Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan
Yuzvendra Chahal (right) and Rashid Khan (left): BCCI

Afghanistan’s cricket team’s star spin bowler Rashid Khan and India’s Yuzvendra Chahal selects a combined team from Afghanistan and India during Instagram Live.


However, this team has more players from India. Only three players from the Afghanistan team are included in this playing XI of Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan.

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Rashid and Chahal have included Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan in their team as opener batsmen. At the same time, at the number three Indian captain, Virat Kohli has been replaced.

Apart from this, Rashid Khan has chosen his teammate Rahmat Shah. Meanwhile one of the most useful players of the Indian team, KL Rahul has been placed at the fifth position in this playing XI.

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Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been placed sixth in this playing XI. MS Dhoni is away from international cricket for a long time. He has not played a single international match since the World Cup in England last year. Dhoni was last seen in the Indian team’s jersey in the semi-final match against New Zealand in the World Cup.


Rashid Khan and Chahal have placed all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the team at number seven as an all-rounder of this Playing XI. While in bowling, Rashid has included his teammate Mujeeb ur Rahman along with himself in this team.

In the fast bowling attack, both have chosen Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.

India-Afghanistan Playing XI of Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rahmat Shah, KL Rahul, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.