Babar Azam and Virat Kohli
Babar Azam and Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)
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India and Pakistan will lock horns in their opening game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The IND vs PAK match will take place today (October 24) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both the teams are part of group 2 in the tournament. India won two warm-up matches earlier, while Pakistan won one match and lost one.

India have faced Pakistan 5 times in T20 World Cups before and won on each occasion. There are many outstanding players in both teams who will toil hard to bag victory for their teams. Moreover, the nail-biting battles between these players will be interesting to witness. In this article, we talk about 3 player battles to watch out for during the IND vs PAK match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

India vs Pakistan: 3 Player Battles To Watch Out For

3. KL Rahul vs Shaheen Afridi

KL Rahul
KL Rahul looked immaculate on the night. (Image: Twitter)

KL Rahul is in magnificent form, which was widely observed during IPL 2021 UAE leg and even the warm-up games in T20 World Cup 2021. He played two brilliant knocks of 39 and 51 during the warm-up games. He will aim to give a fabulous start to Indian batting as an opener.

India vs Pakistan: 3 Player Battles To Watch Out For

Shaheen Afridi will look to stop KL Rahul from going big with the bat. The left-arm pacer picked 2 wickets each in 2 warm-up games and is a crucial bowler for Pakistan. He also bowls the starting overs for the team. While Afridi will look to dismiss KL Rahul, the latter will look to smash him for boundaries. This will be an exciting battle to watch out for during the IND vs PAK game.

Also Read: T20 World Cup 2021: Nothing Matches The Rivalry Between India And Pakistan – Pakistan Coach Matthew Hayden

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Vikas Singh Derek

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