The clash of the titans between India and Pakistan is back to enthrall the audience, once again, with an ‘edge of the seat’ thriller. Both the teams treated the crowd with an intense match when they collided in the second game of the tournament. The Indian team emerged victorious in the all-important clash by six wickets. Pakistan will be raring to go in the match tomorrow and avenge their loss in their opening encounter.
Indian team have performed exceptionally well in the two matches so far in the tournament. In both the games, they’ve had new heroes emerge with Hardik Pandya finishing the first match and Suryakumar Yadav going bonkers in the second one. The Men in Blue will look to continue with their stupendous performance and register another victory against the arch-rivals to make their journey to the final a lot easier.
Probable Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
After losing the important clash against India, Pakistan made a roaring comeback in the match against Hong Kong. After scoring 193 with the bat, they bundled them out for just 38 runs in the second innings registering their second-highest win in T20Is. The confidence of the team will be on cloud 9 after such an incredible win. Pakistan will come back hard at the Indian team and surely give them a run for their money in the second game as well.
Probable Playing XI: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Hasan Ali
Players to Watch out for
Virat Kohli – Kohli looked in good touch in the last match against Hong Kong and might be seen at his vintage best against Pakistan.
Hardik Pandya – The all-rounder set up an incredible win in the first match and he will surely look to replicate his performance in the game tomorrow.
Suryakumar Yadav – Having failed in the first game, SKY found his mojo back against Hong Kong. He will definitely give a hard time to Pakistan bowlers.
Babar Azam – The captain of the Pakistan team has had a forgettable tournament so far and will look to go big in the big match.
Fakhar Zaman – The star batter returned to form in the previous game and will surely be seen smashing some big sixes against India.
Naseem Shah – The seamer impressed everyone with his incredible spell in the first game. He will definitely look to emulate his performance in the match tomorrow.
India vs Pakistan Match Details
Asia Cup, Super 4, Match 2, India vs Pakistan
Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Date – 4th September 2022
Time – 7:30 pm
Live Broadcast and Streaming – Star Sports Network and Disney Plus Hotstar
The pitch at Dubai was tricky to bat on in the first match. However, the conditions improved from the second game onwards. The three matches out of the four played at the stadium have been won by the teams chasing so far in the tournament. The captain winning the toss will look to bat first and take full advantage of the good batting conditions.