after scoring a MAMMOTH 398 in the first innings. Not that anyone was expecting them to win against the Tournament favorites but we still expected some fight; especially from Afghan Spin Trio of Rashid, Mujeeb, and Nabi. This is why the fact that Rashid Khan leaked 110 runs off his 9 overs was more surprising than England scoring almost 400 runs in an ODI!

Strengths: Spinners
Weaknesses: Top-order


India on the other hand, defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 89 runs. Batting first, Rohit Sharma’s 140 catapults the Indian total to 336, a total which proved to be an uphill task for the Pakistanis who only managed to score 212 for the loss of 6 wickets. India looks in sublime form and is looking like THE team to beat this tournament.

Strengths: Batting
Weaknesses: No decent batsmen at the #4 spot.


We Know Cricket Hot Take 🔥

Since Dhawan is ruled out of the World Cup, the opening spot is taken by KL Rahul. This leaves a gap at the #4 position, a position which India has been looking for takers for the past many months. Vijay Shankar performed well in India’s last match but was awkward against steep bounce. He doesn’t look ready for the grandest stage of them all and we would suggest Kohli bring in either Dinesh Karthik or Rishab Pant. Rishabh Pant is also inexperienced but much better batsmen than Shankar. India doesn’t really need Shankar’s medium pace and should be playing a proper batsman in his place.


Note: The IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Dream 11 Team /Halaplay/My Team 11 fantasy league picks are based on various factors such as player performance, team momentum, form, pitch report, ground stats and most importantly, our experience of spending hours and hours in front of the Television watching and analyzing each and every cricket match!

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Ind vs Afg world cup 2019 dream 11 team

IND vs AFG 2019: Pitch Report ⛅


Less grass on the pitch means it would be helpful for spinners. The ground is comparatively larger, hence the chances of a high scoring game is less. However, both teams are batting behemoths so one can never be sure.

IND vs AFG 2019: Head to Head 🥊🥊


Matches played: 2
England: 1
West Indies: 0

Important Stats 📈


Most runs for IND: Rohit (319), Kohli (177)

Most runs for AFG: Shahidi (165), Zadran (113)

Most wickets for IND: Chahal (6), Bumrah (5)

Most wickets for AFG: Zadan (5), Naib (5)

IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Squad 🧑‍🤝‍🧑


India World Cup Squad 2019

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lokesh Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal


Afghanistan World Cup Squad 2019

Ikram Ali Khil (w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Noor Ali Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Hamid Hassan

IND vs AFG 2019: Playing 11 and Team News 📰


Team News:

  • Dhawan is ruled out of the world cup due to injury
  • Shankar also got injured so unsure if he’ll play. 
  • Bhuvneshvar Kumar got injured and will be replaced by Shami for the next 2-3 games.
  • No changes expected in the Afghanistan squad


India Playing 11: Rohit, Kl Rahul, Dhoni (wk), Kohli (c), Karthik/Pant, Jhadav, Pandya, Shami, Bumrah, Chahal, Kuldeep

Afghanistan Playing 11: Rahmat Shah, Noor Ali Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil(w), Gulbadin Naib(c), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran

IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Dream 11 Team Prediction and Suggestions 🧠


🧤 Wicket Keeper: Dhoni is the obvious choice here for the wicketkeeper spot in your Dream 11 team. No debating.

🏏 Batsmen: Rohit hit 140 in the last game and is in sublime form. Virat Kohli is a no brainer. Hashmatullah Shahidi and Afghan can be picked from the Afghanistani side as they both showed some fight against England in their last game.

😎 All Rounders: Hardik Pandya and M. Nabi are great all-rounders and must be included in your Dream 11 squad. You can also select G. Naib in your team as he’s also a decent all-rounder.

🧶 Bowlers: Even though Rashid got thrashed in his last game, he is a champion bowler and should not be ruled out. Bumrah is the world’s leading fast bowler, so his inclusion is a given. Complete your Dream 11 squad by including either of Kuldeep or Chahal.


IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Dream 11 Team Suggestion #1:

Dhoni (wk), Shahidi, Rohit, Rahul, Afghan, Nabi, Naib, Pandya, Rashid, Bumrah, Kuldeep.

Captain: Rohit, VC: Hardik


IND vs AFG World Cup 2019 Dream 11 Team Suggestion #1:

Dhoni (wk), Shah, Kohli, Rahul, Nabi, Naib, Pandya, Rashid, Shami, Bumrah, Kuldeep.

Captain: Kohli VC: Bumrah


Disclaimer: The IND vs AFG 2019 Dream 11 team predictions are based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. Feel free to take a look at the suggestions but make the final decisions yourself.

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