The most anticipated match of the Asia Cup 2023 will be held on September 2 between India and Pakistan. There’s no doubt that the India vs. Pakistan match will break all the records of the Asia Cup 2023.
This year, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are hosting the tournament. Pakistan played their opening match with Nepal and won the match by 238 runs. Now the age-long rivals, India and Pakistan, will play the first match of the tournament against each other at Pallekele Cricket Stadium in Kandy.
There is quite a possibility that India and Pakistan can clash multiple times in the tournament. After that, India and Pakistan might take on each other once again on September 10 in the Super 4 round in Colombo. Also, if both teams qualify for the Asia Cup 2023 final, then the cricket fans get to see a fiesta battle between the two teams.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Match Details
Date & Time: September 2, 3:00 PM
Stadium: Pallekele Cricket Stadium
Live Streaming: Disney + Hotstar, Star Sports
India Playing 11 (IND vs PAK)
Here’s the predicted list of playing 11 of the Indian team against Pakistan for Asia Cup 2023:
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj.
Pakistan Playing 11 (IND vs PAK)
Here’s the predicted list of playing 11 of the Pakistani team against India for Asia Cup 2023:
Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Agha, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Pitch Report
The pitch of Pallekele International Cricket Stadium is quite evenly distributed. Due to the turn and bounce on offer, spinners in particular may receive a bit more assistance. On this pitch, hitters who can rotate and strike the ball well will do well. The average first-inning total is 195, thus teams that win the toss may decide to chase.
India vs Pakistan Dream 11 Match Prediction
India vs. Pakistan matches have always been nail-biters, and even this time too, it won’t be any different. Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Naseem Shah will be tested by India’s top order.
The team will be heavily dependent on their top three – Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, and Virat Kohli. There are equal chances of both teams winning the match apart from the top three batters Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj are big hopes of the Indian Cricket Team.