Vivid News 24: Team India’s unbeaten record against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup was broken last year. Tomorrow this year i.e. October 23, India and Pakistan cricket teams will once again play against each other in the T20 World Cup. It is heard that this match may be disrupted due to rain.
But there is no chance of the match being abandoned. Thousands of cricket fans from both countries eagerly await this match. All stadium tickets are already sold out. It may be a simple match for Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam, but it is the only thing that cricket fans of the two countries have.
team Indian cricket team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni has never lost against Pakistan in an ICC tournament. Dhoni has repeatedly said that there is no word ‘Badla’ on the cricket field. But, a lot has changed in the last year.
Shaheen Shah Afridi’s devastating bowling led Pakistan to defeat India on the World Cup stage for the first time last year. Afridi took three wickets with 31 runs. Not only did Pakistan win this match, but the veteran batsmen of the Indian cricket team also remained virtually unanswered.
That wound of India is still burning
Rohit, Virat Kohli, and KL Rahul still haven’t forgotten the memory of that resounding defeat in the India vs Pakistan match held in Dubai last year. Meanwhile, BCCI has again informed that India will not go to Pakistan to play Asia Cup next year. In addition, Pakistan has given this threat that if the 50-over World Cup is organized in India, then the Pakistan cricket team will not come to play.
Enough fuel has already been added to the fire of controversy. The biggest worry for Team India is the balance of the team. The Indian cricket team has not been able to find the right balance for the past few months. The team’s specialist wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has to sit out to play an extra bowler.
Possible XI for the India-Pakistan match
India: KL Rahul (co-captain), Rohit Sharma (captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Sami, Harshal Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Haider Ali, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Usman Qadir, Harris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi.