India – Pakistan match in Asia Cup today
India will face Pakistan in their opening match in Asia Cup today at Dubai International stadium. Match will begin at 7:30pm , IST
In Asia Cup India beat Pakistan 8 times, lost 5 times and one match ended in no result. India the most successful team in Asia Cup with 7 titles and Pakistan won it twice.
Last time these two teams met was in T20 World Cup last year the match Pakistan beat India for the first time in World Cup history by 10 wickets.
India is playing without the service of world’s best bowler J Bumrah and Harshal Patel due to injury. Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi who was star in the last World Cup win against India is also unavailable due to injury.
Virat Kohli who was struggling with form return to India squad.He may bat at his usual number three position. Asia Cup is big opportunity for Kohli to regain his form ahead of T20 World Cup in Australia. It is expected that K.L.Rahul will open with R Sharma.
|R Sharma||M Rizwan|
|V Kohli||F Zaman|
|Surya Kumar Yadhav||I Ahmed|
|Rishabh Pant||K Shah|
|H Pandya||A Ali|
|R Jadeja||M Hasnain|
|R Ashwin||S Khan|
|B Kumar||U Qadir|
|Arshdeep Singh||H Rauf|
|Y Chahal||N Shah|
Clear weather expected for the day. Team won the toss will like to bowl first on this pitch