T20 World Cup 2022: India vs Pakistan Match Preview, Playing XI, and Head to Head

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India and Pakistan will start their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign on October 23 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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Since the last world cup, India and Pakistan have met twice, both times during the Asia Cup 2022.

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India's previous T20 World Cup performance against Pakistan was disappointing, but the Men in Blue are currently in fantastic form.

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While India defeated Pakistan in the continental event's group stage, Pakistan came back to win the Super Four competition.

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The Melbourne pitch is known for being friendly to both the bat and the ball.

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The bowlers will get a lot of bounce in the first phase, but the spinners won't get much bite. India has played here four times, twice winning and once losing.

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India has played here four times, twice winning and once losing. Pakistan has only played once in Melbourne, and they were defeated.

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The Indian team is in great shape, and with so many talented and potential players, naming a strong XI will be difficult.

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PAKISTAN XI: Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah.

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INDIA XI: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, and Arshdeep Singh.