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India vs Pakistan is all set to begin at today 7:00 PM and all the cricket fans are waiting like crazy to watch for this biggest cricket rivalry. Some useful insights and information related to India and Pakistan is given here under.
India and Pakistan have played 11 times against each other in the Asia Cup. Both of these teams won five matches and one match was without result. The match without result happened at the 1997 Asia Cup where after the bad light in Colombo on the scheduled day of the match, it was pushed forward but as rain continued to drain, it was finally dropped.
Head-to-head in T20:
In T20 Head-to-head for the Asia cup, Pakistan has only able to win only one game and admitted five falls where India won the five matches against Pakistan.
The last T20 between India and Pakistan was played at Mirpur in World T20, India won the match by 7 wickets. In this match, Pakistan chooses to bat first and they only gather 130 runs against to India’s harmful spin bowling. In response, MS Dhoni-led side reached the target with nine balls to spare despite a wobble in the middle.
Highest team total:
India scored 330/4 to chase Pakistan’s total of 329 in Dhaka in 2012.
Highest individual score:
Virat Kohli cracked 183 runs in Mirpur in 2012 of just 148 balls. This is also the highest individual score by any batsman in Asia Cup history.
Yuvraj Singh holds the record for hitting the most sixes (7) in an encounter between the two rivals. ALL of them came during his 72-run knock from just 36 balls in Ahmedabad in 2013.
Most T20 wickets:
Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi holds the record for picking up most wickets in the T20 format (91). He could be a vital component in Pakistan’s arsenal of bowlers against India.