Pakistan vs India | The Mother of All Cricketing Competitions | World T20 2021
Pakistan lock horns with the arch rivals India today in their World T20 Campaign opener. Whenever both the South Asian sides have clashed, the tension rises not only amongst the players, but amongst the fans too. The TV ratings shoot up, the excitement level grows and plenty of drama is guaranteed. As far as history is concerned, Pakistan have lost all 5 World T20 games previously against India. However the Green Shirts want to make 24th October the day when the finally conquer this streak.
Noone has ever been able to answer that why Pakistan have never defeated India in World Cups. Let it be ODI or T20I World Cup, India always runs over Pakistan. An explanation for this is that India Pakistan are high voltage encounters, and whoever controls their nerves better, will sail through. The Pakistani Skipper, Babar Azam has stated that they won’t worry about the past against India. Indian skipper Virat Kohli stated that they will treat this game as a just a normal match. However we all know that there is surely, additional pressure regarding this game.
Both teams are well balanced and we could witness a cracker tonight. Over the last few years, we saw Pakistan being on the weaker end, particularly with the bat. However with inform Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman, this fear is gone now. India also have a well balanced side with inform openers, followed by their Best in the World skipper. Virat has struggled for runs, but when the going gets tough, the tough gets going. Virat Kohli has a big performance due on his shoulders, and tonight might be the right time for him to deliver.
Both teams have a good enough bowling attack. India might edge past Pakistan in death bowling, but Pakistan are lethal with the new ball. The in-swingers of Shaheen Shah Afridi and the accuracy of Imad Wasim will surely be a headache for the Indian top order. Overall a lot of new faces will make their World T20 debut today in this high voltage encounter as the World T20 is being played after a gap of 5 years. The clash begins at 7 PM (PST) at Dubai.