Virender Sehwag reignites the India-Pakistan rivalry ahead of the 2023 ODI World Cup

Virender Sehwag reignites the India-Pakistan rivalry ahead of the 2023 ODI World Cup. On October 15, India and Pakistan will square off at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

The much-anticipated itinerary of the ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 publish on Tuesday. June 27 during an event in Mumbai by the BCCI and the ICC. Fans’ attention is once again drawn to the most anticipate match of the tournament, India vs. Pakistan, which will be played on October 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Notably, India has a stellar record against their archrivals, having defeated them on all seven occasions the two sides have faced. Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has fueled the animosity ahead of the high-octane encounter by saying that India manages the strain of major games better than Pakistan and so has an excellent record.

“I believe that India now handles pressure well, which is why they win, whereas Pakistan has the burden of not having won against India.” They were good at dealing with pressure in the 1990s, but after 2000, India absorbed it better. I believe it is incorrect for any player to claim that they do not feel pressure. We used to say it, but at the end of the day, we know it’s an India vs. Pakistan game, and emotions are running high,” Sehwag said at the schedule’s announcement event, which aired on Star Sports.

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Virender Sehwag: I am ready to fight Shoaib Akhtar.

The former India opener also stated that he will engage in a social media battle with former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar during the game.

“Everyone understands that the entire focus will be on the India-Pakistan match.” “I am prepare to have a social media battle with Shoaib Akhtar during that game,” he continued.

Notably, until 2020, India held an unblemished record against Pakistan in all global cups (including T20I and ODI). The streak was broken during the 2021 T20 World Cup. When the Babar Azam-led side defeated India by ten wickets in Dubai.

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