It’s the fourth time India are taking on Pakistan in Champions Trophy. They have only one victory against their arch rivals in. Last time when they took on in 2013, India won convincingly.
India are starting this tournament as defending champions. Virat Kohli is leading the side for the first time in global events. Pakistan, on the other hand, are playing as underdogs. They number eighth ranked side will look to surprise India.
India have left our Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami in their line-up. They are playing with four pacers and a spinner.
Pakistan have left out Fahim Ashraf from their playing XI and brought Shadab Khan in.
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com