Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam Have a Long Conversation Before the Asia Cup Match. Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam seen conversing in a video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Sri Lanka will face Afghanistan in the Asia Cup opener later on Saturday in Dubai. However, all eyes will be on Sunday’s showdown between archrivals India and Pakistan. Before the game, India captain Rohit Sharma and Pakistan captain Babar Azam squared off. Rohit and Babar can be seen conversing in a video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Both skippers could be seen smiling as they talked.
Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam Long Conversation
Both the PCB and the BCCI had previously posted videos of players from both camps talking before taking the field on Sunday.
Virat Kohli had also met Babar and had a brief conversation with him.
According to recent form, Babar is one of the world’s best batters, whereas Kohli has struggled recently. Comparisons between the two began a long time ago and have recently gained traction.
Virat Kohli will play his 100th shortest format match against Pakistan.
Notably, the 33-year-old will become the first Indian player to play 100 games or more in all three formats.
So far, Virat has played 99 T20I games for Team India, scoring 3,308 runs at an average of 50.12. In this format, his best individual score for India is 94, and he has 30 half-centuries.
Virat has only played four T20Is for his team this year, scoring 81 runs at a subpar average of 20.25. This year, his best score in the format is 52.