The most anticipated match of ICC World Cup 2019 is here- India taking on Pakistan. The sparks are sure to fly in this is high voltage drama and players from both the sides will be itching to up the ante.
India's team is more balanced but Pakistan have the ability to deliver a knockout punch which England have realised the hard way. So expect a thriller and these three players will play a significant part in this exciting drama.
Pakistan's batting pillar, Babar has gone from strength to strength in the recent times. He is yet to score a big knock in the tournament but he has proved that he is in good touch. His innings against Australia was short but it oozed confidence and class.
His batting against Indian spinners will hold the key for Pakistan in this game.
Total runs in 2019: 587
Batting average in 2019: 48.91
Total number of hundreds in 2019: 1
Batting average in England: 40.43
Total number of hundreds in England: 1
Total runs in England: 647
The highlight of this contest maybe Indian pacers versus Pakistan batsmen but Yuzvendra Chahal is sure to play a key role. Pakistan's middle order has a lot of right-handers and hence a leggie can be decisive. His bowling in the middle overs will have a huge impact on the outcome of the game.
Bowling average in 2019: 20.63
No. of wickets in 2019: 22
Bowling average against Pakistan: 40
No. of wickets against Pakistan: 2
Bowling average in England: 31
No. of wickets in England: 8
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You simply cannot ignore the World's number one ODI batsman. He has the runs, he has the form and importantly he thrives on pressure. So in this crucial game he will have a big responsibility on his shoulders.
Batting average in 2019: 54.69
No. Hundreds in 2019: 3
Batting average in England: 54.05
No. Hundreds in England: 1
Batting average against Pakistan: 45.90
No. Hundreds against Pakistan: 2