Points Table Standing:As per stats in ICC WC19 Points Table India which is being considered hot favorite in the tournament currently is among the top half of the points table, on the other hand, Pakistan in the bottom half. ICC Tournament History also favors India against its rival. As everyone should be aware, they've never lost a World Cup game to Pakistan.
Pitch Report: The Manchester pitch has spongy and grassy, with an extra pace & bounce. So both the teams are going to take benefits of the seeming conditions
Weather forecast: The forecasts for Manchester today are already predicting cloudy weather with spotty showers. As per live weather updates from Cricket ground it's so far good. The weather remains fine with no predictions of heavy rain later in the day, mild showers may interrupt the game in between.
Players to watch out for India: Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah.
Players to watch out for Pakistan: Babar Azam and Mohammad Amir.
Head to head: 6-0 in favour of India.
India Probable XI: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
Pakistan Probable XI: Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir