June 14, 2019
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ICC World Cup 2019: India vs Pakistan – Statistical Preview

By Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

Cricket’s biggest rivalry – India vs Pakistan – is here! This Sunday, the arch-rivals face-off in a key ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tie, not just for two points but for the fans waiting for the clash in anticipation. After all, fast-paced action, cricketing skill and mental ordeal, it has it all.

Let’s look at the head-to-head records and individual performances of the encounter’s past.

Head-to-Head in ICC World Cup

India – 6, Pakistan – 0

India and Pakistan have faced off in six ODI matches in World Cups. Team India has been victorious on all six instances.

World Cup 1992:  India won by 43 runs a

World Cup 1996: India won by 39 runs

World Cup 1999: India won by 47 runs

World Cup 2003: India won by 6 wickets

World Cup 2011: India won by 29 runs

World Cup 2015: India won by 76 runs

Highest Individual Innings & Most Wickets in an Innings

Highest Individual Innings for India vs PAK in WC: 107 by Virat Kohli at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 2015

Highest Individual Innings for Pakistan vs IND in WC: 101 by Saeed Anwar at Centurion Park, Centurion 2003

Most Wickets in an Innings for India vs PAK in WC: 5-27 by Venkatesh Prasad at Old Trafford, Manchester 1999

Most Wickets in an Innings for Pakistan vs IND in WC: 5-46 by Wahab Riaz at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali in 2011

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Highest Team Totals

Highest team total for India vs PAK in WC: 300-7 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide 2015

Highest team total for Pakistan vs IND in WC: 273-7 at Centurion Park, Centurion in 2003

Approaching milestones

11,000 ODI Runs – Virat Kohli need 57 runs to become the third Indian to score 11,000 ODI runs. Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are among others.

4Rohit Sharma has notched 50+ runs in each of his last four ODI innings – 57, 122 not out, 56, 95. This is the first occasion Rohit Sharma has scored four fifty-plus scores on the bounce in his ODI career.

Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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