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Ind vs Pak today match Summary| India Handed 267-Run Target by Pakistan
Ind vs Pak today match: The Indian bowlers fought back in the game after the Pakistani pacers dismissed four key batters early on Saturday, giving the team India a chance to win the match.
Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf Supremacy
Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf each picked three wickets, while the last two dismissals of Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav came from Naseem Shah.
Earlier, much to the disappointment of cricket fans everywhere, a rain spell played spoilsport twice during the India-Pakistan match.
The high-octane match promises to be a thrilling battle between the Pakistani pacers and Indian batters.
However, the fears that rain may disrupt the game materialized as the match was halted first in the fourth over, with India already making 15 runs.
The match was interrupted, once again, when India were 51-3 during the 11th over.
THE PAK VS IND game was resumed soon after
However, the Ind vs Pak today match game was resumed soon after.
It must be noted that Pakistan began its Asia Cup 2023 campaign on a high note with a massive 238-run win over Nepal on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, this is India’s first match in the ASIA CUP 2023.
Ind vs Pak today match: India first won the toss and opted to bat first, and Indian captain Rohit Sharma said: “There is a bit of weather around, but we cannot think about it too much.”
Sharma said about Team
Ind vs Pak today match: “Embrace the challenge, embrace the situation. We had a six-day camp in Bangalore where we worked on our skills,” Sharma said.
“The Asia Cup 2023 is a quality tournament with quality teams. We need to think about what we can do here.
“Since the last ODI series we played in the West Indies, we have a few additions: Shreyas and Bumrah are back. Shardul is there. Hardik, of course. And Shardul is there. And two spinners in Kuldeep and Jadeja.”
On the other hand, Babar said: “To be honest, we also wanted to bat first.”
“We have played a lot of cricket here in the last month and a half, so we know the conditions.”
Pak vs Ind: India has the upper hand against Pakistan with seven wins in 13 Asia Cup (ODI) matches. Meanwhile, Pakistan has won five with one match ending in no result.
Pakistan have also lost four of the last five matches against India in the Asia Cup, with their last win coming in Mirpur in 2014.
Playing XI of Pak vs Ind 2023
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf.
India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah.