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T20 World Cup: Pakistan captain Babar Azam wins toss, elects to bowl against India

India and Pakistan will square off against each other on Sunday evening in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup and it will be after a gap of two years,

Published: 24th October 2021 07:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th October 2021 09:21 PM   |  A+A-

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his Pakistani counterpart Babar Azam at the toss during the 2021 T20 World Cup match in Dubai

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his Pakistani counterpart Babar Azam at the toss during the 2021 T20 World Cup match in Dubai. (Photo| ANI)

By Agencies

DUBAI: Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 Group stage match at the Dubai International Stadium.

India and Pakistan will square off against each other on Sunday evening in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup and it will be after a gap of two years that these two teams will meet on the cricket pitch, having last played in the 50-over World Cup in 2019.

Excitement among the cricketing world is at an all-time high as arch-rivals India and Pakistan gear up for the clash in their opening game of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai on Sunday. Both teams will open their campaigns in the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup with what is billed to be a mouth-watering clash.

Teams:

India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (capt), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah  

Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi



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