The Indian cricket team (ICC T20 Men’s World CUP 2021) will take on Pakistan on 24 October. The discussions are in full swing regarding this much awaited match. The Pakistan team management has also prepared its playing XI for this high voltage match against India (IND vs PAK). Senior and young players have been included in the Pakistan Playing XI. “Pakistan have prepared their playing XI with senior and experienced players for the blockbuster match against India,” Geo News quoted sources as saying. It is being told that if no fitness issues arise, then Pakistan can go against India with the same XI with which they are playing in the practice match. In such a situation, including captain Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali are set to play against India. The source revealed that fast bowlers Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali and Haris Rauf are also seen making their way into the playing XI. In the list of all-rounders, Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim can be included in the team playing XI. Pakistan landed with the same playing XI in the first practice match against the Windies.
Pakistan can go with this playing XI against India
Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim.
This strategy is being made about dew
The match between India and Pakistan will be played in the evening. In such a situation, the role of dew in this match is going to be important. The Pakistan team management has prepared the playing XI keeping this in mind. This match will be played from 7:30 pm Indian time.
Pakistan thrashed defending champions Windies by 7 wickets
Pakistan got off to a great start in their first practice match by defeating defending champions Windies by 7 wickets. Fakhar Zaman in the top order from Pakistan and captain Babar Azam performed well. Fakhar scored 46 and Babar scored 50 runs. The Pakistani bowlers, who came to bat first, restricted the Windies for 130 runs. After this, after losing the wicket of Mohammad Rizwan early, Pakistan won the match by 7 wickets on the basis of Babar’s half-centuries and Fakhar’s excellent innings. Experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez could not even open the account.
[Attribution to NBT]