The action in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 continues on Saturday, October 14 when India (IND) and Pakistan (PAK) meet at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad in Match 12. India began their campaign with victories against Australia and Afghanistan in their first two games.
Pakistan, on the other hand, won their first two games against the Netherlands and Sri Lanka. In the forthcoming match, the Men in Green will try to pick up another victory and increase their position on the point table. Meanwhile, India, with home advantage, would be confident going into this encounter.
IND vs PAK Match Details:
|Match||India Vs Pakistan, ODI World Cup 2023, Match 12|
|Venue||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Date & Time||Saturday, October 14, 2:00 PM (IST)|
|Live Streaming Details||Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar app and website|
The Narendra Modi Stadium surface in Ahmedabad provides a good balance of batting and bowling, with spinners having an advantage. To avoid being penalized by the hitters, fast bowlers must be precise. Spinners will benefit from the pitch, particularly when the sun is shining. However, as the game proceeds and dew falls, hitting gets simpler and hitters are free to play their strokes.
IND vs PAK Head-to-Head Record:
|First Played||1st Oct 1978|
|Last Played||10th Sep 2023|
IND vs PAK Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf
Probable Best Performers
Probable Best Batter:
Rohit Sharma (India)
The Indian captain was dismissed for a six-ball duck against Australia in the first game after being caught in front by Josh Hazlewood, but he hit a dazzling century against Afghanistan to declare his arrival in the flagship tournament. He will be an important batter in India’s victory in this game.
Probable / Predicted Best Bowler:
Ravindra Jadeja (India)
The left-arm spinner got the competition started with a bang, earning 3/28 in ten overs. Jadeja was equally impressive against Afghanistan, but he went wicketless. He’ll be trying to show off his bowling skills in the game.
Today’s Match Winner Prediction: India can win the Match
Disclaimer: The forecast is based on the author’s understanding, analysis, and instinct. Consider the ideas raised and make your own judgment when making your forecast.