The Asia Cup 2022 has commenced and fans are excited to witness the electrifying cricket clash between India and Pakistan. The match is scheduled for today, August 28 (Sunday) and both the teams are expected to dominate each other in the face-off. The last challenge between the teams was in T20 World Cup 2021 in which Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets.
Today, the match is scheduled at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE and will commence from 7:30 PM onwards.
In the current series, India and Pakistan are part of Group A along with Hong Kong. Group B features Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. The tournament commenced with Sri Lanka and Afghanistan playing off against each other and Afghanistan won the match by 8 wickets.
Currently, teams have announced their squads and Rohit Sharma will lead India and Babar Azam will oversee Pakistan. While India might miss its crucial pacer Jasprit Bumrah, the other side also feels the constraint of pacer with the absence of Shaheen Afridi in this tournament.
As per the experience, Virat Kohli has an extravagant score against Pakistan and has scored 311 runs in 7 innings until now. He has scored three 50s, followed by Shoaib Malik, the second-best scorer between the two teams. However, Malik is not part of the current team.
In terms of bowling, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja are expected to give tough challenges to the other side, whereas Umar Gul has proved himself to be the lead wicket taker between the two teams, followed by Mohammad Asif.
Ind vs Pak Asia Cup 2022 Pitch Report
The second match of the Asia Cup 2022 is in Dubai. The pitch is pretty even with adequate assistance for batters and bowlers. Spinners will get a suitable ambience due to their slow nature. The average score is expected to be 140.
Ind vs Pak Weather Forecast
The weather in Dubai is expected to be sunny and hot with no chance of rain. The temperature will range between 30 and 39°C, with wind flowing from the west at 10-30 km/h. Humidity will range between 35%-45%.
India vs Pakistan Playing XI (Probables)
India Team for Asia Cup 1st Match
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Pakistan Team for Asia Cup 1st Match
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2022 Telecast in India
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India vs Pakistan Match Details
Match: India vs Pakistan, Group A, 2nd match of Asia Cup 2022
Date & Time: August 28 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Fantasy Team for IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022
Keeper – Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen – Babar Azam, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav ( C ), Fakhar Zaman
All-rounders – Hardik Pandya, Shadab Khan ( C )
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2022 Match prediction
According to the current form of the players, India is expected to win this match.