India vs Afghanistan 1st t20I

India clinches thrilling victory in T20 opener against Afghanistan.

Date and Venue

The match was held on January 11th, 2024, at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium.

Toss Decision

India, captained by Rohit Sharma, won the toss and elected to field first.

Afghanistan's Innings

Afghanistan scores 158/5; Nabi and Omarzai lead with brisk batting.

India's Chase

 India successfully chased the target, scoring 159/4 in 17.3 overs

Key Player

Shivam Dube played a pivotal role, scoring an unbeaten 60 off 40 balls.

Notable Performances

Jitesh Sharma's swift 31 off 20; Mujeeb Ur Rahman leads with 2/21 for Afghanistan.

Indian Bowling Highlights

 Axar Patel and Mukesh Kumar were the standout bowlers for India, both taking two wickets each.