IND vs PAK T20I World Cup: Dream11 Prediction, Playing XIs and Fantasy XI, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch report

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Mother of all clashes – India vs Pakistan will finally be taking place on October 23rd in Melbourne, Australia. India will take on Pakistan in the league match of the T20I world cup 2022 on Super Sunday.


India defeated T20I world champions Australia in the warm up match by 6 runs, that should give them some confidence but match between India and Pakistan is something else. India won one and lost one against Pakistan in recently concluded Asia Cup 2022. After that, they won T20I series against South Africa and Australia at home. Captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are expected to open the innings for India in the match against Pakistan.

Photo Credit: BCCI/Twitter

Virat Kohli hit the form in the Asia Cup finally, and looking in great shape. He is a big match player, fans will be hoping that he start the series with a bang. SuryaKumar, Karthik and Pandya will be responsible for middle order performance. Injury of Jasprit Bumrah just 2 weeks before the T20 world cup has done lot of damage in India’s bowling line – up. Mohammed Shami has been called to replace Bumrah in the squad. Shami, Arsdeep and Bhuvneshwar will be leading the Indian pace attack against Pakistan. Chahal and Axar are expected to play against Pakistan as well.


Pakistan have won twice in the last three encounters against India. They also broke the world cup jinx last year. Captain Babar Azam is batting as good as ever at the moment and his opening partner Mohammaed Rizwan is going through form of his life at the moment.

Photo Credit: Babar Azam/Twitter

After couple of injuries in the squad, Fakhar Zaman has been called in to the side, He was removed from the squad after a disappointing Asia cup 2022. Pace trio of Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf will be a challenge for India in these conditions. Afridi has recovered from the injury and looked in great rhythm in the warm up match. Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan

will lead the spin department for Pakistan.

Photo Credit: BCCI


Weather in Melbourne is expected to be gloomy on Sunday. Rain percentage was 60%, that has reduced to 20%. MCG pitch is going to assist pace bowlers for sure. Spinners will also remain in the game because of big boundaries. Winning the toss and bowling first will be the mantra on this wicket.

Match Details

IND vs PAK, 16th match, Super 12 Group 2

  • Date: October 23rd
  • Venue: MCG, Melbourne
  • Time: 1.30 PM (IST)
  • Live Streaming: Star Sports, Disney+Hotstar

Probable Playing XIs

CRICOPIA Predicted Playing XI INDIA:

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arashdeep Singh


Babar Azam (C), Mohammed Rizwan (WK), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shan Masood, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf


Virat Kohli:

In form Kohli, will always be the first pick for almost all in the fantasy team. He has scores of 49, 3, 63, 11, 2 and 122 in the last 6 T20I innings. His record in Australia is impressive as well. Keeping everything in mind, he will be an excellent pick in the dream11.

Babar Azam

Babar has not got out of form since the time he made his international debut. He has a rather quiet Asia cup but he was back against England home series. He is a must pick in the fantasy team.

Mohammad Rizwan

Rizwan is No.1 T20I batter at the moment. He was the leading run scorer in the Asia Cup and was excellend against England series. He is a force at the top.

Captain – SuryaKumar Yadav

Vice-captain – Shaheen Afridi

Wicketkeeper – Mohammad Rizwan and Dinesh Karthik

Dream11 Fantasy Team for the match between INDIA and PAKISTAN.

SuryaKumar Yadav (C), Shaheen Afridi (VC), Mohammad Rizwan, Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, Hardik Pandya, Shadab Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Haris Rauf

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