As the matches between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup are getting closer, the hearts of the fans are getting faster. Experts have also started making their predictions before this great match to be held at the Dubai International Stadium. Some cricketers have even started choosing their playing XI for this big match. Former India batsman VVS Laxman has also selected India’s playing XI for the match against Pakistan. India registered a thumping win in both their warm-up matches ahead of the Super 12 matches.
During a conversation on Star Sports, Laxman selected the playing XI of the Indian team for the match against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. He said, ‘I will send KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma for the opening. After this, captain Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant will enter the batting order. Hardik Pandya will be at No. 6 and then I would love to send Ravindra Jadeja. The former Indian batsman has included Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah in his playing XI in the bowling. He has also included two spinners in the form of Varun Chakraborty and Rahul Chahar. There is also a third spinner in the team in the form of Jadeja. Laxman has also not included Ishan Kishan and Shardul Thakur, who performed brilliantly in the practice match, in his playing XI.
VVS Laxman’s Indian Playing XI for the match against Pakistan: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Varun Chakraborty, Rahul Chahar.
The teams of Australia and South Africa will face each other in the first match of Super 12 starting on Saturday. The match will take place in the afternoon and then in the evening, defending champions West Indies and current runners-up England will take on each other on the field. The Indian team will take on Pakistan on October 24. Pakistan has yet to beat India in any World Cup, be it in the 50-over or T20 format. The Indian team would now like to increase their record against Pakistan in the World Cup to 13-0. Since 1992, India and Pakistan have faced each other in World Cups 12 times, with India’s record of 7-0 in ODIs and 5-0 in T20Is.