We are all set to witness the high-profile match of Asia Cup between India and Pakistan, which is often considered the mother of all battles in the world. Moreover, the epic rivalry between the country has always been a treat for cricket fans of both the countries. India and Pakistan matches have always tuned to be historic one since 198os and in the early 2000s.
As India and Pakistan are clashing today, let’s check out their 5 last memorable clashes:
India vs Pakistan 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Final, 18 June 2017
After India won the toss and elected to field in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, it was Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman who smashed a magnificent 114 of 106 balls to help Pakistan a mammoth total of 338/4 in 50 overs. On the other hand, Virat Kohli’s men under the pressure to chase such a big total lost momentum as Indian cricket team finally bundled out at 158 in 30.3 overs. Thus, Pakistan won the Champions Trophy by 180 runs.
India vs Pakistan 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, 4 June 2017
Before the Final, India and Pakistan had encountered in the group stage when due to rain the match to 48 overs per side Opener Rohit Sharma led from the front and scored 319/3 but ran led to a revised target of 289 runs from 41 overs but Pakistani batsmen couldn’t survive and could manage only 164 runs in 33.4 overs which meant that Indians won the match by 124 runs(D/L method)
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup- 4th Match, 2016
Well, no one would have thought that an India vs Pakistan match will turn out to be a low-scoring one when Pakistani batsmen kept on losing wickets before they were bundled for just 83 runs. While Indians lost wicket but Virat Kohli displayed class as the men in blue scored 85/5 in just 15.3 overs to finally win the match by 5 wickets.
India vs Pakistan World T20- Group Match, 2016
A match between Pakistan and India is always great to watch in a world cup. On a pitch that was difficult to play shots, Pakistan batted first and guess what their batsmen kept on struggling before scoring 118/5 in just 20 overs. Meanwhile, it was Kohli’s 55 that led the team to a victory with 6 wickets and 13 balls remaining.
India vs Pakistan ICC Cricket World Cup- 4th Match, 2015
Indian cricket team maintained their record of winning against Pakistan in World Cup when MS Dhoni’s men encountered Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Virat Kohli yet again smashed a match-winning 107 as India scored 300/7 in 50 overs. In reply, Pakistan kept on losing wickets and were ultimately bowled out for 224 and Indian cricket team won the match by 76 runs.
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