India Today – India – It doesn’t get any bigger than this!
- Actually, it does if you imagine India and Pakistan slugging it out against each other for the World Cup 2019 trophy on July 14th at Lord’s.
- While India hold a dominant 6-0 win-loss record against their neighbours in World Cups, Pakistan are still way ahead with 73 victories to India’s 54, when it comes to the overall ODI record against each other.
- Here is a quick recap of these clashes which have defined the World Cup rivalry between the teams till date:9 years after they had won their maiden World Cup, India faced Pakistan for the 1st time on the sport’s biggest stage.
- Prasad, once again proved his World Cup credentials by picking up a 5-for to skittle Pakistan for 180 after India huffed and puffed on their way to 227/6, helped by dogged half-centuries from Rahul Dravid and Mohammad Azharuddin.
- Pakistan would have thought of breaking their World Cup hoodoo against India after they posted 273/7 helped by Saeed Anwar’s 20th ODI century.