Pakistan’s all-format skipper Babar Azam met Indian batter Virat Kohli forward of the much-awaited conflict of the T20 Asia Cup 2022 at Dubai Worldwide Airport.
The Indian cricket staff landed in Dubai for the event which begins on August 27.
All eyes are on the high-octane conflict as Babar Azam and Co will start their marketing campaign towards arch-rivals India on August 28.
In a video shared on the official Twitter deal with of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI), gamers from each groups could be seen greeting one another throughout a coaching session.
Babar and Virat — two of the top-ranked batters within the ICC rankings — additionally met at this time as the 2 warmly greeted one another and shook fingers whereas exchanging felicitations.
Gamers from the Afghanistan facet had been additionally current. Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal had been additionally seen chatting with the likes of Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.
Going by current type, Babar is without doubt one of the prime batters on the earth, whereas Kohli has struggled of late. Comparisons between the 2 had began lengthy again and now it has gathered steam.
Any cricket match between the 2 nations is without doubt one of the most watched occasions on the worldwide sporting calendar — and victory is used to advertise their respective nationalism.
After they do play cricket followers all over the world are glued to their TV screens, a multibillion-dollar bonanza for broadcasters.
The 2019 50-over World Cup conflict between India and Pakistan drew 273 million viewers, whereas 167 million watched them in final 12 months’s Twenty20 World Cup.