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Kohli then, Bumrah now: Pakistan bottle twice from 11th over to lose matches with over 90% win probability

Kohli then, Bumrah now: Pakistan bottle twice from 11th over to lose matches with over 90% win probability

IND vs PAK: Pakistan bottle yet again, Virat Kohli then, Jasprit Bumrah now as Men in Green lose game despite having 90% win probability

Remember ‘Shot of an Emperor’ to now Jasprit Bumrah’s ‘Boom Boom’. One thing is common on both the occasions, Pakistan Cricket Team had an opportunity of winning the game over 90%. And then on both instances, it was Team India who emerged victorious to clinch some sensational wins.

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Back in 2022, Pakistan Cricket Team were poised in a prime position to win the game. Another similarity, on both games, it was on the 11th over, that the Men in Green had highest chances of winning the game. In 2024, Pakistan had a 97.52% chance of winning while 2 years back they had 93.29% chance of winning.

2022: Pakistan winning chance: 93.29%
2024: Pakistan winning chance: 97.52%

Kohli then, Bumrah now!

Back then it needed a special batting display from King Virat Kohli to see off the match. And 2 years later, Jasprit Bumrah produced a bowling masterclass to help his side achieve a sensational win. All in all, it was on both occasions that Pakistan went on to lose the game they were poised to win with more than 93% chances of winning.

The same 11th over. Back in 2022 T20 World Cup, India were left reeling at 54/4 with 106 runs needed from 54 balls. Cut to 2 years later, Pakistan were 66/2 and needed 54 from 54 balls with 8 wickets remaining.

Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 82 from 53 balls to help India clinch a sensational win. And in New York, it was Jasprit Bumrah who produced a bowling masterclass. 3 wickets in 4 overs and just 14 runs given as India turned the tide in just 45 minutes to register a memorable win.

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