India vs Pakistan : Head to Head in World Cup

October 14, 2023 | SportsGuff Team 17.7K Reads

The match between India and Pakistan is always regarded as a heavyweight encounter. The encounter between these two is full of thrills, no matter where they are in the world. Due to political and internal reasons between two neighboring countries, the game becomes competitive when they are rivals in the game of cricket. The two nations have been competing in the ICC ODI World Cup cricket tournament since 1992.  A World Cup match between India and Pakistan is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

They are going to meet for the 8th time in the World Cup. India have defeated Pakistan in the last seven meetings. Pakistan have not beaten India even once in the ODI World Cup. This time Pakistan is in excellent form. Pakistan captain Babar Azam and India captain Rohit Sharma are also looking in good touch. Both the teams have won the same two matches in this World Cup. India can have home ground and crowd advantage. India will look to maintain their unbeaten World Cup run against Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Pakistan will be planning to beat India for the first time in the World Cup.

India vs Pakistan : Head to Head in World Cup

Country Won Lost Highest Total Lowest Total
India 7 0 336 216
Pakistan 0 7 273 173

1992

India: 216/7
Pakistan: 173/10

The first meeting between India and Pakistan in the ODI World Cup took place in the fifth edition. The World Cup, jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, was named after Vincent Hedges. India upset Pakistan by 43 runs in the first match of the World Cup in Sydney, Australia. Sachin Tendulkar made his debut in this World Cup. The latest young player Sachin got the batting order at number five. He made an important contribution of 54 runs batting excellently. India scored 221 runs at the loss of seven wickets in 49 overs.

In reply, Pakistan were bundled out for 173 runs in 48.1 overs. Manoj Prabhakar, Kapil Dev and Jawagal Srinath took two wickets each in India's win. Prabhakar spent 22 runs with a maiden. For Pakistan, Amir Sohail scored 62 runs off 103 balls and Javed Miyadad scored 30 runs off 113 balls. In India's batting, Sachin hit three fours in 62 balls. Opener Ajay Jadeja scored 46 runs and captain Kapil scored 35 runs off 26 balls with two fours and a six. Despite losing to India, Pakistan lifted the World Cup title for the first time. Pakistan at that time had world class fast bowlers Imran Khan, Aaqib Javed and Wasim Akram.


1996

India : 287/8
Pakistan : 248/9

The quarter-final between India and Pakistan took place at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. India defeated Pakistan by 39 runs for the second time in a row. Batting first, India made 287 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Pakistan made a total of 248 runs in 49 overs. Opener Navjotsinh Sindhu scored 93 runs in India's win. He hit 11 fours in 115 balls. Opener Sachin Tendulkar scored 31 runs. In the middle order, Ajay Jadeja batted aggressively and scored 45 runs off 25 balls by hitting four fours and two sixes. Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmed took two wickets each for Pakistan. Fast bowler Akiv Javed spent 67 runs to take one wicket.

In reply, Pakistan added 248 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 49 overs. India's Vinketeshwar Prasad took three wickets and Anil Kumble took three wickets to disappoint Pakistan by 39 runs. Amer Sohail scored 55 runs and Saeed Anwar scored 48 runs for Pakistan. Salim Malika and Javed Miyadand scored 38 runs in the middle order. Pakistan hit five sixes.


1999

India : 227/6
Pakistan : 180/10

India beat Pakistan by 47 runs as medium fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad took five wickets for the first time in the World Cup. In the match in Manchester, England, India batted first and scored 227 runs after losing seven wickets in 50 overs.

Sachin scored 45 runs off 65 balls and Rahul Dravid contributed 61 runs. Captain Mohammad Azharuddin scored 59 runs. Pakistan's Wasim Akram took two wickets for 27 runs. Azhar Mahmood took two wickets. Shoaib Akhtar took one wicket.

Pakistan could beat India in this match as well. Thanks to Prasad's lethal bowling, Pakistan could not even get to a moderate total. Pakistan were bowled out for 180 runs in 45.3 overs. For Pakistan, Moeen Khan scored 34 runs, Inzamam ul-Haq scored 41 runs and Saeed Anwar scored 36 runs. None of the other batsmen of Pakistan could contribute significantly in the match.


2003

Pakistan : 273/7
India : 276/4

India and Pakistan were in Pool 'A' in the World Cup hosted by South Africa for the first time. Batting for the first time against India in the World Cup, Pakistan put up a challenging total of 273 runs in 50 overs. In reply, India cruised to a 6-wicket win over Pakistan with the help of Sachin Tendulkar's explosive batting. India batted in 45.4 overs. Man of the match Sachin scored 98 runs off 75 balls with 12 fours and a six.

Yuvraj Singh contributed 50 runs and Rahul Dravid contributed 44 runs. For Pakistan, Waqar Younis conceeded 71 runs to take 2 wickets. Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar took a wicket conceeding 72 runs. Earlier, Pakistani opener Saeed Anwar scored a century. He hit seven fours from 126 balls. Younis Khan scored 32 runs and Mohammad Yusuf scored 25 runs. Zaheer Khan took two wickets for India.


2011

India : 260/9
Pakistan : 231/10

The rivalry between India and Pakistan continued in the World Cup since 1992. In the 2011 semi-final, India upset Pakistan by 29 runs to secure the final spot. Batting first, India scored 260 runs in 50 overs at the loss of nine wickets at the Punjab Stadium. Pakistan scored 231 runs after losing all wickets in 49.5 overs. For India, opener Sachin Tendulkar scored 85 runs off 115 balls with the help of 11 fours and Virender Sehwag scored 38 runs. In the middle order, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 25 runs and Suresh Raina scored 36 runs. Wahab Riaz took five wickets for 46 runs.

Pakistan, who had the opportunity to reach the final for the third time in the World Cup, were reduced to 231 runs. Misbah-ul-Haq contributed the highest score of 56 runs for Pakistan. Opener Mohammad Hafeez scored 43 runs and Asad Shafiq scored 30 runs. All the five bowlers Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh took two wickets each for India.


2015

India : 300/7
Pakistan : 224/10

In the 2015 World Cup, India batted first and scored 300 runs in 50 overs at the loss of seven wickets against Pakistan. Pakistan scored 224 runs in 47 overs losing all wickets. Virat Kohli hit eight fours to score a 107 runs for India. Shikhar Dhawan added 73 runs and Suresh Raina added 74 runs. Pakistan's Sohail Khan took five wickets for 55 runs while bowling. In reply, Misbah ul-Haq contributed the highest score of 76 runs for Pakistan. He hit 9 fours and 1 six from 84 balls. Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored 47 runs. Mohammad Shami took four wickets for 35 runs for India.


2019

India : 336/5
Pakistan : 212/6

In the 22nd match of the last edition, Pakistan once again lost by 89 runs against arch-rivals India under DLS rules. In the match in Manchester, India batted first and added 336 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs. Man of the match Rohit Sharma scored 140 runs off 113 balls for India. He hit 14 fours and three sixes. Opener Lokesh Rahul scored 57 runs and Hardik Pandya added 26 runs.

In the rain-affected match, Pakistan scored 212 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 40 overs.  Fakhar Zaman scored 62 runs and Babar Azam scored 48 runs in Pakistan's batting. With the partnership between these two, Pakistan saw hope of victory. Imad Wasim scored 46 runs off 39 balls and Shadab Khan scored 20 runs. Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each for India.