New Delhi: How can there be a World Cup and there is no India-Pakistan match? In the T20 World Cup, Team India and Team Pakistan will clash in their very first match. This match will be played on 23 October. The atmosphere regarding the match has already started building. The Rock has also jumped in this great fight.
Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament, released a new video featuring Dwayne Johnson. Dwayne who is one of the leading figures in Hollywood and pro-wrestling. In the video, the two can be heard talking about the rivalry between the countries. The Rock said that “when the greatest rivals collide, the world will stand still. It is more than just a cricket match.
,@TheRock is #ReadyForT20WC and will kickstart the #GreatestRivalry in style on 23rd Oct, 7 AM onwards on #CricketLive#IndvPak , #BelieveInBlue , ICC Men’s #T20WorldCup , #blackadam pic.twitter.com/KawbyLbNGM
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) October 18, 2022
The clash will take place in Melbourne on Sunday. Pakistan had lost to India by 10 wickets in the last edition held in UAE and the Men in Blue will be hoping to change things this time. After encounters in previous editions, the two teams met twice in the Asia Cup 2022, with India and Pakistan winning one match each.
India captain Rohit Sharma has made it clear that the playing XI has already been decided. India beat hosts Australia by 6 runs in the warm-up match. India will play their second warm-up match against New Zealand on 19 October.