Today’s Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan may not be a do-or-die as far as reaching the final of the Asia Cup is concerned; however, any challenge between the rival opponents is never less of drama and excitement. A single courageous execution can change the entire composition of the match, yet passing by their ongoing structure, India looks far stronger as a team and will begin as top choices at the Dubai International Stadium.
With the exception getting tough time against Hong Kong’s innings in their gathering match, when the Indian bowlers couldn’t break the opening batsmen partnership that put on 174 runs, the defending champions have been playing under captain Rohit Sharma.
Once opening batsmen got out, the Indian bowlers have taken 28 wickets in 108.1 overs, bowler gives only 420 runs. The Indian batsmen have put on 623 runs in 115.2 overs losing 12 wickets in Asia cup.
India vs Pakistan: – Pakistan was beaten by India in the most persuading way by eight wickets. Would they be able to turn their fortune around, or will it be India’s night once again?
When India got the two early wickets of Imam-ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman, the pressure was consistently on Pakistan, and in spite of the third-wicket Partnership of 82 runs between Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik, they were never in the diversion.
The most imperative thing for Pakistan on Sunday, regardless of whether they are batting or knocking down some pins first, has disposed of the early nerves.
To deal with Bumrah
Batsmen world over have found Jasprit Bumrah intense to face, and Pakistan is the same. It’s not simply his irregular knocking down some pins activity that has sown a few seeds of uncertainty in batsmen’s psyche, yet additionally his bothering exactness and the length at which he bowls.
In their last match, Bumrah began with two continuous tight overs — one to Fakhar Zaman and the alongside Babar Azam — and his opening accomplice Bhuvneshwar Kumar received the benefits with two early wickets as Pakistan batsmen chose to target him for the runs.
The bet with Amir
Pakistan chose to drop their star bowler Mohammad Amir in Friday’s Super Four match against Afghanistan, rather giving the 18-year-old left-arm medium-pacer Shaheen Afridi his first ODI top.
While Afridi was the most noteworthy bowler in Abu Dhabi, taking two wickets and seeing five gets dropped off his knocking down some pins, it is intriguing to check whether the Pakistan team management chooses to lean toward his freshness over Amir’s demonstrated reputation.
Amir has been a sad remnant of himself as far back as destroying the Indian batting line-up in 2017 last of the ICC Champions Trophy with his spell of 3-16. In nine matches from that point forward, he has never knocked down some pins his full share of overs and taken only three wickets giving without end 261 runs in 65 overs. An economy rate of four is brilliant at this level, however, the stressing part is his powerlessness to take wickets.
India vs Pakistan, Head-to-head:
1984 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 54 runs.
1988 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 4 wickets.
1995 Asia Cup: Pakistan beat India by 97 runs.
1997 Asia Cup: Match abandoned due to rain.
2000 Asia Cup: Pakistan beat India by 44 runs.
2004 Asia Cup: Pakistan beat India by 59 runs.
2008 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets in the group stage before Pakistan defeated India in the Super Four stage.
2010 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 3 wickets.
2012 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets.
2014 Asia Cup: Pakistan beat India by 1 wicket.
2016 Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by 5 wickets.
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