IND vs PAK LIVE: Indian Playing XI to be DECIDED, Rohit Sharma to decide after SL vs AFG: Asia Cup 2022 LIVE
With only 24 hours to the huge India vs Pakistan match, Rohit Sharma is still uncertain about his starting XI. While Babar Azam has already decided on his XI, Rohit has stated that he will watch Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan match before making a decision. This is because the IND vs PAK match will be played on the same field as the SL vs AFG encounter.
The starting lineup is still up in the air. The field from today’s game will also be used for tomorrow’s match IND vs PAK LIVE. We want to see how the match goes and decide on our starting lineup. According to my conversation with the curator, the coin flip would not be a factor. There hasn’t been much dew. But we’ll observe how today’s match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan unfolds before making a decision,” Rohit Sharma added.
Along with that, the huge issue of pressure comes with being the reigning champs. India vice-captain KL Rahul was present at the last news conference.
We barely saw the pitch yesterday. There was some grass. I’m not sure what will happen. Every team has quality. So we don’t know if it will be a spin-dominated competition. We do not have Shaheen in Pakistan, nor do we have Bumrah. On the other hand, the rest of the lads will take their risks.
The mood in camp:
It’s a new tournament, a new beginning, and we’re excited. It’s safe to say that a IND vs PAK LIVE will be challenging. Everyone is happy to be here.
Regarding Dinesh Karthik
He was invited back because of his abilities. He played some vital knocks before being dropped. He’s done it yet again. That is why he has come.
On the pitch:
According to my conversation with the curator, the coin toss would not be a factor in IND vs PAK LIVE. There hasn’t been a lot of dew. But we’ll wait till today’s encounter between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan before making a decision.
On the Starting XI:
We haven’t decided on a starting lineup yet. The game tomorrow will be played on the same field as today’s (SL vs AFG). We want to see how the game goes and decide on our starting lineup.
On the batting lineup,
In terms of Virat, I enjoyed him at the nets. He hasn’t made any notable adjustments. He returned after a month’s absence looking revitalised.
On the Pakistan bilateral series:
I would have responded sooner if I had a solution. It is up to the boards and governments to make the decision. We get to where we’re supposed to go.
On keeping calm before big matches:
There is no formula for remaining cool before major games. Each gamer has their method. They believe in their method since it has helped them achieve. I do, too. We have so many games in a year. Anything we decide to do about it is entirely up to us.