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India-Pakistan rivalry over the years

Babar Azam rohit sharma

In the history of the game, India-Pakistan rivalry has been the greatest rivalry of all-time. Since, the inception of both the countries it has been the case. The world stops when India-Pakistan plays cricket.

India-Pakistan record against each other in ODI

Let us have a look at India’s record against Pakistan in ODI cricket. It is worth noting that India-Pakistan have faced each other in 132 ODIs over the years, with Pakistan winning the clash 73 times and India emerging victorious 55 times.

Clearly, Pakistan has an upper hand against their arch-rivals. Notably, most of these wins of Pakistan came in last 80’s and 90’s. Pakistan had the likes of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Shoaib Akhtar in their side. Whereas, India their have that much fire-power in the side.

However, in recent India holds the upper hand. In the last 5 games, India as won 4 of them with Pakistan only managing to win one. One of the main reason behind the gap between two nations is because there were not cricket been played in Pakistan for over a decade.

With cricket been back in Pakistan, we can see the resurgence of Pakistan team also. They are the no.1 ODI rank side at the moment. They have one of the best pace bowling attacks in the likes of Shaheen, Naseem and Rauf.

Great anticipation among the fans over India-Pakistan in the Asia Cup and the World Cup. In the World Cup 2023, the arch-rivals will lock horns in front of 1.2 lakh fans in Ahmedabad.

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