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India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2023, Live Updates: The ground is under covers are there are heavy chances of rain. Team India face a big question that who will be taking the No 4 spot during the Asia Cup 2023 match against arch-rivals Pakistan in Kandy, Sri Lanka on Saturday. As KL Rahul has been ruled out for the first two matches due to a niggle, there are chances that star batter Virat Kohli might play at No 4. The Babar Azam-led side will be coming to this clash after defeating Nepal by 238 runs in their opening match on Wednesday. On the other hand, it will be campaign opener match for the Rohit Sharma and Co. (Live Scorecard)
Here are the Live Updates of India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2023 clash, straight from Kandy:
India vs Pakistan Live: Return of Jasprit Bumrah
Star India pacer Jasprit Bumrah marked his return to international cricket during the recently concluded T20I series against Ireland. However, all the eyes will be on him when he will take on Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023. With his inclusion, Team India’s pace attack looks strong, having the likes of Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami.
IND vs PAK Live: India’s fiery opening pair
Coming to the 2023 edition, there will be plenty of focus on Rohit and his likely opening partner Shubman Gill who has also been in fine form in the 50-over format. Team India opening pair has the best average (63.4) in ODI since 2022 and only 2 teams in ODI have an average of 50+ in the same period. The pair of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have an average of 85.4 and have had 2 hundred+ partnership and 4 fifty+ partnership in ODI since 2022.
India vs Pakistan Live: Rohit’s milestones to watch out
Rohit has a few more milestones in sight. He is closing on 10,000 runs in ODI, he is 163 runs away from the milestone. He will become the 15th player in ODI to score 10000+ runs and the 6th Indian player. He has a strike-rate of 100+ in both 2022 and 2023 so far whereas in between 2007 and 2021 he had struck at 100+ only once. (In 2018) He is also closing in on 300 sixes in ODI- he will become the 3rd player to hit 300+ sixes in ODI and the first Indian player.
India vs Pakistan Live: Rohit’s massive outing in Asia Cup
If the 2018 edition of the Asia Cup is any reference, Rohit could look to continue his ‘Bradman-esque’ record in the continental event. When it comes to the ODI version of the Asia Cup, Rohit has an average of 46.56 as a batter. But, as a batter with the captaincy role, Rohit averages a whopping 105.66. He attained this average in the 2018 Asia Cup, scoring 317 runs in 5 innings.
India vs Pakistan Live: All eyes on Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma would understandably be under the spotlight, having led the India team to Asia Cup triumph once already, in 2018, and also for the template he himself looks to produce in the tournament.
India vs Pakistan Playing 11 live updates: India’s Predicted XI
Here’s what we think could be India’s Predicted XI against Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023 match on Saturday. Read here.
India vs Pakistan Live: Weather update
There are many reports which suggest that rain might play a spoilsport during the Asia Cup 2023 clash between India and Pakistan on Saturday in Kandy. Here’s our weather report. Read here.
India vs Pakistan Live: Most-awaited clash
All the fans are eagerly waiting to witness the cut-throat competition between the arch-rivals India and Pakistan. In Asia Cup 2022, both the teams met each other twice, where in the group stage, India defeated Pakistan. However, in the Super 4 stage, the Babar Azam and Co emerged victorious.
India vs Pakistan Live: Hello
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the most-awaited Asia Cup 2023 clash between India and Pakistan, straight from Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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