Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who is known for his bold remarks, has made a strong prediction regarding the outcome of the India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2022 match.
Earlier, Cricket Australia had said that the safety and wellbeing of their players remains the top-most priority.
Australia appear to be on track for undertaking their first tour of Pakistan in 24 years, with national selector George Bailey terming the security plans as "very, very robust and very, very thorough".
Mohammad Hafeez said that there is a lot of pressure when India and Pakistan meet, adding that a win or defeat in the first game might set the tone for the rest of the tournament
South Africa, after winning the first two ODIs convincingly in Paarl, pulled off a clean sweep over the Indian team after a narrow four run-win in the third ODI at the Newlands in Cape Town
Afridi took three wickets for 31 runs by removing the top three of the Indian batting order -- Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli -- to play a major role in Pakistan's 10-wicket win over their arch rivals.
Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Monday was named as ICC's Men Cricketer of the Year. Shaheen took 78 wickets in 36 internationals at an average of 22.20 with best bowling figures of 6/51.
Babar Azam was the second-highest run-scorer with 228 runs and was the Player of the Match in both of Pakistan's wins in the 2-1 series victory against South Africa.
Aggregating a staggering 1326 runs in only 29 matches, Mohammad Rizwan struck at an average of 73.66 and a strike rate of 134.89
Virat Kohli recently stepped down as India's Test captain after leading the side for seven years.
Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has also expressed his excitement regarding the India-Pakistan tie at the MCG
India vs Pakistan cricket rivalry is back in the spotlight afterthe ICC announced the fixture list for the men's T20 World Cup 2022. The two teams are set to face each other on October 23 at the MCG.
The ICC on Friday released the fixtures for the men's T20 World Cup 2022, set to be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13.
During the U19 World Cup game against Pakistan, Afghanistan pacer Bilal Sami let out a roar after dismissing Pakistan's Haseebullah Khan with a fine bouncer.
ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022: India will face Pakistan in their first match of the tournament on October 23 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
On changes in Team India's leadership and Virat Kohli exiting as captain, the former Pakistan skipper said that "there are some doctors who have to give you medicine even if you are absolutely fine".
No Indian has been named in the ICC T20I Team of 2021 and Babar Azam of Pakistan has been named as the captain of the side.
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain's bowling action has been reported by umpires in the Big Bash League in Australia and he is set to undergo a test.