IND vs AFG: 5 Indian Bowlers With Most Wickets vs Afghanistan In T20Is

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IND vs AFG 5 Indian Bowlers With Most Wickets vs Afghanistan In T20Is

IND vs AFG T20I series is set to commence on Thursday, January 11 with the first match. IND vs AFG T20I series will observe three matches. Both teams are set to face each other in the bilateral T20I series for the first time.

India has faced Afghanistan in 4 T20Is in the past and outplayed them on every occasion. Both teams faced each other for the first time in 2010 during the T20 World Cup. However, over the next 14 years, both teams wrestled with each other in only 4 T20I games.

This is the first time that India and Afghanistan will lock horns in a T20I series. IND vs AFG T20I series is expected to witness a strong Afghanistan side. However, for India, many youngsters might take the field as key senior players did not play any T20I match in 2023.

Indian players have done an impeccable job when it comes to facing Afghanistan in T20Is. India batters and bowlers have always dominated Afghan players in the shortest format to retain their 100% winning record. Below we look at 5 current Indian bowlers with the most wickets vs Afghanistan in T20Is.

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IND vs AFG: 5 Current Indian Bowlers With Most Wickets vs Afghanistan In T20Is

5. Jasprit Bumrah- 1

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah (Image Credit: Twitter)

Among current Indian bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah has got 1 wicket against Afghanistan during IND vs AFG T20I encounters. Bumrah only played 1 match against Afghanistan and picked 1 wicket for 25 runs in that encounter. It was during ICC T20I World Cup 2021 when India crushed Afghanistan in the group stage.

4. Ravindra Jadeja- 2

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja (Image Credit: Twitter)

Ravindra Jadeja gets the 4th place on this list. He has picked 2 wickets against Afghanistan. Jadeja has only faced Afghanistan in 2 T20Is out of 4 clashes. He grabbed 1 wicket in both games. The left-arm spinner has an overall economy of 4.85 while facing Afghanistan.

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3. Arshdeep Singh- 2

Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh (Credits: Twitter)

Arshdeep Singh takes the 3rd place among Indian bowlers with the most scalps against Afghanistan in 20-over cricket. The left-arm pacer has also played just 2 T20I games against Afghanistan. He has picked 2 wickets with 1 scalp in each match. The 24-year-old pacer has an average of 12.0 and an economy of 4.80.

2. Mohammed Shami- 3

Mohammed Shami, IND vs AFG
Mohammed Shami (Credits: Twitter)

Mohammed Shami grabs the 4th spot with 3 wickets against Afghanistan in T20Is. Shami has played just 1 match against the Afghan side during ICC T20I World Cup 2021. The right-arm pacer hunted 3 wickets in that match for 32 runs during his 4-over sell. He held an economy of 8.0.

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1. Ravichandran Ashwin- 5

Ravichandran Ashwin, IND vs AFG
Ravichandran Ashwin (Image Credit: Twitter)

Ravichandran Ashwin might be a vanished spinner for India in T20Is. However, he still is the leading wicket-taker for the men-in-blue in IND vs AFG T20I encounters. The right-arm spinner has hunted 5 wickets across 3 matches.

The Indian off-spinner has an average of 12.20 and an economy of 5.08 vs Afghanistan in the shortest format. His best bowling show was 2 wickets for 14 runs, which he got during the ICC T20 World Cup clash in 2021.

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