IND vs PAK T20 World Cup
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T20 World Cup India vs Pakistan: Head To Head Records And Stats. An exciting time is ahead of us as the T20 World Cup 2024 will be starting on June 1 and ending on June 29. This year twenty teams will fight in 55 matches for the coveted trophy. The event will be held simultaneously at nine different USA and West Indies venues.

As we have seen in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2024, with the explosion of sixes and fours in most of the matches, the T20 World Cup 2024 will also showcase the same kind of event with fireworks. T20 cricket fans are looking forward to the match between India vs Pakistan at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York on June 9.

The rivalry among cricket teams of Rohit Sharma-led India and Babar Azam-led Pakistan has extended itself to every other situation and cricket is no exception. Seeing these two giant cricketing countries fight for themselves within the T20 World Cup is a cultural phenomenon that glows with the passion of millions of die-hard fans around the globe. Let’s look at the head-to-head record of India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup between 2007 to 2022.

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There have been exactly seven ICC T20 World Cup clashes between India and Pakistan, with India enjoying an impressive victory margin of 5-1 in their favour. Both the teams have met only seven times in the T20 World Cup, globally, as one of their matches ended in a tie in 2007. This overwhelming domination by India underlines their complete supremacy in the T20 format as seen by the way the famous Virat Kohli, the best batsman, tops the list of highest run-scorers in the tournament’s history.

India vs Pakistan Head To Head In ICC T20 World Cup

Total Matches: 7 matches

India Won: 5 matches

Pakistan Won: 1 match

No Result:

Draw: 1 match

Highest Total (India): 192 runs

Highest Total (Pakistan):  182 runs

Lowest Total (India): 119 runs

Lowest Total (Pakistan): 118 runs

Highest Individual Score: 299 runs (Virat Kohli in 5 Innings) 

Highest Wicket-Taker: 4 wickets by Hardik Pandya 

Most Sixes: 9 Sixes by Yuvraj Singh

India vs Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup 2007 (Group Stage)

One of the most memorable moments in the first edition of ICC World Twenty20 was during the 2007 Bowl Out match between India and Pakistan. After a tie in which both teams made 141 runs each, a bowling-out was organized to identify who emerged victorious. Harbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag, and Robin Uthappa hit the wicket whereas Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul, and Yasir Arafat failed to do so from Pakistan’s side. Scoring three rams to zero against Pakistan in the bowl out India triumphed thereby securing an unforgettable win at that key event.

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IND vs PAK: ICC T20 World Cup 2007 Final

Pakistan lost to India in the final of the 2007 T20 World Cup. This tournament was held in South Africa, and it marked the first-ever edition of T20 World Cup. MS Dhoni’s captaincy helped India to win this championship. The Indians decided to bat after winning the toss, and they reached a splendid score of one hundred fifty-seven runs in twenty overs. Pakistan fell short of their goal and lost the match; hence, India lifted the trophy for the 2007 T20 World Cup.

IND vs PAK: ICC T20 World Cup 2012

“In one of the most hyped games,” India outclassed Pakistan with a 10-wicket win in Dubai during the T20 World Cup 2016. After winning the toss, India repeated history this time around by registering a 10-wicket victory. After losing 5 wickets in 18 overs, Pakistan posted 118 runs. Shoaib Malik (26 runs off 16 balls) and Umar Akmal (22 runs off 16 balls) had shown character in this critical juncture to bring their team back into the game.

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IND vs PAK: ICC T20 World Cup 2014

In the year 2014 T20 World Cup, again India defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets. This time, the edition of the tournament was held in Bangladesh, where India won the toss and elected to field first. Even though Pakistan batted first and set a target of 130 runs, India easily won the game with 7 wickets remaining. The most remembered part of the match is that Indian bowler Mohammed Shami got his debut over the wicket of the highest scorer of the opposing team.

IND vs PAK: ICC T20 World Cup 2016

T20 World Cup 2016, Dubai: India once again wins against Pakistan. Winning the toss, India repeated last year’s performance with a 10-wicket win. Pakistani batsmen could score only 118 runs in 18 overs, and in such a difficult situation, Shoaib Malik managed 26 from 16 balls, while Umar Akmal scored 22 from 16 to breathe life back into their team’s falling score.

India vs Pakistan: ICC T20 World Cup 2021

In a historic moment, Pakistan won their first-ever game against India in a World Cup match during the 2021 T20 World Cup. Chasing the target after India won the toss and chose to bat, Pakistan did not lose a single wicket in the run chase and won the game inside the 20 overs stipulated. That was the partnership between Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam that was the cornerstone of this chase and finally went on to be the match-winner for Pakistan in the 2021 T20 World Cup.

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IND vs PAK: ICC T20 World Cup 2022

India secured an exciting victory against Pakistan by 4 wickets during the group stage clash held on October 23, 2022, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Brilliant unbeaten innings of 82 runs off 53 balls by Virat Kohli ensured that India chase down a target of 160 runs and reached a score of 160/6 in their allotted overs.

Masood (52 off 42*) and Iftikhar (51) made noticeable contributions to Pakistan who set a competitive total of 159/8. Hardik Pandya and Arshdeep Singh both took three wickets for India as bowlers which was an outstanding effort. It is safe to say that this match had heart-stopping moments; it also highlighted how deep cricketing prowess can go when two eternal rivals are involved.