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India Vs Pakistan World Cup 2023: Dominating the World Cup Rivalry Against Pakistan with an 8th Consecutive Victory!

Thrilling Clash Between India and Pakistan Unfolds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 | India’s Unstoppable Streak: An 8th World Cup Win|



india vs pakistan world cup 2023

India vs Pakistan, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023

Match Info:

  • Match No: 12th Match
  • Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
  • Toss: India won the toss and opted to bowl
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • Umpires: Richard Illingworth, Marais Erasmus
  • Third Umpire: Richard Kettleborough
  • Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

Thrilling Clash Between India and Pakistan Unfolds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 | India’s Unstoppable Streak: An 8th World Cup Win|

Incredible Win by the Indian team. This is the 8th win in a row which seems like a walk in the park for India. They played brilliantly against Pakistan, adding another impressive win to their World Cup Journey. India had to chase a target of 192, and it was not a challenge for their strong batting lineup. The captain, Rohit Sharma, played exceptionally well and made it all look easy.

Pakistan’s Innings: A Tale of Two Halves

pakistan innings

Pakistan’s innings started with promise as they reached 155/2, with Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan leading the charge. The First breakthrough of the match came in the court of Mohammad Siraj, well planned by Rohit Sharma, the Indian captain, who used a clever strategy to trick the Pakistan batsmen, and it worked! dismissed Abdullah Shafique, trapping him in leg-before-wicket and India started to gain the upper hand. Then, Hardik Pandya made a strong comeback after a few initial boundaries and dismissed Imam-ul-Haq, who fell victim to an edged drive, including Jasprit Bumrah setting the tone for a dramatic collapse. Pakistan’s fortunes took a U-turn as they lost 8 wickets for just 36 runs, reaching a total of 191. It was a stark reminder of the unpredictable nature of cricket, where a game can change in an instant.

India’s Bowling Excellence:

India’s bowlers, especially Bumrah, Siraj, and Kuldeep Yadav, showed their skills to perfection. Bumrah’s disciplined approach, Siraj’s early breakthrough, and Kuldeep’s spin web dismantled Pakistan’s hopes. Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja also played pivotal roles in stemming the run flow. The final wicket tally showcased India’s collective brilliance.

India’s Response: Batting Mastery

Indias batting

Chasing 192 for victory, India’s openers, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, set the tone with aggressive yet calculated hitting in the areas. Rohit’s timing was perfect, and he played beautifully against the Pakistani bowlers. His shot that went over the boundary for a six was incredible. Even though Rohit didn’t score back-to-back centuries in World Cup matches against Pakistan, his performance set the stage for other players like Shreyas Iyer to do well. Shreyas Iyer scored an important unbeaten 53 runs, which boosted the team’s confidence. Virat Kohli continued the momentum, leading the team towards the target. The balanced batting approach shown by the Indian batting lineup showed their adaptability to various situations.

Pakistan’s Bowling Effort:

Pakistan’s bowlers, led by Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali, fought valiantly despite defending the low target. Shaheen Afridi made early inroads with crucial wickets but couldn’t hold the batters for a longer time and their hits.

Pakistan Innings Scorecard: 191/10 (42.5 Overs)

Abdullah Shafique (lbw b Siraj)20243083.33
Imam-ul-Haq (c Rahul b Hardik Pandya)36386094.74
Babar Azam (c b Siraj)50588086.21
Mohammad Rizwan (wk b Bumrah)49696171.01
Saud Shakeel (lbw b Kuldeep Yadav)6100060.00
Iftikhar Ahmed (b Kuldeep Yadav)4410100.00
Shadab Khan (b Bumrah)250040.00
Mohammad Nawaz (c Bumrah b Hardik Pandya)4140028.57
Hasan Ali (c Shubman Gill b Ravindra Jadeja)12192063.16
Shaheen Afridi (not out)2100020.00
Haris Rauf (lbw b Ravindra Jadeja)260033.33

Extra: 4(b 1, lb 2, w 1)

Powerplays: Overs 0.1-10 Runs 49

Fall of Wickets:

  1. 41-1 (Abdullah Shafique, 7.6)
  2. 73-2 (Imam-ul-Haq, 12.3)
  3. 155-3 (Babar Azam, 29.4)
  4. 162-4 (Saud Shakeel, 32.2)
  5. 166-5 (Iftikhar Ahmed, 32.6)
  6. 168-6 (Mohammad Rizwan, 33.6)
  7. 171-7 (Shadab Khan, 35.2)
  8. 187-8 (Mohammad Nawaz, 39.6)
  9. 187-9 (Hasan Ali, 40.1)
  10. 191-10 (Haris Rauf, 42.5)

Bowling Statistic:

Jasprit Bumrah71192012.70
Mohammed Siraj80502066.25
Hardik Pandya60342055.67
Kuldeep Yadav100352033.50
Ravindra Jadeja9.50382023.90
Shardul Thakur20120006.00

India Innings Scorecard: 192/3 (30.3 Overs)

Rohit Sharma (c) c Iftikhar Ahmed b Shaheen Afridi866364136.51
Shubman Gill c Shadab Khan b Shaheen Afridi161140145.45
Virat Kohli c Mohammad Nawaz b Hasan Ali16183088.89
Shreyas Iyer (not out)53623285.48
KL Rahul (wk) (not out)19292065.52

Extra: 2 (b 0, lb 1, w 1)

Powerplays: Overs 0.1-10: 79 runs

Fall of Wickets:

  1. 23-1 (Shubman Gill, 2.5)
  2. 79-2 (Virat Kohli, 9.5)
  3. 156-3 (Rohit Sharma, 21.4)

Bowling Statistics:

Shaheen Afridi60362016.00
Hasan Ali60341055.67
Mohammad Nawaz8.30470005.50
Haris Rauf60430007.20
Shadab Khan40310007.80

India Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

  • Bench: Ishan Kishan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Suryakumar Yadav
  • Support Staff: Rahul Dravid, Vikram Rathour, Paras Mhambrey, T Dilip

Pakistan Squad

Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

  • Bench: Agha Salman, Fakhar Zaman, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr
  • Support Staff: Mickey Arthur, Grant Bradburn, Andrew Puttick, Morne Morkel

The match between India and Pakistan wasn’t just a cricketing spectacle; it was a reminder of the passion, rivalry, and sheer joy that the sport brings to millions. India’s top-notch performance won the fan’s hearts & making this Match an unforgettable chapter in the rich history of cricketing rivalry.

Unbeatable Legacy Continues:

India’s unbeaten streak against Pakistan in the World Cup is a testament to their consistency and unwavering spirit. The match showcased India’s dominance, with Rohit Sharma leading the charge through an outstanding performance with the bat. His exemplary innings, along with a disciplined team effort, have secured their place at the top of the tournament table. As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 unfolds, India’s cricketing legacy remains untarnished, setting the stage for more thrilling encounters and unforgettable moments in the world of cricket.

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