Ready steady and go.! Yeah we are about to get witnessed one more blockbuster cricket match between arch rivals India and Pakistan on 19 March at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens. This India vs Pakistan world t20 2016 match is the 5th meeting between two nations in the history of wt20 championship since 2007. Men in Blue defeated Pakistan on all 4 ocassions previously.
It’s a great chance for Pakistan to give neighbors the taste of defeat as if Men in Green succeeds to win on Saturday, they’ll almost make a hurdle for hosts to be in the semi-finals. India will almost be out from the wt20 championship if they loss against Pakistan.
Indians had really worst start in the prestigious twenty20 tournament as New Zealand defeated them in the first match by huge margin of 47 runs. Hosts not only lost the game but their Net Run Rate also got down to 2.35 in negative. So it’s a must win match for Indian team and in a do or die situation, Dhoni & Co. always come better and perform.
Batsmen were irresponsible against Kiwis which made team India to face a big defeat on spin friendly track. The target of 127 runs wasn’t difficult if Indian players showed some character and spent time on the wicket. But the day has gone now and it’s fresh match against a new team. So batsmen need to play well against arch rivals.
On the other hand Pakistan batsmen were superb against Bangladesh and scored 201 runs to make sure that they are getting in the form and India can’t take them lightly. Bowling has been superb for Pakistan and will again relying on them again.
Shahid Afridi (Captain), Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Khalid Latif, Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Sami
MS Dhoni (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi.
The pitch looks great and it seems that we are going to have high scoring India-Pakistan world t20 match at Eden Gardens. Pakistan made 201 runs against Bangladesh on this ground.
The weather conditions are seemed to be perfect and we can have great game. Some showers may interrupt the match.
Indian team has got 55 percent winning chances over Pakistan in this crucial match on Saturday.