Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat in Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 Group A match at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday.
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat in Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 Group A match at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat in Match 5 of the Asia Cup 2018 Group A match at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday.

Pakistan are playing with the same team that routed Hong Kong by eight wickets in their opening Asia cup fixture.

India, on the other hand, have added Jasprit Bumrah and allrounder Hardik Pandya in place of Khaleel Ahmed and Shardul Thakur. This is the first match between the arch-rivals since the Champions Trophy final in London in June last year.

Both teams have already qualified for the Super Four Stages. Bangladesh and Afghanistan also reached the second round from Group B.

Teams:

India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Pakistan (Playing XI): Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan