Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave India the perfect start by picking up the big wicket of Babar Azam
Avesh Khan then removed the dangerous Fakhar Zaman within the powerplay to put Rohit Sharma's team in a great position.
Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed are looking to help Pakistan recover from the early blows. The spin twins Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja are currently operating in the middle with the field spread out. Earlier,
The last time the two teams played against each other was a T20 World Cup encounter at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium that
saw the Babar Azam-led side come out on top on match day, registering a 10-wicket win over their arch-rivals. That was the first time Pakistan beat India in a World Cup encounter.
And now, India finally have their chance to avenge the loss. Led by Rohit,
Team India meets Pakistan at the same venue on Sunday in the Asia Cup. The highly-awaited encounter is the campaign opener for both the teams.