Two arch rivals in world cricket, India and Pakistan only play in ICC tournaments against each other. They will play against each other on the big stage of the 2023 World Cup at Ahmedabad. Both the teams have a rich history against each other in cricket but in cricket world cups India has a clear upper hand over Pakistan team. In this article, we will tell you about some stats and the history of India Vs Pakistan matches in the cricket world cups.
- Matches – Both teams have played 7 cricket world cup matches against each other. They played first in 1992 and the latest in 2019.
- Wins – Talking about wins, India has emerged as a clear winner winning all the 7 world cup games against Pakistan. India has never lost against Pakistan in cricket world cups.
- Highest totals – The highest total in the India Vs Pakistan world cup game was 336 which was made by India. Pakistan’s highest total in a world cup game against India was 273.
- Lowest totals – Lowest total is by Pakistan team of 173 runs in a world cup game against India whereas India’s Lowest total against Pakistan in a world cup game is 216.
India vs Pakistan ODI World Cup History
The history of the two teams in the cricket world Cups is totally in Favor of men in blues. India is the clear winner when it comes to world cup games. Out of 7 matches played between both sides, India won all of them.
- First world cup game played between India and Pakistan was in 1992 in Sydney where India won the game by 43 runs. The player of the match was Sachin Tendulkar.
- Next world cup meeting between the two sides was in 1996 in Bangalore where India won by 39 runs. The player of the match was Navjot Singh Sidhu.
- In the 1999 world cup, both teams met in Manchester, England. India won the game by 47 runs and the player of the match was Venkatesh Prasad.
- In 2003 it was again India who were winners by 6 wickets in Centurion, South Africa where player of the match was again Sachin Tendulkar.
- It was a big stage in the 2011 world cup as both teams met in a semifinal at Mohali, India. India won the game by 29 runs and the player of the match was once again Sachin Tendulkar.
- In 2015 in Adelaide Oval, Australia Virat Kohli’s classics made India win by 76 runs.
- Latest World Cup meeting between the two sides came in 2019 at Manchester, England where India won the game by 89 runs with a player of the match was Rohit Sharma.