Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

393dIan Chappell

Sharper India back on track

Their crushing defeat to New Zealand was a jolt they needed to refocus, and against Pakistan they played like tournament favourites

393dESPNcricinfo staff

I look forward to challenges like these - Kohli

After his match-winning 55 against Pakistan in Kolkata, Virat Kohli spoke of the disappointment of the failed chase against New Zealand, the importance of playing proper shots, and his emotional celebration

393dMark Nicholas

Root, Kohli and art in T20 batting

It was feared that T20 would ruin batting, and cricket in general. But two recent innings give us a glimpse of a more beautiful future

393dKarthik Krishnaswamy

Kohli takes up the master's mantle

As "Sachiiiiin" echoed around Eden Gardens, Virat Kohli stepped in to lift India from trouble - with a venerable sidekick for company

393dJarrod Kimber in Kolkata

The match gets the star it deserves

India v Pakistan was not supposed to happen at Eden Gardens. But Kolkata sucked it in and Virat Kohli stole the show

393dESPNcricinfo staff

Virat Kohli helps India pass Pakistan test

A gritty 37-ball 55 from Virat Kohli helped a winless India beat a Pakistan by six wickets, and 13 balls to spare, on a spinner-friendly Eden Gardens pitch on Saturday.

India's WC dominance

10-0

India's win-loss record against Pakistan in World Cup matches - 6 in ODI WC and 4 in WC T20. Also India have 6-1 win-loss record vs Pakistan in T20Is.

Played all matches

4

No. of players who have appeared in all the 8 T20Is between India and Pakistan - MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik.

Shehzad gets there

5

No. of players who have scored 1000-plus runs for Pakistan in T20Is - most for any team in the format. India have four such players, second-most.

No breakthrough yet!

9

Consecutive T20Is where India had picked at least 2 wickets in the first 6 overs of the innings, before this game. They failed to take even one wicket this match.

Among youngest

1

No. of players who completed 1000 T20I runs at a younger age than Ahmed Shehzad's 24y years 117 days. Umar Akmal got there at 23 years, 180 days.

The man to chase this

78.10

Virat Kohli's average while chasing in T20Is, before this match. He has scored 781 runs in 17 innings with 8 half-centuries and remaining not out 7 times.

The streak is on

11-0

India's win-loss record against Pakistan in all World Cup matches. They defeated them 6 times in ODIs and this was the 5th in T20Is.

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

Super 10 Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
WI43160.359
ENG43160.145
SA42240.651
SL4132-0.461
AFG4132-0.715
Super 10 Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
NZ44081.9
INDIA4316-0.305
AUS42240.233
PAK4132-0.093
BDESH4040-1.805
First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32051.938
NL31130.154
OMAN3113-1.521
IRE3021-0.685
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
AFG33061.54
ZIM3214-0.567
SCOT3122-0.132
HKG3030-1.017