Finally, the most hype-creating match between India and Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2023 tournament was successfully held at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on 14th October 2023. Millions of fans across the world enjoyed the contest of IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023 as the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma along with his team achieved a resounding victory against Pakistan by 7 wickets to record their 3rd win of this tournament and maintained the unbeaten winning streak of 8-0 against their rivals.
Hitman Rohit Sharma continued with his consistent form in this match and many interesting facts and records of the IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023 will be discussed in detail…
Table of Contents
- 1 What was the Playing XI for the IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
- 2 Bowlers and Rohit Sharma’s dominant show against Pakistan: Intriguing Highlights of IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
- 3 India’s ranking on the points table after IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023:
- 4 IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023: Decoding Pakistan’s score of 191-10 in 42.5 Overs
- 5 IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023: Decoding India’s score of 192-3 in 30.3 Overs
- 6 Bowlers and Rohit Sharma’s Dominant Show against Pakistan: Intriguing Facts and Records of IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
What was the Playing XI for the IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
India Playing XI:
- Rohit Sharma (Captain): Batsman
- Shubman Gill: Batsman
- Virat Kohli : Batsman
- Shreyas Iyer: Batsman
- KL Rahul: Batsman and Wicket-Keeper
- Hardik Pandya:All-rounder
- Ravindra Jadeja: All-rounder
- Shardul Thakur: All-rounder
- Kuldeep Yadav: Bowler
- Jasprit Bumrah: Bowler
- Mohammed Siraj: Bowler
Pakistan Playing XI:
- Abdullah Shafique: Batsman
- Imam-ul-Haq: Batsman
- Babar Azam (Captain): Batsman
- Mohammad Rizwan: Batsman and Wicket-Keeper
- Saud Shakeel: All-rounder
- Iftikhar Ahmed: All-rounder
- Shadab Khan: All-rounder
- Mohammad Nawaz: All-rounder
- Hasan Ali: Bowler
- Shaheen Afridi: Bowler
- Haris Rauf: Bowler
- India made 1 change to their Playing XI compared to their previous match against Afghanistan by including Shubman Gill in place of Ishan Kishan. Whereas, Pakistan played with the same Playing XI compared to their previous match against Sri Lanka.
- Both India and Pakistan included only a single wicket-keeper in their Playing XI.
- Pakistan included four all-rounders in their Playing XI whereas India included three all-rounders for this match.
- A combination of two spin bowlers and four fast bowlers of the Indian team performed well against Pakistan. On the other side, Pakistan utilized the combination of 3 fast bowlers and 2 spin bowlers against India during the 2nd innings.
Bowlers and Rohit Sharma’s dominant show against Pakistan: Intriguing Highlights of IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma made a wise decision to field first after winning the toss considering the dew factors and the batting conditions under the lights during the 2nd innings. Rohit Sharma analyzed that the pitch conditions at this venue tend to become favorable during the 2nd innings.
Pakistan started off well with the bat as the Indian Bowler Mohammed Siraj was proving to be expensive by offering away most of the runs on the Pakistan scoreboard through boundaries.
Mohammed Siraj finally found a way to grab the important wicket of Pakistan’s opening batsman Abdullah Shafique (20 runs from 24 balls- including 3 fours) at 41-1 in 7.5 overs.
After the dismissal of Imam-ul-Haq( 36 runs from 38 balls- including 6 fours), situations didn’t seem to be favorable for India as Pakistan Skipper Babar Azam along with Mohammad Rizwan maintained a steady 72-run partnership.
Finally, Babar Azam came back into form by scoring his first half-century of the ICC World Cup 2023. At one stage, Pakistan’s score of 155-2 in 29.3 overs seemed a threat to the Indian cricket team with the maximized chances of scoring above the 300-run mark.
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma tried to maintain his calmness by implementing a different strategy which exhibited one of the best leadership qualities possessed.
Mohammed Siraj, who was initially struggling by conceding more runs against Pakistan, finally succeeded in dismissing Babar Azam( 50 runs from 58 including 7 fours) at 155-3 in 29.4 overs before the Pakistan skipper could start changing the game by scoring high runs.
After the dismissal of Babar Azam, Pakistan’s wickets fell in quick succession as shown below:
- Saud Shakeel ( 6 runs from 10 balls) at 162-4 in 32.2 overs.
- Iftikhar Ahmed (4 runs from 4 balls- including 1 four) at 166-5 in 32.5 overs.
- Mohammad Rizwan (49 runs from 69 balls- including 7 fours) at 166-6 in 33.5 overs.
- Shadab Khan (2 runs from 5 balls) at 171-7 in 35.2 overs.
- Mohammad Nawaz (4 runs from 14 balls) at 187-8 in 39.5 overs.
- Hasan Ali (12 runs from 19 balls- including 2 fours) at 187-9 in 40.1 overs.
- Haris Rauf (2 runs from 6 balls) at 191-10 in 42.5 overs.
From 155-2 in 29.3 overs to 191-10 in 42.5 overs, Pakistan succumbed to the Indian bowling attack by collapsing with a score of 36 runs and losing 8 wickets (36-8) in 13.2 overs.
Here are the best bowling performances of the Indian bowlers against Pakistan during the IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023, you need to know:
- Jasprit Bumrah’s excellent bowling performance of 19-2 in 7 overs( including 1 maiden over), which also includes the important wicket of Pakistan’s in-form batsman Mohammad Rizwan.
- Mohammed Siraj’s game-changing spell of 50-2 in 8 overs– includes the important wickets of opening batsman “Abdullah Shafique” and Pakistan skipper “Babar Azam”.
- Hardik Pandya’s fierce bowling performance of 34-2 in 6 overs– includes the crucial wickets of opening batsman “Imam-ul-Haq” and all-rounder “Mohammad Nawaz”.
- Kuldeep Yadav’s match-dominating spell of 35-2 in 10 overs– includes the important wickets of Saud Shakeel and Iftikhar Ahmed.
- Ravindra Jadeja’s match-sealing spell of 38-2 in 9.5 overs.
India’s 2nd innings with the bat started off with the fierce performance of Rohit Sharma. Though fans were expecting to see Shubman Gill in action against Pakistan after recovering from fever, the Indian Batsman could not make use of the best opportunity in his 1st World Cup match against Pakistan as the star batsman had to depart after scoring only 16 runs from 11 balls ( including 4 fours).
Rohit Sharma maintained a 56-run partnership with Virat Kohli to compete against the bowling attack of Pakistan. Virat Kohli, after scoring two back-to-back half-centuries in this World Cup tournament against Australia and Afghanistan, failed to make an impressive score by scoring only 16 runs from 18 balls ( including 3 fours).
Rohit Sharma once again maintained a steady 77-run partnership with Shreyas Iyer by completing his half-century and making an attempt to score another century in this tournament.
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma who scored a brilliant century in his previous match against Afghanistan, could not reach his 32nd ODI hundred in this match.
Rohit Sharma had to finally depart after offering a brilliant performance of 86 runs from 63 balls ( including 6 fours and 6 sixes) and fell just 14 runs short of his 32nd ODI hundred as well as his 8th century in World Cup matches.
Though Rohit Sharma was dismissed at 156-3 in 21.4 overs by Pakistan Bowler Shaheen Afridi, the Indian skipper has set another comfortable chase for his middle-order batsman with just 37 runs required from more than 29 overs.
Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul took their own time to seal the match against Pakistan by ensuring to had control over their wickets.
Shreyas Iyer finished the match in style by striking a four and scoring his 1st half-century of ICC World Cup 2023 against Pakistan with a controlled performance of 53 runs from 62 balls( including 3 fours and 2 sixes).
Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul guided India to a comfortable run chase set by the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma with a score of 192-3 in 30.3 overs by winning against Pakistan with a 7-wicket win and 117 balls to spare. India continue their winning streak against Pakistan in World Cup matches with 8-0.
India’s ranking on the points table after IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023:
Here is the position of the Indian cricket team along with the other teams on the points table of the ICC World Cup 2023 tournament after the winning moments of IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023:
|Position||Teams||Matches Played||Matches Won||Matches Lost||Matches TIED||NO Result||Points||Net-Run-Rate (NRR)|
After the events of the IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023, the Indian cricket team ranks in the first position on the points table of the ICC World Cup 2023 tournament.
IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023: Decoding Pakistan’s score of 191-10 in 42.5 Overs
Let us decode Pakistan’s 1st innings score of 191-10 in 42.5 overs split into 10-over intervals:
- 0 to 10 overs: 49-1
- 10 to 20 overs: 53-1 ( Pakistan’s score at 20 overs: 103-2)
- 20 to 30 overs: 53-1( Pakistan’s score at 30 overs: 156-3)
- 30 to 40 overs: 31-5( Pakistan’s score at 40 overs: 187-8)
- 40 to 50 overs: 4-2( Pakistan’s score at 42.5 overs: 191-10)
From the above facts, it becomes clear that Pakistan scored a minimum number of 31 runs between 30 to 40 overs of the 1st innings by losing a maximum of 5 wickets.
Also, Pakistan scored a maximum of 53 runs by losing each 1 wicket between 10 to 20 overs and 20 to 30 overs during the 1st innings.
IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023: Decoding India’s score of 192-3 in 30.3 Overs
Let us decode India’s 2nd innings score of 192-3 in 30.3 overs split into 10-over intervals:
- 0 to 10 overs: 79-2
- 10 to 20 overs: 63-0 ( India’s score at 20 overs: 142-2)
- 20 to 30 overs: 44-1( India’s score at 30 overs: 186-3)
- 30 to 40 overs: 6-0 ( India’s score at 30.3 overs: 192-3)
From the above facts, it becomes apparent India scored a maximum number of 79 runs by losing 2 wickets in the first 10 overs of the powerplay (79-2 in 10 overs) which is higher compared to the powerplay score of Pakistan’s 49-1 in the first 10 overs.
Bowlers and Rohit Sharma’s Dominant Show against Pakistan: Intriguing Facts and Records of IND vs PAK 12th Match CWC 2023
Here are the impressive facts and records from the IND vs PAK 12th match CWC 2023 all you need to know:
- Pakistan’s score of 191-10 is the second-lowest score against India in World Cup matches.
- Rohit Sharma hits 302 sixes in the ODI matches which is the 3rd most number of sixes hit by any batsman in ODI cricket, following the records of former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi (351 sixes ) and former West Indies batsman Chris Gayle (331 sixes).
- This is the 3rd worst collapse of 36 runs and 8 wickets (36-8) for Pakistan in ODIs.
- Pakistan is the 2nd team of the ICC World Cup 2023 tournament to complete their innings with the bat without hitting any sixes following Australia.
- This is the 3rd time in the World Cup that every bowler in a team has taken 2 wickets in an innings.
- Rohit Sharma scored four half-centuries and two centuries against Pakistan in his last 8 ODI matches.
- Rohit Sharma is the 3rd batsman to hit the most number of sixes in a World Cup ODI innings for the maximum number of times (3 matches ) following the former South African batsman Ab De Villers (3 matches )and former West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle ( 3 matches ).
- This is the 2nd highest win for India in World Cup matches against Pakistan, in terms of the number of balls left (117 balls) while chasing targets.
- India holds the second-most one-sided record in World Cup contests against Pakistan with an unbeaten 8-0 winning streak.