World Cup: Know India vs Pakistan head to head record and playing 11 before the match

India is fully prepared to face off against its arch rival team Pakistan. The match between India and Pakistan in the World Cup will be played on 14 October. This match will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both the teams are coming after winning two matches before facing each other. India defeated Australia by six wickets in its first match and then defeated Afghanistan by 8 wickets in the second match. Rohit Sharma played captaincy innings in this match. He scored 131 runs in 84 balls which included 16 fours and five sixes. On the other hand, Babar Azam’s Pakistani team defeated Netherlands in its first match and then got a spectacular victory over Sri Lanka in the second match and made a new record of run chasing. Both the teams seem to be in good rhythm, let us know about India vs Pakistan head to head and playing.

india vs pakistan head to head

Cricket’s two biggest rivals have clashed seven times in the Men’s ODI World Cup. However, Pakistan has not won a single World Cup match against India. The most exciting match was the 2011 World Cup semi-final, where India won by 29 runs. In the India vs Pakistan match in World Cup 2019, India won by 89 runs.

Shubman Gill can play India vs Pakistan match

Before the first match of the World Cup campaign, India’s star opener Shubman Gill was affected by dengue. Due to which he was not included in the playing 11 in the two matches played. He was present in Chennai during the India vs Australia match at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. Considering his health, he was not given a place in the team and he was admitted to a hospital in Chennai. Due to which he did not go to Delhi with the team for the second match. According to the report of Cricbuzz, Shubman Gill reached Ahmedabad late on Wednesday evening before the India Pakistan match. He is feeling much better than before. There has been a lot of improvement in his health. He also sweated a lot in the nets on Friday. It is expected that he will be kept a part of the team in the India vs Pakistan match.

Score of 300+ scored only twice in India vs Pakistan match

In 1992, these two teams came face to face for the first time. Out of 3,969 ODI matches played since 1992, the score has crossed 300 in 846 matches. Talking about the World Cup, till now the score has crossed 300 in total 113 matches of the World Cup. But, in the 14 innings of the seven ODI World Cup matches played between India and Pakistan, a score of 300 or more has been scored only twice. The Indian team, batting first in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups, had given a target of more than 300 runs. Cricket experts believe that in the match between India and Pakistan, there is a lot of pressure among the players to play well, due to which the batsmen are not able to bat properly and score big.

Score of both teams in World Cup match

  • 1992 – IND 216/7, PAK 173/10

  • 1996 – IND 287/8, PAK 248/9

  • 1999 – IND 227/6, PAK 180/10

  • 2003 – IND 276/4, PAK 273/7

  • 2011 – IND 260/9, PAK 231/10

  • 2015 – IND 300/7, PAK 224/10

  • 2019 – IND 336/5 , PAK 212/6

Virat can break Sachin’s record

Sachin Tendulkar has been the top scorer of the India vs Pakistan match played in the World Cup. He has scored 313 runs in 5 matches. The second name in this list is that of Virat Kohli. Virat has scored 193 runs in 3 matches against Pakistan. If Virat scores 121 runs in the upcoming match, he will break Sachin’s record. In the match between India and Pakistan, Pakistan’s top scorer is Saeed Anwar. Anwar has scored 185 runs in 3 matches.

Probable playing 11 of Indian team

  • Rohit Sharma (Captain)

  • Ishaan Kishan

  • Virat Kohli

  • Shreyas Iyer

  • KL Rahul (wicketkeeper)

  • hardik pandya

  • Ravindra Jadeja

  • Mohammed Shami

  • Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Kuldeep Yadav

  • Jasprit Bumrah

  • Mohammad Siraj

Probable playing 11 of Pakistan team

  • Abdullah Shafiq

  • Imam-ul-Haq

  • Babar Azam (Captain)

  • Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper)

  • Saud Shakeel

  • Iftikhar Ahmad

  • Shadab Khan

  • Mohammad Nawaz

  • Hasan Ali

  • Shaheen Shah Afridi

  • Haris Rauf