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“Cricket Powerhouses Reunite: Kohli and Rohit Make Grand Return for T20I Showdown Against Afghanistan”

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shared the exciting news about the 16 players chosen for the upcoming three T20 matches against Afghanistan. It’s like picking a dream team!

Guess what? Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are back in the T20 team for the first time since the T20 World Cup in 2022. This is a big deal because we’re gearing up for the T20 World Cup in 2024!

Rohit Sharma will lead the team, and we’ve got Jitesh Sharma and Sanju Samson as our wicket-keepers. We also have some amazing all-round players like Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, and Axar Patel.

Axar Patel is back in action after missing the South Africa tour. Ravindra Jadeja was the star last time, and he was the team’s vice-captain. Now, we have Ravi Bishnoi and Kuldeep Yadav as our leg-spinners, and Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, and Mukesh Kumar will handle the fast bowling.

Let’s not forget our awesome batters – Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Tilak Varma. Here’s the squad for the T20 matches against Afghanistan:

  • Rohit Sharma (Captain)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Virat Kohli
  • Tilak Varma
  • Rinku Singh
  • Jitesh Sharma (Wicket-Keeper)
  • Sanju Samson (Wicket-Keeper)
  • Shivam Dube
  • Washington Sundar
  • Axar Patel
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Avesh Khan
  • Mukesh Kumar

In their last T20 series, India tied against South Africa. Now, the series against Afghanistan is a crucial step as we prepare for the T20 World Cup. The matches will be on January 11th in Mohali, January 14th in Indore, and January 17th in Bengaluru. Mark your calendars for some thrilling cricket action! 🏏

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