India has defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets after chasing down a 148 target in the nailbiting last over the 50-run partnership of the dynamic all-rounder duo Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya has made this victory possible
but this match was not just any India-Pakistan match after Virat’s return after his break has made expectations for this game skyrocketing
Nine T20I matches and 14 Asia Cup matches have seen India and Pakistan face off.
Pakistan has just twice won the competition, compared to India’s seven victories.
India enters this competition having won the T20I series in Ireland, England, and the West Indies.
In contrast, Pakistan has only participated in one T20I match in 2022, which was against Australia in April.
Australia won that match by chasing down 163 with three wickets remaining.
Let’s look at the blue and green men’s prior performance statistics front to front
There have been nine T20I meetings between India and Pakistan, and the Men in Blue have a 7-2 advantage in the all-time series.
Their first encounter took place in the 2007 T20 World Cup, which India ultimately won thanks to a bowl out.
When they last faced off, in October 2021, Babar Azam’s team won by a margin of 10 wickets.
India and the Men in Green have faced each other 14 times in the Asia Cup, with India holding an 8-5 advantage.
All-Time Fine Performers:
The most prolific T20I run-scorer in this matchup, Virat Kohli has 311 runs in seven games with an average of 77.75.
He had a fifty in the prior encounter as well.
Umar Gul is unbeatable in the bowling department; he has 11 wickets in six games, an average of 16.18, and a four-wicket haul.
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