The much-awaited India vs Pakistan game in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is almost here as the two Asian heavyweights are all set to take on each other on Saturday, October 14 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both teams have begun their preparations for the all-important clash and the onus of taking their team to victory will rest on the shoulders of several stars in both sides.

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah will be one of the key players for India heading into the game being the leader of the pace attack. He recently picked four wickets in the match against Afghanistan and will be eager to emulate his performance against Pakistan as well. Speaking ahead of the mega encounter between the arch-rivals, the Indian speedster revealed his game plan for the match saying that he just focuses on his preparation and doesn’t worry about external factors.

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“I just go with my preparation, I go with the process that I feel is right to read the wickets and try to find the best answers that work on that wickets. As simple as that I’m not thinking about the results. So, I like on that day what I have to do, I look at my preparations and I am a little detached person. I don’t know what’s going around in the world, so I just looked at what I have to do at that particular day. Obviously, reading the game and my strengths that’s what has worked for me in the past as well, keeping all of those things in mind, will keep going forward,” said Bumrah on Follow the Blues show on Star Sports.

Further speaking ahead, the Ahmedabad-born cricketer shared his excitement about playing in front of his home crowd.

The atmosphere is going to be exciting: Bumrah

“Yes, obviously playing at home, I have not played a One-Day international there, though I have played a test match there. So, the atmosphere is going to be exciting. I am sure a lot of people are going to come and see the match, so it will be a sight to see. So, yeah hoping for the best over there as well,” he added.

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Notably, Bumrah was badly missed by India in the last two ICC events namely the T20 World Cup 2022 and the World Test Championship final 2023. Hence, the fast bowler will be eager to leave an impact on the game with a stupendous performance in the upcoming fixture.

 

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