India vs Pakistan Head-To-Head (H2H), ICC CT 2017 Final Venue, Weather & Key Stats – Total top eight teams started a journey to win the ultimate prize of 2017. Now we are left with final two teams. The stage is set. Its time for one final showdown where India will face their last hurdle in their title defence, Pakistan. India and Pakistan will go head to head for ultimate prize on Sunday, 18th June and the Oval Cricket Ground. Before the match starts here are some interesting key stats about India vs Pakistan.
ICC CT 2017 Final Venue, Weather & Key Stats
The final of ICC Champions Trophy between India and Pakistan will be played at The Oval Cricket Ground. The beautiful ground has witnessed many such exciting matches and we are up for one more.
|Stadium||The Oval, London|
|Avg 1st innings score:||246|
|Avg 2nd innings score:||212|
|Highest Total:||398/5 (50 Overs) by NZ vs Eng|
|Lowest Total:||103/10 (41 Overs) by Eng vs RSA|
|Highest Chased:||317/8 (49.4 Overs) by Ind vs Eng|
|Lowest Defended:||241/10 (49.4 Overs) by Pak vs Eng|
Weather Forecast For 18 June – India vs Pakistan Oval Cricket Ground
Well, this section may not appeal many fans as rain is the forecast for 18th June. The rain is expected so its not the ideal conditions for game of cricket. But still we can expect the match with reduced overs.
What if Ind vs Pak ICC CT 2017 Final is Washed Out?
Well, ICC has taken into consideration all these points and wants everyone to enjoy the game of cricket. So the final of ICC Champions Trophy has a reserved day – 19th June. That is even if the match is washed out on 18th June, match will restart on next day. This happened once where it rained for both days and India-Sri Lanka had to share the ICC Champions Trophy.
India vs Pakistan Head to Head (H2H)
When it comes to head to head tally, Pakistan dominates the numbers. The period between 1970 to 2000 clearly belonged to Pakistan where they used to dismantle any side with their top notch bowling lineup. But since 2000 India have come up strong to close in few numbers on Pakistan. Still Pakistan lead head to head tally but the recent performance and results go India’s way.
Ind vs Pak in ICC Champions Trophy H2H
Before 4th June match, Pakistan led the head-to-head battle in ICC Champions Trophy. But since India won the last time they played Pakistan, India levelled the H2H battle and now it will be interesting to see who comes out with an upper hand.
India vs Pakistan Head to Head in Knockout Rounds
Well, this is an interesting stat as far as India vs Pakistan in knockout stages is considered. India and Pakistan have played 3 knockout matches in which India has been victorious on all three occasions. So when it comes to pressure matches, it is India who comes out at the top.
1996 WORLD CUP QUARTER FINAL
The hosts India beat Pakistan by a margin of 39 runs at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Some firepower hitting from Ajay Jadeja (45 from 25 balls) and steady innings from Navjot Singh Sidhu helped India to reach 287/8. Even after a good start, Pakistan kept losing wickets and fell 39 runs short.
2007 WORLD T20 FINAL
This one was special for India. First ever T20 World Cup in the history of cricket and India were the underdogs. A team of new fresh players took the centre stage and brought the Cup home. The victory was snatched from the jaws of Pakistan. While going for a huge shot, Misbah timed it wrongly to throw his wicket and handing India T20 World Cup 2007.
2011 WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL:
Another victory after which India went on to lift 50 over World Cup after a huge gap of 28 years. India and Pakistan met in the semi-finals where India beat Pakistan by 29 runs. The match was played at Mohali.