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Afghanistan will be a difficult opponent for an India that is out of sync at the 2022 Asia Cup

Asia Cup 2022, India vs. Afghanistan: A dishevelled India would like to put their house in order before facing a gutsy Afghanistan team, which could prove to be a proverbial banana peel in the final Super 4 clash of the Asia Cup. All but out of reckoning for the summit clash, a dishevelled India would like to put their house in order before facing a team from Afghanistan.

A dishevelled India would like to put their house in order before facing a gutsy Afghanistan team in the final Super 4 clash of the Asia Cup on Thursday. Afghanistan’s team could prove to be a metaphorical banana peel for India, so India would like to get their house in order before playing Afghanistan. The Indian side has not performed up to its full ability in the Super 4 stage, and poor team selection and a lack of resources can also be blamed for back-to-back demoralising losses to Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The current Indian team is suffering from a lack of flexibility in its strategy, and possibly some of the blame will be placed on Rahul Dravid, who serves as the head coach.

As the club does not appear to have a Plan B in its arsenal, it would appear that Dravid is hesitant to make some difficult decisions when it comes to the selection of players for the team.

In this situation, an Afghanistan team that possesses some of the best Twenty20 players in the world, such as Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Zadran, Mohammed Nabi, Hazratullah Zazai, and the exciting Rahamanullah Gurbaz, has the potential to really put the fox in charge of the henhouse.

This is a squad that is capable of chasing down targets in the area of 170 or so with its power hitters, and it is also capable of restricting opposition to totals that are manageable thanks to the frightening presence of Rashid, who is the captain of the assault.

Their lack of frequent competition against the more established cricketing nations contributes to the team’s overall lack of experience, which works against them. However, the Twenty20 format is one in which a single player’s performance may significantly shift the balance of power.

The Afghanistan team features a lot of players like these who are capable of upsetting the balance.

In so far as India is concerned, neither the head coach nor the skipper, Rohit Sharma, have shown any indication that they have any desire to change the batting order or investigate any other possibilities.

It will be intriguing to observe whether Dinesh Karthik is brought back for the final game in favour of Rishabh Pant or Deepak Hooda. This would be the case because it would be Dinesh Karthik’s first appearance in this tournament.

Hooda, who batted at No. 7, was not given an over to bowl, and the captain of the team defended the decision by saying that the presence of two rampaging Sri Lankan openers (Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis) did not allow him to put the Baroda man into the attack.

Additionally, the match against Sri Lanka demonstrated that India cannot afford to use Hardik Pandya as their specialised fifth bowler because doing so will always place a significant pressure on the all-rounder.

Yuzvendra Chahal did get back into some form with three wickets, but India would need someone like Deepak Chahar, who has to be tested out prior to the Twenty20 World Cup.

Even if the batter Rohit has displayed a positive attitude both against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, one would expect the captain to make an inspired call and rejigger the top three for a few games to see if there is any discernible change in the outcomes as well as the strategy.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s poor performance in the penultimate overs of multiple games in a row is one of the factors that has contributed to India’s inability to win matches at the end of the innings. Because of this, the teenage Arshdeep Singh had to defend only seven runs over both games.

However, Skipper Rohit pleaded with everyone to refrain from being overly critical of Bhuvneshwar.

“Even seasoned bowlers occasionally give up runs. For so many years, Bhuvi has been a member of our team, and he has been instrumental in our success in the final overs of matches “In defence of his senior seamer, Rohit argued as follows.

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