Breaking Televisions and mocking their players if either team ends up losing the match is a usual sight when it comes to India Pakistan clash. Feelings are mutual at both ends of the border. Check out the India – Pakistan intriguing clash at the T20 World Cups:
1. 2007 T20 WC – India outplayed Pakistan
It was at the Durban when two prolific teams took on each other and the match ended up in a tie. India made 141 runs and in reply, Pakistan failed to overtake the total. In order to get the result of the match, the inaugural tournament went ahead for a ‘bowl-out.’ The Indians hit the bull’s eye and Pakistan again failed. India won the match.
2. Final, 2007 T20 WC – India thrashed Pakistan by 5 runs
Both the teams again locked horns in the finals and a brilliant knock from Gautam Gambhir helped India score 157/5. Pakistan retaliated well with the help of Misbah-ul-Haq’s knock but he was caught. India lifted the trophy under the leadership of MS Dhoni.
3. 2012 T20 WC – India defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets
In the 2012 World Cup, the two teams took on each other. It was a one-sided outing as Pakistan were restricted to just 128 runs. Laxmipathy Balaji starred with the ball for India as he scalped 3 wickets.
4. 2014 T20 WC – India crushed Pakistan by 7 wickets
India continued their winning run in the 2014 World Cup also. India chased down a total of 131 runs at Dhaka and outplayed Pakistan.
5. 2021 T20 WC – Pakistan hammered India by 10 wickets in Dubai
Pakistan finally ended India’s winning streak in the 2021 T20 World Cup. This time it was Pakistan’s opener who did it. Babar and Mohammed Rizwan built a 152-run stand and propelled their side to a 10-wicket win.