Ahead of the epic encounter between India and Pakistan within the Asia Cup 2023, Team India carried out a headshot session on September 1 in Kandy.
BCCI shared a video on their official web site of Indian gamers posing in entrance of the digital camera with their unique jerseys for the Asia Cup.
Indian gamers had been seen having enjoyable within the session the place younger bridge like Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shurdul Thakur and others had been having fun with the time earlier than the conflict on September 2.
In the video, Mohammed Siraj mentioned, “We have reached Sri Lanka and we are really excited for the Asia Cup. We have shot a few funny headshots.”
India will open thier Asia Cup Campaign in opposition to the arch-rival Pakistan on Saturday in Kandy. They are enjoying in opposition to within the World Cup 2022 final 12 months and since then they are going to face one another for the primary time.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 1, 2023
Pakistan, India and Nepal are in Group Some time Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka are in Group B.
The event will observe a hybrid mannequin with Pakistan internet hosting 4 matches throughout two venues and Sri Lanka internet hosting the remaining video games. The six group-stage matches can be adopted by the Super Fours starting September 6.
The ultimate can be performed by the highest two groups on the finish of the Super Fours on September 17 in Colombo.
Indian Squad, Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Salman Ali Agha, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Haris, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Tayyab Tahir (travelling reserve).
(with inputs from ANI)