Fantasy tips for the T20 World Cup game between Afghanistan and India
Match 33: Afghanistan vs India, Abu Dhabi
Fantasy XI: Mohammad Shahzad, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Hazratullah Zazai, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Nabi, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq
Captain: Jasprit Bumrah
Pace bowlers have enjoyed success in Abu Dhabi in this tournament. Bumrah’s recent bowling returns here are 3 for 14, 3 for 43, 2 for 24 and 2 for 39.
Joint-highest wicket-taker among quicks in the powerplay this year with 18 strikes and is also one of the leading wicket-takers in death overs with 20 strikes.
Mohammad Shahzad: He loves batting in Abu Dhabi, and hit a 33-ball 45 in his last game, against Namibia.
Ishan Kishan: While opening the batting, he has scored 336 runs in nine outings at an average of 42 and a strike rate of 160 this year. His average in other batting positions this year is only 14.55.
Virat Kohli: Four 50-plus scores in his last six games for India.
KL Rahul: He has scored 187 runs in his last five games in Abu Dhabi at an average of 37.40.
Hazratullah Zazai: He has recorded scores of 20 or more in six of his last eight appearances for Afghanistan.
Ravindra Jadeja: One of the highest aggregators of fantasy points in the recent IPL – he is due for a big game.
Mohammad Nabi: He hasn’t been dismissed since the World Cup started, scoring 34* (29) and 6* (3) in the warm-ups, and then 11* (4), 35* (32) and 32* (17) in the main tournament.
Shardul Thakur: In the two IPL games he played in Abu Dhabi this season, he returned with match figures of 2 for 20 and 2 for 30.
Rashid Khan: He has taken the most number of wickets in Abu Dhabi this year with 20 strikes in 12 games at an economy of 6.52.