Asia Cup 2022, India vs Pakistan: How the T20I numbers stack up Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: One of the most famous rivalry in the world of cricket is the clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan. However India vs Pakistan cricket conflict is now a rarity with no bilateral competition for almost a decade. Both teams play each other these days especially in International Cricket Council (ICC) and Asian Cricket Council (ACC) tournaments.
Despite not playing any bilateral series in the last decade, the two teams have faced each other in over 200 international matches (Tests, ODIs and T20Is) so far. The last clash between the Men in Blue and Men in Green was their encounter in last year’s T20 World Cup in Dubai, where Pakistan registered their first World Cup win against India, beating their rivals by a whopping 10-wicket margin.
Despite losing widely against them the last time they played each other, India dominated Pakistan on aggregate in the T20 format. The two teams with the most T20Is in the world, Pakistan (190) and India (174), have so far played just nine matches against each other in the shortest format, with India winning two of the six. Has attained. Pakistan – One (the first T20I between India and Pakistan in the 2007 T20 WC) ended in a tie, which India won via a bowl out.
Stars of India vs Pakistan T20Is
Virat Kohli Has an excellent record against Pakistan in the shortest format of the game, having scored 77.75 @ 311 runs in just 7 innings so far. He has scored three fifties against arch-rivals even though the strike rate is at a lower level – 118.25. He is the leading run-scorer in the rivalry across formats, followed by Shoaib Malik of Pakistan who scored 27.33 @ 164 runs in 8 innings. Kohli will be seen in action Asia CupBut Malik is not a part of the Pakistan team this time.
Most runs in India vs PAK T20I matches:

Matchbox Turn Run hs average sr 100s 50s
Virat Kohli 7 7 311 78* 77.75 118.25 0 3
Shoaib Malik 9 8 164 57* 27.33 103.79 0 1
Mohd Hafeezy 8 7 156 61 26.00 118.18 0 2
Yuvraj Singh 8 8 155 72 25.83 109.92 0 1

Among bowlers, some of the Indian top wicket-takers overall in T20Is against Pakistan will play in the upcoming Asia Cup – namely Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja. Bhuvneshwar is the second most successful Indian bowler after Irfan Pathan (6 wickets) in T20I cricket with 5 wickets in 4 matches against Pakistan. Jadeja has taken 4 wickets in 5 matches against arch-rivals. Whereas, Pakistan’s leading wicket-keeper against India is not a part of the upcoming tournament. Umar Gul leads with 11 wickets in 6 matches, followed by Mohammad Asif with 5 wickets in 2 matches.
Most wickets in India vs Pakistan T20I matches:

Matchbox Turn wicket BBI average Economy sr
Omar Gully 6 6 1 1 4/37 16.18 8.27 11.7
Irfan Pathan 3 3 6 3/16 11.00 6.00 11.00
Mohammad Asifo 2 2 5 4/18 8.60 6.14 8.4
Irfan Pathan 4 4 5 3/9 20.20 7.21 16.8

After almost 10 months, India and Pakistan will renew their rivalry in the upcoming Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. As the two arch-rivals prepare themselves to play twice (league stage and Super 4) or maybe thrice (likely final) in the coming weeks, checks here that both the teams have played their T20Is. How have you performed since the World Cup match? 24 October 2021, and who has been the outstanding T20I performer for them during this period:
Performance of India and Pakistan since the 2021 T20 World Cup match
With the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup to be held in the second half of 2022, India have played several T20 matches as part of their preparations since their loss to Pakistan in Dubai. 1 side in T20I cricket, India has played 28 Twenty20 Internationals in a span of 10 months, winning 22 of them since the loss of 10 wickets against Pakistan in the 2021 T20 World Cup. They have faced only five defeats in those 28 matches, in which there has been no result.
They have won series against the likes of New Zealand, West Indies (twice), Sri Lanka, Ireland and England. They also drew the five-match series 2–2 against South Africa.
India T20I records since a 10-wicket loss against Pakistan in the 2021 T20 WC on October 24, 2021:
In comparison, Pakistan has played just 12 T20Is during the said period, out of which 10 have won and two have lost. Surprisingly, in the World Cup and Asia Cup year, the current World No. 3 team has played just one T20 match against Australia in 2022 in Lahore, in which they lost by 3 wickets. They have won series against Bangladesh and the West Indies, and Australia have suffered both losses since their 10-wicket win against India in October 2021.
Pakistan T20I record since 10 wickets VS India in 2021 T20 WC on October 24, 2021:
Stand-out performer for India and Pakistan since the 2021 T20 WC clash (on October 24, 2021)
Among batsmen, New India captain Rohit Sharma Leads the chart of highest T20I run-getters during the said period for India in T20I cricket, with 623 runs @ 32.78 in 20 innings, including five fifties. Right next to Rohit in the list is India’s new limited-overs sensation Suryakumar Yadav, who has scored 37.28 @ 522 runs in 17 innings at a strike rate of 178.15. Surya also scored one hundred and three fifties during this period.
Along with experienced campaigners like Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant, these two will again form the backbone of the Indian batting line-up. They have Deepak Hooda as well as the comeback Dinesh Karthik.
Most T20I runs for India since the 2021 T20 WC match against Pakistan on October 24, 2021:
Meanwhile, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel led the bowlers’ chart for India with 23 wickets each in the said period. Bhuvneshwar took those wickets at an average of 18.73 and a strike rate of 16.1 and conceded runs at an economy rate of below 7 – 6.95. Patel is a bit expensive, with an economy rate of 8.58 but a strike rate of 14.6. Unfortunately for India, Harshal is out of the Asia Cup due to an injury along with pacer Jasprit Bumrah and this could have an impact on India’s pace attack.
In his absence, young Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan will support Bhuvneshwar in the UAE. There is also Hardik Pandya, who has been in good bowling form for some time now and has once again become India’s number one fast bowler all-rounder. India also have a formidable spin attack led by in-form Yuzvendra Chahal, who took 16 wickets in 12 innings during this period, and includes legends like Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and the talented youngster Ravi Bishnoi.
Most T20 wickets for India since the 2021 T20 World Cup match against Pakistan on October 24, 2021:
Mohammad Rizwan for Pakistan Babar Azmi And Fakhar Zaman is the highest run-scorer for them since their impressive 10-wicket win against India in the 2021 T20 World Cup. Rizwan, who has rapidly become one of the most dependable batsmen for Pakistan, has scored 518 runs in 12 innings at a rate of 47.09, including four fifties, while Babar has scored five fifties in 12 innings. Has scored 414 runs at the rate of 34.50. ,
Zaman is third for them with 232 runs @ 25.77 in 11 innings. All three have a strike rate of less than 130, which is considered a bit slow for the format. Rizwan has scored his runs at a strike rate of 126.34, Babar at 123.21 and Zaman has scored at a strike rate of 114.28. The plus point for Pakistan is that all three are in the Asia Cup squad for them.
Most T20 runs for Pakistan after 2021 T20 World Cup match vs India on October 24, 2021:
Young fast bowler Mohammad Wasim leads the list of wicket-takers for Pakistan with 15 wickets in 7 T20Is during the said period. His strike rate is 10.8 and economy rate is 7.44. Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf are second on the list with 14 and 13 wickets respectively. Shadab also owes an economy rate of 5.97. All three are part of the Asia Cup squad but the Men in Green will surely miss the services of red hot Shaheen Shah Afridi, who was ruled out due to injury.
Overall, Pakistan’s fast bowling attack in the Asia Cup is not very experienced in T20I cricket. Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr and Shahnawaz Dahani have played a total of 66 matches between them. The 19-year-old fast bowler Naseem Shah is yet to make his T20I debut in the meantime.
Most T20 wickets for Pakistan after 2021 T20 World Cup match vs India on October 24, 2021:
Over the decades, India vs Pakistan matches have produced some incredible cricket. Both sides have several legendary players in their ranks. The last encounter between these two teams left the Indian fans stunned. This time around, fans on both sides of the border will be hoping to witness a competition cracker every time these two sides clash in the Asia Cup.