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India Triumphs Over Pakistan in CS2 BLAST Showmatch

India Triumphs Over Pakistan in CS2 BLAST Showmatch: All You Need to Know

The highly anticipated CS2 showmatch between India and Pakistan took place in Abu Dhabi, and the Etihad Arena was buzzing with excitement on December 17th. Fans witnessed a thrilling matchup as part of the BLAST Premier World Final 2023, where True Rippers Esports represented India and Team WahWah stood for Pakistan. In an intense contest, Team India emerged victorious with a 13-8 score.

Background and Tournament Setup

This showmatch was organized to celebrate the launch of ‘The Draft’ by BLAST, a CS2 competition that is set to bring together teams from India and Pakistan for epic regional qualifiers. Among the players on each team were three athletes from the respective countries and two international participants selected through a draft process from the competing teams.

Teams and Players

Team India

Team India is represented by True Rippers Esports along with two international players drafted to the roster.

  1. Hamid “Gh0sTTTT” Chaudhary
  2. Prateek “DiceDealer” Saini
  3. Shuvajyoti “Mcg1LLzZz” Chakraborty
  4. Ritesh “Defaulter” Sarda
  5. Kiran “Rossi” Rudresh
  6. Ilya “Perfecto” Zalutskiy – First International Draft
  7. René “TeSeS” Madsen – Second International Draft

Team Pakistan

Team Pakistan is represented by Team WahWah along with two international players drafted to the roster.

  1. Muhammad “Executor” Rafey
  2. Syed “BulleT” Sameer Ul Hassan
  3. Mohib “insmutje” Rizvi
  4. Alvaro “SunPayus” Garcia – First International Draft
  5. Jimi “Jimpphat” Salo – Second International Draft

Schedule and Result

The CS2 showmatch between India and Pakistan will be held at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • Date: 17th December, Sunday
  • Time: 17:30 IST, 13:00 CET, 07:00 EST, 04:00 PST
  • Map: Anubis
  • Score: 13-8
  • Winner: Team India

How to Watch

The match will be broadcast live across YouTube and Twitch in multiple languages like English, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and French.

English: YouTube | Twitch

Additional Info: India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head in CS2

India and Pakistan have faced each other twice in 2023 at the IESF Asian Championship 2023: South Asian Qualifier. Team India won the first match (16-6 on Overpass), while Team Pakistan claimed victory in the second encounter (16-7 on Ancient). The teams had different rosters back then, and it will be interesting to see which team comes out on top in this third and possibly the final match between them this year.

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