India vs Pakistan at a glance
India VS Pakistan have played 16 games in Asia Cup so far. And it is safe to say that the Men in Blue clearly have the upper hand in the Asia Cup India vs Pakistan rivalry. In the ODI format, India have won 7 of the 13 games while Pakistan ended up winning five. 1 game ended with no result. In the T20I format, India have a 2-1 advantage over the arch-rivals.
India vs Pakistan: Saturday will start at 3 PM
Hosts Pakistan made a strong start to the Asia Cup 2023 with a resounding 238-run win over Nepal in the opening match. India vs Pakistan first match in Asia Cup 2023 on 2nd September. This match will start from 3 pm on Saturday. India vs Pakistan match will be held at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka.
India vs Pakistan: Participating Players Name
India “Rohit Sharma (captain)”:-The players who played for team India in this match are Rohit Sharma (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Virat Kohli, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna and Shardul Thakur.
Pakistan “Babar Azam (captain)”:- On the other hand, for Pakistan, Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (captain), Salman Ali Agha, Iftekhar Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Fahim Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi will play. Everyone is eagerly waiting to watch the next match of India vs Pakistan next Saturday. Pakistan’s opening performance in the Asia Cup 2023 not only highlighted the excellent form of their bowlers, but also the skill of their batsmen.
Pakistan’s match against Nepal started badly
Pakistan’s match against Nepal got off to a poor start when they lost two wickets for just 25 runs.But their captain Babar Azam showed his leadership with a brilliant innings. Babar planned his performance as per the requirements of the match and scored a century in 110 deliveries. He increased his scoring rate by scoring 50 runs off his next 20 balls. Babar Azam managed to amass an incredible total of 151 runs thanks to this remarkable performance and four sixes.Iftikhar Ahmed also had an outstanding innings, scoring 109 off just 71 balls. Iftikhar Ahmed’s maiden century in One Day International (ODI) cricket could help Pakistan’s middle-order woes.
As in the previous edition, Pakistan’s bowlers continued to show their excellent form. Shaheen Shah Afridi took two wickets in the first over, making an early impact. Naseem Shah repeated the feat with a wicket in his first over. Haris Rauf took two wickets with a brilliant effort in the middle overs. The Pakistani spinners also showed their talent, showing that the Indian batsmen could give a serious fight. Shadab Khan was outstanding, picking up four wickets and conceding just 27 runs in 6.4 overs.
India vs Pakistan match live telecast on Star Sports Network
Nawaz also managed to get a wicket in his two overs of bowling. Their concerted team effort against Nepal showed Pakistan’s potential in the competition. They have sent a strong message to India with a remarkable win against Nepal in Asia Cup 2023. If Pakistan can maintain this level of play then a thrilling and highly contested match against India is definitely in the works. The Asia Cup 2023 India vs Pakistan match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network and live-streamed for free on Disney Plus Hotstar mobile app.