India and Pakistan face each other on Sunday in a Group A clash of the ongoing 2022 Asia Cup at the Dubai International Stadium. The fans are eagerly awaiting this match and it would be interesting to see Babar Azam and Rohit Sharma rally their troops. Before the match, Indian stars like Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya talked about the matches against Pakistan and what to expect.
“First game on the 28th, we will try to be present. In terms of preparation, we have not lacked. We do not look at the opponent at all, what we have to achieve as a group is more important than the opponent we play.” It’s going to be a challenge, so we have to go for it,” Rohit said in a video uploaded to BCCI’s official website.
Speaking about the match, Suryakumar Yadav said: “Obviously when I was growing up, there was a lot of talk about the India-Pakistani games and people say it’s the biggest rivalry. But when we go out on the pitch, it’s just again a game. When you go on the pitch, all our preparation and routine that we do reflects on the ground. I just try to stay in my zone when I go on the pitch.”
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“It’s a great opportunity for us to play 2-3 games and challenge ourselves. Pakistan has been a very good team over the past few years. They have played excellent cricket, it’s a high pressure game and it always will be.” stay.” that,” said Vice-Captain KL Rahul of India.
Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya both said the pressure is there around the game, but it’s important to focus on the processes rather than the “outside noise”.
“There is an interesting environment. The game is quite hyped. As a player we try to give 100 percent. There is pressure in the India-Pakistan game, expectations are also rising,” said Pant.
“Hype is out there, a lot of people have emotions in the game and we all understand that. For us, we need to make sure we keep the outside noise out and focus on things we really need,” said Hardik. .
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