India face Pakistan in their opening ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match at Edgbaston on June 4, Sunday. As every other encounter between these two teams, the match-up has quickly captured the attention of cricket lovers around the globe.
And when it comes to the India-Pak cricket match, most cricket fans say, “It’s not just a game of cricket, it’s a lot more than that.”
On Sunday, Edgbaston will host India v Pakistan in the Champions Trophy group stage.
India boast of one the most feared batting line-ups in world cricket at the moment but how they fare in English conditions will be interesting to see.
Both Sarfraz Ahmed and Virat Kohli are coming into this mega event (ICC events) with their first major assignments as captains of their respective sides. Keeping in mind the high intensity of this contest, a lot will depend on how both these players lead their sides, especially under high pressure moments of the match, which is why this match will be a stern test of their captaincy skills and demeanour on the field.