The cricketing world gears up for the much-anticipated clash between the arch-rivals India and Pakistan, which is set to take place on Saturday, October 14 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. The stage is set for another exciting contest between the two teams in the sport.
So far, India has dominated the rivalry, winning all of the seven ODI World Cup matches against Pakistan. However, the Babar Azam-led team is capable of breaking the unbeaten streak in the World Championship. The India-Pakistan rivalry has witnessed several record-breaking moments in the past as well. In this article, we take a look at the records that can be broken in the upcoming clash.
Records that can be broken during the India vs Pakistan World Cup 2023 match
– Rohit Sharma aims to get to the 300 ODI sixes landmark
Rohit Sharma has slammed 297 sixes in One-Day International cricket. He is just three sixes away from the 300 sixes landmark. He will become the third player to achieve the landmark. Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle are the other two players on the list.
– Shubman Gil nearing 2000 ODI runs
Shubman Gill will likely return to the Indian XI against Pakistan after missing the first two matches due to dengue. He will be eyeing the 2000 ODI runs landmark during the innings. He scored 1917 runs in ODIs and requires 83 more to get to the feat.
– Hasan Ali close to 100 ODI Wickets
Hasan Ali has been in great form for Pakistan at the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. He took a four-wicket haul against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad. Heading into the upcoming match, he will be eyeing to complete 100 ODI wickets. He just needs three more wickets to get to the landmark.
– Babar Azam eyes to complete 50 ODI catches
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has taken 47 catches in ODI cricket. He is just three catches away from completing 50 ODI catches. The Pakistan skipper will be hoping to get to the feat in the upcoming match.
– Virat Kohli aims to become the fastest to score 26000 runs
Virat Kohli is in stunning form in the World Cup. He has slammed two consecutive fifties in the two matches played so far. The veteran batter will be looking to get to the three-figure mark in the match. If he achieves the landmark, he will also complete 26000 International runs. He has scored 25907 runs and requires 97 more.