Dubai: T20 World Cup 2021 will be played between India and Pakistan today. The eyes of the whole world will be on this great match. This match will be played at Dubai International Stadium from 7:30 pm. The Indian team, adorned with legendary stars, is ready to make the Pakistani team with unknown faces again make the rounds. India has never lost against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup.
Team India’s win record 100%
One thing is often heard in the match between India and Pakistan. That is, this match is like normal matches. Virat Kohli also reiterated this in his press conference, but Virat himself must have known that this match is not an ordinary match. Of course, Team India has a 100 percent record of winning against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup, but when you land on the ground of reality, then the sky figures do not exist.
This match is not common
This is the reason, no matter how much Virat Kohli says, but when the eyes of the whole world are fixed on one match, people should decide their day’s work according to the time of the match, there is talk of a match on the street, nooks and squares, Then it was no ordinary match. If we weigh the teams of India and Pakistan on two scales, then surely the thorn will lean towards Team India, but T20 is the format where Raja becomes Ghulam and Karinde does not take long to become King. It is only a matter of 40 overs, if any team can dominate, then the results can be surprising.
These gems near India
This time there are arrows like KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya in the quiver of Team India, while Pakistan has attackers like Imad Wasim, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali. India has stars like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Varun Chakraborty and Ravindra Jadeja, while Pakistan has stars like Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez. Now the thing to be seen will be whether the victory will be in the name of India’s stalwarts or whether Pakistan’s might will be seen.
India’s record in T20 World Cup
The Indian team has become the champion in the 2007 T20 World Cup edition. India won the trophy after defeating Pakistan by 5 runs in the final. Team India has played 21 matches out of total 33. In the year 2016, the team reached the semi-finals, but then it had to face defeat at the hands of West Indies.
Pakistan in T20 World Cup
Pakistan has won the T20 World Cup trophy in the year 2009. The team had won over Sri Lanka by 8 wickets. Pakistan has played 34 T20 matches so far, where it has won 19 matches and lost 15. Pakistan could not reach the semi-finals in the year 2016.
head to head record
India and Pakistan have clashed 5 times in the T20 World Cup so far. India won all the five matches. Both the teams first faced each other in the 2007 T20 World Cup. The result was a ball out, in which India won. Then defeated Pakistan by five runs in the final in Johannesburg. India had won a one-sided victory over Pakistan in the year 2012, which was won by 8 wickets. At the same time, in the year 2014 and in 2016, India defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets and 6 wickets.
Virat vs Babar
Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer in T20 cricket. In his entire career so far, he has played 89 matches, where he has 3159 runs to his name at a strike rate of 139.04. At the same time, Babar Azam is known for his strong performance in every format. In T20, he has scored a total of 2204 runs in 61 matches, where his average is 46.89. He has a total of 20 half-centuries to his name and also a T20 International century. In this format, he is included in the list of three Pakistan batsmen who have scored more than 2000 runs. This includes Mohammad Hafeez (2429) and Shoaib Malik (2335).
Who is the king of captaincy?
Kohli has so far captained India in 45 T20 matches in international cricket. India has won 29 matches and lost 14. At the same time, Babar has captained 28 matches for Pakistan, where he has won 15 and lost 8.
Pakistan could not get Virat out even once
Virat will once again try that the Pakistan bowlers could not get him out, because that is what the records say. Virat has so far played 3 innings against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, in which he has been not out all three times. He has scored 78, 36 and 55 runs in these three matches.