IND vs PAK: Why is Avesh Khan Not Playing Today?

Updated on: Sep 4, 2022 7:43 pm IST

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    Avesh Khan IND vs PAK: In an important news update, Indian pace bowler Avesh Khan is not playing today’s big IND vs PAK encounter in the Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. Team India are coming off two brilliant back-to-back victories in the group stage that included a staggering 5-wicket win over Pakistan as well. However, both teams will surely feeling the pressure equally in this massive high-octane India vs Pakistan encounter.

    IND vs PAK: Why is Avesh Khan Not Playing Today?

    India’s skipper Rohit Sharma revealed at the toss that their speedster Avesh Khan unfortunately misses out as he is not completely fit for this big match against Pakistan. On the eve of the IND vs PAK game, Indian head coach Rahul Dravid stated that Avesh is a little unwell and is suffering from fever during the last few days and the team management hopes that he recovers for the latter matches of the Asia Cup 2022. In his absence, the Men in Blue have decided to bring in another right-arm leg spinner in the form of Ravi Bishnoi while Deepak Hooda will also be playing his opening game in this tournament. Dinesh Karthik will be warming the bench as Rishabh Pant will be the wicket-keeper batsman.

    “We would have bowled first, but now we need to play freely and assess a good score on this pitch. Momentum counts in this format, you’ve to be on the money from the start, not worry about external pressures. Injury is something we can’t control, Jadeja has been ruled out and he’s back home. It was a headache to select the playing XI – Hardik comes back. Deepak Hooda gets a game and so does Ravi Bishnoi,” said India captain Rohit Sharma at the toss.

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    India Playing 11

    1. Rohit Sharma (C)
    2. KL Rahul
    3. Virat Kohli
    4. Suryakumar Yadav
    5. Hardik Pandya
    6. Rishabh Pant (wk)
    7. Deepak Hooda
    8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
    9. Ravi Bishnoi
    10. Arshdeep Singh
    11. Yuzvendra Chahal

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    Asia Cup 2022 Schedule

    Date Match Venue Time Result
    27 August, 2022 (Saturday) Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
    28 August, 2022 (Sunday) India vs Pakistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST India won by 5 wickets
    30 August, 2022 (Tuesday) Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Sharjah 7:30 PM IST Afghanistan won by 7 wickets
    31 August, 2022 (Wednesday) India vs Hong Kong Dubai 7:30 PM IST India won by 40 runs
    1 September, 2022 (Thursday) Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Dubai 7:30 PM IST Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets
    2 September, 2022 (Friday) Pakistan vs Hong Kong Sharjah 7:30 PM IST Pakistan won by 155 runs
    3 September, 2022 (Saturday) Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Sharjah 7:30 PM IST Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
    4 September, 2022 (Sunday) India vs Pakistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA
    6 September, 2022 (Tuesday) India vs Sri Lanka Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA
    7 September, 2022 (Wednesday) Pakistan vs Afghanistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA
    8 September, 2022 (Thursday) India vs Afghanistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA
    9 September, 2022 (Friday) Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA
    11 September, 2022 (Sunday) Final
    (1st Super 4 VS 2nd Super 4)
    Dubai 7:30 PM IST TBA

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