New Delhi: Indian left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh has opened the game for India with a bang. On his first ball to Babar Azam, Arshdeep knocked out Azam through LBW. India won the toss and chose to bat first.
Where will you be able to watch live India-Pakistan matches?
You can watch this match between India and Pakistan on Star Network. The match will be broadcast in different languages on different channels of Star Sports at 1:30 pm, this match will be telecast on Disney Hotstar on digital.
India’s upper hand in T20 World Cup
Both the teams have faced each other 6 times in the T20 World Cup. India has won five times, while Pakistan has won one match. The Indian cricket team had lost against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup held in UAE last year under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.
In this tournament, Pakistan’s young fast bowler Shaheen Afridi is returning after injury while Mohammad has returned to Team India after recovering from Kovid. Shami has been included in India’s T20 World Cup 15-man squad as a replacement for the injured Jasprit Bumrah.
Playing 11 of India and Pakistan
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Pakistan (Playing XI): Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Shan Masood, Haider Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah