Sun, Jun 16, 2024
Whatsapp

Titans of T20 World Cup 2024 | A look at key players to watch in IND vs PAK clash

This high-stakes encounter promises thrilling cricket, as both teams boast a plethora of talented players who can change the course of the match in the blink of an eye

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- June 09th 2024 06:19 PM
Titans of T20 World Cup 2024 | A look at key players to watch in IND vs PAK clash

Titans of T20 World Cup 2024 | A look at key players to watch in IND vs PAK clash

Titans of T20 World Cup 2024 |  After endless days and nights of suspense and wait, the eagerly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024  is all set to take place with India vs Pakistan on Sunday, June 9 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York. 

This eagerly anticipated clash promises to be a spectacle of cricketing prowess, with both teams fiercely determined to make their mark in the tournament. 


This high-stakes encounter promises thrilling cricket, as both teams boast a plethora of talented players who can change the course of the match in the blink of an eye. 

Let’s take a closer look at the key players from both sides who have the potential to be game-changers in this electrifying contest.

India’s Game Changers

Rohit Sharma - The Hitman

India skipper Rohit Sharma scored 52 runs from 37 runs at a strike rate of 140.54. He slammed 4 fours and 3 sixes in New York on Wednesday, however, his knock was cut short after he suffered an injury and had to leave the crease after the end of the 10th over.


Virat Kohli - The Run Machine

Virat Kohli, with his exceptional batting prowess, remains a cornerstone of India's lineup. Known for his consistency and ability to chase down daunting totals, Kohli’s mastery in T20 cricket is unparalleled. His aggressive style and knack for scoring under pressure make him a player who can single-handedly steer the game in India’s favor.


Jasprit Bumrah - Player of Match 

India's right-arm seamer Bumrah was awarded Player of the Match for his outstanding spell, in which he snapped two wickets and conceded just six runs in his spell of three overs, where he bowled one maiden over as well.

Hardik Pandya - The All-Round Performer 

All-rounder Hardik Pandya performed brilliantly in the first match of the ongoing mega event. The right-arm seamer bagged three wickets in his spell of four overs, where he conceded 27 runs and bowled one maiden over as well.

Pakistan’s Game Changers

Babar Azam - The Elegant Maestro

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam scored 44 runs off 43 balls against the hosts United States on Thursday at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas. His innings came at a strike rate of 102.33 with the help of three fours and two sixes.  

Shaheen Afridi - The Pace Sensation

Pakistan's left-arm seamer Shaheen Afridi was not able to bag any wickets but bowled exceptionally well against the hosts United States on Thursday at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas. He conceded 33 runs in four overs at an economy of 8.2. 

- With inputs from agencies

Top News view more...

Latest News view more...

PTC NETWORK