T20 WC 2021 IND vs PAK: Teams of India and Pakistan will face each other in the high-voltage match of the T20 World Cup (T20 WC 2021) at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have many world class players and this match is expected to be very exciting. Let us know about the strength of both the teams, probable playing XI, pitch report and match prediction.
Know the strength of Indian team
Both the batsmen and bowlers of the Indian team are in excellent form at the moment. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul can open strong for India. After this, captain Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya will strengthen the middle order at number three. In fast bowling, the trio of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar is once again ready to make a splash in front of Pakistan. In the spin department, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will strengthen the team.
Know the strength of Pakistani team
From Pakistan’s side, captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan are the highest run-scorers in T20 this year. Babar has scored 1363 runs at a strike rate of 134.7 this year, while Mohammad Rizwan has scored 1462 runs at a strike rate of 133.4. Once again it will be on both the batsmen.
Head to head in T20Is of India and Pakistan
So far 8 T20 International matches have been played between India and Pakistan, in which India has won 7 matches, while one match has gone to Pakistan. The special thing is that after the match was tied in 2007, India won by ball out method.
Virat Kohli bats well against Pakistan
Team India’s captain Virat Kohli’s bat makes a lot of runs against Pakistan. Talking about the T20 World Cup record so far, Virat Kohli has scored an unbeaten 78, 36 and 55 against Pakistan. Once again all eyes are on him.
The pitch of Dubai International Stadium is conducive for batting. This helps the batsmen more and once again the same is expected. The fast bowlers are expected to get help from the pitch in the second innings, while the spinners can perform well in the middle overs.
Our match prediction meter says that Team India will win in this match. However, the match is expected to be exciting. Also, this match is also likely to be high scoring.
Probable Playing XI of Team India
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami.
Probable playing XI of Pakistan
Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf.