India take on Pakistan in their first Super 12 clash at the MCG in Melbourne on October 23. The Super 12 campaign starts with Australia taking on New Zealand in the first game in Sydney on October 22. A total of 45 matches will take place during ICC T20 World Cup 2022. A total of 16 teams are part of the tournament. The ICC T20 World Cup 2022 final will be played on November 13.
The Indian team is well-staked up with quality players. There is a good balance in the squad. Meanwhile, the absence of Jasprit Bumrah is a big miss in the tournament. Mohammed Shami has been named as his replacement. He showed immediate impact in the warm-up game against Australia. Bowling the final over he picked up three wickets and defended 11 to help India win the game by 6 runs.
India and Pakistan have met thrice since the last T20 World Cup in the UAE. Pakistan have defeated India twice while the Men in Blue have won just once. The last time these two teams met was in the Asia Cup where Pakistan defeated India to knock them out of the tournament. In this article, we take a look at India’s probable playing XI against Pakistan for their first Super 12 game.
India vs Pakistan: India’s Predicted Playing XI Against Pakistan- ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12, Group 2, Match 16
Rohit Sharma (C)
Rohit will open the batting. In the first game against Australia, he scored 15 off 14 deliveries. He will look to score some runs ahead of the Pakistan clash.