Recapping The Last Five Clashes Between India and Pakistan
In anticipation of their highly anticipated clash at the Asia Cup, we take a retrospective look at the recent five encounters between these arch-rivals across all formats:
1. India vs. Pakistan: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Group Stage, Melbourne (October 23, 2022)
– A thrilling match ended with India securing victory on the final ball.
– Arshdeep Singh’s impressive bowling spell set the tone for India.
– Virat Kohli’s exceptional innings, accelerating from 46 to 82, guided India to a dramatic win by four wickets.
2. India vs. Pakistan: Asia Cup Super Four, Dubai (September 4, 2022)
– Pakistan managed to overcome a resilient India in a close contest.
– Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul gave India a strong start, but Pakistan fought back.
– Mohammed Nawaz’s impactful performance with the bat secured Pakistan’s victory.
3. India vs. Pakistan: Asia Cup Group Stage, Dubai (August 28, 2022)
– India emerged victorious in a tense match.
– Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya played pivotal roles.
– Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya’s partnership sealed the win for India.
4. India vs. Pakistan: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Group Stage, Dubai (October 24, 2021)
– Pakistan achieved a historic victory over India.
– Shaheen Afridi’s brilliant spell and Babar Azam’s partnership with Rizwan were crucial.
– India’s batting struggled, managing only 151/7 in their innings.
5. India vs. Pakistan: Cricket World Cup Group Stage, Manchester (June 16, 2019)
– India dominated Pakistan in a one-sided contest.
– Rohit Sharma’s century and half-centuries from Rahul and Kohli propelled India.
– Pakistan, despite a promising partnership, could only manage 212/6 in a rain-reduced match.
These encounters reflect the intense rivalry and memorable moments shared between India and Pakistan in recent years.