India Vs Pakistan Live Cricket Score, T20 World Cup 2021: PAK win by 10 wickets, beat IND for the 1st time in WC history
India Vs Pakistan Live Cricket Score, T20 World Cup 2021: PAK win by 10 wickets, beat IND for the 1st time in WC history

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India Vs Pakistan Live Cricket Score, T20 World Cup 2021: PAK win by 10 wickets, beat IND for the 1st time in WC history
India Vs Pakistan, T20 World Cup 2021 Live Updates: Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in their Super 12 match in Dubai to register their first-ever win against their neighbors. Babar Azam hit an unbeaten 68, while Mohammad Rizwan smashed an unbeaten 79.
T20 WORLD CUP 2021 India Vs Pakistan Live Score
T20 WORLD CUP 2021 India Vs Pakistan Live Score(AP)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 11:17 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
India Vs Pakistan Live Score: Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets in Dubai to get off to a winning start in the tournament.Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, at the start of the chase got Pakistan off to a brisk start in Dubai. The duo guided the side to 46/0 after 7 overs. They brought up yet another 50 run stand between them as continue to push India onto the backfoot. At the halfway mark, they took Pakistan to 71/0. The two then brought up their 100-run stand, and Babar Azam smashed 50, as Pakistan reached 101/0 after 13 overs. Eventually Rizwan also brought up his fifty and remained unbeaten on 79, alongside Babar's 68 not-out, as Pakistan romped home with 2.1 overs to spare. India have set Pakistan a target of 152 in 20 overs. After being put in to bat, Team India got off to the worst start possible. Rohit Sharma was trapped LBW on 0 by Shaheen Afridi in the first over. He was gone for a golden duck. In his next over, Afridi then removed KL Rahul on 3 by disturbing his timber. At 4, Suryakuamr Yadav played a few shots and got the scoreboard ticking but in the 6th over, he was dismissed by Hasan Ali. Eventually, India reached 36/3 after the Powerplay. In the next four overs, India scored 24 to keep the run-rate up. Thanks to Rishabh Pant upping the ante and Kohli playing second fiddle, India began their comeback. He hit two one-handed sixes before being caught and bowled by Shadab Khan. India got to 100/4 after 15 overs. Eventually, after Kohli got to his 29th T20I fifty, India posted 151/6 in their 20 overs. Kohli was dismissed for 57.

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Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:15 PM
IND vs PAK T20 World Cup: Babar Azam, PAK captain, speaks

"This was the team's effort, and the early wickets were very helpful. It gave us a lot of confidence and our spinners were very good as well. We applied our plans and got the results. We, the openers, kept it simple and built a partnership and because the wicket was getting better so we just wanted to keep batting till the end, which we did. It won't get easier just because we beat India. We will take the confidence, but we're taking it one match at a time, and there's a long way to go in the tournament. We prepared well, and just kept the history out of our mind. We needed quality practice, and warm-up matches, and even our domestic tournament and those games gave us a lot of confidence."

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:14 PM
IND vs PAK T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli, IND captain, speaks

"We didn't execute properly. Credit where it's due and Pakistan outplayed us today. They started brilliantly with the ball, and 3 wickets for 20 runs was not a good start. We needed wickets early but with the bat they gave us absolutely no chances. It played slow in the first half and hitting through the line was not that easy as it was in the second half, after 10 overs. We needed those 15-20 extra runs an for that we needed a good start but Pakistan's bowling didn't allow us to get those extra runs. We could make the argument of getting in another slower bowler, but it's important to stay composed and understand our strengths because with the dew the slower bowlers couldn't be effective either. This is just the first game of the tournament, not the last."

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:07 PM
Shaheen Afridi, Man of the Match, speaks to the broadcasters

"It is the good wishes of my parents and all Pakistanis. Very happy with my performance. The plan was to bring the ball back in. I was just trying to swing it and I was just looking to give the team a breakthrough. That was what I practiced in the nets as well yesterday. Batting against the new ball was tough. The credit goes to Babar and Rizwan for the way they played. All teams are good in the tournament and we will look to carry this momentum through and go to the finals."

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:06 PM
India vs Pakistan: WHAT A RUN-CHASE THAT WAS

The monkey is finally off Pakistan's back. After 12 World Cup matches, including 5 in the T20 World Cups, the "Men In Green" have beaten the "Men in Blue"

And they have achieved this feat in very un-Pakistan manner. Usually, they stutter and have a mini-collapse. But Babar (68) and Rizwan (79) couldn't have any better to script this win

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:01 PM
IND vs PAK Score: PAKISTAN WIN BY 10 WICKETS

PAKISTAN FINALLY BEAT INDIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A WORLD CUP

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets for the 1st time

India lost to Pakistan by 10 wickets for the 1st time

Pakistan win a T20I by 10 wickets for the 1st time

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:55 PM
T20 World Cup Live Score: THAT'S A HUGE SIX FROM RIZWAN

Shami is back for his final over.

SIX! Wow. This is the last thing he would have wanted to bowl. A high full toss to Rizwan. He swivel-pulls it over long leg for six

FOUR! 7 NEEDED NOW! Through deep mid-wicket, Rizwan doesn't time the ball enough but gets enough on it to find 4.

FOUR! What a run-chase this has been and it's almost over. A slower bouncer and Rizwan pulls the ball behind deep square leg for four.

1 RUN! 150-run stand.

2 RUNS- PAKISTAN WIN!

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:50 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Super 12 Match: Bhuvneshwar Kumar is back

Bhuvi is back into the attack. Can India finally bag a wicket through him?

7 off the over.

PAK are 135/0 after 17 overS, NEED 17 FROM 18 BALLS

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:44 PM
India Vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Today: SHOT, RIZWAN!

FOUR! SMASSSHEEDDD! BRILLIANT SOUND OFF THE BAT. Shami is brought back and he digs the first ball short. Rizwan pulls it off the meat of the bat behind deep square leg for 4.

7 off the over. PAK are 128/0 after 16 overs, need 24 from 24

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:39 PM
IND vs PAK Live Updates: 50 FOR RIZWAN

FOUR! FIFTY! Mohammad Rizwan gets to his fifty with a swivel pull through mid-wicket for 4. Marginall short from Jasprit Bumrah but that was enough for Rizwan

PAK are 121/0 after 15 overs. Pak need 31 from 30 balls

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:37 PM
THE EQUATION:

Pakistan need 40 runs from 36 balls

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:31 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021: 50 for Babar Azam

100/17 in 3 overs so far for Varun Chakaravarthy, who returns for his final over

SIX! Once again, after a phase of quietude, the Pakistan openers release the pressure. Down on one knee, Rizwan sweeps the ball over deep square mid-wicket for 6.

SIX! FIFTY FOR BABAR AZAM! This is poor bowling. A rank long hop from Varun and Babar smacks it over deep mid-wicket for 6

100- RUN OPENING STAND. What an extraordinary batting effort this has been

PAK are 101/0 after 13 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:27 PM
India vs Pakistan Live Score: 5 from Jadeja's over

5 from Jadeja's third over.

PAK are 85/0 after 12 overs, need 67 from 48 balls

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:24 PM
India vs Pakistan: Babar Azam into the 40s

Bumrah is back into the attack.

FOUR! HE'S HAMMERED THAT TO THE ROPES AND HAS NOW MOVED INTO THE 40S. A tad too full from Bumrah and Babar tonks the ball over the infield for 4

Best opening partnership for Pakistan against India.

PAK ARE 80/1 AFTER 11 OVERS

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:20 PM
India Vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Today: THE EQUATION

PAKISTAN NEED 81 RUNS TO WIN FROM 60 BALLS

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:13 PM
IND vs PAK Score: MORE MISERY FOR INDIA

FOUR! Varun drags it touch short but outside off. Babar frees his hand and slashes the ball past backward point for 4

An umpire review for run-out! Is Rizwan gone? The duo runa quick single and Bhuvneshwar Kumar nails the direct hit from short fine leg. The replay shows the bat was grounded on time. The bat was in the air for a while and Pak fans would have had their hearts in their mouth.

HALFWAY STAGE: PAK ARE 71/0

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:12 PM
RELEASE SHOT FOR A SIX!

SIX! That is a statement and that has come against the run of flow. For the last three overs, Indian spinners had applied some pressure but Jadeja's half-tracker has allowed Babar to release all the pent-up pressure. Babar effortlessly hops onto the backfoot nad pulls it over deep mid-wicket for 6.

PAK ARE 62/0 after 9 overs, NEED 90 RUNS FROM 66 BALLS.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:08 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: 50-RUN STAND

50-RUN stand between Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. This is exactly the start they wanted.

PAK are 52/0 after 8 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 10:04 PM
A tidy start from Jadeja

A tight first over from Jadeja. He concedes three from it as the field spreads.

PAK are 46/0 after 7 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:58 PM
T20 World Cup Live Score: Bhuvneshwar Kumar with the final over of the Powerplay

Can Bhuvi finish the powerplay with an economical over?

END OF THE POWERPLAY! PAK are 43/0

Rizwan on 25 while Babar is batting on 17

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:55 PM
SHAMI TAKING A POUNDING

FOUR! SHOT, BABAR! That's a shot of a man in form. Shami bangs it short of good length and goes straight. Babar lofts the ball over long on for 4.

FOUR! Another long hop from Shami and Rizwan helps himself to a boundary for 4 through deep square leg

PAK ARE 35/0 AFTER 5 OVERS

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:50 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: Varun Chakaravarthy into the attack

Brilliant fielding from Jadeja. Babar plays a late cut but Jadeja at backward point dives and pounces on the ball and releases it quickly to even nail a direct hit.

WHAT AN OVER FROM VARUN! 2 OFF IT. PAK are 24/0 after 4 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:44 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Super 12 Match: Bumrah into the attack

India in search for wickets, have introduced Jasprit Bumrah

PAK are 22/0 after 3 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:40 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021: Shami sharing the new ball

Mohammed Shami is introduced into the attack. Remember, these two share 29 50-plus scores between them and nobody has scored more runs in T20s this year than these two.

FOUR! What a shot from Babar Azam. Short of good length and on the up, Babar punches the ball past point for 4.

PAK ARE 18/0 after 2 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:36 PM
A FAST START FOR PAK

FOUR! Rizwan is off the mark in style as he threads the ball through deep mid wicket for 4. KL Rahul gave a long chase but failed to keep it inside

SIX! A PICK UP SHOT AND THAT'S THE FIRST MAXIUMUM OF THE INNINGS! Short from Bhuvi and he pays the price

PA10/0 after 1 over

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:30 PM
India vs Pakistan Live Score: BACK FOR THE CHASE

Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have walked out to open.

Pakistan need 152 runs from 120 balls.

Bh

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:27 PM
Suryakumar, Pandya fail to get going

Suryakumar Yadav began his innings well, hitting a six and a four, but was out caught behind. Similarly, Pandya hit a four, and was rewarded with four overthrows before he holed out to Babar Azam in the final over trying to go for a big shot.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:25 PM
Terrific comeback by India

From 6/2, to reach 151/7 is a commendable recovery. When odds await, champions rise. And that's exactly what Virat Kohli did tonight, scoring a fine half-century. It wasn't a fluent innings but one that has given India a total to defend.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:21 PM
IND vs PAK Live Updates: INDIA POST 151/7

INDIA POST 151/7 IN 20 OVERS

Pakistan now need 152 runs 120 balls

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:15 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: FINAL OVER

19.1 - DOT! A slower ball. Pandya goes for the pull but misses the ball

19.3 OUT! Hardik Pandya is gone for 11.
IND are 146/7 after 19.3 overs.

19.4 - 2 runs to Bhuvneshwar Kumar

19.5 - 2 runs and INDIA GET TO 150!

19.6 - 1 run.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:08 PM
India vs Pakistan: Shaheen Afridi back for his final over

FOUR! A scintillating yorker from Shaheen Afridi.But since it was just outside off, it allowed Hardik to get his bat on time. The ball raced to the third man boundary for 4

OUT! GONE! Kohli is caught behind on 57.

IND are 113/6 after 18.4 overs

FOUR! IT'S A NO BALL TOO

5 BYES! IT WAS FREE-HIT! batters run a quick single as Hardik misses the heave. Afridi takes the aim but misses it and the ball runs past the long off fielder.

IND are 144/6 after 19 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:06 PM
OUT! HASAN ALI GETS RAVINDRA JADEJA

OUT! Hasan Ali has to. In four over, he concedes 44 runs but gets the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja before ending his night with the ball. A well disguised slower ball from Ali. It was into the slot but Jadeja was outfoxed. He chipped it in the air and was caught by substitute fielder Mohammad Nawaz!

IND are 127/5 after 18 overs. Hardik Pandya is the new man in

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 09:01 PM
T20 World Cup Live Score: FIFTY FOR VIRAT KOHLI

50! He bunts the ball to mid-wicket and runs 2. He brings up his 29th T20I fifty

FOUR! On the rise, goes over extra cover. ONE BOUNCE AND FOUR! Virat Kohli is freeing his arms now and that is ominous news for Pakistan's bowlers

FOUR! ANOTHER GIFT AND JADEJA OBLIGES! Strays onto the pads from around the wicket. It is short and angling away from the leg stump. All Jadeja has to do is swivel flick it over fine leg for 4.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:55 PM
India Vs Pakistan Full Scorecard: Haris Rauf returns

Haris Rauf, 0/15 after 2 overs, returns for his final spell of the day.

WHAT AN OVER! An absolute crucial over. He concedes just 4 in the 17th over

IND are 114/4

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:52 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: KOHLI UPPING THE ANTE

FOUR! Kohli is now into the 40s. A slower bouncer from Hasan. Kohli, who had already taken a couple of steps out of his crease, does well to roll his wrists and guide the ball past fine leg for 4.

FOUR! WOW! WOW! WOW! Is the calm before the storm over and is the storm already here? That is an exquisite extra cover drive, presenting the full face of the bat. No need to run there.

IND are 110/4 after 16 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:49 PM
100 up for India. 5 overs to go

5 OVERS TO GO! Kohli (37) and Jadeja (6) now hold key as India eye a total around 140.

IND are 100/4 after 15 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:45 PM
IND vs PAK Live Updates: Rauf to Kohli- FOUR

FOUR! Thank you very much, says Virat Kohli. He strays down the leg side, wide of Kohli's pads. Virat rolls his wrists to flick the ball through fine leg for 4.

IND are 96/4 after 14 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:37 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: OUT

OUT! PAKISTAN CONTINUE TO PULL INDIA BACK EVERY NOW AND THEN! A googly from Shadab Khan. Angling away from him, Pant still decides to go for a slog and he top-edges it. Shadab Khan runs back and completes the catch. he is gone for 39.

IND are 84/4 after 12.2 overs

Not Hardik Pandya but Ravindra Jadeja joins Kohli. Mostly because of left-righty combo

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:30 PM
SIX! SIX! Pant welcomes Hasan Ali for his second over

1/6 after 1 over. Hasan Ali bowled a great first over.

SIX! WHAT A SHOT FROM PANT! Another one-handed six. He is making a habit of this. Down on one knee, extends his arms fully and tonks it over backward square leg for a maximum.

SIX! ANOTHER ONE-HANDED SIX! I am beginning to believe he actually practices this shot in the next. Overpitched his off-cutter, did Ali. Pant clears his front leg and deposits the ball over the long off boundary for another six.

BRILLIANT OVER FOR INDIA! 15 off it. IND are 81-3 after 12 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:27 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Super 12 Match: Haris Rauf introduced

Right then! Speedster Haris Rauf has been brought into the attack.

He can be express, very express

A top over from Rauf. Gives away just 6 runs. IND are 66-3 after 11 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:20 PM
SHOT, PANT! AT THE HALFWAY STAGE NOW

FOUR! Is Pant settled and comfortable? This shot suggests so. From around the wicket, Hafeez angles the ball into Pant after pitching it short of good length. Pant waited for the ball to come onto him, crouched low and used fast, whippy hands to cut the ball through the backward point for 4.

AFTER 10 OVERS, INDIA ARE 60/3

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:18 PM
IND vs PAK T20 World Cup: Pant in the thick of action

GREAT SHOT! GREAT FIELDING! Oh, some lovely cricket here. Short and wide from Shadab Khan, Pant, off his backfoot, cuts the ball square. Haris Rauf runs a long way to his right to save 2 with a beautiful divin effort.

IN THE AIR….AND…SAFE! What was that, Pant? Looked like a tired/half-hearted shot. The ball from over the wicket, angles away from Pant. He goes for a slog sweep and top edges to no man's land at long off.

FOUR! EASY PICKINGS! A GIFT INDIA NEEDED. Tried the wrong one but ended up banging it short and wide of leg stump. Pant, on one knee, guided the ball behind square for four.

FIFTY UP FOR INDIA! 52-3 AFTER 9 OVERS.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:09 PM
India vs Pakistan: Hafeez introduced, Pakistan lose review

Veteran Mohammad Hafeez, who also played the first T20 World Cup in 2007, has been brought on

PAKISTAN REVIEW AND THEY LOSE IT. Pant tries to reverse sweep Hafeez. The bat misses the ball. Rizwan, the keeper, went up immediately. Umpire Erasmus gave it not out and upon review, the replay showed that the ball missed the gloves and the bat.

IND 43-3 after 8 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:08 PM
IND vs PAK T20 World Cup: A neat and tidy start from Shadab Khan

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan concedes just 3 from his 1st over

IND are 39/3 after 7 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 08:02 PM
OUT! Suryakumar Yadav falls, Hasan Ali strikes

OUT! EDGED AND GONE! WHAT A CATCH FROM RIZWAN! Short of length and just moving away from outside off. SKY throws his hands at it with his feet rooted. Nicks it and Rizwan dives parallel to the ground to grab a beauty.

IND ARE 31-3 AFTER 5.4 OVERS

Rishabh Pant is the new batter in

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:58 PM
India Vs Pakistan Full Scorecard: Hasan Ali is introduced

First bowling change of the night as Hasan Ali is introduced into the attack.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:54 PM
KOHLI HANGING BACK? NOT POSSIBLE

Good tactic from Kohli, as you'd expect from this modern-day great. In order to negate Shaheen Afridi's swing, who is bowling his third over, he is batting from outside his crease. Not deciding to hang back and taking the challenge head on is just typical Kohli.

SIX! YOU KNEW THIS WAS COMING! After facing three dot balls, he makes room, charges down the track and creams the ball over long on for 6. This is a death-overs shot. USUALLY, may I add.

IND are 30/2 after 5 overs.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:53 PM
India vs Pakistan: Suryakumar Yadav looking good

FOUR! He means business, does Suryakumar Yadav. Till the last delivery, Wasim had only conceded 3 runs. On the final ball, SKY brought out his sweep shot and since the fine leg was inside the circle, he was able to thread the gap and find four behind deep square.

IND are 21-2 after 4 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:49 PM
India Vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Today: A RATHER UNIQUE SITUATION FOR INDIA

The way Indian openers have gone about their business in the recent past, this is an anamoly. But credit where due, Shaheen Afridi is bowling like a dream.

SIX! Just as I was typing the word “dream”, SKY finished the over with a scintillating pull shot for six. Short from Afridi, SKY rocks back onto this backfoot and tonks the ball over deep square leg.

IND are 14/2 after 3 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:44 PM
OUT! RAHUL IS CLEAN BOWLED

OUT! KL RAHUL IS GONE TOO! SHAHEEN AFRIDI HAS TWO! That is rapid, that is menacing and that was near impossible to play. Once again, from over the wicket, on good length and gets the ball to move in sharply. Like Sharma, KL played across the line and he lost his stumps.

He is gone for 3. IND are 6/2 after 2.1 overs.

Suryakumar Yadav is the new man in

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:38 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: Imad Wasim sharing the new ball

Babar has gone for spin here. Considering how Moeen Ali of England ran riot against West Indies in the powerplay, this could be a genius move.

A tidy first over from Wasim, concedes just 4 runs from it. He bowled it flat, fast and into the stumps. He didn't allow either Kohli or Rahul to free thier arms. PAK happy to concede the singles.

IND are 6/1 after 2 overs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:37 PM
WHAT A FIRST OVER! GREAT START

Virat Kohli, the new man in, gets off the mark on the final ball of the over.

IND 2/1 after 1 over

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:36 PM
India vs Pakistan: OUT! ROHIT SHARMS IS OUT FOR A DUCK

OUT! THAT'S PLUMB LBW! What a start from Shaheen Afridi. From over the wicket, Afridi bowls it full. The ball moves in sharply and Rohit played across the line. The ball snuck under his bat and rammed into the back leg.

THAT IS PLUMB

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:34 PM
India vs Pakistan: Rahul off the mark

MIDDLES FIRST BALL! A gentle push to cover by Rahul first up. No runs but he middles it. That will make him feel good

OFF THE MARK: India and Rahul are off the mark on the 3rd delivery as he clips the ball off his hips to square leg for a single

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:30 PM
LET'S PLAY!

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have walked out to open.

Shaheen Shah Afridi to open the attack.

Indian players take a knee while Pakistan players put their hands on their hearts.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:29 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: OUT THEY COME

India openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have walked out to open followed by the Pakistan team.
This is it. The day you've been waiting for. A lot of sporting rivalries across the world of sports are taking place today but very few matter as much as this

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:28 PM
India vs Pakistan 2021: Time for the action to begin

Right then! The anthems are done. We have about three-four minutes of serenity and peace. Now, it's down to the business

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:24 PM
India vs Pakistan: Anthems time

Out walk the two teams for the national anthem

Pakistan's first, followed by India

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:24 PM
IT'S A SEA OF BLUE!

All the Indian batsmen are coming down to the center pitch one by one to shadow practice.

Dhoni is speaking to Ravi Shashri.

IND and PAK? who's got more fans today? WITHOUT A SHRED OF A DOUBT, INDIA

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:22 PM
India Vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Today: Stat attack

A look at the upcoming milestones:

9: fifties by Virat Kohli are joint most fifty plus scores by a batsman in ICC T20 World Cup along with Chris Gayle

• 6: Pakistan has won their last 6 T20Is at Dubai since 2016.

• 15: Pakistan has won 15 T20Is at Dubai which is the most by a team at Dubai.

• 100%: India has win rate of 100% vs PAK, IND has never lost a T20I vs Pakistan in T20 World cup.

• 54.00: Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling average in T20s in U.A.E this year.

• 200: Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be playing his 200th T20 match, if he takes the field vs PAK.

• 10: sixes Virat Kohli needs to complete 100 T20I sixes for India, he will be 2nd Indian to reach this landmark after Rohit Sharma.

• 86: runs Babar Azam needs to complete 1000 T20I runs at a captain. He would be the 1st Pakistani skipper to do so.

• 5: wickets Shardul Thakur needs to complete 150 T20 wickets.

• 1: catch Mohmmad Rizwan needs to complete 100 catches in T20s.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:18 PM
IND vs PAK Live Updates: Who is winning this one?

Last 5 meetings:

2016 T20 World Cup, Super 10: India (119/4) beat Pakistan (118/5) by 6 wickets

2016 Asia Cup: India (85/5) beat Pakistan (83/10) by 5 wickets

2014 T20 World Cup, Super 10: India (131-3) beat Pakistan (130/7) by 7 wickets

2012 2nd T20I Bilateral Series: India (192/5) beat Pakistan (181/7) by 11 runs.

2012 1st T20I Bilateral Series: Pakistan (134/5) beat India (133/9) by 5 wickets

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:13 PM
Team India's Hardik Pandya speaks ahead of the match

"I don't like to get too hyped by the situation, and my family make sure of that too. I stay away from social media because you do get excited and get the vibes. It's simple, and we leave emotions out of the way, and keep things professional. We make sure we tick the right boxes, and do the processes right. The back is fine, it was jittery, but I won't be bowling for now. I want to be able to bowl eventually, closer to the knockouts. The professionals and I both have to take the call about when I can have a bowl"

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:11 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021: IND skipper Virat Kohli at the toss

"We are pretty happy with setting the target. We would have bowled first too, but the toss is not in your control. We are pretty balanced with our squad and you need to be prepared for it. We need to stay as professional as possible. We need to stay focussed on the processes. Everyone watches it closely all over the world. We can use that as a motivation, but we need to ensure we don't get too emotional and need to just stay professional. The pitch looks very different. Evenly rolled and there is no grass at all which was the case during the IPL, and I'm sure that was done to hold it together well for the World Cup. We expect the pitch to stay good all through and set a good total. The four not playing are: Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Ashwin and Thakur."

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:09 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Super 12 Match: TEAM NEWS

INDIA: Bigs news coming in. Hardik Pandya has been included alongside Varun Chakaravarthy. This means that the following players miss out:

Ishan, Ashwin, Thakur and Chahar

PAKISTAN: From the 12-member squad they announced yesterday, Haider Ali has been left out

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:06 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021: PAK skipper Babar Azam at the toss

“We are going to bowl first. We'll look to take early wickets and put pressure. Dew is also a factor. We have had good practice sessions and am confident about our preparations. Pakistan's bowlers are known to trouble other teams but I am confident about our batting too. Haider Ali is left out.”

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:05 PM
Playing XIs:

INDIA: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Varun Chakaravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah

Pakistan: Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:04 PM
India vs Pakistan Live Score: PAK WIN TOSS

Babar Azam's Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl vs Virat Kohli's India

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:01 PM
India vs Pakistan Live: Anytime now

Anytime now. Hows' everyone feeling?

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:55 PM
5 minutes to toss

Recent games suggest, win toss and opt to bowl. Why? Because the pitch will be very, as we saw in the WIvENG game yesterday, and the dew will seep in in the second half. Agree?

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:50 PM
India vs Pakistan T20: Will both KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya play?

A landmark for two of Team India's most stylish players.

50: Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will be playing their 50th T20I match respectively, if they take the field vs PAK.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:46 PM
India Vs Pakistan Full Scorecard: Earlier today, IND leaving for the ground

Earlier today, India team left for the hotel.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:43 PM
T20 World Cup Live Score: Rohit Sharma, the key man

Rohit Sharma with 2864 T20I runs is the 3rd highest run getter in T20Is and notably he has featured in all the World cup till date.

• But in 25 Innings in World T20 Rohit has scored 673 runs at an average of 38.58 and a strike rate of 127.22. His best T20 world cup in terms of runs has been the 2014 edition where he scored 200 runs.

Since 2014 Rohit started opening the innings on regular basis, but as an opener he hasn’t made a mark yet in 16 innings only 5 times he has scored 30 plus runs in an innings.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:37 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: PAK's Predicted XI

Pakistan's Predicted XI vs India: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:33 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: IND's Predicted XI

India's predicted XI vs Pakistan: 1 KL Rahul, 2 Rohit Sharma, 3 Virat Kohli (C), 4 Suryakumar Yadav, 5 Rishabh Pant (WK), 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Varun Chakravarthy, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Mohammed Sham

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:30 PM
India vs Pakistan Live Cricket Score: Toss in 30 minutes

30 minutes to go for the all-important toss. Which captain will the coin favour?

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:26 PM
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 Live: Top performers from curretn squad

[IND | PAK]

Virat Kohli - 254 Runs | Shoaib Malik - 164 Runs

Highest Score: 78* By Virat Kohli | 61 By Mohammad Hafeez

Most wickets- Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 5 Wickets |Mohammad Hafeez (senior-most player) - 0 Wickets

BBM-3/8 By Hardik Pandya | 0/7 By Mohammad Hafeez

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:22 PM
India vs Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup 2021: IND's form guide

On the other hand, India have continued to maintain a winning record of 60%

vs SL: Lost by 7 wickets on 29 Jul 2021

vs SL: Lost by 4 wickets on 28 Jul 2021

vs SL: Won by 38 runs on 25 Jul 2021

vs ENG: Won by 36 runs on 20 Mar 2021

vs ENG: Won by 8 runs on 18 Mar 2021

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:19 PM
India vs Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup 2021: PAK's form guide

Pakistan have endured a rather unusual run in their last 5 matches

vs WI: Abandoned on 03 Aug 2021

vs WI: Abandoned on 01 Aug 2021

vs WI: Won by 7 runs on 31 Jul 2021

vs WI: Abandoned on 28 Jul 2021

vs ENG: Lost by 3 wickets on 20 Jul 2021

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:16 PM
IND vs PAK Live: India vs Pakistan battles to watch out for (Part 2)

  1. Babar Azam vs Jasprit Bumrah: The best bowler against the opposition's best batsman is a contest to relish. In the last two T20 seasons, Babar has been Pakistan's most prolific run-getter scoring 1241 runs at an average of 65.3 and with a strike rate of 129.7. Bumrah, on the other hand, has picked 48 wickets at just 17 with a strike rate of 14.4. The two have faced each other in only the ODI format, where Babar has managed 17 runs off 26 deliveries without a dismissal.
  2. Haider Ali, Shoaib Malik vs Varun Chakravarthy, Ravindra Jadeja: Pakistan will have a minimum of eight overs of spin on Sunday leaving their middle-order lineup with a task cut out against the likes of Varun and Jadeja. In T20s since 2019, Haider has shown signs of struggle against left-arm orthodox, scoring at a strike rate of 124.4 with two dismissals but is yet to be dismissed by the right-arm leg break variety against which he scores at a strike rate of 176.7. Malik, on the other hand, averages 37 with a strike rate of 139.6 against left-arm orthodox and scores at a strike rate of 152 against the latter.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:13 PM
T20 World Cup Live Score: IND vs PAK battles to watch out for (Part 1)

  1. Rohit Sharma vs Shaheen Afridi: The Indian opener's struggle against left-arm pace is well documented. In T20s, Rohit averages 21.1 and has scored at almost a run-a-ball rate against left-arm pacers since 2019, among the least against all the bowling varieties. The numbers plummet during the powerplay phase where he averages only 19.8 in T20s since 2019, with a strike rate of 114.5 with four dismissals. In T20I World Cups, he has been dismissed five times by left-arm pacers, scoring only 110 runs at a strike rate of 129.4.
  2. Virat Kohli vs Shaheen Shah Afridi: An early dismissal of Rohit would expose Kohli to the left-arm pace variety, against which he has been dismissed four times in the last two years in the T20s, averaging 28.5 at a strike rate of 128.1. The two are yet to face each other in any form of cricket.
  3. Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav vs Mohammad Nawaz: The presence of five right-handers, if India stick to the same XI, makes the slow-left-arm orthodox spinner in Nawaz a better choice than a struggling Shadab Khan. Moreover, both Kohli and Suryakumar have struggled against the variety - the captain has a paltry strike rate of 94.9 while the latter scores at 6.48 runs per over - the worst against any variety in T20s for both the batsman since 2020.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:10 PM
India Vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Today: Babar and Rizwan, the dangermen

Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam are the top 2 run getter in T20s this year, 29 fifty plus scores between them in 2021.

As a result, they have started to open the innings for PAK in T20Is in this year in just 10 innings the pair has scored 521 runs which is the most partnership runs by Pakistan’s opening pair in T20Is.

• The two hundred plus stand by Babar and Rizwan in 2021 are also the two highest partnerships for any wicket in T20Is.

• Highest partnership for PAK for any wicket in T20Is:

o 197 by Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan vs SA at Centurion, 2021 for 1st Wkt

o 150 by Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan vs ENG at Nottingham, 2021 for 1st Wkt

o 143*by Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez vs ZIM at Harare,2013 for 2nd Wkt

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:05 PM
India vs Pakistan T20: Top bowlers in INDvPak fixtures in T20Is

INDIA

IRFAN PATHAN: 3 matches and 6 wickets
BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR: 3 matches and 5 wickets
PAKISTAN

UMAR GUL- 6 matches and 11 wickets
MOHAMMAD ASIF: 2 matches and 5 wickets
Sun, 24 Oct 2021 06:02 PM
India vs Pakistan T20: Top scorers in INDvPak fixtures in T20Is

INDIA

VIRAT KOHLI: In this historic fixture in the shortest format, current India skipper Virat Kohli has scored the most number of runs across both sides. In six matches at an average of 84.66, the right-hander has amassed 254 runs. His highest score included an unbeaten 78.

YUVRAJ SINGH: The next two names in the list aren't active cricketers anymore but the fact they still continue to top the charts years after retiring bears a testament to how good they were. Second in the list is Yuvraj Singh with 155 runs in 8 matches at an average of 25.83 and a highest score of 72.

GAUTAM GAMBHIR: It's not easy to forget the former India opener's match-winning innings during the 2007 T20 World Cup final against Pakistan. He smashed 75, which was his highest score in this fixture. In five matches, he scored 139 runs.

PAKISTAN

SHOAIB MALIK: Second in the list of highest run-scorer across this format, and highest for Pakistan, is all-rounder Shoaib Malik. In 8 matches, the right-hander has scored 164 runs at an average of 27.33. He is one of the two players in the current T20 WC side to have played the inaugural edition in 2007.

MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ: That's because the only other player is spinning all-rounder Hafeez. In just 7 matches, “The Professor”, as he is fondly called by his teammates, has amassed 156 runs at an average of 26.

UMAR AKMAL: Capping off the top-3 is Umar Akmal, who has scored 103 runs in six games at an average of 17.16.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 05:56 PM
IND vs PAK Live Updates: The Hardik Pandya conundrum

All-rounder Hardik Pandya's position in the team is currently under threat. He still hasn't returned to bowling and is slowly crawling back to form with the bat. This poses a problem for India while looking for a 6th bowler. His absence from the ball also means India might have to plaly an extra pacer.

Moreover, he skipped options practice yesterday. Will he play?

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 05:53 PM
T20 World Cup 2021: Highest runs-scorers for India in T20Is

Virat Kohli: 92 matches and 3250 runs

Rohit Sharma: 113 matches and 2923 runs

Shikhar Dhawan: 68 matches and 1759 runs

Suresh Raina: 80 matches and 1630 runs

MS Dhoni: 99 matches and 1617 runs

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 05:50 PM
India vs Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Highest wicket-takers for India in T20Is

Yuzvendra Chahal: 49 matches and 63 wickets

Jasprit Bumrah 50 matches and 59 wickets

Ravichandran Ashwin: 46 matches and 52 wickets

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: 51 matches and 50 wickets

Hardik Pandya: 49 matches and 42 wickets

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 05:44 PM
India vs Pakistan Live Score: Recent T20 WC matches

2007 - Group Stage: Match Tied, India win bowl out 3-0

2007 - Final: India won by five runs to lift the World T20 trophy.

2012- Group Stage: India won by 8 wickets

2014- Group Stage: India won by 7 wickets

2016- Super 10: India won by 6 wicket

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