Virat Kohli eye runs and records against his ‘favourite’ Pakistan in IND vs PAK

Virat Kohli eye runs and records against his ‘favourite’ Pakistan in IND vs PAK

Virat Kohli holds incredible record against Pakistan and he will be eyeing for more on Saturday in Ahmedabad.

India’s star batter Virat Kohli has started World Cup campaign in dream fashion, scoring two fifties in two matches. His next opponent will be Pakistan against whom he has scored bucket of runs. When it comes to World Cups, the former Indian skipper has incredible numbers against arch-rivals. He will be aiming to continue his stunning record in IND vs PAK on Saturday, October 14 at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium.


The last time India faced against Pakistan in the ICC tournament was the T20 World Cup last year in Australia, where Kohli played one of the best knocks of the tournament and powered India to a memorable win. The 34-year-old scored an unbeaten 82 off 53 balls to guide India home in the run-chase.

In last five India vs Pakistan World Cup matches, Kohli has scored over 378 runs at a whopping average of 126.

Virat Kohli’s last 5 World Cup innings vs Pakistan

India vs Pakistan in 2022 T20 World Cup – 82* runs
India vs Pakistan in 2021 T20 World Cup – 57 runs
India vs Pakistan in 2019 ODI World Cup – 77 runs
India vs Pakistan in 2016 T20 World Cup – 55*
India vs Pakistan 2015 ODI World Cup – 107 runs

Kohli, who surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most runs in World Cups in last game against Afghanistan, will be eyeing more records and more importantly, match winning-knock on Saturday in front of home crowd.

India Squad for Cricket World Cup 2023

Batters: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav

WKs: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul (VC)

Seam all-rounders: Shardul Thakur

Spin all-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

Seamers: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna

Spinner: Kuldeep Yadav


Editors pick

Predicted India Playing XI: Kuldeep to return, Siraj out of IND vs AFG?
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