The cricket matches between India and Pakistan always draws a good attention in both countries as well as rest of the world. Both countries cricket fans always want to see the cricket match between India and Pakistan. However, it happens less time each year due to tensions at border. Still, a few times, they play cricket matches and entertain their fans.
In this article, we have provided mind-blowing, interesting, important and funny facts about India and Pakistan cricket matches.
8 Interesting, and Amazing Facts About India Vs Pakistan Cricket Matches
1. First Meeting in Test Cricket Match
They have played first test cricket match between October 16, 1952 and October 19, 1952.
2. First Meeting in One Day International Cricket Match
One Day International cricket matches were introduced later on. Both countries have played their first cricket match against each other on October 1, 1978.
3. First T20 cricket match between India and Pakistan
India and Pakistan played first T20 cricket match between them on September 14, 2007.
4. Total number of matches played
India and Pakistan played total 59 test matches, 128 ODIs, and 8 T20s around the world.
5. Most wins in cricket matches
Pakistan is ahead in winning test cricket matches, out of 59, Pakistan won 12 and India 9. In ODIs, Pakistan won 72 and India 54 out of total 128 cricket matches. In T20 cricket matches, India is ahead with 6 matches and Pakistan won only one T20 out of 8 T20 matches played.
6. Unknown fact: Three players played in India and Pakistan both team
To your surprise, there were three players who were played in India and Pakistan cricket team at international level. This unusual thing happened due to partition in 1947. Amir Elahi, Gul Mohammad, and Abdul Hafeez Kardar played for India before Independence. After Pakistan became a separate nation, they played from the team of Pakistan.
7. India won Asia cup using round-robin league
India won the first Asia cup in 1984 based on points after a round robin league. To your surprise, no final was played for that Asia cup.
8. Never met in final of Asia Cup
India and Pakistan never met in the final of Asia Cup.
Article first published on April 28, 2016.