ODI World Cup 2023 Ind vs Pak, Date, Venue, Stats, Squad, And Where To Watch

Updated: 21 July 2023

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ODI World Cup 2023: Ind vs Pak, Date, Venue, Stats, Squad, and Where to Watch. The most spectacular tournament in cricket is all set to make its start from October 5th. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will solely be hosted by India in 10 cities with semi-finals in Mumbai and Kolkata respectively. The full schedule of World Cup 2023 has been released on 27th June by ICC in Mumbai.

World Cup 2023 will feature 45 group stage matches, 2 semi-finals and one final battle. The final of World Cup is set to happen on November 19th in Ahmedabad. Ten teams will be fighting for the ultimate trophy of World Cup. The opening match is also set to happen in Ahmedabad at Narendra Modi Stadium.

World Cup rivalries always remain astonishing and nail-biting. However, there is one rivalry among all of these which remains always on the top, The India vs Pakistan rivalry. This rivalry between these two countries is so significant that it is often referred to as the “El Clásico” of cricket. This year’s World Cup will feature India vs Pakistan match on 15th October in Ahmedabad at the world’s largest cricket stadium, Narendra Modi Stadium.

Ind vs Pak Head-to-Head Stats in World Cup

Whenever India vs Pakistan match happens, stakes go off the roof, fans go crazy and battle remains heated. However, when it comes to ODI World Cup history India has never lost a single match against Pakistan. India has won World Cup 2 times (in 1983 and 2011) whereas Pakistan has won it one time (in 1992).

The arch-rivals first met in a World Cup event in 1992, in Sydney, where India defeated Pakistan by 43 runs. The last time India and Pakistan locked their horns was in T20 World Cup 2022, in which India defeated Pakistan by 4 wickets. Meanwhile, here is a summary of India vs Pakistan stats in World Cup:

World CupTotal No.
Matches Played7
India Won7
Pakistan Won0

Source: Wikipedia

Also read: Full Schedule World Cup 2023

Squad of India and Pakistan for World Cup 2023

Both India and Pakistan are preparing their ideal squads for the CWC 2023. The BCCI may also choose a few players from the IPL for Team India. On the other side, the Pakistan Cricket Board may shortly announce the World Cup team for Pakistan. Players we may expect to see in Team India and Team Pakistan’s squads for the CWC 2023 are addressed below.

Team India’s Predicted 18 Men Squad:

Opener – Rohit Sharma (C), Shubhman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad/ Yashasvi Jaiswal

Middle Order – Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer

Wicket Keeper Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson

All-RounderHardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja

Spinners – Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin

PacersShardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

Probable Playing 11 of India for CWC 2023 – Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill/Y Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj

Team Pakistan 15 Men Squad:

Openers – Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (C), Imam-ul-Haq,

Middle Order –Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Harris (wk),

All-Rounders –Shadab Khan (vc), Mohammad Nawaz (spinner), Salman Ali Agha (spinner),

Pacers – Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Harris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Ihsanullah,

Probable Playing 11 of Pakistan – Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shadab Khan (vc), Tayyab Tahir, Salman Ali Agha (spinner), Mohammad Nawaz (spinner), Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah

Where to Watch ICC World Cup 2023

In India:

Television – Star Sports will carry live coverage of the 2023 Asia Cup on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports 2, and Star Sports Tamil.

Streaming Platform – Hotstar subscribers who want to catch the world cup matches are not required to purchase a premium subscription because both the Asia Cup 2023 and the ICC World Cup 2023 will be aired for free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

In Pakistan: The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be aired live on television in Pakistan by PTV Sports and Asports.