IND vs PAK Asia Cup 2022
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The IND vs PAK contest in Asia Cup 2022 will be played on August 28. Both teams are placed in group A. Group B has Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The schedule was announced by Asian Cricket Council chief Jay Shah shared the schedule on his official Twitter handle on August 2, Tuesday. 

India are the defending champions of the tournament. India won the previous edition of the Asia Cup in 2018 by defeating Bangladesh in the final. India has also won the most 7 titles out of 12 Asia Cup tournaments. Sri Lanka has won 5 titles while Pakistan accounts for 2 titles. Two teams from each group will make it to the Super 4 stage which starts on September 3. Thus there is a high probability of India and Pakistan meeting more than once in the tournament. 

India vs Pakistan
India vs Pakistan. Image Credits: Twitter

The Men in Green have announced a 15-member Asia Cup squad led by Babar Azam. The likes of Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan are also included in the squad. Shadab is also Babar’s deputy in the tournament. 

In 14 meetings between the two sides in Asia Cup, Pakistan has managed to beat India five times while losing 8 matches themselves. In this article, we predict three Pakistan players who can be trump cards against India in the historic clash.

IND vs PAK: 3 Pakistan Players Who Can Be Trump Cards Against India

Babar Azam 

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. Image: Twitter

In his brief career against India, Babar has already played a telling innings against India in the T20 World Cup 2021. He scored an unbeaten 68 leading his team to a famous win against India. He will be the most important player for his side in the Asia Cup clash as well. 

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Anshuman Roy

A Hardcore Cricket Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.