After comfortably winning the first T20 international against Afghanistan in Mohali, team India will look to seal the series in Indore. After missing the first T20 in Mohali, Virat Kohli is all set to play the second T20 as fans will be eager to see the return of the dynamic batsman after a brief gap.
During the first T20 international, India ticked all the boxes and it was pleasing to see the all-round efforts of Shivam Dube as he could be a bright prospect for India in the upcoming World T20 which will held in West Indies and USA.
The Holkar Stadium in Indore is known as a batting paradise as batters will enjoy batting on this track. The Average first innings score in Indore is around 185. The short boundaries will provide apply scoring opportunity. It is advisable for the team winning the toss to opt for batting first.
With no rain in the forecast, match-day weather is predicted to be excellent. In addition, the temperature will generally be 22 degrees Celsius, with a possible dip to 17 degrees towards the end of the game.
India is likely to make one change as Virat Kohli is likely to replace Tilak Varma and Shubman Gill could make way for Yashasvi Jaiswal who missed the first T20 due to injury.
India: Rohit Sharma (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal/Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shivam Dube, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav/Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar, Arshdeep Singh.
Afghanistan: Ibrahim Zadran (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen Ul Haq.