The Indian cricket team has won their first warm-up match against Sri Lanka and they would like start the tour with winning notes, today, Indian cricket team will face their arch-rivals Pakistan in their second warm-up match played at Colombo just before the start of the ICC World Twenty20 from September 18.
The captain of the Indian team, MS Dhoni would like to see good batting performance of their batsman against fast bowling attack of Pakistan bowlers. India will take on Afghanistan on September 19 in their first ICC World Twenty20 match.
It is known to all that if Indian team is know for their better batting performance than Pakistan cricket team is known in the world of cricket for their superb bowlers, like Saeed Ajmal and Umar Gul.
Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team will today bat without opener Gautam Gambhir, who hurt his wrist in the first warm-up game against Sri Lanka, but operner Virender Sehwag along with Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli will surely rock at the middle today.
However, it is just a warm-up game, but cricket fans would love to see the firework from Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh against Pak bowlers.
Virat Kohli is in great touch as he hit fifty in the first game, and Yuvraj also played superbly in his comeback game against New Zealand, where he hit 34 runs with two huge sixes.
R Ashwin, L Balaji, PP Chawla, MS Dhoni*†, AB Dinda, G Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Z Khan, V Kohli, IK Pathan, SK Raina, V Sehwag, RG Sharma, MK Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh
Abdul Razzaq, Asad Shafiq, Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal†, Mohammad Hafeez*, Mohammad Sami, Nasir Jamshed, Raza Hasan, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and NJ Llong (England)
TV umpire REJ Martinesz
Reserve umpire SSK Gallage