Pakistani and Indian cricket experts are all geared up for tomorrow as the biggest battle of the cricketing world is set to take place when arch-rivals Pakistan and India face each other in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium for Asia Cup.
Champions Trophy winner Pakistan and Rohit Sharma-led India look to outplay their opponents as both the teams eyeing to win the game.
The captains always try to underplay the occasion, but an India-Pakistan match has forever been a mouth-watering prospect. While the match is about the skill sets of players, much of it is played in the mind and the players who hold their nerve better emerge triumphant in the end.
Former India skipper Sorouv Ganguli said that the India is lacking Virat Kohli factor in the tournament.
“Kohli is a very important player for us, he gives strength to the team. His absence will defiantly have an impact. But the team still have the potential to win,” he said. “Rohit Sharma, Dhawan and Pandya can be match winner. India is still strong without Kohli. This time both the teams are on equal footing,” he said.
Ramiz Raja said that the performance of team Pakistan was not as per par in its clash against Hong Kong and pointed out that the spin department of the team is relatively weak.
“The fast bowlers did not swing the ball well. We don’t have good spin department as Afghanistan and India have,” said former Pakistan skipper.
Raja said that if Pakistan doesn’t take wickets on the new ball then there will be huge pressure on its batting line up.
Aqib Javed said that fast bowler Muhammad Aamir appears to be the weak link in the team because if the strike bowler doesn’t take wickets on the new ball.
“If there is no wicket in the first eight overs. Then there will be an issue because we have only one spinner,” he said.
As the time for cricket battle between two arch-rivals Pakistan and India is near, emotions have reached new heights. Millions of fans from all around the world will be watching the match.
An overwhelmingly majority of Pakistanis in Dubai are waiting for the time when both would compete. According to local reputed newspaper, the demand of the tickets is quite high and has termed the game “mother of all games”.
Earlier in a special transmission of Private TV Channel regarding INDO-PAK Clash a Pakistani Journalist badly trolled Indian Journalist.