India vs Pakistan LIVE:Pakistan won the toss, decided to bowl first; Ishan Kishan, who is in excellent form, out of the playing XI
India Vs Pakistan. This blockbuster match of cricket is the pride of every ICC event. Once again after a full 2045 days in the T20 format, that is, after 5 years, 7 months and 5 days, both the teams are facing each other. The match started with Babar Azam winning the toss and bowling.
Team India has kept Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, R Ashwin and Shardul Thakur out of the playing XI for the first match.
T20WorldCup: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first against India at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
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IND – Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakraborty.
PAK – Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf.
Hardik will not bowl
Talking to Star Sports after the toss, Hardik Pandya said – I was troubled by back pain but everything is fine now, but I will not bowl now. I want to bowl closer in knockout matches. There has been a discussion between me and the team management regarding this.
India has a chance to beat Pakistan for the 13th time in a row by combining ODI and T20 World Cup. At the same time, Pakistan has a chance to get the first victory over India in the biggest tournament of the world.
Who will take this opportunity, the answer will be given when the match is held. For the time being, we are telling you how the pitch of this match will be, which players can play in it and what will be the effect of the result of the match on the further journey of both the teams in the tournament.
Wasim Akram’s advice to the Pakistan team
Talking to a media channel, Wasim Akram while advising the players of the Pak team said that during the match, he should not sit on the lap of the players of the Indian team. Yes, do whatever you want after the match, but not before the match.
Hassan tormented Rohit’s fear
The ICC has shared a video on its site, in which the anchor asks Hasan Ali that – Have you ever felt about the Indian batsman batting while bowling, man, what is he doing, how to get him out. On this question of the anchor, Ali said- Yes absolutely, seeing our Rohit Bhai in the World Cup felt like this. Even after scoring a hundred in the World Cup, he was not getting out soon, so I thought what he wanted to do.
Pak fans did not get tickets
Pakistan cricket fans have filed their complaint with Dubai International Stadium and PCB. According to Pakistani supporters, Indian fans booked the entire stadium within minutes of the start of online ticket sales and Pakistani fans did not get any chance. A fan said- India bought almost 90% match tickets.