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India vs Pakistan Tips

Perhaps the two biggest rivals in cricket meet on Sunday. India are clear favourites but Pakistan have a very good side. My best is for India to sneak over the line and get the win with KL Rahul to score.
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  • India’s KL Rahul has scored 39+ runs in his last 5 T20 matches.
  • India’s KL Rahul has scored 50+ runs in 3 of his last 5 matches.
  • India’s KL Rahul was the top run scorer in the 2021 IPL.
  • India have won their last 4 T20 matches against Pakistan.
  • Pakistan’s Babar Azam has scored 50+ runs in 3 of his last 5 T20 matches.
  • Pakistan’s Babar Azam averages 46.89 in T20 cricket.

Head to Head

Indian have won four of their last five T20I matches. The last took place in 2016 where India won by six wickets.

India Form

India come into this match in good form and the outright favourites to win the trophy. Of all the teams they are by some distance the best prepared considering that the IPL finished just days before the World Cup began and was played at the same venues.

India won both of their warm-up matches against England and Australia. In the latter match, Australia batted first and scored 152 runs. The in-form KL Rahul hit 39 runs but it was Rohit Sharma’s 60 that took them to a comfortable eight wicket win.

KL Rahul has been in incredible form with his last five scores seeing three surpass the 50-run mark and two others of 39.

India Team News

India have an abundance of talent within their squad. Conditions will determine their exact team, particularly their bowling options. But KL Rahul looks set to open alongside Sharma with Virat Kohli batting three.

Pakistan Form

Pakistan could be the surprise package at this World Cup. They have a very good side, particularly from a bowling perspective. And with Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan at the top of the order, runs shouldn’t be a problem.

From their two warm-up matches, Pakistan beat West Indies but lost to South Africa in their last match. Fakhar Zaman was magnificent, scoring 52 off 28 balls to take Pakistan to a 186-run total.

South Africa went on to chase the score down and win by six wickets. Other than Imad Wasim (3-19), the other bowlers struggled.

Pakistan Team News

Pakistan have a good side and it seems the only selection issue will be with how many spinners they play.

India vs Pakistan FAQs

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What time does India vs Pakistan start?

The match is being played in Dubai at 01:00am AEST on Monday, October 25.



KL Rahul is backed to score over 22.5 runs and top score for India. For Pakistan I am tipping the incredible Babar Azam to top score.

Best Bet: KL Rahul Over 22.5 Run Over/Under Runs $183.00 at bet365 Australia - 4 Units
Best Pakistan Batsman Tip: Babar Azam Best Pakistan Batsman $2.87 at PlayUP - 1 Unit
Best India Batsman Tip: KL Rahul Best India Batsman $3.75 at Sportsbet - 1 Unit

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