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Ind vs Pak Asia Cup stats: Rohit Sharma top run-getter, Virat Kohli boasts best individual score

India vs Pakistan Asia Cup stats: Rohit Sharma top run-getter, Virat Kohli boasts best individual score. Check out top bowlers, Spells and head to head records between India and Pakistan across Asia Cup.

Rohit Sharma has scored highest runs for India against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs _ Walking wicket (Images_ ©45thCenturyWhen_Twitter)
Rohit has scored highest runs for India against PAK in Asia Cup (Images: ©45thCenturyWhen_Twitter)

Any clash between arch rivals India and Pakistan always lives up to the hype. In Asia Cup specially, a nail-biting finish is expected every time the two teams come head to head.


Any India vs Pakistan encounters stops being just a game the moment it is announced, and it becomes a matter of passion, and a must win for either side.


Therefore, here are some stats on India vs. Pakistan clashes in Asia Cup ODIs.


Highest run-scorer for India against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Match

Runs

Avg

HS

100s/50s

Rohit Sharma

7

367

73.40

111*

1/4

Virat Kohli

3

206

68.66

183

1/0

Virender Sehwag

4

179

44.75

119

1/0

Despite enjoying considerable success against Pakistan, the ‘God of Cricket’ Sachin Tendulkar takes the 6th spot in the list of highest run-getters against the arch-rivals in Asia Cup ODI encounters. Rohit Sharma is the most consistent batsman for India in Asia Cup ODIs with 367 runs in 7 matches and an average of 73.40.



Highest run-scorer for Pakistan against India in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Match

Runs

Avg

HS

100s/50s

Shoaib Malik

5

428

107.00

143

2/1

Younis Khan

4

238

79.33

123*

1/2

Mohammad Hafeez

2

180

90.00

105

1/1

There are three Pakistan players who average above 100 against India in Asia Cup ODIs. Shoaib Malik, Nasir Jamshed, and Misbah-ul-Haq, are the three batters, but the former Pakistan skipper Misbah is the only one to average above 100 without having scored a single century against India in Asia Cup.


Malik is the highest run scorer for Pakistan against India in Asia Cup with 428 runs in 5 matches, while Younis Khan is second on the list with 238 runs in 4 matches.


Highest individual score for India against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Edition

Highest Score

Strike Rate

4/6

Virat Kohli

2012

183

123.64

23/1

Virender Sehwag

2008

119

125.26

12/5

Shikhar Dhawan

2018

114

114

16/2

Virat Kohli’s 183 is the highest score by an India player in Asia Cup ODI encounters against Pakistan and it came in the 2012 edition of the tournament.


Sehwag comes next in the list with his 119 which helped India win the 2008 Asia Cup ODI match against Pakistan. Interestingly, it was Suresh Raina who bagged the Man of the Match trophy with his knock of 84.



Highest individual score for Pakistan against India in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Edition

Highest Score

Strike Rate

4/6

Shoaib Malik

2004

143

112.59

18/1

Shoaib Malik

2008

125*

105.04

16/1

Younis Khan

2008

123*

109.67

22/1

Shoaib Malik has always scored above 35 runs in all five ODIs in the Asia Cup matches against India. He has two tons against India in Asia Cup ODIs, with one coming in a winning cause.


Highest wicket-taker for India against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Match

Wickets

BBI

Avg

Eco

4w/5w

Anil Kumble

4

7

3/43

17.28

4.32

0/0

Arshad Ayub

1

5

5/21

4.20

2.33

0/1

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

3

5

3/15

23.40

4.50

0/0

Praveen Kumar

4

5

3/53

49.40

6.41

0/0

Venkatesh Prasad

2

5

4/17

12.00

4.61

1/0

Anil Kumble emerges as the most successful Indian bowler against Pakistan in Asia Cup Odi encounters with 7 scalps in 4 matches at an average of 17.28.


However, Arshad Ayub remains the only Indian bowler in Asia Cup ODIs to have both bowling average and economy rate under 5 against Pakistan. Kapil Dev came close with a bowling average of 8 and an economy rate of 2.52 in Asia Cup ODIs against Pakistan.



Highest wicket-taker for Pakistan against India in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

Match

Wickets

BBI

Avg

Eco

4w/5w

Saeed Ajmal

4

8

3/40

24.00

4.92

0/0

Abdul Razzaq

3

6

4/29

14.16

3.69

1/0

Aaqib Javed

2

5

5/19

3.80

2.11

0/1

Iftikar Anjum

2

5

3/51

22.40

5.69

0/0

While Saeed Ajmal has taken 8 wickets against India in 4 Asia Cup ODI matches, Aaqib Javed is the only Pakistan bowler whose average and economy rate is below 4 among all compatriots who have bowled 5 or more overs in the tournament.


Best spells for India against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

BBI

Edition

Arshad Ayub

5/21

1988

Venkatesh Prasad

4/17

1997

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

3/15

2018

Arshad Ayub’s only Asia Cup ODI performance against Pakistan still remains the best ever by an Indian bowler, and it has stood tall for over four decades.



Best spells for Pakistan against India in Asia Cup ODIs

Player

BBI

Edition

Aaqib Javed

5/19

1995

Abdul Razzaq

4/29

2000

Abdul Qadir

3/27

1988

Aaqib Javed destroyed the Indian batting line-up in the 1995 Asia Cup ODI match and finished the innings with an impressive figure of 5/19. Three of his victims were out for ducks, and only one managed to score in double figures.


India to face Pakistan on September 2 at the Pallekele Stadium in the third game of Asia Cup 2023


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