Going by logic, it should be a walk in the park for India in their opening match against Afghanistan, but there are times logic donít work in Twenty20 cricket. India who have won the 1st T20 World Cup will be looking forward to start their T20 World Cup 2010 with a win. Afghanistan are making their big-screen debut with the match against India in the T20 World Cup.
India will be looking forward to have a comfortable win against a Debut team Afghanistan. Indian team are more stronger having T20 specialist players on their side, including Gambhir, Pathan, Yuvraj, Suresh Raina and Skipper Dhoni himself. Afghanistan have played only six matches, and that too against Associate teams. It is a huge opportunity for the debutant team to play against one of the top sides in the world.
Afghanistan : Karim Sadiq, Noor Ali, Mohammad Shahzad(w), Nowroz Mangal(c), Asghar Stanikzai, Raees Ahmadzai, Mohammad Nabi, Hamid Hassan, Samiullah Shenwari, Dawlat Ahmadzai, Shapoor Zadran
India : Gautam Gambhir, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Praveen Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra
Dhoni has won the toss and India will bowl first.