The high-octane meeting between Pakistan and India in the 2021 T20 World Cup is less than a month away, and fans from both countries are eagerly anticipating the match. The rivalry between the two countries has the entire world on its feet, and the anticipation of the match has former players riled up.
Gautam Gambhir, a former Indian batsman who has played in a number of high-stakes matches against the Men in Green, is looking forward to the meeting between the arch-rivals.
Gambhir recently warned the Indian squad not to underestimate Pakistan, saying that they are capable of defeating any opponent in the globe, and that Pakistan is one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup.
Gambhir also announced his Indian XI for the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan. The batting line-up is formidable, with Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja batting at number six and seven, respectively.
Take a look at Gambhir’s India XI for the match against Pakistan:
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammad Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah are the players who will represent India at the World Cup.
India is currently listed as the world’s number two T20I team and is one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup in 2021. They recently announced their 15-man World Cup lineup, which includes a few unexpected additions.