Three days after facing each other, India and Pakistan will once again clash, this time, in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. India had comprehensively won their Group stage match against Pakistan and will be hoping for more of the same on Sunday. India have been in top form with both the batsmen and bowlers putting in impressive performances. India will be looking for their fourth straight win in the tournament but will need to be wary against Pakistan, who on their day are capable of a strong showing as seen in the Champions Trophy 2017 final in England.
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After being made to work hard by minnows Hong Kong in their tournament opener, India produced a clinical display to make short work of Sarfraz Ahmed’s team in the group stage. Chasing a 165-run target, India were hardly tested as a half-century from skipper Rohit Sharma ensured that the team was home with as many as 21 overs to spare. Even without their regular captain Virat Kohli, the Indian batting looked formidable. Rohit’s and Shikhar Dhawan found himself amongst the runs after a torrid time in England’s seaming conditions, scoring in all three matches, including a century against Hong Kong.
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Pakistan, on the other hand, will hope for their openers to fire and the middle-order to score some runs. The bowlers too will be expected to put up a spirited performance. While the pace department hasn’t been that effective, the spinners have done wonders for the team. Pakistan will look up to their seasoned campaigner Shoaib Malik for inspiration. All-rounder Malik made 43 against India and saved his team the blushes with a crucial knock against a spirited Afghanistan Friday night.
Pakistan take on India in the 3rd match of the 2018 Asia Cup 2018. Both teams are placed in Group A of the tournament along with Hong Kong. Watch Pakistan vs India, 3rd Match Live Cricket Streaming Online at Hostar App and Live Coverage on Star Sports.
Pakistan Probable XI: Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan Shinwari.
India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal.