New Delhi. As soon as the schedule of ODI World Cup was released, discussion started from Virat Kohli to Babar Azam. After all, why not, the clash between India and Pakistan is about to happen. The World Cup matches are to be played from October 5 to November 19. A total of 10 teams are entering the tournament. The event will run for 46 days and 48 matches are to be held. The final will be played at the Narendra Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Indian team has been waiting for the World Cup trophy for a long time. From Kohli to Babar have to play a match on their birthday in the World Cup, but both will have to push for victory against the opposing team.
First thing, of Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam. His birthday is on 15 October. He will turn 30 during the World Cup. On this day the team has to play a big match against India. This match is to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In such a situation, more than 1 lakh fans can reach the stadium. But Pakistan’s record against Team India is very bad. There have been 7 matches between the two in the ODI World Cup so far and all have been won by Team India. In such a situation, will Babar be able to leave behind this record on his birthday, it has to be seen.
Kohli facing South Africa
Team India will take on South Africa in an important match of the World Cup on November 5 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Virat Kohli will turn 35 on this day. India’s record against the African team in the World Cup has not been special. So far 5 matches have been played between the two. While South Africa has won 3 matches, the Indian team has been able to win only 2 matches.
This is Virat Kohli’s last ODI World Cup. In such a situation, he would like to give a memorable performance. Captain Rohit Sharma will also leave no stone unturned. After MS Dhoni, no Indian captain has been able to win the ICC trophy till now.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 27, 2023, 14:49 IST