The upcoming Asia Cup 2022 saw India take on Pakistan. After emerging victorious in the toss, India elected to take the field first. However, Pakistan has a better batting order and has to play a more attacking inning to win the match.
IND vs. PAK
India and Pakistan faced each other in Dubai for the IND vs. PAK match in the Asia Cup 2022. The Dubai International Cricket Stadium hosted the game on a pitch expected to favor the batters. It has short boundaries; the average first innings score was 160-170. The wicket also gives some advantages to the spinners and seamers.
Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar telecasted the match in India. The Ten Sports channel telecasted it in Pakistan. The game was also telecast on Yupp TV, which has the official rights to broadcast the Asia Cup 2022. They also posted the match on Sky Sports Cricket in the United Kingdom.
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar vs. Babar Azam vs. Hardik Pandya
India and Pakistan have impressive batting line-ups and strong bowling attacks. Babar Azam is the best bowler in limited overs, while Bhuvaneshwar Kumar is an all-rounder who has proven his mettle in ODI and Twenty20 cricket. Hardik Pandya is currently in excellent form and has won his first IPL title as captain of the Gujarat Titans. Besides the batting line-up, India’s bowling attack is well-balanced, and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar was the key player on the field.
India’s batting line-up comprises Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, and Rishabh Pant. The bowling line-up also features Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Ravi Bishnoi.
Getting rid of Yadav early vs. other big names
They streamed the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 match between India and Pakistan live on the Disney+Hotstar app and telecast on Star Sports Network in India. India captain Rohit Sharma had his hands complete selecting a strong playing XI. Hardik Pandya is one name in the squad that was a sure starter. He is a top-order batsman with the potential to score a century. He has a wide range of shots and could do well on the pitches in Dubai.
The Asia Cup is a T20 tournament. It starts on August 27 and concludes on September 11. Earlier, the UAE and Sri Lanka scheduled the match. On August 28, India and Pakistan played their opening game. Both teams required pace spearheads in Jasprit Bumrah and Shaheen Afridi. India’s Vice-Captain, Virat Kohli, returned.
Babar Azam vs Hardik Pandya
The clash between Hardik Pandya and Babar Azam in the Asia Cup 2022 is likely to be a closely contested contest. Both batsmen have proven themselves over the years and are ranked highly in the ICC ODI and Twenty20 rankings. Babar Azam is one of the best T20 players in the world, while Hardik Pandya is fine after winning his first IPL trophy as captain of Gujarat Titans.
Babar Azam has become the best batter in the world and is number one in the ICC rankings. His recent performances have led to comparisons with Virat Kohli. While the Indian captain gets under an opponent’s skin during Test cricket, Babar is quiet and has more subtle skills. Regardless of the final result of this match, both players go down in history as batting pillars of the Asian cricket team.
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar vs. Hardik Pandya
In Asia Cup 2022, exciting players face off. Senior pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and star all-rounder Hardik Pandya were crucial for India, especially in the opening match against Pakistan. Both players are approaching their milestone in T20 internationals, and their match-up promises to be thrilling.
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar has a wealth of experience in limited-overs cricket, and his bowling attack has proven to be the most dangerous when bowling with the new ball. He has taken five wickets in four T20 matches against Pakistan at an economy rate of 7.21. It made him a key player for Team India after the Asia Cup 2022.