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Asia Cup 2018, IND vs AFG: Asghar Afghan wins the toss, elects to bat first; MS Dhoni is the captain today

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 September 2018, 16:41 IST
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The second match of team India in group 4 is going to start soon and skipper MS Dhoni led the team to have a game against Afghanistan. Yes, today the current team skipper Rohit Sharma is on rest with other players like Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Siddharth Kaul and others.

So for today's match the former and the best skipper of team India, MS Dhoni is back as captain of the team. For the toss, Asghar Afghan won the toss and elected to bat first. So now MS Dhoni team will chase the score.

The intersting thing is that Rohit Sharma decided to give tribute to MS Dhoni in the memory of winning the first T20 World Cup in 2007 in the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Rohit Sharma is the only player in the current squad who played the T20 World Cup 2007 under MS Dhoni captaincy.

Playing XI

Team India

MS Dhoni, L Rahul, A Rayudu, D Karthik, M Pandey, K Jadhav, R Jadeja, D Chahar, K Yadav, K Ahmed, Y Chahal

Afghanistan

M Shahzad, J Ahmadi, R Shah, H Shahidi, A Afghan, N Zadran, M Nabi, R Khan, G Naib, A Alam, M Ur Rahman

First published: 25 September 2018, 16:34 IST
 
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