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World cup records: Canada vs Pakistan cricket team


  • Canada and Pakistan have met only once in world cup. Pakistan easily won that match by 9 wickets.
  • Canada played its first One-Day International match against Pakistan. 11 players of Canadian cricket team did their ODI debut against Pakistan cricket team.
  • Pakistan bowlers Sarfraz Nawaz and Asif Iqbal took 3 wickets each against Canada while Pakistani batsmen Sadiq Mohammed scored a half-century in the first encounter against Canada.
  • Canada and Pakistan played their first international match against each other in 1979 and then met in an International T20 match in 2008.
  • In the T20I against Canada in 2008, Pakistani batsmen looked in trouble against Canadian fast bowlers but Salman Butt from Pakistan managed to play a wonderful knock of 75 runs.
  • Canadian bowlers Umair Bhatti and Harvir Baidwan took 3 wickets each against Pakistan in that T20I.
  • Pakistan was able to post a humble target of 138 runs but was well defended by its bowlers.
  • Pakistani bowlers Shoaib Akthar, Sohail Tanvir and Shoaib Malik managed to get 2 wickets each.
  • Pakistan will take match seriously as Canada has transformed into a good ODI team. At one point in warm up match, it was almost in a position to defeat England cricket team.
  • Canada cricket team has been able to qualify for world cups of 1979, 2003 and 2007 but faced Pakistan only in 1979 world cup.

Pakistan cricket team played Canadian cricket team in 2011 cricket world cup. As expected, Pakistan cricket team beat Canada convincingly in the world cup match. Although Canada has some good players, Pakistan team is a seasoned team and defeating them in a cricket world cup match is usually not very easy. Canada team is showing improvement over time. It is expected that in the next few editions of the cricket world cup Canada will come up as a more serious and threatening opponent for all the test playing nations of the world.


One Response to “World cup records: Canada vs Pakistan cricket team”
  1. Saba says:

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