Live Streaming: India vs Pakistan 2012 1st ODI, IND vs Pak Live
The first one day internationalmatch between India and Pakistan is scheduled to be played today. Though England series and T-20 series with Pakistan were played as scheduled.
In recent times team India played more tests and T-20 matches and is now getting ready for the one day format against Pakistan and England. It will play three one day matches with Pakistan and 5 one day matches with England. India leveled the T-20 series. The two teams will now play the three one day series and the first match will be played at Chepauk stadium, Chennai. Both the teams made some changes in their squad. Misbah will lead the Pakistan team. In the Indian team, opener Sehwag is making his re-entry. While India is strong in batting, Pakistan is strong in bowling.
In the second T-20 match, top order batsmen could make a huge score which helped to win the match. The same team which played in that match is being repeated for the first one day match. Veeru, Gowtham, Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Raina are the pillars for Indian batting.
Yuvraj Singh is playing his first one day international match after he recovered from illness. This will be the first match for him after World Cup match. He is in good form now. Jadeja and Rohit are failing to perform well in Bowling and one of them will be dropped for the first one day match. Final squad may include Ishanth, Dinda, Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar.
Pakistan team is also looking strong. Hafiz and Jamshed are in good form. Akmal brothers and Younis khan are crucial for batting. In the last two year India and Pakistan played three one day matches and Team India won in all the matches. This is the first one day match for India in its homeland in 2012. Pakistan played 16 one day matches this year and won in six matches.