India Squad for Afghanistan T20Is: Will Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's Comeback Boost Team's Performance?

The India vs Afghanistan T20I series is highly anticipated, with the Indian team ready to face the challenge of the Afghan lions

The squad announcement is expected to include the return of Rohit Sharma as captain, along with the experienced duo of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

The opening combination for India will feature a mix of experience and youth, with Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, and Shubman Gill

The bowling department will have to make a decision on the lead spinner role, with Kuldeep Yadav and Ravi Bishnoi as strong contenders

The series will be held from January 11th to January 17th, with matches in Mohali, Indore, and Bengaluru

Key players to watch out for include Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmed from Afghanistan, and Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami from India

The series holds significance as India's last bilateral T20I series before the T20 World Cup in 2024

The question of captaincy arises with the absence of Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav, with Rohit Sharma likely to take over or Ruturaj Gaikwad as a potential option

India has a strong record against Afghanistan in T20Is, but Afghanistan will be eager to secure their maiden win

The series and performances in the upcoming IPL will play a crucial role in the selection for the T20 World Cup