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India vs Pakistan Toss Live T20 World Cup: Pakistan win toss; opt to bowl

Pakistan have already named their 12-man team for the match while Indian skipper Virat Kohli has kept his cards close to the chest.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 24, 2021 19:29 IST
India's captain Virat Kohli (left) and Pakistan's captain
Image Source : AP PHOTO/AIJAZ RAHI

India's captain Virat Kohli (left) and Pakistan's captain Babar Azam greet each other after the toss ahead of the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has opted to field first after winning toss against Virat Kohli-led India in Super 12 match of T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday.

Kohli opted for Varun Chakravarthy over R Ashwin as spinner while Ravindra Jadeja is the other spinner. Check out the playing XI of both the sides below:

India: 1 KL Rahul 2 Rohit Sharma 3 Virat Kohli (capt) 4 Suryakumar Yadav 5 Rishabh Pant (wk) 6 Hardik Pandya 7 Ravindra Jadeja 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 9 Varun Chakravarthy 10 Mohammed Shami 11 Jasprit Bumrah

Pakistan: 1 Babar Azam (capt) 2 Mohammad Rizwan (wk) 3 Fakhar Zaman 4 Mohammad Hafeez 5 Shoaib Malik 6 Asif Ali 7 Shadab Khan 8 Imad Wasim 9 Hasan Ali 10 Haris Rauf 11 Shaheen Shah Afridi

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Virat Kohli-led India will face Babar Azam's Pakistan in a high octane Group 2 clash in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday. India last hosted Pakistan in a bilateral series in 2013 and the teams now meet only in global tournaments. The two teams last met in the group stages of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, with India convincingly defeating the old rivals to maintain their undefeated streak in the big tournament.

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The match will be played at Dubai International Stadium on Saturday, October 23. The match is set to start live at 7:30 p.m. IST.

India (probable XI) KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

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

India vs Pakistan Toss history at T20 World Cup

Toss head to head: 

Matches: 5; India won 3; Pakistan won 2

2007 World T20 Group stage Pakistan decided to field first; Match ended in a tie

2007 World T20 Final India decided to bat first; India won by 5 runs
2012 T20 World Cup Super 8 Pakistan decided to bat first; India won by 8 wickets
2014 T20 World Cup Group 2 India decided to bowl first; won by 7 wickets
2016 T20 World Cup Group 2 India decided to bowl first; won by 6 wickets

 

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