India vs Pakistan
India vs Pakistan (Image Credits- Twitter)

IND vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India And Pakistan, ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Match 16. India and Pakistan are set to clash with each other in their opening match of ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

IND vs PAK, match 16 of super 12 round of ICC T20 World Cup 2022, takes place on October 23 (Sunday). The venue of the clash is Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. Babar Azam is the skipper of Pakistan in the tournament. Rohit Sharma is the captain of India. Both teams are part of group 2 in ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

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Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo: BCCI)

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India and Pakistan played one warm-up game earlier. India defeated Australia by 6 runs in their warm-up game. Batting first in the match, India posted 186-7 on the scoreboard. KL Rahul (57) and Suryakumar Yadav (50) smacked incredible half-centuries for the team. Later, India bowled out Australia for 180, winning the match by 6 runs.

IND vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India And Pakistan, ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Match 16
KL Rahul. PC- ICC

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Talking about Pakistan, they lost to England in their warm-up match. Batting first, Pakistan piled up 160-8. Shan Masood scored 39 runs for the team, the most by any batsman. Later, with an unbeaten 45 by Harry Brook and a quickfire 33 by Sam Curran, England grabbed victory by 6 wickets.

England Team
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IND vs PAK Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India And Pakistan, ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Match 16

IND vs PAK Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches IND Won PAK Won NR
Overall 11 8 3 0
At Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 3 2 0
In T20 World Cup 6 5 1 0

(One T20I game between India and Pakistan ended in a tie, which India won in super over eliminator)

Recent Venue Records (Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne) 

Stats- T20Is

Total matches- 18

Matches won batting first- 7

Matches won bowling first- 10

Average 1st Inns scores- 139

Average 2nd Inns scores- 127

Highest total recorded-  184/4 (20 Ov) by AUSW vs INDW

Lowest total recorded-  74/10 (17.3 Ov) by IND vs AUS

Highest score chased-  172/5 (20 Ov) by SL vs AUS

Lowest score defended- 127/10 (18.4 Ov) by AUS vs PAK

Toss Prediction for IND vs PAK Match

Rishabh Pant, Babar Azam
Rishabh Pant, Babar Azam. (Photo: Twitter)

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The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. Many teams have won matches batting first in the tournament so far. Chasing has been a difficult option for the teams in some games. Hence, India and Pakistan might also opt to bat first if they win the toss.

Predicted Scores For IND vs PAK Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 190-210 180-200
PAK 180-200 170-190

Players’ Form- India- Batting

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (Image Credits: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Rohit Sharma 142 3737 31.40
Virat Kohli 109 3712 50.85
KL Rahul 66 2137 39.57
Suryakumar Yadav 34 1045 38.70
Rishabh Pant 62 961 24.02
Dinesh Karthik 56 672 29.22

Who will score the most runs for IND in the match: KL Rahul or Suryakumar Yadav

 

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal. (Photo: Twitter)

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Yuzvendra Chahal 69 85 24.65
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 79 85 22.55
Hardik Pandya 73 54 28.69
Harshal Patel 23 26 26.96
Arshdeep Singh 13 19 19.79
Mohammed Shami 17 18 31.56

Who will pick the most wickets for IND in the match: Arshdeep Singh or Mohammed Shami

 

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Batting

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. Image: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Babar Azam 92 3231 43.66
Mohammad Rizwan 73 2460 52.34
Fakhar Zaman 71 1346 21.76
Iftikhar Ahmed 36 540 27.0
Asif Ali 54 542 15.49
Khushdil Shah 24 309 20.60

Who will score the most runs for PAK in the match: Mohammad Rizwan or Babar Azam

Players’ Form- Pakistan- Bowling

Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, IND vs PAK
Babar Azam, Hasan Ali. (Photo: Twitter)

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Shadab Khan 77 87 22.30
Haris Rauf 50 64 23.03
Shaheen Afridi 40 47 24.32
Mohammad Nawaz 48 44 26.45
Mohammad Hasnain 27 25 34.12
Naseem Shah 9 11 23.82

Who will pick the most wickets for PAK in the match: Shaheen Afridi or Haris Rauf

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