5 iconic moments from India vs Pakistan World Cup matches – cricket


India have dominated Pakistan in World Cup encounters and continued their magnificent run with an outstanding win within the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The boys in blue have gained all seven World Cup encounters towards their arch-rivals.

Listed below are a few of the most iconic moments between India and Pakistan at a World Cup:

1. Venkatesh Prasad vs Aamir Sohail – 1996 World Cup

One of the vital memorable World Cup moments between India and Pakistan was the temporary on-field tussle between Venkatesh Prasad and Aamir Sohail in 1996. Chasing 288, Pakistan had gone off to a flying begin with openers Sohail and Saeed Anwar including 84 runs for the first-wicket. After Anwars’ departure for 48, Sohail carried on to attain his half century with a slash via mid-off. He then appeared on the seamer Prasad, who was on the assault, and indicated that he’ll hit one other boundary in the identical space on the following ball. However Prasad pitched one exterior the off-stump, which Sohail utterly missed, and noticed his wickets flying away. The correct-armer gave an indignant sendoff to the batsman and mouthed verbal abuses as he walked again.

2. Sachin Tendulkar’s 98 – 2003 World Cup

Chasing 276, India obtained off to a brisk begin with openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag including 53 runs on the board in simply 5 overs. However Each Sehwag and skipper Sourav Ganguly have been dismissed by seamer Waqar Younis on consecutive deliveries, and the onus of the chase fell on the Grasp Blaster. Tendulkar carried on from he began, regardless of the autumn of wickets and scored 98 in 75 balls at a strike price of 130.66. His innings included 12 fours and a six – and it set the platform for India to chase down the full.

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3. Virat Kohli’s 100 – 2015 World Cup

Earlier than the beginning of 2015 World Cup, the Indian cricket workforce had a forgettable abroad tour to Australia, and lots of anticipated the workforce to get eradicated within the group phases itself. However of their first World Cup recreation, the facet handed Pakistan an enormous 76-run defeat, courtesy a century from Virat Kohli. The correct-handed batsman hammered 107 runs in 126 balls, changing into the primary Indian to attain a ton towards Pakistan in any World Cup occasion. India posted 300 runs on the board, and bowled out the opposition for 224 in 47 overs.

4. Javed Miandad ‘hilarious’ antics – 1992 World Cup

One of the vital awkward cricket antics have been on show when India confronted Pakistan within the World Cup for the primary time in 1992. Chasing a meagre complete of 217, Pakistan’s middle-order batsman Javed Miandad was pissed off together with his facet struggling to get runs on a troublesome floor. Within the twenty fifth over, Tendulkar struck the batsman on the pads, which prompted a loud attraction from the wicket-keeper Kiran Extra. A pissed off Miandad took exception to the pointless attraction. Within the subsequent ball, he moved away earlier than Tendulkar might pitch after which change verbal blows with Extra. Subsequent, he tried to steal a single off Tendulkar within the subsequent supply, however ran again to his crease after with India rapidly getting the ball again to the keeper. A pissed off Miandad then, hilariously, jumped thrice within the air to specific his feelings.

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5. Ajay Jadeja vs Waqar Younis – 1996 World Cup

One of the vital memorable World Cup innings was performed by India’s Ajay Jadeja towards Pakistan in 1996 World Cup. Waqar Younis was considered the perfect bowler of the period, and cricket was nowhere close to its T20 mode. Coming within the center to bat after the dismissal of Mohammad Azharuddin, Jadeja smashed 45 runs in 25 balls at a strike price of 180. He struck 4 fours and two sixes in his innings. The batsman was acknowledged for hitting 23 runs in 5 balls from Younis, solely to be dismissed on the sixth ball he confronted from the seamer. His innings took India’s complete to 287/8 in 50 overs as India added 51 runs within the remaining three overs.