ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India Vs Pakistan: Men In Blue Start Favorites In Marquee Clash
Defender of the title, will seek India to extinguish the controversy out when they are fielded with rival archers from Pakistan in their ICC operator Champions Trophy – a marquee contest where tension and drama are never inadequate.
One of the best fastball players of the current era, Mohammed Amir would oppose the talismanic Virat Kohli in what could prove to be a battle between India and especially the battle of the battle against the powerful attack of boxing Pakistani.
A line that boasts of Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni can be daunting for any bowling attack.
But in front of Amir and also a talent Junaid Khan in the Edgbaston English conditions despite showing signs of a funny track, try the Indian batsans.
In any case, Pakistan can be brilliant for a certain day and waste on several others.
For India, the bone of contention will be the combination of balls, with Hardik Pandya being the balance factor.
Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are certainties.
Umesh Yadav has more postcard in his bowling after a successful test of the season, but Mohammed Shami has a variety of skills in his repertoire to annoy the best batters.
With Pakistan’s top-cover full of right-handers, Ravichandran Ashwin will have a tough fight on the team in place of Ravindra Jadeja.
Like it or not, an Indo-Pak match is a bit different from other cricket rivalries solely because of its socio-political importance.
The present tension border between South Asian neighbors also adds its distinctive color to the historical rivalry in which India has produced things more frequently than in world competitions.
For cricket players, it’s just “another game”, but for relief lovers, a victory is not everything, but the only thing they expect from their heroes.
The “batter” Virat Kohli knows one thing about how to win matches against Pakistan, but the pattern Virat Kohli, the tournament as a whole would test his maturity.
The controversy over his nasty speculative guilt with head coach Anil Kumble could not have come at a more appropriate time – only when India was a major event in the ICC.
However, past Indian teams have shown that problems become incoherent in off when they cross the rope boundary.
Finally ironic, the Pakistan team, which has always been controversial, did not have great momentum until now, except the terrible child, Umar Akmal to be returned because of poor physical condition.
While Champions Trophy is an event where CPI Pakistan has a head-to-head record against India 2-1, but on paper, Kohli men are far superior in all departments of the game.
Overcoming, from man to man, India has more experience and quality.
While Rohit Sharma will play his first international match after more than six months, Shikhar Dhawan try to revive his performance in 2013, when he won the “Tournament Man” award.
But Rohit and Shikhar are experienced match winners during their days on good tracks, who may be the aggressors.
Cut in Pakistan, Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad have talent, but they are not as prolific as the duo of India because their average of 38 plus and 33 more suggest.
In the No. 3 spot, there was debate and the Indian captain class already among the top four world cricket leaders with Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Joe Root.