Babar Azam and Virat Kohli
Babar Azam and Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)

IND vs PAK- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between India And Pakistan? ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 16. India and Pakistan will battle against each other in their opening game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Both the teams are part of group 2 in the tournament. The India vs Pakistan match is part of the super 12 round. The match will take place on October 23 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

India won both of their warm-up matches in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. India defeated England in the 1st game by 7 wickets and then defeated Australia in the 2nd game by 9 wickets. England batted first and scored 188-5 on the scoreboard. Jonny Bairstow hit 49 runs and Moeen Ali hit 43 runs. Later, India chased the target and won the match by 7 wickets. Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul smacked half-centuries.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul looked immaculate on the night. (Image: Twitter)

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Australia posted 152-5 on the scoreboard against India in the warm-up match. Steve Smith hit 57 runs while Marcus Stoinis hit unbeaten 41 runs. Later, India chased the target by 9 wickets. KL Rahul hit 39 while Rohit Sharma hit 60.

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India cricket Team[photo: Twitter]
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Pakistan defeated West Indies during the warm-up game but lost to South Africa in the other game in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. West Indies scored 130-7 in the 1st innings with Shimton Hetmyer’s 28 runs. Later, Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam hit a half-century while Fakhar Zaman scored an unbeaten 46 as Pakistan won by 7 wickets.

Babar Azam, International Cricket
Babar Azam (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Pakistan scored 186-6 while batting first against South Africa. Fakhar Zaman hit 52 runs in the match while Asif Ali hit 32. Later, with an unbeaten century by Rassie van der Dussen (101), South Africa won the match by 6 wickets.

Rassie van der Dussen (Photo- Getty)
Rassie van der Dussen (Photo- Getty)

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IND vs PAK- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between India And Pakistan? ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 16

IND vs PAK Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches IND Won PAK Won No Result
Overall 8 7 1 0
At Dubai International Cricket Stadium 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 4 1 0
In ICC T20 World Cup 5 5 0 0


Recent Venue Records (Dubai International Cricket Stadium)

Stats- T20

Total Matches- 61

Matches won batting first- 34

Matches won bowling first- 26

Average 1st innings score- 144

Average 2nd innings score- 122

Highest total recorded- 211/6 (20 Ov) by IRE vs SCO

Lowest total recorded- 71/10 (13.2 Ov) by IRE vs AFG

Highest score chased- 183/5 (19.4 Ov) by AFG vs UAE

Lowest score defended- 134/7 (20 Ov) by OMAN vs HK

Toss Prediction for IND vs PAK Match

The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. In T20Is, it is a good strategy to opt to bowl first and then chase the target. In T20 World Cup 2021 too, many teams have used this strategy.

Predicted Scores for IND vs PAK Match

Team 1st batting 2nd batting
IND 160-180 160-180
PAK 150-170  150-170

Players’ Form- India- Batting

 

Players Matches  Runs  Average 
KL Rahul 2 90 45.0
Ishan Kishan 1 70
Rohit Sharma 1 60 60.0
Suryakumar Yadav 2 46 46.0
Rishabh Pant 1 29
Hardik Pandya 2 26

Who will score the most runs for India in the match: Rohit Sharma or KL Rahul

Players’ Form-India- Bowling

 

Players Matches  Wickets  Average 
Mohammed Shami 1 3 13.33
R Ashwin 2 2 15.50
Rahul Chahar 2 2 30.0
Jasprit Bumrah 1 1 26.0
Ravindra Jadeja 1 1 35.0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2 1 81.00

Who will pick the most wickets for India in the match: Mohammed Shami or Jasprit Bumrah

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Batting

Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Fakhar Zaman 2 98 98.0
Babar Azam 2 65 32.50
Shoaib Malik 2 42 42.0
Asif Ali 1 32 32.0
Mohammad Rizwan 2 32 16.0
Mohammad Hafeez 2 13 6.50

Who will score the most runs for Pakistan in the match: Fakhar Zaman or Babar Azam

Players’ Form-Pakistan- Bowling

 

Players Matches  Wickets Average 
Shaheen Shah Afridi 2 4 17.75
Imad Wasim 2 3 8.33
Hasan Ali 2 2 36.50
Haris Rauf 2 2 32.50

Who will the pick most wickets for Pakistan in the match: Shaheen Shah Afridi or Iman Wasim