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How Indias playing XI can be against Pakistan in Asia Cup

By Priyansh - August 10, 2022 - Last updated on Aug 10, 2022 12:04 PM How Indias playing XI can be against Pakistan in Asia Cup

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Everyone waits for the match between India and Pakistan. The two teams have not faced each other since the ICC T20 World Cup. In bilateral series, the two teams do not play each other, only in multi-nation tournaments, they face each other. India and Pakistan are going to compete once again in the Asia Cup. On Monday, the selectors announced Team India for the Asia Cup. The all-important clash between India and Pakistan will take place on August 28 (Sunday). The India vs Pakistan contest is huge awaited as many fans are excited to watch the two teams

In the Asia Cup, spectators can get to see the match between India and Pakistan not once or twice but three times. The thrill of this match between the two countries is completely different. Even before this series, we get to know you that with the last possible playing XI, the Indian team can go into the Asia Cup match against Pakistan.

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The last time India met Pakistan was also at the T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE at the same venue and in that game, the Babar Azam-led side had properly punished India, winning the match by 10 wickets. India are defending champions in Asia Cup. They won the tournament, four years ago in UAE only. But that was a fifty-over format. The Asia Cup is back to being a 20-over format this year. It was played in T20 format in 2016 as well and that edition was also won by MS Dhoni-led India. India and Pakistan can clash again on September 4 if they finish in No. 1 and 2 position in Group A, in a Super 4 clash. Then again if the two sides make the final, they will clash again on September 11.

Former skipper Virat Kohli and a fit-again KL Rahul on Monday (August 8) returned to a 15-member Indian squad for the Asia Cup while senior pacer Jasprit Bumrah missed out owing to a back injury.

Indias possible playing 11

Opening Pair

Captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul can be the best pair for India. Rahul had been out of the team since the Indian Premier League due to injury. He was selected in the T20 series against West Indies but was out of the team due to corona infection.

In Middle Order

Virat Kohlis return to form has been awaited for a long time. He has returned to the team after the break and can be seen playing at number three. Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant, who are in excellent form, will be with the former captain in the middle order.

How many All Rounders

Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya can be part of the playing XI as all-rounders in the team. Both the players have been performing well for the team. Hardiks comeback has been great.

What will the bowling attack

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh can take charge of the fast bowling. Both of them will get Hardiks support. In the spinner, along with Yuzvendra Chahal, either Jadeja, Ashwin or Ravi Bishnoi will be together.

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