first_img 2022 fifa world cupAfghanistanFIFAFIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier First Published: November 14, 2019, 4:19 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. India will be desperate to end their winless run when they take on Afghanistan in FIFA World Cup 2022 Group E qualifier on Thursday, November 14. The FIFA World Cup Qualifier India vs Afghanistan will be played at Central Republican Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. With two points from three encounters, India are currently on the fourth spot in the group table. They played back-to-back draws with Qatar and Bangladesh, after going down against Oman.Meanwhile, Afghanistan are sitting on the third spot with three points. The FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier between India and Afghanistan is scheduled to start at 7:30PM. Team India head coach Igor Stimac has said ahead of the match that the Indian outfit need to overcome “tough challenges” that will be imposed by Afghanistan.”We know how difficult this game is going to be for us. We both (India and Afghanistan) have already faced Qatar and Bangladesh in the qualifiers. We see Afghanistan as a physical side with good composure. They have some players who also have the experience of playing in Europe. They are not in the top division, but playing in Europe always gives you an extra bit of confidence. They have stamina and they’ll pose a tough challenge for us,” Stimac said in the pre-match press conference.On the other hand, Afghanistan head coach, Anoush Dastagiv said, “Yes, geographically it’s far from own country and we would have been happier if we could have gotten the chance to play in our own country. But, playing in Tajikistan has always given us much-needed confidence. We have beaten Cambodia, Bangladesh here and settled with a draw against Tajikistan, Jordan. Those results will surely give us a psychological boost tomorrow.”Here is India’s probable starting XI vs Afghanistan: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu; Mandar Rai Dessai, Adil Khan, Pritam Kotal, Rahul Bheke; Anirudh Thapa, Pranoy Halder, Sahal Abdul Samad; Ashique Kuruniyan, Udanta Singh; Sunil Chhetri.A Flourish data visualisationWhat time will FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier India vs Afghanistan will start?Afghanistan will welcome India in their fourth 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign qualifier on Thursday. The FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier will be held at Central Republican Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The India vs Afghanistan World Cup qualifier match will start at 7:30PM.Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier India vs Afghanistan on TV?Football fans can watch FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier between India and Afghanistan on Star Sports Network. (TO BE CONFIRMED)Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier India vs Afghanistan on live streaming?The 2022 FIFA World Cup India vs Afghanistan qualifier will be live streamed on Hotstar and Jio Tv. (TO BE CONFIRMED) last_img read more

first_imgStar cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s wedding has been the cynosure of all eyes for quite some time now. Yuvraj, who tied the knot with Bollywood actress Hazel Keech on November 30 in Chandigarh, headed to Goa for the second round of celebrations.While the Chandigarh wedding was an intimate affair according to Sikh traditions and was attended by close family and friends, the Goa wedding was held according to Hindu rituals and was graced by prominent personalities, including India Test captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma.   What followed was a lavish reception party held in Delhi Wednesday evening. And like the other parties, this too was attended by a host of celebrities from cricket and politics.From Mahendra Singh Dhoni to Sourav Ganguly and Harbhajan Singh, the reception had an impressive guest list.While all eyes were on the newly-wed couple, there was, however, one man who managed to grab the limelight with his ever-so-unique ways.Yes, you read that right! It was Virender Sehwag who wore the ‘crown’ on Yuvraj’s big day.The former India opener uploaded a picture of himself on social media wearing a ‘natural crown’, adding to his rich haul of antics. Sehwag, who retired from all forms of cricket in 2015, has turned into a Twitter celebrity and leaves his nearly 8 million followers in splits with his funny birthday wishes and comments.(Picture credit: Viral Bhayani)Click here to Enlarge advertisement(Picture credit: Viral Bhayani)Click here to Enlarge(Picture credit: Viral Bhayani)Click here to Enlarge(Picture credit: Viral Bhayani)Click here to Enlargelast_img read more