Pakistan hold a 2-1 lead over India in Champions Trophy. The green shirts will be eyeing to extend their lead over their arch rivals.
India, on the other hand, have won most of their games against Pakistan in recent times.
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that India will be playing under pressure in their Champions Trophy 2017.
“Whosoever plays better on the particular day, will win the match. On the other hand, it is India who are under pressure as they are going into the game as favourites,” he said.
Indian captain Virat Kohli insisted it will be a united India that faces Pakistan when cricket’s biggest rivals meet in their Champions Trophy opener.
Pakistan (squad): Sarfraz Ahmed (w/c), Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz.
India (squad): Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (w), Ravindra Jadeja, Keedhar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Yuvraj Singh.