Follow Live score updates: India vs Pakistan, CWC 2019
The 22th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between India and Pakistan at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday, June 16.
This will be the seventh World Cup clash between India and Pakistan with the former emerging victorious on all the six previous encounters between the two.
While Pakistan have a better record than India in all ODIs, winning 73 of the 131 games played between the two teams, things take a different turn in ICC events as the Indians lead 6-0 in World Cup encounters. But, Pakistan beat them in the final of the 2017 Champions Trophy and that will be etched in the mind of Virat Kohli and his men.
Reportedly, weather forecasting platform AccuWeather has predicted chances of rains in Greater Manchester on June 16.
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Rohit Sharma is the Man of the Match
Yuzvendra Chahal starts proceedings here after the break, he starts by conceding six runs here. Both teams just going through the motions at the moment, 4 overs will need to be bowled here!
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram on air: Indian cricket invested everything in their first class cricket over the years. But we in Pakistan have hardly done anything for our first-class cricket. We have been changing it every year. Our first-class cricket has been run by some random journalist for some odd reason and why for so many years.
04:10 PM | 100-run partnership between Rohit and Rahul after 11 overs
ROHIT SHARMA: 61
KL RAHUL: 37
03:35 PM | India After 9.0 overs
03:30 PM | After 6 overs, India 32/0
KL Rahul 7
Rohit Sharma 25
Rahul got a four and a six in the over, putting an end to the Pakistan fans’ dominance
03:15 PM | After 2 overs, India 9/0 KL Rahul 0 Rohit Sharma 9
03:00 PM | India vs Pakistan mega clash begins
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul come out to bat for India. Mohammad Amir opens the bowling attack for Pakistan
02:45 PM | Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first
Pakistan win the toss, invite India to bat first at Old Trafford in Manchester
02:30 PM | India’s playing XI vs Pakistan’s playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (Captain) (W), Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hassan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir.
02:00 PM | Weather conditions remain fine, rain has stopped as of now
Even though it has stopped raining for now, the chances of India vs Pakistan game turning out to be a full 50-overs game look slim as showers are expected to resume in about an hour and a half from now.
01:00 PM | Weather remains fine; mild showers expected later
The weather remains fine with no prediction of heavy rain later in the day. However, mild showers are supposed to interrupt the game in between.
11:00 AM | Chances of rain later during the day
Clouds can be seen hanging around in Manchester as the world awaits the start of India vs Pakistan. There are chances of rain later in the day
From 9am to 4pm Local time (01:30 pm to 08:30 pm IST)
From 5pm to 12am Local time (09:30 pm to 04:30 am IST)
Rain has been dominating force in the 2019 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup with four games already being affected washed out. India’s third match of the campaign against New Zealand was called off with out the toss taking place in Nottingham on Thursday.
With all 10 teams at the World Cup part of the round-robin group stage, each team will play a total of nine matches before the knockout stages, starting July 9. The top four teams will qualify for the knockout stages.