Pakistan and India, the two cricket rival south Asian Countries to perform against each other today in T20 World Cup. The high-voltage match of the T20 World Cup will take place in Melbourne, Australia.
The group 2 T20WC high hype match is to begin after a few hours in Melbourne Cricket Ground which can house around 100,000 spectators. A few days ago the International Cricket Council (ICC) had predicted a match draw due to the probability of rain today in Melbourne.
However, today in the morning it is observed that the weather of the Cricket city is pleasant and favors a good clash between the two giants of Cricket World. Cricket fans from both sides are eagerly waiting to watch a great play from their players.
The Pak Vs Ind T20 World Cup match will start at 01:00 PM in Pakistan and 01:30 PM in India today in noon.
It is the 16th match of the World`s biggest cricket event, the T20 World Cup but has created more hype than any other matches so far. Last time Australia won the T20 WC by beating New Zealand with a score of 85 runs.
Before the team left for Australia, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja asked the Babar Azam-led team to dream of winning the tournament. He commented, “World Cup like war of nerves. It is a task of not losing courage and a fulfilment of a dream — which is to win a world cup.”
Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan (wicket-keeper/batter), Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Shan Masood.
Standby Players: Usman Qadir, Mohammad Haris, and Shahnawaz Dahani.
India squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammed Shami.
Standby Players: Mohammed Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Shardul Thakur.