Asia Cup 2022 starts in the UAE on August 27 with Afghanistan taking on Sri Lanka in the first game of the campaign. India take on Pakistan on August 28 in Dubai. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are placed in Group B. India and Pakistan are placed in group A along with the qualifier.
Asia Cup 2022 will be hosted by Sri Lanka in UAE. A total of 13 matches will take place during the tournament. India is the defending champions of the tournament, which won the title back in 2018 by defeating Bangladesh in the final. India has also won the most 7 Asia Cup titles so far. Sri Lanka comes next with 5 titles while Pakistan has won 2 titles.
Speaking of Asia Cup head to head, India and Pakistan have played 14 matches against each other with India winning 8 while Pakistan winning five games. During the group stage, each team will play one match against the teams in their group. The top 2 teams from both groups will qualify for the super four round. During the super 4 round, each team will play one match against the other. The top two teams will qualify for the final which will be played on September 11.
Speaking about the squad, Shaheen Afridi has been ruled out with a knee injury. This came as a big blow to the side as they announced Mohammad Hasnain as his replacement. In this article, we predict Pakistan’s playing Xi against India for the Asia Cup game.
India vs Pakistan: Pakistan’s Playing XI Against India, Asia Cup 2022, Match 1
Babar Azam (C)
Babar will open the batting. He is the number one ranked ODI and T20I cricket at the moment. Babar scored an unbeaten 68 the last time he played against India.