The schedule for Asia Cup 2022 has been announced and cricket fans eagerly await the clash between India and Pakistan in the tournament. The India-Pakistan meeting of the tournament will take place on August 28 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Both India and Pakistan are part of group A in Asia Cup 2022. Both teams will announce their selection for the tournament soon. The match between India and Pakistan turns into a blood-curdling encounter with both teams trying to beat each other. Here we talk about India’s predicted playing XI against Pakistan in the Asia Cup match.
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India vs Pakistan: India’s Playing XI for Asian Cup Match
Rohit Sharma (C)
Rohit Sharma will be India’s skipper in 2022 Asia Cup and will lead the team in India vs Pakistan match. Sharma will also be the opener for the team. Recently, the right-handed batsman hit a fantastic 64-run knock in a T20I game against the West Indies. He is in good form and will be a crucial batter for the team against Pakistan.
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With KL Rahul still recovering from his injury, he may not be able to make it to the 2022 Asia Cup. Virat Kohlic can be promoted as an opener in the tournament. Last year during the India-Pakistan clash in the 2021 T20 World Cup, Kohli knocked down a much-needed half-century for the team. He will see if he can make another good shot against Pakistan.
Suryakumar Yadav could be a mid-range batter for the team in India-Pakistan’s 2022 Asian Cup clash. The right-handed batsman knocked down a century in a T20I match against England last month. He also hit a match-winning fifty in a recent T20I match against the West Indies. Yadav will be a powerful middle-order batsman for the team.
Rishabh Pants (World Cup)
Rishabh Pant could be the wicketkeeper for the team in the India-Pakistan clash. The left-handed batsman is the primary choice of wicketkeeper in all formats. In a recent ODI game against England, he closed a match-winning century. Pant is a hard-hitting batsman and brilliant behind the stumps.
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Hardik Pandya can be an all-rounder for the team in the match. The right-handed batsman has been in the spotlight lately. For example, he won the player of the series award in the ODI series between India and England. He performed well with both bat and ball in the series.
Dinesh Karthik may be another batsman for the team in the 2022 Asia Cup clash. Karthik could hit in the lower order. In many games this year, the right-handed batsman has played crucial knockdowns in sequence. He will be a very reliable batsman in the lower order.
Ravindra Jadeja could be another all-rounder for the team in the India vs Pakistan match of 2022 Asia Cup. The left-handed batsman is hard hitting, which suits him in the lower order. Moreover, he will also help with his spin bowling on the UAE grounds. Jadeja will be another player who is part of India’s playing XI in the match.
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Yuzvendra Chahal could be the spinner for the team in India vs Pakistan match. Chahal has shown stunning form this year. He recently cast brilliant spells during the T20I series against England, Ireland and South Africa. The right arm spinner is currently the strongest spinner for India.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar could be one of the pacesetters for the team in the match against Pakistan in the 2022 Asia Cup. Kumar is in excellent form this year. He won the player of the series award in the T20I series against England and South Africa. In addition, the right-handed batsman has the ability to take wickets in the power playovers, making him a crucial bowler for India.
Jasprit Bumrah may be another pacesetter for India in the contest. Bumrah is one of the best dangerous pacesetters in the world of cricket. He glimpsed his deadly pace attack in an ODI game against England last month, taking a 6-wicket throw. Bumrah has performed brilliantly this year and he will be a confirmed member of the playing XI for India.
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Mohammed Shami could provide new impetus for the team in the India-Pakistan clash of 2022 Asia Cup. Although Shami did not play a T20I match in 2021 due to his workload, he has performed impressively in ODIs and tests. He is one of the frontrunners for India and will be a crucial part of India’s pace attack on Pakistan.
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