India vs Pakistan Clash at Asia Cup 2023: A Look at Head-to-Head Records

India vs Pakistan

The much-anticipated clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan is set to ignite the Asia Cup 2023. The battleground for this cricketing spectacle is the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, where fans will witness a clash of titans on Saturday, September 2.

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Group ‘A’ Standings: Pakistan Dominates

Both teams share Group ‘A’ with Nepal, but Pakistan has already made a resounding statement by thrashing debutants Nepal by a staggering 238-run margin in Lahore. India, on the other hand, is yet to play its first match but enters the competition as a favorite due to its seasoned and talented squad.

India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head Records

Overall ODI Record

While recent clashes between India and Pakistan have been limited to multinational tournaments, the historical rivalry dates back to frequent meetings. In 132 ODIs, Pakistan has held the upper hand with 73 victories, while India has secured 55 wins, with 4 matches ending in no-results.

Asia Cup ODIs

Contrary to their overall record, India has a more favorable head-to-head tally against Pakistan in Asia Cup ODIs. In 13 encounters within the Asia Cup, India emerged victorious in seven matches, while Pakistan clinched five wins. Notably, in the 2018 men’s ODI Asia Cup, India triumphed twice in their dual encounters.

ODI Record in Sri Lanka

The upcoming showdown, hosted in Sri Lanka, marks the fourth ODI clash between India and Pakistan on Sri Lankan soil. Of the previous three meetings, each team has won one match, while one ended in a no-result due to rain. The last Sri Lankan encounter in 2010 witnessed India securing victory with a match-winning cameo from Harbhajan Singh.

Predict the Winner

As the cricketing world eagerly awaits this historic clash, who do you think will triumph in the India vs. Pakistan encounter at the Asia Cup 2023?