India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2022 team overview

The opening match of the 2022 Asia Cup will take place on Saturday between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

However, cricket fans around the world are awaiting the India-Pakistan encounter that will take place in Dubai on Sunday, August 28.

Both teams will play one another after nine months.

The Indian squad, led by Virat Kohli, had to accept loss by a wide margin of 10 wickets when the two teams last faced off at the T20 World Cup in 2021.

In such a scenario, Team India will descend under the leadership of its new captain Rohit Sharma with the goal of exacting revenge for that humiliating loss.

India Team: Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Standby: Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Shreyas Iyer.

Pakistan Team: Babar Azam (Captain), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Hasan Ali, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain.

In a press conference on Saturday, Rohit Sharma said, "There is a great atmosphere in the team. New tournament, new beginning".