Asia Cup 2018: India vs Pakistan Match 5: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar was seen rolling his arm over ahead of high-octane India versus Pakistan clash in the ongoing Asia Cup clash in Dubai. Akhtar rolled back the years when he bowled to Laxman and Gavaskar. To Laxman, he bowled a rank long hop, which Laxman quietly played back to the bowler and Gavaskar pulled out an off-drive to an overpitched ball.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma-led team India lock horns with India in Dubai and this is their second 50-overs game in 48 hours hence there are bound to be tired legs in the field.
Meanwhile, India edged out Hong Kong in a thriller, the Men in Blue eventually won the match by 26 runs.
In minutes from now, India locks horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in what is touted to be a mouthwatering clash. Rohit Sharma’s India would look to avenge the ICC Champions Trophy finals defeat.
Here are the teams.
Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan, Shan Masood, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Afridi
India: Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah