Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 - India vs Pakistan - 12th Match - 14 October 2023
The 12th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup will take place between India and Pakistan on the 14th of October, 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
India Form Guide:
India are currently placed at the second position on points table with 2 wins to their credit.
The top run scorer for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Virat Kohli with 140 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Jasprit Bumrah with 6 scalps under his belt.
India have won their previous match against Afghanistan by 8 wickets.
Afghanistan batted first and they posted a respectable total of 272 for 8 in 50 overs. The top order couldn't do much damage but Hashmatullah Shahidi played superbly in the middle order. He scored 80 runs off 88 balls. Azmatullah Omarzai also played a good hand and scored 62 off 69 balls to take Afghanistan to 272 in 50 overs of play.
During the chase, Rohit Sharma went all guns blazing right from the word go. He smashed fours and sixes for fun. Ishan Kishan also played a good supporting role. By the time Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 131, the game was all over. Virat Kohli hit the winning runs as India finished the match with 15 overs to spare.
Pakistan Form Guide:
Pakistan are currently placed at the third position with 2 wins to their credit.
The top run scorer for Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Mohammad Rizwan with 199 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Hasan Ali with 6 scalps under his belt.
Pakistan have played out of their skin to defeat Sri Lanka in their previous match by 6 wickets.
Sri Lanka batted first and they posted a total of 344 for 9 in 50 overs. Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama put on a show for Sri Lanka. They smashed 122 and 108 runs respectively to take Sri Lanka to a massive total of 344. Half way through the match, it looked like Sri Lanka's game.
During the chase, Pakistan failed to get off a decent start. They lost Babar Azam and Imam ul Haq early on. Post their dismissals, Abdullah Shafique and Mohammad took the responsibility of taking their team over the line. They scored 113 and 131 runs respectively to take Pakistan over the line in the 49th over with 6 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim.
India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Pakistan
Who will win?- Pakistan
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Babar Azam (Pakistan), Virat Kohli (India)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Haris Rauf (Pakistan), Jasprit Bumrah (India)
Most Sixes – Babar Azam (Pakistan), Virat Kohli (India)
Player of the Match- Babar Azam (Pakistan)
Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 275+, India 265+
Match Handicap: Pakistan
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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