IND Playing 11: The Indian team will clash with Pakistan in their first fixture of the T20 World Cup 2021. They are coming into this game after winning their 2 warmup games ahead of the opener.
In the warmup game against Australia, the team bowled quite well to contain opposition to 152 runs, with Ashwin being the top performer. While KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma provided a blistering start to the team. Then Surya Kumar Yadav showed his class once again to help the team in chasing down the score. The players like Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant will look to keep up the same form to help the team get a winning start in the tournament.
The Indian team will be without any pressure due to the terrific performances in the warmup games, and they also have adapted well to the conditions by playing in the Indian Premier League.
The team is expected to play with 2 all rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya. While the top order can be Rahul, Rohit, and Virat. The middle order will constitute Surya Kumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant. The bowlers will be Ashwin, Bumrah, Shami, and Chakravarthy.
IND Playing 11 (likely)
India Squad: Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakaravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
WATCH IND vs PAK LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. The most celebrated match of the World Cup was much awaited since the schedule was out, and will demand a great viewership for the Star Sports Network. The both teams have put up the best team for the tournament, and is expected to be a thriller, with teams keeping their nerves settled during the pressure situations is expected to come on top at end of the match. The people interested in watching India vs Pakistan can head on to Star Sports 1 on TV or stream the match Live on Disney+Hotstar.
1. KL Rahul
The opener of the Indian team has been terrific to provide a good start to the team in most of the occasions. With his solid technique and aggressive mindset, he is in the form of his life. In 49 matches, KL has scored 1557 at an average of 40.
2. Suryakumar Yadav
The middle order player looked confident in his innings of 38 off 27 balls against Australia in the warmup games and would look to continue the same momentum. In 4 T20Is, he has scored 139 runs at an average of 46.33
3. Jasprit Bumrah
Bumrah has been producing scintalling performances in the T20 format, especially in the Phase 2 of IPL 2021. His accuracy with the pace has done wonders for the his respective teams and can be a differential pick for your team.
4. Ravindra Jadeja
The all rounder will be one of the finest picks due to his capability to contribute in all the three departments of the game. With many right handers in the Pakistan team, Jadeja can create many chances and thereby taking wickets.
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