Defending champions India are eagerly waiting to take revenge on arch-rivals Pakistan for the loss of Champions Trophy final in the last year. Indian Run-Machine Virat Kohli has been rested due to the hectic schedule of the Indian cricket team. It's a real Test for Rohit Sharma and his leadership skills, how he balances the game in the pressure situation against Pakistan.
Team India begins their Asia Cup campaign against Hong Kong at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 18, followed by the high-octane clash against Men-in-Green on the next day itself.
India's main intention is to settle the middle order slot for the next year's World Cup. There is a tough competition in the middle order with the likes of KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav and Dinesh Karthik.
The cricket fans, not only from India and Pakistan but across the globe have marked their calendar for September 19 when the two arch-rivals met for the first time since the Champions Trophy final in 2017. Are you guys ready for the high-voltage clash on Wednesday! An eye feast to the cricket crazy freaks.
India's Probable Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.
Pakistan's Probable Playing XI
Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain/wicket-keeper), Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali and Usman Khan.