India and Pakistan will clash on Saturday in the fourth match of Asia Cup. India will play Pakistan after almost a year in international cricket. India last played Pakistan in the 2015 World Cup where Dhoni and his men maintained India’s unbeaten record against the arch-rivals in World Cup. Cricwizz takes a look at the statistics ahead of the high voltage clash.
MS Dhoni is just three sixes short of reaching 300 international sixes. He has currently 297 sixes across all formats in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma needs 1 four to reach 100 fours in T20Is to become the fourth Indian player to do so in this format at the international level.
MS Dhoni needs 82 runs to become the fifth Indian cricketer to cross 1000 runs in T20Is. Currently he has 918 runs at an average of 32.78 in 59 matches.
R Ashwin needs 7 wickets to become the first Indian bowler to complete 50 wickets in T20Is. Currently, he has 43 wickets at an average of 21.65 in 35 matches.
Shahid Afridi needs 5 fours to complete 100 fours in T20Is and become the fifth Pakistan cricketer to do so in this format.
Shahid Afridi needs 9 wickets to become the first Pakistan bowler to complete 100 wickets in T20Is. Currently, he has 91 wickets at an average of 23.90 in 90 T20Is.
Overall T20I records between India and Pakistan
India has had the better of exchanges against Pakistan in T20Is. In 6 T20Is between these two nations, India has won 4, lost 1 and one tied.
The only T20I India lost against Pakistan came at Bangalore in 2012 when the latter chased down the target of 134 with five wickets to spare.
India has scored the highest total of 192/5 against Pakistan at Ahmedabad in 2012. The lowest score of 128 was made by Pakistan at Colombo in 2012.
Virat Kohli has made the most runs in T20Is against Pakistan, aggregating 150 runs at an average of 75 from 4 matches. Mohammad Hafeez has made the most runs in T20Is against India, aggregating 147 runs at an average of 29.40 in 5 matches.
Umar Gul has taken the most wickets against India in T20Is. Gul has taken 11 wickets at an average of 16.18 in 6 matches. Irfan Pathan has taken 6 wickets at an average of 11 for India in 3 T20Is.
Asia Cup records for India and Pakistan
India has won the Asia Cup titles five times, while Pakistan has won it twice.
India has played 43 ODI matches in Asia Cup, winning 26 and losing 16 and one no-result. India has also played one T20I in Asia Cup, winning it against Bangladesh in the ongoing Asia Cup.
Pakistan has played 40 ODI matches, winning 24, losing 15 with one no result.
For India, Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run-getter in Asia Cup, aggregating 971 runs at an average of 51.10 with 2 tons and 7 fifties in 23 ODI matches.
For Pakistan, Inzamam-ul-Haq has scored the most runs, aggregating 591 runs at an average of 59.10 in 15 matches in Asia Cup.
Saeed Ajmal is the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in Asia Cup with 25 wickets at an average of 19.40 in 12 matches.
Irfan Pathan has taken the most wickets in Asia Cup — 22 wickets at an average of 27.50 from 12 matches.