IND vs PAK: Shaheen Afridi's line length deteriorated as soon as the first over took six, 'Hitman' created history with a six.
India and Pakistan are clashing in the Super-4 round of Asia Cup 2023 in Colombo. After losing the toss, the Indian team came to bat first. Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill wreaked havoc with their bats at the R Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo and took the bowlers of the neighboring country to task. Hitman has also clearly expressed his intentions by hitting Shaheen Afridi for a six in the first over itself. Rohit has also achieved a special position by hitting a six in the first over itself.
Rohit Sharma has become the first batsman in the world to hit Shaheen Afridi for a six in the very first over of the match. Till date, no batsman in the world has been able to do this feat before Hitman. Afridi threw the ball at Rohit's feet, of which the Indian captain took full advantage. Rohit flicked the ball across the boundary line on the leg side.
Captain Rohit Sharma had said at the time of the toss that KL Rahul is replacing Shreyas Iyer in the playing eleven. He said that Iyer has stiffness in his back and because of this he will miss this match. Iyer has been troubled by back problems in the past and had to undergo surgery. It will be interesting to see whether Iyer is fit for the match against Sri Lanka or not.
After missing the match against Nepal, Jasprit Boumah has once again returned to the playing eleven. Bumrah has replaced Mohammed Shami. With the arrival of Bumrah, the bowling attack of the Indian team looks quite balanced. Siraj's performance was also strong against Nepal and he took three big wickets. At the same time, Shardul Thakur has also appeared in good form with the ball.