India v Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: A look ahead

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If you are a crazy fan of India vs. Pakistan ODI matches, then here’s a treat for you. That time has come again when millions of fans of Indian & Pakistan cricket like you, will witness the history in the next few weeks. This time will mark a unique period when the subject of cricket will consume each and every conversation at work, school, and across dinner tables; when hundreds of thousands of insane cricket fans will discuss on the thick & thins of the match; when social media and online forums will have only one topic to discuss – the upcoming India versus Pakistan ODI clash at Edgbaston, Birmingham in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on 4 June.

Get ready to witness one of the fiercest rivalries & greatest ODI encounters, when two Asian powerhouse teams of Group B, lock horns against each other. Since it’s the biggest event in the ODI series again, no one wants to lose a single bite of information about the match. Now you must be wondering as from where to get the latest live updates about the match or where you can see the live streaming of the match? The answer to all your queries is YuppTV – #1 over-the-top (OTP) content provider of South Asian content as live TV, catch-up TV and unlimited movies. All the enthusiastic match viewers in Canada & Europe can enjoy the live streaming of the India vs. Pakistan match only on YuppTV.

If you are in UK, Australia, Carribean, Asian Countries & South America, you too can enjoy the clips and highlights of the historic moment when India takes on Pakistan in the biggest ODI’s, only on YuppTV. For all cricket fans out there in USA, you too can hear the live commentary of the ODI match on YuppTV.

Head2Head in ODIs:

Pakistan leads the ODI tally between the two as they have won 72 of their 127 ODI matches with four of them without any results. On the other side, India has achieved greater success in the ICC world events and is one of the strongest one-day teams presently.

Greatest ODI encounter:

Being touted as one of the most & biggest cricket event in ODI series, both India & Pakistan have played games of great significance several times. In World Cup 2011 semi-finals at Mohali, India set a target of 261 for Pakistan and the entire credit goes to Sachin Tendulkar for this marvelous 85 and Suresh Raina’s boundaries towards the end. Wahab Riaz was among the impressive Pakistani bowlers who outshined with a five-wicket haul. In the end, Pakistan failed to beat India even after Misbah-ul-Haq scored 56 and scared Indian team but thanks to the combined efforts of all five Indian bowlers who finished off the tournament picking up two wickets each.

Previous Champions Trophy Encounter:

Both the teams have encountered each other thrice in Champions Trophy and Pakistan managed to won 2 out of 3 matches:

  1. Edgbaston, Birmingham, Sept 19, 2004 when Pakistan won by three wickets and Yousuf Youhana was player of the match.
  2. SuperSport Park, Centurion, Sept 26, 2009 when Pakistan won by 54 runs and Shoaib Malik won the player of the match title.
  3. Edgbaston, Birmingham, June 15, 2013 wherein Indian won by eight wickets and Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the player of the match.

Key Players for each side:

Scored runs in all the matches with magnificent record against Pakistan, Virat Kohli is the player that can’t be ignored and is definitely going to be in his full form as always. Pakistan team has to really pull up their sleeves and find a way to get him out early.

On the Pakistan’s side, Mohammad Amir, after being re-introduced into the bowling line-up, is a strong contender and has immense ability to pitch up the ball up and swing the new ball. So Indians need to keep a close eye on him and should play with patience against him.

It’s going to be a finger biting match between India and Pakistan. No one can afford to miss it and so get ready to see the live streaming of India Vs Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017 ODI match on 4th June, only on YuppTV. Watch IND vs PAK Highlights