Shivam Dube Shines as India beat in the 1st T20I Against Afghanistan

In a thrilling encounter on January 11, 2024, at Mohali, India beat Afghanistan in the 1st T20I of the series. Shivam Dube stellar all-round performance , earning him the Player of the Match award, played a pivotal role in India’s triumph. This article breaks down the key highlights and statistics from this exciting clash.


India successfully chased down Afghanistan’s total, winning by 6 wickets with 15 balls to spare in the 1st T20I.

India beat Afghanistan

Shivam Dube Heroics

Shivam Dube outstanding performance, both with the bat and ball, earned him the Player of the Match award.

Impressive Half-Century

Dube steered India to victory with a remarkable half-century, scoring an unbeaten 60 runs off 40 balls.

All-Round Contribution

Dube all-round prowess was evident as he not only shone with the bat but also took 1 wicket for just 9 runs.

Shivam Dube Player of the Match Performance

Statistical CategoryDetails
Runs Scored60* (40 balls)
Wickets Taken1 wicket for 9 runs
Strike Rate150.00
Player of the MatchYes
Player of the Match

Match Summary


India victory in the 1st T20I against Afghanistan was a testament to Shivam Dube exceptional skills. His impressive half-century and valuable contribution with the ball guided India to success, setting the tone for an exciting series. As the teams gear up for the upcoming matches, the spotlight remains on Dube’s match-winning capabilities and India’s pursuit of further victories in the Afghanistan tour.