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From MS Dhoni To Rohit Sharma, List Of Captains Of Indian Teams To Register Win Over Pakistan In World Cup Games - In Pics

Over the years, the rivalry between the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams has produced some unforgettable moments in ODI World Cup history. Let's take a look at the Indian cricket team captains who led their squads to victory against Pakistan in these high-stakes encounters.

Over the years, the rivalry between the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams has produced some unforgettable moments in ODI World Cup history. Let's take a look at the Indian cricket team captains who led their squads to victory against Pakistan in these high-stakes encounters.

1992 - Mohammad Azharuddin

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1992 - Mohammad Azharuddin

In the 1992 World Cup in Sydney, Mohammad Azharuddin's captaincy led India to a memorable 43-run win against Pakistan. India batted first, and contributions from Ajay Jadeja and Sachin Tendulkar helped set a target of 217. The Indian bowlers then dominated, limiting Pakistan to 173.

1996 - Mohammad Azharuddin

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1996 - Mohammad Azharuddin

The 1996 World Cup clash in Bangalore saw another victory for Azharuddin's Indian team. India posted 287 runs, thanks to a stellar partnership between Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sachin Tendulkar. Bowlers Venkatesh Prasad and Anil Kumble starred, securing a 39-run win.

1999 - Mohammad Azharuddin

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1999 - Mohammad Azharuddin

India continued their winning streak in 1999 in Manchester, with Azharuddin leading the team. A solid batting performance, featuring Rahul Dravid, saw India score 227. Venkatesh Prasad's five-wicket haul restricted Pakistan to 180, sealing a 47-run victory.

2003 - Sourav Ganguly

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2003 - Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly took the helm in 2003, and India faced Pakistan in Centurion. Saeed Anwar's century set Pakistan a target of 273. Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh's brilliant batting secured a six-wicket victory for India.

2011 - MS Dhoni

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2011 - MS Dhoni

In a high-stakes semi-final in Mohali, MS Dhoni's leadership guided India to a 29-run win. Sachin Tendulkar's innings helped India set a target of 260, and the Indian bowlers, including Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh, delivered to secure victory.

 

 

 

2015 - MS Dhoni

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2015 - MS Dhoni

Defending champions India faced Pakistan in Adelaide. Virat Kohli's century powered India to a 300-plus total. Mohammad Shami's four-wicket haul restricted Pakistan to 224, resulting in a comfortable win for Dhoni's team.

2019 - Virat Kohli

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2019 - Virat Kohli

In the 2019 World Cup, Virat Kohli's Indian team faced Pakistan in Manchester. Kohli and Rohit Sharma led the charge, with Rohit scoring 140 and Virat contributing 77 runs. Indian bowlers picked up crucial wickets, leading to an 89-run victory.

2023 - Rohit Sharma

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2023 - Rohit Sharma

The most recent encounter in Ahmedabad marked India's eighth consecutive World Cup win against Pakistan. Indian bowlers, led by Jasprit Bumrah, restricted Pakistan to a modest 191. Rohit Sharma, with 86 runs, and Shreyas Iyer's fifty, secured a commanding 7-wicket win.