Asia Cup 2022 UAE: Match 2, India Vs Pakistan Preview, Live Streaming Details, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Squads, Probable XIs, And Prediction
India Vs Pakistan Preview / Prediction: The second match of the Asia Cup 2022 sees India lock horns against their arch-rivals Pakistan. The Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai will play host to this high-octane contest. It is a group A fixture.
India are coming into the Asia Cup 2022 with a comprehensive series win over Zimbabwe. They whitewashed Zimbabwe in a three-match ODI series and will be riding with confidence. Rohit Sharma will continue to lead the side. The Men in Blue will hope to be at their absolute best while facing their neighbors on Sunday as they will be wary of Pakistan who defeated India at the same venue in the T20 World Cup last year.
Ace batter Babar Azam will be leading Pakistan in the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup. They faced the Netherlands in a three-match ODI series recently and clean-swept the Dutch side. Pakistan have looked good in recent times in white-ball cricket and will look to emulate their recent performances in the Asia Cup. They will hope to start the tournament on a winning note by beating their arch-rivals on Sunday.
India vs Pakistan Match Preview Details:
Match: India vs Pakistan, Match 2, Asia Cup, 2022
Date and Time: August 28th, 2022, Sunday, 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Live Streaming: Disney+ HotStar
India vs Pakistan Pitch Report
The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium will assists spinners. However, the new ball bowlers will get some movement off the surface and the batters will have to be on their toes while batting on this surface.
India vs Pakistan Weather Forecast
The temperature in Dubai is expected to hover between 29 to 39 degrees Celsius. Fans can expect a full game to be played on Sunday. August is one of the hottest months in Dubai, and temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius are considered normal. So, its going to be very tough play for India and Pakistan.
Forecasting: 29-39 Degree Celsius
Wind: 24 km/h
India vs Pakistan Squads
Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Yuzvendra Chahal
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Asif Ali, Mohammad Hasnain
India vs Pakistan Probable XIs
Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain
India vs Pakistan Match Prediction / Preview
India versus Pakistan is always a high-octane contest and it will all come down to handling nerves in crunch situations. Expect a cracking game on Sunday.
India have a good depth to its side and expect them to get off to a winning start.
Prediction: India to win this encounter.