T20 World Cup: India vs. Pakistan: Schedule, security, field, tickets, and background

T20 World Cup: India vs. Pakistan: Schedule, security, field, tickets, and background Al Jazeera’s coverage of the titanic cricket encounter between the two teams at the T20 World Cup on Sunday, June 9, in New York.

T20 World Cup: India vs. Pakistan: Schedule, security, field, tickets, and background

For the first time ever, a highly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024 encounter between cricket’s bitterest rivals, India and Pakistan, will take place in the United States.

India enters the Group A encounter fresh off a convincing victory over Ireland, while Pakistan is under pressure following a stunning loss to co-hosts USA in the opening game.

There will be an unparalleled amount of security for a sporting event on Long Island; screening events will be held all over the world; and tickets are selling like hotcakes.

Everything you need to know about cricket’s premier match is provided below:

When is Pakistan vs. India?
The game is scheduled for Sunday, June 9. The start time is 10:30 am local time, or 14:30 GMT. It would begin at 7:30 p.m. in Pakistan and 8 p.m. in India, respectively, for viewers there.

Where is Pakistan vs. India?
Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Long Island, New York, will host the game. It can hold up to 34,000 people.

Does the pitch in New York go?

There have been three games held at the makeshift Nassau County International Cricket Stadium thus far. Because of the drop-in pitch’s characteristics, seam bowlers were favored in the first two low-scoring matches. It was tough for batters to hit big shots because of the bounce and movement.

The International Cricket Council has stated that the pitches have not been up to par and that ground crew is attempting to fix them for the remainder of the competition in response to complaints from spectators and former players.

In the third game, Canada and Ireland both scored more than 100, although the field was still challenging.

It is anticipated that a fresh surface will be used for the India-Pakistan encounter.

Are there any security issues pertaining to Pakistan vs. India?

Last week, Kathy Hochul, the governor of New York State, declared that security measures in the state would be “elevated” for the competition, particularly prior to the highly anticipated match between India and Pakistan.

When it comes to crowd enthusiasm, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder compared the game to the “Super Bowl on steroids” and stated that his teams are not taking it lightly.

 

According to Ryder, the match’s protection “may be more than the one we offer the president,” as reported by the Indian publication Deccan Herald.

 

Where can I purchase tickets to see Pakistan vs. India?

The match’s general admission tickets are sold out, however a small number of premium seats, priced between $1,500 and $10,000, are still available on the official ICC website. The “hottest event” tickets are also available on ticket resale websites, with prices ranging from $980 to an incredible $17,475.

Who is the favourite to win?

In what way is New York preparing for the game?

Official fan parks have been set up by the ICC for those who were unable to visit the host city.

 

Fans can watch India vs. Pakistan live in New York at Cedar Creek Park and Oculus World Trade Center. Additionally, fan parks will be set up at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center and Epic Central in Texas. Additionally, the majority of these venues are sold out.

 

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has set such fan parks in South Africa, the United Kingdom, New Delhi, India, and Rawalpindi, Pakistan, in addition to the US.

 

What kind of weather can we expect in New York?

Rain is expected in the morning, which could cause the fixture to be interrupted.

What occurs if a T20 World Cup match is postponed due to rain?

All morning and afternoon fixtures will receive an extra 90 minutes, while all evening fixtures will receive an extra 60 minutes, in the event of inclement weather or other disruptions.

 

In the event that the game is cut short, the teams will need to finish five overs in order to determine the outcome.

Games on the group stage do not have a spare day.

What occurs in the event that Pakistan vs. India is tied?

A super over will be played in all tied ties. And if that ends in a tie as well, there will be more extra overs until a winner is determined.

How can I watch and follow Pakistan vs. India?

Starting at 9:00 GMT, Al Jazeera will provide live text and picture coverage of the game. Live streaming and broadcasting of the match will be provided by several rights holders. In India, the match will be shown by Disney Star; in Pakistan, the rights belong to PTV and Ten Sports.

Who is the most likely winner?
India has a strong head-to-head record, which makes them the favorites in this encounter.

India has defeated Pakistan six times in the seven T20 World Cup matches between the two teams—including one bowl-out—while Pakistan has only triumphed once.

What is the past of the India vs. Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup match?
2007 (group match) – Johannesburg: After the score was level after two innings, India defeated Pakistan in a bowl-out.

2007 (final) – Johannesburg: India defeated Pakistan by five runs in the championship match to win the inaugural T20 World Cup. Joinder Sharma, who is inexperienced, delivered a magnificent final over. RP Singh and Iran Path an also contributed significantly, both taking three wickets.

2012 – Colombo: India easily defeated Pakistan by eight wickets in the group stage, bowling them out for a mere 128 runs, with three wickets taken by Lakshmipathy Bali. At the age of 22, Viral Kohl amassed an undefeated 78 runs.

T20 World Cup: India vs. Pakistan
2014 – Murmur: India’s spinners held Pakistan to 130-7, allowing them to coast to an easy seven-wicket victory in the group stage. India won because to an undefeated 66-run stand between Virat Kohl and Suresh Raina.

2016 – Kolkata: India’s bowlers held Pakistan to 118-5 in a game impacted by rain, and after Kohli hit an unbeaten 55, India won the group match by six wickets.

2021 – Dubai: In a group match, Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets to win the event for the first time. After limiting India to 151-7 with five wickets apiece from Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali, Mohammad

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