The Mahakumbh of Asian cricket i.e. the Asian Cup begins on August 30th. The first match of the tournament will be played between Pakistan and Nepal. At the same time, Team India will kick off their participation in the 2023 Asian Cup with a match against Pakistan on September 2nd. Find out how Team India’s XI can be in this game.
Young batsman Tilak Verma has landed a spot on Team India for the 2023 Asian Cup. In such a situation, the biggest question is whether Tilak will make his debut against Pakistan. Khabbu hitter Tilak is a contender for the fourth-place bat. If Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul are unfit for the game against Pakistan, Tilak can make his debut.
At the time of Team India’s Asian Cup announcement, chief selector Ajit Agarkar had said that KL Rahul was a swallow and he could miss the opening game. However, KL Rahul practices continuously. If he’s not fit, Ishaan Kishan can get a chance against Pakistan.
When we talk about the possible XI, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are sure to be in the starting blocks. After that, Virat Kohli will play in third place. Shreyas Iyer can play fourth and Hardik Pandya fifth. After that, Ishaan Kishan can play as wicketkeeper in the first game instead of KL Rahul.
Speaking of bowling, spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will play in seventh place. After that, Kuldeep Yadav will be the team’s main spinner. Speaking of fast bowling: Three fast bowlers can be seen in the team of players. It stars Jaspreet Bumrah in action alongside Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishaan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.