Cricket lovers around the world will be able to witness India vs Pakistan Asia Cup match today from 05:00 pm onwards where both the teams will be locking horns with each other at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai.
The sweltering heat of UAE might just go higher when these two titans take on each other on 19 September. Pakistan Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed voiced his excitement for the match against India and said, “Whoever performs good in India-Pakistan matches, becomes great for the nation.” (Jo bhi in matches m acha krta hai wo apni kaum k lie mahaan bn jata hai.)
Political tensions between both the nations have hindered the numbers of matches these two nations play against each other, but whenever they meet in a fixture, it promises to be a blockbuster!
As expected, the buzz is high on social media where the celebs, critics and experts have begun rooting for their favourite teams.
Music Composer Amaal Malik shared his excitement about Ind vs Pak Asia Cup match by sending out a tweet:
Former Indian cricketer, Mohammad Kaif also took to Twitter to ci
Mary Kom also joined the bandwagon and shared her message on Twitter:
India and Pakistan have met each other in 12 Asia Cup matches where India have won six times (5 ODIs and one T20I) and Pakistan have emerged victorious on five occasions.
Centurion Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 127 runs against Hong Kong also took to Twitter to express his excitement about the Ind v Pak game tonight.
India won their last match against Hong Kong by 26 runs and Pakistan are also coming off a win against Hong Kong.
Rohit Sharma (captain), Dinesh Karthik, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Shardul Thakur, Khaleel Ahmed, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Sohail, Haris Sohail, Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Amir, Shan Masood, Shadab Khan, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Usman Shinwari, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Imam ul Haq, Shaheen Afridi