The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released a video of Shaheen Afridi interacting with former Indian captain, Virat Kohli ahead of Sunday’s 2022 Asian Cup match between India and Pakistan.
The entire cricket fraternity is waiting for the India-Pakistan match on Sunday (28 August). Both teams can be seen doing some intense training sessions. Both India and Pakistan know the importance of a high voltage clash and no one will be willing to throw in the towel.
Although India will be wary of Pakistan’s unpredictable nature which is considered dangerous as it can provoke a surprise from any situation.
On the other hand, Pakistan took a lot of blows as Shaheen Afridi was knocked out of the tournament and now Muhammad Waseem is suspicious of this huge event.
In the midst of all the chaos, the bowling department looks shaky now as the Indian hitters will be ready to pounce on it. Pakistan hopes bowlers will not give up 170-190 innings if they bowl first as chasing 9 runs each time will not be easy considering the return of the Indian cricket team.
Shaheen Afridi met Virat Kohli
Corrector Shaheen Afridi met Virat Kohli at the training ground. Left arm accelerator shook hands with Virat Kohli and explained the nature of his injury. Shaheen was absolutely confident that he would be ready for the iconic event of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.
At the end of the talk, Shaheen surprised everyone. Aapke liye Duaen kar rahe hai ki waapis form mAayeaaye (We pray that you will get your form back).”
– Pakistan Cricket (TheRealPCB) August 26, 2022
Kohli had a wide smile on his face and said “Thank you”. Kohli will wonder if his arch-rivals are too worried about his bad form. Meanwhile, Pakistani fans are hoping Virat will not get himself back on Sunday (August 28) or else there will be a massacre at the Dubai International Stadium.
India vs Pakistan match in Dubai
The last time these two teams had a one-on-one affair was at Dubai International Stadium. The Men in Green buried The Men in Blue by winning the match by 10 wickets. Shaheen Afridi was the head of the wreck as he disposed of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. Virat scored in that match half a century and got the team out of deep trouble.
In that match, the Men in Green wanted to make a statement that they weren’t just here to lose. Shaheen had set the tone with the ball in his hand, then Babar and Radwan concluded the match. in that match. The likes of Shami, Buffeneshwar and Bumrah were all taken to the cleaners by openers. Pakistan knows that India’s attacking speed is almost the same which gives them an edge and confidence that they can still win the match.
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