World Cup 2023: IND vs PAK | INDIA vs PAKISTAN Match Prediction

The much-awaited India vs Pakistan (Ind vs Pak) Rivalry match of ICC WORLD CUP on October 14, 2023, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is highly anticipated. Cricket fans worldwide are eagerly looking forward to witnessing this thrilling encounter between these two cricketing powerhouses.

Both teams have begun this tournament with wins, securing victories in their first two matches. This article will focus on predicting the outcome of the much-anticipated India vs Pakistan match. For more engaging content, explore our earlier articles, where we’ve made predictions for various other matches.

Match Details of IND vs PAK

Date 14 October, 2023
Venue Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahemdabad
Time 2:00 pm (IST)

8:30 am (GMT)

Squad of Both Teams

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim.

Predicted Playing XI of  IND vs PAK

India Pakistan
Rohit Sharma Abdullah Shafique
Shubman Gill / Ishan Kishan Imam-ul-Haq
Virat Kohli Babar Azam (C)
Shreyas Iyer Mohammad Rizwan (WK)
KL Rahul Iftikhar Ahmed
Hardik Pandya Saud Shakeel
Ravindra Jadeja Mohammad Nawaz
Shradul Thakur Shadab Khan
Mohammed Siraj Shaheen Afridi
Kuldeep Yadav Haris Rauf
Jasprit Bumrah Hasan Ali

Pitch Report

The Narendra Modi Stadium has 11 pitches. 5 are made of black soil, 5 of a mix of three soils, and 1 of two soils. Black soil helps the ball bounce more, making it easier to score runs. Red soil dries quickly, helping spinners later in the game. The mixed pitch should be fair for both. The first match had a good pitch for batting, especially at night with dew. In the beginning, bowlers can control scoring. India’s spinners are strong, so winning the toss is important, giving the chasing team has a little advantage.

Toss Prediction

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With the presence of dew, batting during the second innings could become easier, as the moisture might assist the ball in skidding smoothly, giving an advantage to the batting side. Considering India’s strong spinners, it is predicted that India will win the toss and choose to bowl first, aiming to utilize the pitch conditions to their advantage and limit the opposing team’s performance.

Pre- Performances in the Match

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Before Ind vs Pak match begin, BCCI, Organised a vibrant pre-match show has been arranged for this highly anticipated rivalry, featuring captivating performances by renowned artists such as Arijit Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, and Sukhwinder Singh. Notably, no opening ceremony was held prior to the campaign’s inauguration match between England and New Zealand.

Match Prediction of IND vs PAK

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Considering all the previous statistics and the current form, it appears that India holds a stronger position. India have 7-0 lead against Pakistan in ICC ODI WORLD CUP. The team Led by the impressive performances of Rohit Sharma and the team’s well-rounded display with both bat and ball, India’s current form seems formidable. However, it’s worth noting that Pakistan is also entering the match with two consecutive wins in the tournament, adding an element of unpredictability to the game. Despite Pakistan’s recent success, our prediction remains in favor of India winning the match.

Best Combined XI of IND vs PAK

  • Wicket-keepers: KL Rahul, Mohammad Rizwan
  • Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Abdul Shafique
  • All-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Mohammad Nawaz
  • Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Hasan Ali


In conclusion, with both India and Pakistan displaying strong performances leading up to the match, the stage is set for an exciting and closely contested encounter. While Pakistan’s recent successes makes the match unpredictability, India’s consistent form, particularly with its strong batting and spin bowling, give them an edge. As the cricketing world eagerly awaits this intense rivalry, it is predicted that India will emerge victory in the match, showcasing their dominance in the much-anticipated clash.



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