Tomorrow, India and Pakistan will be playing against each other in their first match of this edition of the T20 World Cup. Both sides will look to start their campaign with a victory, but if statistics are anything to go by, India has a way higher chance of accomplishing that goal.

You can look for yourself.

Source: NDTV

1. India and Pakistan have faced each other 5 times in the tournament and India has won all 5 encounters.

This includes 2 matches in the 2007 World T20, one of which ended in a tie and went to a 'bowl-out'.

Source: The Indian Express

2. Meanwhile in the T20 format, they have played 8 matches, out of which India has won 6, and Pakistan only 1 in 2012.

Source: ESPN

3. India's highest run-getter against Pakistan in the T20 World Cups is Virat Kohli, who has remained unbeaten against the opponent.

He scored 78* in 2012, 36* in 2014, and 55* in 2016, respectively.

Source: Sportskeeda

4. Despite playing one more match than India in the T20 World Cup, Pakistan's loss tally stands at 15 as opposed to India's 11.

Source: India.com

5. In the last T20 World Cup, Pakistan could not qualify for the semi-finals, while India did. Though it was a long time ago, these things do have a bearing on the mind of the players.

Source: India.com

6. Pakistan has also never won a match against India in the ODI World Cup where the tally between the two teams stands at 7-0 after their clash in 2019.

Source: NDTV

7. Pakistan's lowest total against India in the T20 World Cup is 128 while India's against Pakistan is 141.

Source: Cricket Country

It's true that anything can happen in cricket but safe to say that the odds are in India's favour.