world cup 2023 In India and Pakistan The great match will be played in Ahmedabad on Saturday. All the tickets for this match in the world’s largest stadium have been booked long in advance. The capacity of the stadium is 1,30,000 spectators. India and Pakistan have faced each other seven times in World Cup history. India has won all seven matches. Pakistan has not got a single win against India in the World Cup. India’s highest score in the match between both the teams is 336 runs. At the same time, Pakistan’s highest score is 273 runs. India’s minimum score was 216 runs and Pakistan’s lowest score was 173. Ahead of the two clash at the Narendra Modi Stadium, we take a look at India’s seven wins over Pakistan in the World Cup…
Sydney (1992): India beat Pakistan by 43 runs
India played against Pakistan for the first time in the World Cup in 1992. In this match, both the teams recorded their lowest score. Batting first, India posted a total score of 216/7 with the help of Sachin Tendulkar’s unbeaten 54 runs. In reply, Pakistan team collapsed for 173 runs despite Aamir Sohail’s inning of 62 runs. Despite the defeat in this match, Pakistan won its first World Cup title this year.
Bengaluru (1996): India beat Pakistan by 39 runs
The second encounter between India and Pakistan in the World Cup took place in 1996. This match is famous for many reasons. The first of these is the brilliant innings of Ajay Jadeja. Jadeja played a stormy inning of 45 runs in 25 balls in the last overs against Pakistan star Waqar Younis and hit four fours and two sixes in the last few overs, taking India’s total score to 287-8. The second sentence is of Aamir Sohail and Venkatesh Prasad. Aamir sledged after hitting a four on Prasad’s ball. Prasad bowled him on the very next ball. Navjot Singh Sidhu scored the maximum 93 (115) runs for India. Pakistani team was out on the score of 248/9.
Manchester (1999): India beat Pakistan by 47 runs
This was the third time when the teams of India and Pakistan were face to face in the World Cup. This encounter is also remembered because at the same time in 1999, the Kargil war took place between India and Pakistan. Batting first, Team India scored 227/6 in 50 overs on the basis of captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s innings of 59 runs in 77 balls. In the second inning, Venkatesh Prasad took five wickets and bowled out Pakistan for only 180 runs.
Centurion (2003): India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets
When India and Pakistan clashed for the fourth time in the World Cup, the rivalry between Sachin Tendulkar and Shoaib Akhtar was worth watching. Sachin played a brilliant inning of 98 runs in that match. He thrashed the world’s fastest bowler Shoaib Akhtar. Batting first, Pakistan gave India a target of 274 runs. Saeed Anwar played a century innings. India achieved the target of 274 runs in 45.4 overs. This match was played on the day of Bharat Holi (1 March 2003).
Mohali (2011): India beat Pakistan by 29 runs
India became world champion for the second time in 2011. Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India defeated Pakistan badly in this World Cup. After winning the toss, India made good use of the conditions in Mohali. Sachin Tendulkar played another special innings (85 runs) to help India score a good score of 260/9. In reply, Misbah-ul-Haq kept Pakistan’s hopes alive by playing an inning of 56 runs, but Zaheer Khan dashed the hopes by sending him to the pavilion. This year India won the World Cup title after 28 years.
Adelaide (2015): India beat Pakistan by 76 runs
Virat Kohli’s maiden World Cup century against Pakistan took India to 300/7 after winning the toss at Adelaide Oval. In reply, Mohammed Shami took four wickets. With this, India bowled out Pakistan for 224 runs. This was the last time when Virat Kohli scored a century in the World Cup.
Manchester (2019): India beat Pakistan by 47 runs (DLS)
For the second time in World Cup history, Manchester’s Old Trafford was the venue for an India vs Pakistan blockbuster. However, it was not second time lucky for Pakistan as Rohit Sharma played a special inning for Team India. With the help of his 140 runs, India posted a score of 336/5 in 50 overs. Due to delay in the start of the second innings due to rain, Pakistan was given a revised target of 302 runs in 40 overs. But, they could score only 212/6 runs in 40 overs. India won this match by 89 runs through DLS method.