Pakistan is ready to take on India in the 2nd match of Super 4’s rounds of the Asia Cup 2022. The match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 4th September 2022. Men in Blue have topped group standings, while Pakistan reached this stage after winning last match against Hong Kong.
It is pertinent to mention that India had defeated Pakistan in their opening fixture, so that victory would inspire them to repeat similar that in the upcoming match. However, Men in Blue received bad news before this game as their prime all-rounder Jadeja was ruled out of the event due to a knee injury.
In contrast, Pakistan registered a historic victory over Hong Kong last night. Green Caps defeated them by 155 runs and revealed their intent. It’s good news that their prime batters are coming out of lean patches, and it would be a reason to worry for the Indian bowling unit. Nevertheless, it will be a tough competition and fans could expect some heated moments.
Pakistan vs India Pitch Report – Asia Cup 2022
There will be no new thing for both teams @ Dubai Stadium as they have already played a few matches on this surface. The first outlook of the surface shows it will aid batters and bowlers intervally. The first few overs will work for pacers, while spinners would probably take over from the middle overs of the match.
An average batting score on this surface abides in the vicinity of 160-170. According to cricket experts, it would be the upper hand for the batting first side to score more than 190 runs. If they succeed in doing so, their chances of winning would jump to 60% from 30%.
Pakistan vs India Toss Prediction – Asia Cup 2022
Toss will be crucial, and both skippers would have the preferences to win the toss and elect to bowl 1st to yield maximum advantage of playing conditions. In 1st innings, pacers will get turn and pace in their deliveries that could assist them took surprise wickets.
As far as weather conditions are concerned, it will be a hot sunny day at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. However, the weather will hover around 35 to 40 Degree Celsius throughout match timings, and the hot weather conditions will make it difficult for the play.