IND vs PAK: 3 Pakistan Bowlers With The Most Wickets Against India

Updated - 13 Aug 2022, 01:58 PM

Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram
Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram.

Pakistan play India in the Asia Cup 2022 on August 28 in Dubai. Both teams are placed in Group B along with one of the qualifying teams from Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore, and UAE. 

The BCCI and the PCB have announced their respective squads for the multi-nation tournament. India will be led by Rohit Sharma while Babar Azam will lead Pakistan. Both are premier batters of their respective teams as well.

Rohit Sharma of India and Babar Azam of Pakistan. Photo- Getty
Rohit Sharma of India and Babar Azam of Pakistan. Photo- Getty

Talking about head-to-head in Asia Cup, In 14 meetings between the two sides in Asia Cup, Pakistan has managed to beat India five times while losing 8 matches themselves. Meanwhile, in this article, we take a look at three Pakistan bowlers with most wickets against India. 

IND vs PAK: 3 Pakistan Bowlers With The Most Wickets Against India

3) Saqlain Mushtaq – 82 Wickets in 40 Matches 

Saqlain Mushtaq, ODI Cricket
Saqlain Mushtaq (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, the one who invented the doosra ranks third on his list of bowlers with the most wickets against India. He took 82 wickets in 40 games against India. He regularly played against India in the late 90s and early 2000s. He ended with 496 international wickets and 82 of them were against India. 

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2) Wasim Akram – 106 Wickets From 60 Matches 

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Wasim Akram[photo: Twitter]
One of the former Pakistan captains, Wasim Akram ranks second on this list with 106 wickets from 60 matches against India. He retired from international cricket with more than 1000 international wickets over 100 of them against India. He had a fierce rivalry with Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid during his playing days.

1) Imran Khan – 129 Wickets In 52 Matches 

Pakistan, Aamir Sohail
Imran Khan (Image Credit: Getty)

Imran Khan tops this list with 129 wickets from 52 matches against India. He led Pakistan to their only World Cup win in 1992. Since his retirement, he has been associated with Pakistan cricket in more than one role and was also the Prime Minister of the country. He was the 22nd PM of the country between August 2018 to April 2022.

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