Virat Will Become 1st Indian Batsman to play the 100th International match in all formats

After a long gap of 10 months, the biggest rival in cricketing sports India and Pakistan will face each other today. This match will be part of the Asia Cup Group A. The time of the match will be 7:30 pm. The venue of the match is the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

In this match, Pakistan will wear a black band on its shoulder. Pakistan is facing a huge flood disaster in their country. Thousands of people have lost their lives in this natural disaster. Pakistan has taken this decision to support the flood victims. The captain of Pakistan Babar Azam gave this information at the press conference.

Virat will become the first Indian to play 100 matches in every format

This will be the formal Indian captain’s 100th T20 International match. If Virat plays today, he will become worldwide 2nd the first player from India who has played 100 matches in all three formats. Virat is the only second cricketer in the world to achieve this feat. Kiwi player Ross Taylor is the first player in cricketing history to play 100 matches in all 3 formats.

Earlier too both the teams had faced each other in the T20 World Cup on 24 October 2021 at this venue. The team Pakistan won that match by 10 wickets. That is, this match is like an equalization opportunity for team India.

India has never lost against Pakistan since 2014

Talking about the Asia Cup, the Pakistani team has not won any match against the Indian side since 2014. They had lost to India twice in the 2018 Asia Cup and once in the 2016 tournament. Talking about the record in the overall Asia Cup, India has won 8 out of 14 matches against the Pakistani team. At the same time, Pakistan has won 5 matches. One match could not come into play due to rain.

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