ISLAMABAD: Pakistan have won the toss and elected to bowl first as they meet arch rivals India again in the Asia Cup today in the Super 4 stage.
The Men in Green are looking to avenge their opening defeat at the hands of the Men in Blue.
The match is scheduled to start at 7pm Pakistan time.
Pacer Shahnawaz Dahani will not be available to play on behalf of Pakistan due to an injury.
Both Hasan Ali and Mohammad Hasnain have been asked to get ready for Sunday’s match as either one of them is expected to fill in for Dahani.
India will be without their ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who has been ruled out of the Asia Cup with a knee problem. He
Pakistan definitely are looking forward to avenging a close defeat that they suffered last Sunday. Following the thumping win against Hong Kong the other day, Pakistan will go into today’s match with a bigger heart and confidence.
Expected playing IX
Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain
India: Rohit Sharma (capt), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal