The Pakistan vs India match in the Asia Cup 2023 is one of the most sought-after matches in the ongoing tournament. The two arch-rivals are two of the most formidable teams in world cricket and have the skills and expertise to surpass their opposition.
As the entire world stops and takes note of this incredible match on 2nd September 2023, the stakes and the excitement levels in this game will be quite high. Pakistan have already won their first game versus Nepal.
A win by a humongous margin of 238 runs helped Pakistan win the game against debutants Nepal and stamp their authority in this game. Most of their players were in form and that bodes well for them ahead of this big-ticket game.
In this article, we take a look at the top 3 captain choices in this PAK vs IND Asia Cup 2023 game:
1. Virat Kohli (India)
Whenever Virat Kohli plays in India-Pakistan matches, he delivers the goods with the bat. Kohli is an extraordinary player with exceptional qualities and abilities under his belt.
The last time when these two teams had met in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Kohli smashed an unbeaten knock of 82* runs, which was easily one of the greatest T20 innings ever.
Kohli can be a great choice for a captain in your fantasy team ahead of the PAK vs IND game on 2nd September 2023.
2. Babar Azam (Pakistan)
In the previous Asia Cup 2023 game, Babar Azam notched up a knock of 151 runs in just 131 deliveries. He can be a great choice in your fantasy team as he is sure to perform well in the Asia Cup 2023.
Azam has the ability to single-handedly win games for Pakistan and he would be looking to take them home in this high-octane game versus India. It is always a prudent decision to make the Pakistani skipper, the captain of your fantasy team.
3. Jasprit Bumrah (India)
Another Indian player who performs exceedingly well in high-pressure situations, Jasprit Bumrah is a great option to have in your fantasy team. He will be leading the bowling charger of India and will be hoping to steer his team to dominant positions in this game.
Notably, in his comeback series against Ireland in August 2023, Bumrah had finished as the player of the series. He had taken 4 wickets in just 2 games and was a great addition to India’s bowling arsenal.