And finally we are here after a long period of more than 2 years.It will be a historic clash where India is taking on Pakistan at the T20 World Cup 2021.This rivalry of cricket is one of the most intense rivalries in the field of sports.Many legendary players feel that it is a bigger clash than The Ashes between Australia and England. Pakistan’s record against India in the World Cup is a terrible nightmare for them as they have not opened their accounts yet out of 13 blockbuster matches.India has completely dominated Pakistan in the World Cup for the past three decades with eleven straight victories.India VS Pakistan is always a high pressure game and the team which is good at handling pressure can emerged victorious.On the other hand,expectations of fans from the sides is also at the top and the environment is completely different from fans’ point of view filled with excitement and thrill.So tighten your seatbelts we are about to have fun… Get ready!
LET’S RELIVE SOME OF THE ICONIC MOMENTS OF INDIA-PAKISTAN MATCHES:
- Venkatesh Prasad vs Aamir Sohail – 1996 World Cup:
Every cricket fan must have heard about this iconic incident during the 15th over in the World Cup 1996 where Aamir Sohail smashed a boundary to Venkatesh Prasad and sledged him by pointing a finger towards the direction of the ball which he hit.And on the next delivery,an iconic moment was captured as Venaktesh Prasad knocked out Amir Sohail’s stump out of the ground.
2.Sachin Tendulkar’s masterclass in 2003:
Who can forget that six from the master blaster in the World Cup match against Pakistan in 2003.It is still one of the most iconic shots from the god of cricket.Even the bowler,Shoaib Akhtar praises that shot from the little master,Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.
3.India Pakistan bowl out at 2007 World Cup:
After the same scorecard of both the teams, Umpires decided to have a bowl out between the bowlers from both the sides.Both the teams have 5 chances and Indian bowlers have managed to hit straight 3 delivers to the stumps while Pakistani Bowlers were not able to hit a single ball to the stumps.It was one of the best bowl outs in International cricket till now.
4.Victory at the World Cup Semi Final 2011:
It was on March 30, 2011,India was ready to take on Pakistan which one of the greatest rivalries in cricket were about to take place in the world cup semi final.Pakistan had a chance to register their first World Cup victory against India but they failed and India shattered their dreams.It is still one of the most viewed matches in cricket history till now.
5.History created at the 2007 World Cup Final:
No Indian can forget that historic catch from Sreesanth where he caught the catch of Misbah-ul-Haq which helped us in conquering the title of World T20 champions.But according to Sreesanth that catch of Misbah wasn’t the one that put him in the pressure.
Hope you loved our article and cherish some of the iconic moments from India-Pakistan matches.Till then wait for 24th October and expect a fierce clash between two thrilling cricketing nations.