IND vs PAK head-to-head record: Which team has upper hand? Check stats for India vs Pakistan Asia Cup clash
The 16th Asia Cup started on August 30 with a thrilling game between Pakistan and Nepal. In the first match, which was very exciting, Babar Azam and Iftikhar Ahmed showed off their amazing skills and helped Pakistan beat Nepal by 238 runs.
The match between India and Pakistan will take place on September 2nd. These two teams and Nepal are in the same group, and they will play each other in Kandy. If both teams make it to the final four, they will play each other again on September 10. Also, if both teams make it to the final, they'll face each other again on September 17.
How India has done at the Asia Cup
India has taken part in the Asia Cup 15 times. Seven times, the Indian team has won the Asia Cup. Team India has played in a total of 49 One Day Internationals (ODIs), and they have won 31 of them. Wisdom says that Sri Lanka holds the record for the most wins with 34.
The record of Pakistan at the Asia Cup
Pakistan has won the event twice, in 2000 and 2012. In addition, they came in second place in 1986, 2014, and 2022. But they couldn't play in the event during the 1990-1991 season. Pakistan has won 26 of the 45 games it has played so far, which is an impressive number.
India and Pakistan's head-to-head record
Thirteen times in the Asia Cup, these two teams have played each other. India came out on top in seven of their matches, while Pakistan won five of theirs. In the 2018 event, these two teams played each other twice, and both times India came out on top. Rohit Sharma, the captain, showed how smart he was by hitting a fifty in one match and a hundred in the other.
It is important to note that India has won four of the last five Asia Cup matches against Pakistan. But in 2022, Pakistan beat India by 5 wickets in a very exciting game.
India and Pakistan will fight it out in Sri Lanka
The two teams played each other three times in the island country. In two of the matches, each team won once, but the third match didn't have a clear winner.