Wednesday, February 4, 2015

India vs Pakistan - Cricket World Cup 2015

Match details:

Cricket World cup 2015: Match 4(D/N) - India vs Pakistan
Date: February 15, Time: GMT 03:30, IST 09:00, Local 14:00
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Australia

Team India:
India is entering in to the cricket world cup 2015 as a defending champion. Batting is their main strength to the team to get success in cricket world cup 2015. Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli,Rahane, Dhoni, Raina will lead the Indian batting which is one of the strongest batting line up. Bowling is big concern for them as their strike bowlers Bhuvaneshwar Kumar ,Mohammad Shami were not in form, Ishant Sharme is doubtful for the final berth due to injury. India has lifted their first world in 1983. It has won T20 world cup in 2007, won 2011 world cup at home.

Squad
MS Dhoni (captain/wicket keeper),Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane. Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, A T Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav.

Team Pakistan
Pakistan is one of the strong team from Asia and played in 10 world cups. In 1992, it won the world cup for the first time under Imran Khan. Misbah-ul-Haq will lead Pakistan team with experienced Younis Khan, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez. Again like Indian bowling is a big concern for them as they are missing there strike bowlers Ajmal( who was under ICC ban for his illegal bowling) and Junai Khan( ruled out the tournament due to injury), medium fast bowler Rahat Ali was announced as his replacement. Pakistan has made to the finals in 1999 but lost to Australia.

Squad:
Misbah ul Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez (vice-captain), Shoaib Maqsood, Ahmed Shehzad, Younis Khan, Harris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicket keeper), Shahid Afridi, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Irfan, Rahat Ali (replacement for Junaid Khan), Ehsan Adil, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz.

Head to head (India vs Pakistan) matches at world cup:
They played against each other in 5 matches and Indian won all 5 matches. By the above stats India is having 100% win ratio and will have advantage over Pakistan psychologically. India wants to continue their winning streak against Pakistan in World Cup. While, Pakistan want to break the jinx and to erase this history with Cricket World cup 2015

India vs Pakistan Cricket world cup 2015

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