IND vs PAK in T20 World Cup 2022: Team India will start their campaign in T20 World Cup 2022 on October 23. Pakistan team will face a huge challenge in the first match. That team with the worst records..
In T20 World Cup India vs Pakistan teams (IND vs PAK) are all set to face each other on October 23 i.e. today. The match will start at 1.30 PM IST at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). In this match, which will be held a day before Diwali, the Indian fans are expecting a gift of victory from their players. Indian team has always dominated Pakistan in big tournaments. In such a situation, it seems that there is no chance of the hopes of Indian fans coming true. After that, this time the match will be held in Australia, where India is likely to secure victory. There are some reasons for this. Let’s see that now..
What is that magic?
The Pakistan team is tied with the T20 record in Australia. In fact, Pakistan team has not won a single T20 match in Australia till now. Pakistan team has played four matches in Australia so far. Three of them were lost. One match was inconclusive. But it is noteworthy that these four matches were played against Australia.
In 2010, Pakistan team played a match in Australia for the first time. Australia was restricted to 127 runs by strong bowling. But, could not reach the target. In this match, Pakistan team could score only 125 runs. After that, Pakistan played three T20s in Australia in 2019. The first match was inconclusive. In the second match, Australia won by a one-sided margin of 7 wickets, while in the third match, Australia restricted Pakistan to just 106 runs and achieved the target in the 12th over.
India’s record in Australia is strong.
The Indian team has played 12 T20 matches in Australia so far. Here India won 7 matches and lost 4 matches. One match was inconclusive. The series between India and Australia in 2012 and 2018 was drawn 1-1. Meanwhile, in 2016 and 2020, India defeated Australia on its own soil. There is no doubt that India’s strong record in Australia will give Pakistan a double headache.