Pakistan booked their place in the Super 4 on Friday by blowing away the Hong Kong team mercilessly by 155 runs. India VS Pakistan is all set to take place once again. This has to be the most important game of this Asia Cup as the fate of the final will be decided by this game. Afghanistan and Sri Lanka are the other two teams. Looking at the teams on paper, India VS Pakistan is also expected to be the final game. Here is an in-depth preview of the game:
Indian Team Preview Before India VS Pakistan Super 4 Match:
The Indian Team is high on confidence after getting two wins in two games. In the first game, it was the bowlers who were impressed. On the other hand, in the second game, it was Surya and Virat who did exceptionally well. The Indian team will have to change their combination or pick Axar Patel as a like-to-like change for Ravindra Jadeja. His absence puts a lot of effect on the balance of the team. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Avesh Khan looked a bit off in the game against Hong Kong, they will be keen to get back in rhythm.
Indian Squad and Expected Playing XI for India VS Pakistan Super 4:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan
Expected Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Pakistan Preview Before India VS Pakistan Super 4:
The Pakistan team is also high on confidence after blowing away Hong Kong. They might have blown away minnows but it was by a margin of 155 runs. This is equivalent to a defeat of 250 runs in an ODI. The batters and bowlers gave Hong Kong no chance. Rizwan looked in solid touch. Shadab and Naseem were elite with the ball.
Pakistan Squad and Expected Playing XI:
Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali.
Expected Playing XI:
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Ifthikar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shahnawaz Dahani, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf.
Expected top Performer of the Game in India VS Pakistan Super 4 Game:
KL Rahul will be keen on performing well against Pakistan at the Asia Cup 2022. This Super 4 game will decide his fate on the team. Rahul is a player who is a class apart. His fighting spirit is what keeps him in the reckoning. With that being said, he will be keen on proving his point against an excellent T20 team like England.
Venue and Timings:
The game will take place at Dubai International Stadium. The streaming and telecast of the match begin at 7:30 pm Indian Standard time. The game will be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar and the telecast will be done on Star TV Network.
To know more go to the official website of the BCCI.