Indian Cricket team is playing their 2nd match of this ICC World Cup 2023 where they are up against Afghanistan in Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi. Indian team won their first match of this tournament against Australia after a drastic start where they lost 3 wickets for just 2 runs. Afghanistan lost their first match to Bangladesh by 6 wickets.
Afghanistan won the toss today against India and they chose to bat first. Indian team made a change in their playing XI where Shardul Thakur replaced Ravi Ashwin. There was a moment in this match where Shardul Thakur showed why he is known as lord in the cricket world.
Shardul Thakur: The golden arm
Shardul Thakur is known for his breakthrough in crucial situations and breaking the partnership. A video is getting viral on the internet where he took an impressive catch to dismiss Rahnamullah Gurbaz. He was on the boundary line where he used his intelligence to complete that catch and help India to get that important wicket.
However, he didn’t stop there, he dismissed Rahmat Shah for 16 runs in the very next over where he beat him when he was caught in pads in front of the stumps. This video is getting viral all over the world and Indian fans are appreciating the work of Shardul Thakur as he changed the course of the game through this.
Indian bowlers will try to restrict Afghanistan at par score :
Indian bowlers impressed a lot in the match against Australia where all the bowlers contributed to restrict Australia to 199 runs despite they had a very good start. Indian fans will expect the same from the Indian bowlers as Arun Jaitley is considered a high-scoring venue.