The ongoing edition of the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 tournament has been nothing short of spectacular. The mega tournament has witnessed some super awesome battles so far. Meanwhile, the entertainment quotient is going to be amplified for sure when India and Pakistan lock horns with each other on October 14, Saturday at Narendra Modi Stadium.
Both teams remain unbeaten in the competition and it remains to be seen which team will crack the code, defy the challenges and come through with flying colours. India kick-started their World Cup 2023 campaign with a six-wicket win over Australia in Chennai. Rohit Sharma and Co followed it up with an eight-wicket win over Afghanistan in Delhi.
On the other hand, Pakistan started their campaign with a win over the Netherlands in Hyderabad. The Green Shirts won the second game against Sri Lanka by 6 wickets. It is worth mentioning here that Pakistan scripted the highest-ever run-chase in the history of the ODI World Cup.
Shaheen Shah Afridi sends a warning to India ahead of the marquee clash
Pakistan’s elite paceman, Shaheen Shaheen Shah Afridi who has troubled India’s top-order batters in the recent meetings has fired a warning to Team India’s batters ahead of the marquee clash. It all started when the Indian media asked the pacer for a selfie in Ahmedabad.
Shaheen Shah Afridi who hasn’t taken a fifer against India in ODIs came up with a cheeky response by adding that he will take a selfie after a five-wicket haul against India, as per Rev Sportz. Shaheen Afridi’s response became a major talking point on the internet and we can expect one heck of a clash on the match day.
Indian media asked Shaheen Afridi for a selfie in Ahemdabad.
— Himanshu Pareek (@Sports_Himanshu) October 12, 2023
Overall, the left-arm paceman played three ODIs against India in which he took five wickets to his name, registering his personal best bowling figures of 4/35. The left-arm fast bowler took one wicket against the Netherlands in the team’s opening encounter. He accounted for one dismissal in the game against Sri Lanka. It remains to be seen how he will go about his business in the upcoming sporting carnival.