India and Pakistan teams will face each other on Sunday
India defeated Pakistan in their first match of the Asia Cup 2022
India beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the last match
New Delhi. Pakistan cricket team’s wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan’s confidence has increased before the great match against India. Rizwan played an important role in Pakistan’s big win against Hong Kong in the last league match of the Asia Cup T20 tournament. Pakistan has qualified for Super 4 by defeating Hong Kong where it will face India (India vs Pakistan) in the very first match. This match will be played on Sunday (September 4) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Mohammad Rizwan told reporters, ‘The match against India is always pressure. The whole world watches. People wait for it even outside Asia. The pressure will be on India and us equally. But the result will be in favor of those who show courage and remain calm. India and Pakistan will meet for the second time in the Asia Cup 2022. Earlier both the teams met on 28 September where India won by 5 wickets. Pakistan played two matches on the league stage, out of which they won one and lost one match.
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‘It’s just a game of bat and ball’
According to Mohammad Rizwan, ‘I have told my players whether the match is against India or against Hong Kong, it is just a match of bat and ball. So there is a need to be normal. Yes, it will be a big fight, our confidence is high. But we have only hard work in our hands. The result is in the hands of God. Mohammad Rizwan scored an unbeaten 78 in the match against Hong Kong.
India won both the matches at the league stage
Talking about the Asia Cup league stage, India have made it to the Super 4 by winning both their matches while Pakistan have entered the next round by registering a win against Hong Kong. Super 4 matches will be played from September 3. In the first match, the teams of Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will face each other. Both the teams have also clashed in the league stage where Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka in a one-sided match.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 03, 2022, 18:56 IST