It's India vs Pakistan today at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The big match is being played between the teams of the two neighbouring countries at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. While Team India are looking to maintain their winning streak against Pakistan in the World Cup games, Pakistan are hoping for getting up the points table at CWC 2019 with this match. However, there is a rain forecast in Manchester for Sunday, June 16 even as the latest update says that the sun has come out this morning. The toss will take place at 2:30 pm IST and the match is set to begin at 3 pm IST. Stay with us for the ball by ball Live updates and Live Scorecard of the IND v PAK ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match. You can also catch Live updates on the Manchester weather here.
Of the past three matches that Team India have played at the CWC 2019 so far, the Men in Blue have won two matches, the third match against New Zealand was washed out without a single ball having been bowled. On the other hand, of the four matches that Pakistan have played during the tournament, they have won only one against England. Team Pakistan have lost two matches while one match ended without any result. In all the six World Cup matches that India and Pakistan have played, Team India have won each one of them. With that winning record and having not lost a single game at the ICC World Cup 2019 so far, Virat Kohli and his boys are favourites for winning today's match. Meanwhile, it will be interesting to see if Sarfaraz Ahmed and his boys are able to spring a surprise like they did against England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. IND v PAK, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Cheer For Virat Kohli And His Men In Blue With These WhatsApp Messages, One-Liners And Poster Wishes.
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As far as the Playing XI are concerned, Shikhar Dhawan, with a thumb injury, isn't likely to play today's game. With his absence, it remains to be seen who makes it to the playing XI among Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik and Vijay Shankar. It's being said that KL Rahul would be sent up the order to open the Indian innings in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan. Meanwhile, Pakistan playing XI is most likely going to stay the same, even as there are reports that Shadab Khan may be brought in place of Imad Wasim. Stay with LatestLY for toss update, weather update and live commentary of the mega game India vs Pakistan from Manchester.