IND vs PAK LIVE: It is the mother of all clashes when India vs Pakistan encounter takes shape in any format, anywhere…
IND vs PAK LIVE: It is the mother of all clashes when India vs Pakistan encounter takes shape in any format, anywhere around the world. The Indian team members are all eager to give it their best in the Asia Cup match on Sunday. Likewise, India players, including Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli and other Indian players share their thoughts on the highly-anticipated Asia Cup 2022 clash. Follow India vs Pakistan live updates with InsideSport.IN
The clash is going to take place at the Dubai International Stadium, and tickets for the same were sold out in the first hour of it release.
Today two teams go one on one in a high octane clash of the #AsiaCup2022
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 28, 2022
When India takes to the field against Pakistan, it is going to be special. The two teams have not played bilateral cricket in the last decade and more due to diplomatic ties. As a result, their show is only limited to ICC and ACC events. The Asia Cup is an icing on the cake for fans with the two teams possibly meeting three times in the continental competition this year due to the format.
What is the BCCI video all about?
The video primarily features most of the senior Indian players of the Asia Cup talking about the game – what the clash means to the team. Many of them have touched upon various points, including pressure, excitement, hype and the need to be at the present.
Here is what all the Indian players had to say about the big game
Rohit Sharma: First game on the 28th, we will try and be in the present. I think, preparation wise we are not short. We are not going to look at the opposition at all. What we need to achieve as a group is more important than the opposition we play.
For us, we just need to think about another opposition we need to play well and beat. It is going to be a challenging one. There is no doubt about that. We haver to be up for that.
KL Rahul: This is a great opportunity for us to play two three games against them and challenge ourselves. They have been a very good team in the last couple of years. They have played excellent cricket. It is a high-pressure game and it will always continue to be.
Virat Kohli: When you step onto the field, it is just another game. Just the environment can pull you in. That is for you to enjoy and get excited till you get in the park. Then it is usual business.
Suryakumar Yadav: When I was growing up, heave heard lot of talks around India vs Pakistan game. People say it is a great rivalry. When we go on the ground, it is like playing like another game. When we enter the field, all our routines are like for any other game, it just reflects on the ground. I just stay in my zone and play the game.
Ravindra Jadeja: There is huge focus on this game. We try to perform in these matches and do well for the team.
Rishabh Pant: IT is always a big game., There is huge hype. But as a player, we try to give 100 percent. There is pressure and expectation when it comes to this match.
Hardik Pandya: The hype is there all outside. We all understand about that. A lot people are emotionally attached to this game, but for us, we have to ensure to keep the outside noise outside and focus on the things we need to.