Kohli’s absence won’t be a factor when India face Pakistan: Ganguly

Faded skipper Sourav Ganguly acknowledged India is a nearer team and absence of customary skipper Virat Kohli might possibly well now not be a ingredient when the defending champions lisp on arch-opponents Pakistan in a excessive-voltage Asia Cup clash on Wednesday.PTI | Updated: Sep 17, 2018, 21:19 ISTHighlightsRohit Sharma will lead India at Asia Cup in the absence of Kohli, who has been given rest after England tourIndia are essentially the most a success side in the Asia Cup, having obtained the title a total of six timesThe final time the two sides met used to be the Champions Trophy summit clash in England final yearKOLKATA: Faded skipper Sourav Ganguly acknowledged India are a nearer team and absence of customary skipper Virat Kohli might possibly well now not be a ingredient when the defending champions lisp on arch-opponents Pakistan in a excessive-voltage Asia Cup clash on Wednesday.

The two bitter foes will reignite their rivalry in the Asia Cup on Wednesday with India having a 6-5 opt-loss stammer from 12 encounters in the continental tournament.

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“This might possibly well even be a 50-50 contest in Dubai,” Ganguly acknowledged on the sidelines of a promotional tournament here.
India are essentially the most a success side in the Asia Cup, having obtained the title a total of six times, whereas Pakistan bagged the crown twice.
Rohit Sharma will lead India in the absence of Kohli who has been given rest after a draining England tour.
“Virat Kohli’s absence might possibly well now not be a ingredient, they’re a nearer side,” Ganguly acknowledged, adding Pakistan too possess improved on their performance.
The final time the two sides met used to be the Champions Trophy summit clash in England final one year, with Pakistan winning the match by a hundred and eighty runs.
India open their Asia Cup campaign against Hong Kong on Tuesday, whereas Pakistan possess made their intentions determined with an eight wicket opt over Hong Kong on Sunday.

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