India vs Afghanistan, 3rd T20I: Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match between IND vs AFG?


India’s T20I series against Afghanistan is the final opportunity to test different line-ups before the T20 World Cup. Players like Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dube, Rinku Singh, and Jitesh Sharma have impressed in the first two matches. The match in Bengaluru on January 17 will be crucial for them to solidify their spots for the upcoming mega tournament.

Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma hasn’t scored in both T20I matches. The Indian captain aims for a better performance, as does Virat Kohli, who had a good start but couldn’t capitalize. Afghanistan faces consistency issues, especially in the absence of Rashid Khan. Gulbadin Naib and Mohammad Nabi stand out with the bat.

IND vs AFG Match Details :

Teams: India vs Afghanistan

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Date & Time: January 17, 7:00 PM

Live Broadcast: Sports 18

Streaming: JioCinema

M Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report and Conditions

The Chinnaswamy Stadium is known for being a great pitch for batsmen. With short boundaries and flat pitches, we might witness a high-scoring match. Choosing to bowl first is advisable, and scoring above 200 runs would be considered a good total.

IND vs AFG Predicted Playing XI

India (IND):

Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shivam Dube, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar

Afghanistan (AFG):

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

IND vs AFG Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter: Shivam Dube

Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube is on fire lately. He scored consecutive half-centuries against Afghanistan, significantly impacting both matches. His aggressive style of play is causing trouble for the visitors, turning the game in India’s favor.

Probable Best Bowler: Axar Patel

Axar Patel stood out as the Player of the Match in the second T20I. His exceptional control over line and length has made him India’s standout bowler in the series.


We’re placing our bet on India for this match too. While the odds have decreased, India’s strong performance is undeniable. Exploring other betting options could provide better value in this game.

Bet on India to win.

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