India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022: The Indian cricket team has now started preparing for its real T20 World Cup 2022 mission. The Indian team had played warm-up matches earlier. But now the team has to play its first match in the World Cup, just a day before Diwali i.e. on 23 October.
This match of Team India will be played against Pakistan in Melbourne. The Indian team is preparing to lure Pakistani crackers just before Diwali. Also, would like to take revenge for the defeat in the last match played under the Asia Cup. For this, the Indian team has also started its special preparations.
BCCI shared the photo of the training session
Recently Team India won the first warm-up match against Australia in Brisbane. Whereas the second warm-up match was to be held against New Zealand at the same ground, which got canceled due to rain. Now Team India has reached Melbourne for its first match. On arrival here, the team has started special preparations by reaching Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
The Indian team sweated profusely while starting the first training session. Its photo has also been shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Also wrote in the post, ‘Before the India-Pakistan match, the team reached MSAG for its first training session.’
India-Pakistan match to be held on Sunday
Let us tell you that the T20 World Cup being hosted by Australia has started from 16 October. Qualifying matches are currently being played. Team India has to play its first match against Pakistan on 23 October. This match will be played just a day before Diwali.
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 20, 2022
The Indian team has been placed in Group-B of Super-12. Apart from Team India, there are also Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa in this group. Whereas the Netherlands has entered this group after the qualifying round. Now the second team will be decided on October 21. This second team will be the winner of Group-2 in the qualifying round.
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma also did a lot of batting practice in the nets. During this, he did special practice to face left and right handed bowlers.
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) October 21, 2022
India-Pakistan Full Squad for T20 World Cup:
Indian team: Rohit Sharma (capt), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R.K. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami.
Standby Player: Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
Pakistan Team: Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Fakhar Jam.
Traveling Reserve: Mohammad Haris, Usman Qadir and Shahnawaz Dahani.