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Asia Cup 2023: India opt to bat against Pakistan

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 2nd September, 2023 03:23:43 PM
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India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan in their Asia Cup 2023 match in Kandy, Sri Lanka on Saturday.

Shreyas Iyer is back in the team while Shardul Thakur has also been picked for the game as Mohammed Shami misses out. This will be the first game for India in the tournament while Pakistan are coming on the back of a 238-run win over Nepal.

India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan(w), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Pakistan (Playing XI): Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf

Source: NDTV