Updated: 10 July 2023
India vs Pakistan: Both Can Play Five Times Before World Cup 2023, See Details Here. Cricket fans, particularly from India and Pakistan, have a thrilling few months ahead with Asia Cup and ODI World Cup 2023. Fans eagerly await arch-rivals India vs Pakistan encounters on the cricket field. While India and Pakistan are certain to face each other in the Asia Cup 2023 and World Cup. See how the could meet at least five times before ODI World Cup 2023.
In the upcoming Asia Cup 2023, which is scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka and Pakistan from Aug 31 to Sep 17 on hybrid model. India and Pakistan are placed in the same group, with Nepal. This grouping guarantees a minimum of two encounters between the Rohit Sharma-led team India and Babar-Azam-led Pakistan.
Additionally, in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, India will face off against Pakistan on October 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, known as one of the largest cricket grounds globally. These fixtures promise to bring forth thrilling contests and captivate cricket fans worldwide.
Apart from the much awaited encounters in the Asia Cup and ODI World Cup, India and Pakistan are scheduled to face each other three times in total. However, their cricketing rivalry extends beyond these tournaments. The young brigade of both countries will compete against each other in the ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2023.
Furthermore, India is set to participate in the Asian Games 2023, and it is expected that BCCI will send the team under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan whereas Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the women in blue. Similarly, Pakistan will also send their teams to participate in the Asian Games. These matches will undoubtedly intensify the long-standing cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan.
During its 19th Apex Council meeting, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officially announced team India’s participation in the Asian Games 2023, set to be hosted in Hangzhou, which is scheduled to take place from September 23 to October 8.
Team India’s probable squad for Asian Games 2023
Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad/ Yashasvi Jaiswal, Prithvi Shaw, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Shivam Dube, Tilak Varma, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Chahar, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Madhwal, Suyash Sharma, Tushar Deshpande.