The greatest rivalry in cricket - India vs Pakistan will be in action during the ongoing Asia Cup 2023 as the Men in Blue kick off their campaign in the Continental tournament. On the other hand, the Pakistanis started the Asia Cup with a bang by decimating minnows Nepal with a 238-run margin in the tournament opener in Multan.
2023 is a crucial year for both teams as the prestigious ODI World Cup is just around the corner. Hence, the entire cricketing world will have their eyes locked on these games like they have done all through the history of this rivalry. In sports, India-Pakistan matches often draw the biggest audience and have overtaken marquee events like the Super Bowl, NBA Finals and many more.
Hence, in the spirit of this glorious rivalry, let us look at some of the top India vs. Pakistan matches that garnered massive and record-breaking viewership numbers.
2022 T20 World Cup - Super-12 stage
The most recent matchup between India and Pakistan, the Super-12 stage at the T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne, Australia was an instant classic. Indians, after a decent bowling effort, were in trouble after losing both openers at the score of 10. Here stepped up Virat Kohli and steamrolled the Pakistani attack and carried the Men in Blue to a stunning win. This magical victory was witnessed by 16 million or 1.6 crore viewers on Disney+Hotstar and accumulated 256 million viewing hours in India.