India vs Pakistan: Head to Head in T20 World Cup, Most Runs, Most Wickets
Updated on: Oct 24, 2021 11:38 am IST
The India and Pakistan team are all set to clash in their first Super 12 fixture of T20 World Cup 2021. It will be an intense battle between the teams, who are quite adapted to the surfaces in United Arab Emirates and are coming through the T20 action.
The Indian team will surely hold an advantage due to the performance of the players leading up to the tournament and exposure to the conditions by playing in the IPL. While it has also been the home ground of Pakistan team, and would be looking to trust their abilities and win the game.
India vs Pakistan Head to Head in T20 World Cup
5 Matches, India -5 Pakistan 0
The India and Pakistan team have faced each other in 8 matches at the T20 World Cup history. The first occasion was T20 World Cup 2007 (group match and Final) then in 2012, 2014, and 2016. All the matches were won by the Indian team, and Pakistan would look to change the stats on the history by the power packed performances in the T20 World Cup 2021.
Most Runs in IND vs PAK T20 World Cup
Virat Kohli – 169 Runs in 3 innings
The leader of the Indian team has scored the most runs in the India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Rivalry. Virat has featured in 3 out of 5 games and has scored 169 runs in 3 innings against Pakistan at an average of 84.66. Although, he has not been in a proper form leading up to this fixture, he is expected to do well in this key fixture against Pakistan to start the tournament on a winning note.
Most Wickets in IND vs PAK T20 World Cup
Irfan Pathan – 6 Wickets in 3 Matches
The bowling all rounder Irfan Pathan has taken the most wickets in the India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup history. Irfan took 2 wickets in the 2007 T20 World Cup Group Match, then scalped 3 in the Finals of the same edition. In the Group stages of 2012 T20 World Cup, he took a single wicket and is still the leading wicket taker in the biggest rivalry of World Cricket in T20 World Cup.
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