After playing out a damp squib in the Group stage, India and Pakistan will lock horns in the Super Four stage of the 2018 Asia Cup on Sunday.
Pakistan never really turned up in the last game as their batting capitulated in a sensational manner to squander an easy win to their arch-rivals. India then proceeded to swat aside Bangladesh in a similar fashion while Pakistan was mainly lacklustre against Afghanistan and they’d have to thank Shoaib Malik’s calm and calculated knock to save them from the blushes.
Here’s a look at some numbers ahead of India vs Pakistan, Group stage encounter
9th:- Rohit Sharma needs 94 more runs to complete 7,000 runs in One-Day cricket. By doing so, Rohit will become the 9th Indian batsman to amass that many runs in ODI cricket.
87.00:– Mohammad Amir’s bowling average in 2018 with three wickets only in eight matches.
50- India vs Pakistan match will be Babar Azam’s 50th ODI for Pakistan.
39.28- Fakhar Zaman’s average in 14 innings against top-tier sides in England/India/New Zealand/South Africa/Sri Lanka.
2:- Ravindra Jadeja needs just two wickets to become the most successful Indian spinner in the history of the Asia Cup. He is currently behind Sachin Tendulkar who has seventeen wickets.
100 per cent:– Imam ul Haq’s all scores in excess of fifty has resulted in a Pakistan win.
5th– If Rohit Sharma manages to score 94 and complete 7,000 ODI runs today; he’ll become the 2nd fastest Indian and fifth overall to overhaul 7,000 ODI runs.
212:- The average first innings score at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium over the past ten years.
2- Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal needs two wickets to complete 50 ODI scalps. By doing so, he’ll become the 14th Indian spinner to achieve the landmark.
47.33:- Shoaib Malik averages 47.33 in 40 matches against India with four hundred. His career-best 143 came against the Men in Blue in the 2004 edition of the Asia Cup.
17.13:– Kuldeep Yadav’s average in 17 ODIs this year with 29 wickets.
174:- The Biggest opening partnership at the Dubai International Stadium; Nizakat Khan & Anshuman Rath vs India
5– Bhuvneshwar Kumar needs wickets to claim 100 ODI scalps. He’ll become the slowest Indian bowler to achieve 100 ODI wickets.