India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head Records & Stats in T20 World Cup: Most Runs, Wickets & Top 5 Moments

India and Pakistan are gearing up to clash once again on the cricket field in the upcoming T20 World Cup, starting on June 2nd in the West Indies and the United States. India will begin their World Cup journey against Ireland on June 5th at the new Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, while Pakistan will face the United States in their opening match at Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas on June 6th.

Following these matches, both teams will face each other in a highly anticipated encounter in the T20 World Cup.

India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head Records & Stats in T20 World Cup

In terms of their head-to-head records, India has a strong track record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments. The Men in Blue have won 16 out of 20 matches against Pakistan in all ICC events, including the ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup, and Champions Trophy, while Pakistan has won four times.

Their most recent encounter was during the 2023 ODI World Cup fixture at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 14th, 2023, where India secured their eighth consecutive victory against Pakistan in the 50-over World Cup event. Now, India and Pakistan will meet for the eighth time in the T20 World Cup and the 21st time in an ICC event.

Let’s take a look at their head-to-head record in the T20 World Cup.

Cricket Records for India vs Pakistan in T20I matches

Most runs

V Kohli (IND)2012-20221010448882*81.33394123.850504811
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)2021-202244119779*65.66160123.12020176
Shoaib Malik (PAK)2007-202198216457*27.33158103.79010145
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK)2007-20218711566126.00132118.18020155
Yuvraj Singh (IND)2007-20168821557225.83141109.92010109
G Gambhir (IND)2007-20125501397527.80111125.22012143
RG Sharma (IND)2007-20221110211430*14.2596118.7500296
Umar Akmal (PAK)2012-20166601033317.1689115.7300143
Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK)2007-2007220965348.0073131.5001075
MS Dhoni (IND)2007-2016862933323.2578119.2300082
Babar Azam (PAK)2021-20224419268*30.6672127.77011102
HH Pandya (IND)2016-2022651844021.0066127.2700273
Ahmed Shehzad (PAK)2012-2016440833120.7581102.4600091
Iftikhar Ahmed (PAK)2022-2022331815140.5057142.1001045
AM Rahane (IND)2012-2016330704223.3358120.6800191
RV Uthappa (IND)2007-2007220585029.0050116.0001052
SA Yadav (IND)2021-2022440571814.2546123.9100061
RR Pant (IND)2021-2022220533926.5042126.1900042
Shahid Afridi (PAK)2007-201688153147.575596.3600151
Shan Masood (PAK)2022-20221115252*0.0042123.8001050
Mohammad Nawaz (PAK)2022-2022330524217.3329179.3100082
RA Jadeja (IND)2012-2022630503516.6646108.6900032
Imran Nazir (PAK)2007-2012330483316.0027177.7700072
Nasir Jamshed (PAK)2012-2012330474115.6643109.3000041
SK Raina (IND)2012-20166524735*15.6643109.3000151
S Dhawan (IND)2014-2016220363018.004383.7200060
Yasir Arafat (PAK)2007-2012331351517.5027129.6200050
KL Rahul (IND)2021-202244035288.753794.5900112
V Sehwag (IND)2007-2012220342917.0027125.9200050
Kamran Akmal (PAK)2007-201466034155.664182.9200141
Sarfaraz Ahmed (PAK)2016-2016221332533.0030110.0000040
Asif Ali (PAK)2021-202243027169.0018150.0000021
Younis Khan (PAK)2007-2007220262413.003281.2500040
Fakhar Zaman (PAK)2021-2022320251512.5024104.1600040
Sharjeel Khan (PAK)2016-2016220241712.002982.7500030
IK Pathan (IND)2007-2012321232023.0018127.7700002
Sohaib Maqsood (PAK)2014-2014110212121.0011190.9000021
Haris Rauf (PAK)2021-20224221913*0.0011172.7200021
Salman Butt (PAK)2007-2007110171717.002568.0000020
Umar Gul (PAK)2007-201463017125.6617100.0000121
DJ Hooda (IND)2022-2022110161616.0014114.2800020
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK)2021-2022210161616.008200.0000011
Shahnawaz Dahani (PAK)2022-2022110161616.006266.6600002
Khushdil Shah (PAK)2022-20222211614*16.001888.8800010
YK Pathan (IND)2007-2007110151515.008187.5000011
Shadab Khan (PAK)2021-202242015107.5015100.0000020
AB Agarkar (IND)2007-2007110141414.009155.5500020
KD Karthik (IND)2007-202233113116.5012108.3300020
Sohail Tanvir (PAK)2007-2012410121212.004300.0000002
B Kumar (IND)2012-2022733116*0.0010110.0000000
Khurram Manzoor (PAK)2016-2016110101010.001855.5500010
Mohammad Sami (PAK)2016-2016210888.001650.0000010
Ravi Bishnoi (IND)2022-202211188*0.002400.0000020
Mohammad Asif (PAK)2007-200721144*0.001400.0000010
Wahab Riaz (PAK)2016-2016210444.001233.3300000
AB Dinda (IND)2012-201221133*0.00475.0000000
AR Patel (IND)2022-2022110222.00366.6600000
Haider Ali (PAK)2022-2022110222.00450.0000000
R Ashwin (IND)2012-202261111*0.001100.0000000
Harbhajan Singh (IND)2007-2007210111.00425.0000000
S Sreesanth (IND)2007-200721111*0.00333.3300000
Saeed Ajmal (PAK)2012-2014410111.00250.0000000
Mohammad Amir (PAK)2016-2016210111.00812.5000000
Cricket Records for India vs Pakistan in T20I matches

India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head in T20 World Cup

India and Pakistan have faced each other seven times in the history of the T20 World Cup. Out of these seven matches, India has won six times, while Pakistan has won only once. Their first T20 World Cup match took place at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban on September 14th, 2007, and it was an exciting contest.

Batting first, India scored 141/9, with Robin Uthappa scoring the most runs with 50 runs off 39 balls. Mohammad Asif performed well for Pakistan, taking 4 wickets for 18 runs in his four overs. In response, Pakistan also scored 141 runs, losing 7 wickets, resulting in a tie. India then won the match in the first-ever bowl-out in a T20I match.

  • Matches Player – 7
  • India Won – 6
  • Pakistan Won – 1
  • First Match – 14th September, 2007, Durban
  • Last Match – 23rd October, 2022, Melbourne
  • Highest Individual Score – 82* (53) by Virat Kohli 23/10/22
  • Best Bowling figures – 4/18 by Mohammad Asif on 14/09/07
  • Highest Team Total – 160/6 by India 23/10/22
  • Highest Run Chases achieved – 160/6 by India on 23/10/22
  • Lowest Team Total – 118/5 by Pakistan on 19/03/16
  • Lowest Score Defended – 157/5 by India on 24/09/07

India vs Pakistan in T20 World Cup: Top 5 Moments

India defeated Pakistan in the 2007 T20 World Cup final

The rivalry between India and Pakistan intensified when they met in the first-ever final of the T20 World Cup at DP World Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. In a thrilling last-over match, India won by just five runs to become the inaugural champions of the tournament.

Batting first, India scored 157/5, with Gautam Gambhir scoring the highest with 75 runs off 54 balls, and Rohit Sharma contributing an unbeaten 30 runs off 16 balls. In response, Pakistan lost wickets at regular intervals, but Misbah-ul-Haq’s 43 runs off 38 balls kept their hopes alive.

As the match came down to the last over, Pakistan needed 12 runs off five balls to win with Joginder Sharma bowling. Misbah hit a six off a full toss, giving Pakistan hope. However, on the next delivery, he mistimed a scoop shot, resulting in a catch by S. Sreesanth, making India the champions of the inaugural T20 World Cup.

First-ever bowl out in a T20 Match, during the 2007 T20 World Cup:

When India and Pakistan played their first match during the 2007 T20 World Cup fixture in Durban on September 14th, 2007, it ended in a tie, leading to the first-ever bowl-out in a T20I match. Batting first, India scored 141/9, with Robin Uthappa top-scoring with 50 runs off 39 balls.

Mohammad Asif performed well for Pakistan, taking 4 wickets for 18 runs in his four overs. In response, Pakistan also scored 141 runs, losing 7 wickets, resulting in a tie. Following that, India won against Pakistan in the first-ever bowl-out in a T20I Match.

Virat Kohli’s ‘Shot of an Emperor’ against Haris Rauf in 2022 T20 World Cup

During the 2022 T20 World Cup match against Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on October 23rd, 2022, Virat Kohli played a remarkable innings. India was chasing a target of 160 runs and struggled at 34 runs for 4 wickets in 6.1 overs. However, Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya steadied the innings.

With 28 runs needed off the last eight balls, Kohli faced Haris Rauf’s deliveries in the penultimate over. Kohli hit a straight six followed by another six, stunning the crowd. In the final over, India clinched a memorable victory against Pakistan on the last ball of the match.

Pakistan stunned India by 10 wickets in 2021 to get first-ever T20 World Cup win against arch-rivals

On October 24th, 2021, at the Dubai International Stadium, Pakistan achieved their first-ever victory against India in the T20 World Cup, winning by 10 wickets. India, led by skipper Virat Kohli’s 57 runs off 49 balls, posted a total of 151/7 in their 20 overs.

Despite the challenging score, Pakistan’s openers, Babar Azam (68* off 52) and Mohammad Rizwan (79* off 55), chased down the target of 152 runs in just 17.5 overs without losing a single wicket, securing a memorable victory for the Shaheens.

Amit Mishra’s maiden wicket over against Pakistan in 2014 T20 World Cup:

In the T20 World Cup match on March 21st, 2014, at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, veteran spinner Amit Mishra played a crucial role in India’s fourth consecutive victory against Pakistan. Batting first, Pakistan could only manage to score 130 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Mishra performed exceptionally well for India, taking 2 wickets for 22 runs in his four overs, which included a maiden over.

During Pakistan’s innings, Mishra dismissed Ahmed Shahzaad in the ninth over and bowled four consecutive dot balls to Shoaib Malik. In the chase, India comfortably reached the target in 18.3 overs, losing 3 wickets, with Amit Mishra being named the Player of the Match for his outstanding performance.

India vs Pakistan Head to Head in T20 World Cup: Most Runs


PlayerInnings PlayedRunsBallsNoAveSR50100HS
Virat Kohli 53082324308.00132.754082*
Gautam Gambhir37559025.00127.111075
Rohit Sharma67058114.00120.680030*
Yuvraj Singh55964116.0092.180024
MS Dhoni35250126.00104.000033


PlayerInnings PlayedRunsBallsNoAveSR50100HS
Shoaib Malik510093020.00107.520028
Mohammad Rizwan28367183.00123.881079*
Umar Akmal37664025.33118.750033
Babar Azam26853168.00128.301068*

India vs Pakistan Head to Head in T20 World Cup- MOST RUNS IN T20IS


NameMatchesRunsAverageStrike RateHighest Score
Mohammad Rizwan319396.50130.4079*
Shoaib Malik916427.33103.7957*
Mohammad Hafeez815626.00118.1861
Umar Akmal610317.16115.7333


NameMatchesRunsAverageStrike RateHighest Score
Virat Kohli940667.66119.0678*
Yuvraj Singh815525.83109.9272
Gautam Gambhir513927.80125.2275
Rohit Sharma1011015.71123.5930*
MS Dhoni89323.25119.2333

India vs Pakistan Head to Head in T20 World Cup – MOST WICKETS IN T20IS


NameMatchesWicketsEconomy RateAverageBest Bowling
Umar Gul6118.2716.184/37
Mohammad Asif256.148.604/18
Mohammad Amir244.147.253/18
Mohammad Nawaz247.5614.503/33
Mohammad Sami245.508.252/16


NameMatchesWicketsEconomy RateAverageBest Bowling
Bhuvneshwar Kumar6107.5916.704/26
Hardik Pandya587.5512.753/8
Irfan Pathan366.0011.003/16
Ashoke Dinda247.7515.503/36
Ravindra Jadeja645.9429.252/11

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