Pakistan have by no means defeated India in T20 World Cup.© AFP
After cruising previous each England and Australia within the warm-up video games, the Virat Kohli-led Team India will tackle arch-rivals Pakistan of their first recreation of the T20 World Cup (Super 12 stage) on the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Pakistan, however, defeated the West Indies of their first warm-up recreation earlier than South Africa surprised them in a high-scoring recreation. India received the inaugural version of the T20 World Cup in 2007 whereas Pakistan additionally lifted the trophy, two years later in England. India and Pakistan are ranked and second and third, respectively, within the T20I rankings. India have dominated Pakistan at ICC occasions, and are additionally unbeaten in each 50-over and T20 World Cups in opposition to their neighbors. India have clashed with Pakistan 5 occasions in T20 World Cups, successful all 5 of them. Moreover, India defeated Pakistan twice, together with the ultimate, through the 2007 T20 World Cup in South Africa.
Ahead of their encounter on Sunday, right here is the general head-to-head report between India vs Pakistan in T20Is:
Matches Played: 8
India: 7 wins
Pakistan: 1 win
India claimed one-sided victories in opposition to Pakistan in 2012 (8 wickets), 2014 (7 wickets), and 2016 (6 wickets). Virat Kohli and Co. would need to prolong their unbeaten streak in opposition to their arch-rivals on Sunday.
All eyes will likely be on Virat Kohli, who will captain India for the primary time at a T20 World Cup. The 33-year-old has a superb report in opposition to Pakistan in T20 World Cups, amassing 169 runs at a median of 56.33.
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