India openers Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma have been fast to get out of the blocks in opposition to Pakistan after being invited to bat first in an Asia Cup Super 4 match in Colombo. Gill and Rohit added 61 runs within the first powerplay, with the previous placing on a present in opposition to Pakistan’s dominant new ball bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah. Luck wasn’t on Pakistan’s aspect both within the first 10 overs as Gill was dropped on 0 and 34 by Shaheen and Iftikhar Ahmed, respectively.
The second occasion, notably, concerned a brainfade second from Iftikhar and Rizwan within the slip cordon after Naseem’s supply had induced an outdoor edge from Gill’s bat.
Rizwan made an try to seize the ball by diving on his proper, however incorrect footed Iftikhar within the course of. In the tip, the ball went between first and second slip earlier than hitting the boundary rope.
This brainfade second from the Pakistan fielders went viral on social media.
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Gill accomplished his half-century in 37 balls.
Pakistan are taking part in an unchanged aspect whereas India made two adjustments to the taking part in XI.
In a compelled change, batter KL Rahul returned to the Indian staff after an extended damage layoff instead of Shreyas Iyer, who’s down with again spasm, whereas Jasprit Bumrah is again to guide the tempo assault. He changed Mohammed Shami.
Teams: India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf.
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