India maintain 100 percent winning record against Pakistan in World Cups

Updated: 22 March 2014 14:27 IST

India have beaten Pakistan in four out of four clashes in Twenty20 World Cups (twice in 2007, 2012 and 2014) and are also unbeaten in five meetings in ODI World Cups - 1992, 1996,1999,2003 and 2011.

India maintain 100 percent winning record against Pakistan in World Cups

# India have won all four games against Pakistan at the World Twenty20 - by prevailing in the 'bowl-out' after a thrilling 'tie' at Kingsmead, Durban on September 14, 2007; by five runs in the final at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on September 24, 2007, by 8 wickets at Colombo (RPS) on September 30, 2012 and by 7 wickets at Dhaka on March 21, 2014. (Scorecard | Highlights | Match Report)

# Just for the record, India have won all five World Cup games in 50-over format against Pakistan - one each in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003 & 2011.


# Overall, India have won five games out of six played against Pakistan in T20Is. The tally includes the 'bowl out', as above.

# Pakistan (130/7) have recorded their third lowest total at the World T20 - the lowest being 123 for seven against Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS) on October 4, 2012.

# Pakistan's previous lowest total against India at the World Twenty20 was 128 at Colombo, RPS on September 30, 2012.

# Virat Kohli became the first batsman to manage 150 runs or more in India-Pakistan T20Is - his tally being 150 at an average of 75.00 in four innings.

# Hafeez's performance at World Twenty20 is mediocre, aggregating 317 in seventeen innings at an average of 18.64.

# Hafeez, with 1,265 runs at an average of 25.30 in 55 matches, is the top run-scorer for Pakistan in Twenty20 Internationals, extending his record.

# Umar Akmal, with 313 runs at an average of 44.71 in 13 matches, has performed quite well at the World Twenty20. His average is the highest by a Pakistani batsman at the World Twenty20.

# Amit Mishra (2/22) has produced his best bowling performance in T20Is, eclipsing the one for 21 against Zimbabwe at Harare on June 13, 2010.

# Mishra has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the first time in T20Is.

# Suresh Raina is the first fielder to take three catches in a match twice at the ICC World Twenty20 - the first instance being against South Africa at Colombo, RPS on October 2, 2012. No other Indian fielder has taken three catches even once at the World T20.

# Shikhar Dhawan (30 off 28 balls) has posted his second highest score in T20Is, next only to the 32 off 19 balls against Australia at Rajkot on October 10, 2013.

# Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were involved in a stand of 54 - India's second highest opening partnership against Pakistan at the World T20, next only to the 77 between Gautam Gambhir and Ajinkya Rahane at Bangalore on December 25, 2012.

# Rohit (24) took his tally to 409 (ave.51.12) in 18 matches. His average is the highest by an Indian batsman and the second highest in World T20, next only to Mike Hussey's 54.62 (437 in 21 matches). (minimum qualification: ten innings)

# Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina were involved in a stand of 66 (unbroken) - India's highest for the fourth wicket at the World T20, obliterating the 61 between Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni against England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

# Umar Gul became the second bowler to complete 75 wickets in T20Is. The top three bowlers in terms of wicket-aggregate are Saeed Ajmal (82), Umar Gul (75) and Shahid Afridi (73).

 

Stats courtesy: Rajesh Kumar



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