ODI World Cup 2023: Match 9, India vs Afghanistan Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

India vs Afghanistan will play each other in Match 09 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on Wednesday, October 9, at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. India’s campaign got off to a brilliant start as they defeated Australia in their first game by a margin of six wickets.

However, Afghanistan was defeated by six wickets in their debut match against Bangladesh. In the upcoming game, the Men in Blue will want to pick up another victory so they can get ready for their upcoming match against Pakistan. Afghanistan will be eager to win the forthcoming match in order to get their first points on the board.

MATCH SCHEDULE ( India vs Afghanistan )

TournamentMatch DetailDay / DateTimeVenue
Cricket World Cup 2023 India vs Afghanistan Wednesday / October 11, 20232:00 PM (IST)
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

Location: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

India vs Afghanistan Weather Report:


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Pitch Report:

Out of the 27 games played at the stadium, 13 were won by teams that batted first, 13 by teams that bowled first, and one game was abandoned. Out of the last six games, five have been won by teams that batted first. The average first innings score in the last five games has been 260, and the highest target chased in the history of the stadium is 278 by India vs. Sri Lanka back in 1982.

While the Delhi pitch has typically been on the slower side, it was a belter of a track to bat on in the most recent South Africa vs. Sri Lanka match. In the upcoming fixture, the surface is probably going to act similarly. With the venue’s history in mind, the captain who wins the toss is likely to choose to bat first in order to take advantage of the favorable batting conditions available.

India vs Afghanistan Head to Head Stats in ODIs

 Matches PlayedIND WonAFG WonTieNR

IND vs AFG Probable Playing XI

India (IND):

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Afghanistan (AFG):

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter:

Rohit Sharma (India)

The Indian skipper got dismissed for a six-ball duck in the opening game vs Australia as he got trapped in front by Josh Hazlewood. Sharma had a great tournament in the 2019 World Cup where he finished as the highest run scorer with 648 runs to his name. Having failed to get going in the first game. The opening batter will be eager to go big against Afghanistan and kickstart his tournament.

Probable Best Bowler

Ravindra Jadeja (India)

The left-arm spinner got the tournament off to a rollicking start as he picked 3/28 in ten overs. Jadeja will look to continue his good form against Afghanistan as well and add more wickets to his tally.


DisclaimerAccording to my understanding, analysis, and instincts used to make the prediction. Take into account all of this information when you create your prediction. Then decide for yourself.

DateTeam ATeam BOur PredictOur Win Rate
11-10-2023 India Afghanistan India 80%

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