5 Iconic India vs Pakistan matches at Asia Cup

Updated on: Aug 29, 2022 5:37 pm IST

  • Iconic India vs Pakistan matches

    India vs Pakistan is a high-voltage rivalry! Whether it is a World Cup game or a bilateral series, the fixture has never disappointed. Both India and Pakistan have met on multiple occasions in the Asia Cup and have served some of the memorable games in continental competition.

    India vs Pakistan Head to Head in Asia Cup

    Teams Matches Wins Defeats Draw/No Result
    India 15 9 5 1
    Pakistan 15 5 9 1

    2004 Asia Cup

    One of the memorable knocks in Shoaib Malik’s career, Pakistan downed India in convincing fashion. India were asked to chase 301 when Malik and company ran riot in Colombo. Sachin Tendulkar scored 78 runs in the match, but it proved to be only a consolation as India lost by 59 runs.

    2010 Asia Cup

    A match that lives long in the memories of the cricket fans. Harbhajan Singh and Shoaib Akhtar had a verbal spat before they went toe-to-toe. Needing 268 to win, India won the contest in thrilling fashion after Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni were the architect-in-chiefs. Gambhir scored 83 while Dhoni smashed 56 in a tight contest.

    2012 Asia Cup

    The 2012 edition of the Asia Cup may not bring too many positives for Team India after they faced elimination in the league phase. But India’s encounter against Pakistan was one to remember, chasing 330 in a must-win match, India lost Gautam Gambhir early, but up stepped Virat Kohli as he would play one of his memorable innings. Virat scored 183 and was on course to a double hundred before getting out. India won the match with 13 balls to spare, but finished third to face elimination from Asia Cup.

    2018 Asia Cup

    The 2018 edition saw both India and Pakistan lock horns for one more time. The match saw one-way traffic for Team India as they dominated Pakistan thanks to stellar performances from Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. India chased the total of 163 runs in 29 overs to assert their dominance in the fixture.

    2022 Asia Cup

    The encounter in the Asia Cup 2022 was the first time India faced Pakistan after losing the 2021 T20 World Cup match by 10 wickets. The fixture did not disappoint as India chased down the total of 148 in the final over. Hardik Pandya was the star of the show with three wickets and 33 runs from 17 deliverers to guide India home.

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