The upcoming contest India and Pakistan on September 19 can easily be touted as the ‘mother of all battles’ purely because of the history and ever-growing tension between the two neighbouring countries. The cricketer from both the countries know the weight and are aware of the hype around that encounter.
However, many would know that despite being known as fiercest competitors on the cricket field, the India and Pakistan players also share very healthy rapport off the pitch and enjoy each other’s company.
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In a latest update, we witnessed another interesting incident on Friday (September 14) when India and Pakistan players were sweating it out hard during the nets session for the upcoming Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai.
A video surfaced on the internet showed former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik interacting with each other during the practice session.
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Both India and Pakistan are placed in the Group A. Pakistan will open their Asia Cup campaign against minnows Hong Kong on September 16, while India will lock horns versus the same opponents on September 18 in their first game.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Dinesh Karthik, Khaleel Ahmed.
Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wk), Fakhar Zaman, Shan Masood, Babar Azam, Harris Sohail, Imam ul Haq, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammed Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammed Amir, Shoaib Malik, Junaid Khan, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi.