T20 WC: Shoaib Akhtar spending enjoyable time with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar.© Twitter
Former Pakistan quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar shared photos of him “chilling” with legends of the sport from India in addition to Pakistan. The photographs featured India’s 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev, batting nice Sunil Gavaskar and former Pakistan opener Zaheer Abbas. The cricketing greats bought collectively forward of the much-anticipated India-Pakistan conflict scheduled for October 24 on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium. Within the caption he wrote, “Chilling with the most effective of the most effective. The nice Zaheer Abbas, Sunil Gavaskar & Kapil Dev. All set for the cricket ka maha muqabla. #Pakistan #India #WorldCup.”
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) October 16, 2021
This would be the first time that each groups will play in opposition to each other after India defeated Pakistan within the CWC 2019 in England and Wales.
Each international locations have gained the T20 WC as soon as since its inception in 2007. India had gained the inaugural version by defeating Pakistan within the closing.
Nevertheless, Pakistan roared again two years later once they bagged the title in England.
There’s little to separate the 2 groups within the ICC T20 Rankings. Whereas India occupy second spot with 266 factors, Pakistan are positioned third with 261. England presently prime the standings with 278 factors.
Babar Azam will lead a well-balanced Pakistan aspect, who’re anticipated to ship having performed most of their cricket within the UAE within the earlier decade.
India, then again, will likely be delighted to have MS Dhoni as their mentor alongside skipper Virat Kohli. Dhoni is coming off from one other title-winning marketing campaign within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and will likely be a beneficial asset to the aspect.
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