India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam-ul-Haq declares, ‘Everything is in India’s favour,’ Virat Kohli strongest candidate

IND vs PAK: Inzamam Ul Haq makes big claim, 'Under pressure Virat Kohli & Co were scared to face Pakistan'
IND vs PAK: Inzamam Ul Haq makes big claim, 'Under pressure Virat Kohli & Co were scared to face Pakistan'

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam-ul-Haq declares, ‘Everything is in India’s favour’- Ahead of the high-octane clash against India, former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has come up with a strong statement to put Pakistan fans on the edge of their seats. In the built-up to the mouthwatering clash, he said that ‘Everything is in favour of India’ and India captain Virat Kohli will be the strongest candidate. Follow T20 World Cup live updates on insidesport.in

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam-ul-Haq declares, ‘Everything is in India’s favour,’ Kohli strongest candidate

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“Everything is in India’s favour,” Inzamam said in his YouTube channel, adding that IPL 2021 in UAE will have played a crucial role in helping them easily adapt to the pitches.

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam-ul-Haq says, ‘Kohli strongest candidate’- The Pakistan legend also warned Babar Azam & Co about the Kohli factor.  

“Virat Kohli might only focus on his batting […] this is a good decision […] as this is his last World Cup [as captain] and he will try to end it on a positive note,” he added.

Virat Kohli vs Pakistan

  • Kohli loves playing against Pakistan. In fact, it brings the best out of him.
  • He has smashed 254 runs against neighbours in just 6 matches at a healthy average of 84. However, he needs to improve his strike rate.
  • His ODIs figures against Pakistan is also an area of concern for Pakistan.
  • The 32-year-old has racked up a couple of centuries and fifties with an average of 48.73.

In T20s

Versus Mat Inns NO 100s 50s 0s HS Runs Avg S/R Ca Fld Ca Kpr St
Pakistan 6 6 3 0 2 0 78* 254 84.67 118.69 3 0 0

 

In ODIs

Versus Mat Inns NO 100s 50s 0s HS Runs Avg S/R Ca Fld Ca Kpr St
Pakistan 13 13 2 2 2 1 183 536 48.73 96.23 7 0 0

 

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam further stated that India was the most dangerous team in the sub-continent with a mix of experienced bowlers in their lineup. Notably, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Shami as wells as Shardul Thakur emerged among the top wicket-takers in the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

Player Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
JJ Bumrah 14 14 55.0 0 410 21 3/36 19.52 7.45 15.7 0 0
SN Thakur 16 16 59.5 1 527 21 3/28 25.09 8.80 17.0 0 0
Mohammed Shami 14 14 52.4 1 395 19 3/21 20.78 7.50 16.6 0 0

 

The much-awaited clash between India vs Pakistan is all set to take place on October 24, Sunday. While Kohli & Co are well placed after winning the warmup matches against England and Australia, Pakistan faced a jolt after losing to South Africa. However, they beat ‘World Champions’ West Indies and thus cannot be taken lightly.

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Head-to-Head in ICC tournaments

  • Pakistan is yet to beat India in any World Cup fixture.
  • India leads Pakistan 6-1 in 8 T20 matches, including a tie.
  • The record shows Pakistan will have an uphill task against Virat Kohli & Co. in the upcoming contest.
  • The two neighbours had last met each other in the 2019 World Cup in Manchester on October 29.
Tournament Matches played India won Pakistan won Draw/Tie/No result
World Cup 7 7 0 0
T20 World Cup 5 4 0 1
Champions Trophy 5 2 3 0
Total 17 13 3 1

 

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India vs Pakistan LIVE: Inzamam-ul-Haq declares, ‘Everything is in India’s favour,’ Kohli strongest candidate

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