India vs Pakistan:India triumph or Pakistan bounces back?

One of the most electrifying rivalries and high voltage games between India and Pakistan has always been a thriller for the fans all around the globe. India and Pakistan will play the 22nd Match of the World cup at Old Trafford in Manchester on 16th June 2019. Pakistan have never beaten India in a World cup face off.India having started the tournament on a high in first 2 games against South Africa and Australia have got a lot of Positives except for injury of Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan who has been ruled out for 3 weeks due to a fracture on thumb.

India vs Pakistan

Looks like India have sorted out the no.4 debate in the team while another strategy to send in all-rounder Hardik Pandya also proved to be a good one.But that is good only when The run rate is a bit low while chasing or batting 1st.In absence of Dhawan K.L.Rahul will be the choice to open the batting with Rohit Sharma and the no.4 position is yet again empty for Vijay Shankar and Dinesh Karthik. Most Probably Shankar is expected to play his 1st World Cup game against Pakistan on 16th June.

“Fielding” a concern for Pakistan:

This World cup has witnessed some high standards of  fielding by all teams.But on the other side Pakistan has not been able to keep up with the standards of its fielding which was evident in the match against Australia.It is a matter of concern for which the Indian team will take advantage for sure. Indian fielders have looked quick especially fielding in the outfield and taking those half chances,direct hits have also been crucial for India until now.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF INDIA:
  1. ROHIT SHARMA
  2. K.L.RAHUL
  3. VIRAT KOHLI
  4. MS DHONI
  5. KEDAR JADHAV 
  6. VIJAY SHANKAR
  7. BHUBANESWAR KUMAR
  8. MOHAMMED SHAMI
  9. JASPRIT BUMRAH
  10. YUZVENDRA CHAHAL
  11. KULDEEP YADAV

PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF PAKISTAN:

  1. IMAM-UL-HAQ
  2. FAKHAR ZAMAN
  3. MOHAMMED HAFEEZ
  4. SHOAIB MALIK
  5. SARFARAZ KHAN
  6. BABAR AZAM
  7. ASIF ALI
  8. WAHAB RIAZ
  9. HASSAN ALI
  10. MOHAMMED AMIR
  11. SHADAB KHAN

The match will be played at Old Trafford,Manchester, will be telecasted by Star sports 1,2,3,HD1 at 3pm IST on 16th June.

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