T20 World Cup, India vs Pakistan: This seventh edition (7th Edition) of the T20 World Cup is being played this year. This tournament is being played in UAE and Oman this year under the hosting of BCCI. The biggest match of this tournament will be played between India and Pakistan in Dubai today. The T20 World Cup was organized for the first time in 2007. In the final played that year, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India won the title by defeating Pakistan. Both the countries will once again face-to-face today in the encounter of Super 12 this time. The interesting thing is that even after almost 13 years, there are three such veteran players who are still part of the squad of both the teams. In the first World Cup, where Team India’s legendary opener Rohit Sharma was part of India’s squad, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez from Pakistan were included in the playing XI of the 2007 final. .

Rohit Sharma came out to bat at number 6 in 2007

Team India’s legendary opener Rohit Sharma’s name is included in this club from India’s side. Talking about the T20 World Cup played in 2007, it was the initial phase of Rohit’s career. At the very beginning of his career, Rohit had achieved the feat of playing the final. Although at that time Rohit used to bat in the lower order. In the final of the T20 World Cup 2007, Rohit came out to bat at number six. He played a quick innings of 30 runs in 16 balls in this match. Today Rohit is the vice-captain of Team India, as well as today Rohit is counted among the best openers of cricket. Even in today’s match, he can break the Pakistan bowlers by becoming a call.

Shoaib Malik has come in the team as a replacement this year

Shoaib Malik of Pakistan is one of the most experienced batsmen in the team today. Malik was also included in the playing XI in the final of the T20 World Cup played in 2007. Earlier this year, Malik’s name was not included in Pakistan’s squad. However, after a player was injured later, Malik has been given a place in the squad once again. Shoaib Malik could not do much with the bat in the final of the 2007 T20 World Cup. He played a very slow innings of just 8 runs in 17 balls in that match. Pakistan’s team will be expecting a miraculous performance from this most experienced player this year.

Mohammad Hafeez can still be a part of Playing 11

From 2007 to today, the journey of Mohammad Hafeez of Pakistan in the 2021 T20 World Cup is also very long. Talking about the T20 World Cup played in 2007, Hafeez participated in that match as an opener. However, Hafeez could not do anything special in batting and became the victim of Team India’s fast bowler RP Singh on the score of just one run. Hafeez’s name is also included in the squad of 12 players announced by Pakistan for today’s match against India. It is also expected that due to his experience, he will also be a part of Playing 11 in today’s match.

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