India and Pakistan have played a lot of nail-biting encounters in the past especially in ICC events and they will clash against each other yet another time in the upcoming T20 World cup. Both teams have been placed in group B and hence the fans will be overwhelmed to see both teams in action against each other after a long time.
India played Pakistan at last in the 2019 World cup league stages and they managed to beat Pakistan comfortably. There isn’t much bilateral series happening between the countries due to the political issues going around between the neighboring countries and it is time to look at the 5 most iconic clashes between India and Pakistan in ICC events.
5 Most Iconic Clashes Between India And Pakistan In ICC Events:
2007 ICC T20 World Cup, Group Stage, Durban
This was one of the most epic clashes between the two sides in the ICC T20 World cup 2007. It started with a lot of rain and Pakistan elected to bowl first in a must-win game for India. Mohammad Asif ran through the Indian batting order with an outstanding spell of 4 wickets for 18 runs and Uthappa was the top scorer for India. Pakistan was set a target of 142.
In reply, Pakistan needed 1 run from 3 balls, and Sreesanth managed to bowl 3 dot deliveries consecutively which took the game into a tie. The winner would be decided by a bowl out in which India hit the target on all their 3 deliveries. Pakistan used two-seamers in the first 2 deliveries and in the end, failed to hit the stumps on all their 3 chances. India won the dramatic game and went into the Super Eights.