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India and Pakistan cricket followers are ready with bated breath for the 2 groups’ mega conflict within the T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne on Sunday. The final time the 2 sides face one another in a World Cup match, on the 2021 T20 World Cup, Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets. That loss began a slide for India that the facet couldn’t cease and bowed out of the group stage. This time across the Rohit Sharma-led India have an opportunity to start on a robust notice in opposition to Pakistan.
Nonetheless, Pakistan have been boosted by the return of left-arm pacer Shaheen Afridi, who was out for a very long time because of damage. He performed in Pakistan’s warm-up matches and on Wednesday took two wickets in opposition to Afghanistan. Former Indian cricket workforce captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that it’s a nice enhance for Pakistan.
“I believe that is what their essential concern was, about his health and the way he’ll form up. And definitely, within the two overs that he bowled, he is proven that he is again to full health. So, clearly that’s one headache gone. I believe with their catching, they have been a lot better than what we noticed in opposition to England. Their floor fielding was superb. So, these are two elements that was worrying them they usually have proven enchancment in these areas. So, I do not assume they’re going to have any doubts after they’ll tackle India on Sunday,” Gavaskar stated on Star Sports activities.
Pakistan misplaced within the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2021, dropping to eventual winner Australia.
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