India and Pakistan are set to lock horns with each other in their opening game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 today (October 24). The IND vs PAK clash will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. India and Pakistan are both part of group 2 in the tournament. New Zealand, Afghanistan, Scotland, and Namibia are the other 4 teams part of group 2.
India and Pakistan have played 5 matches against each other in T20 World Cups before. India outplayed Pakistan in every game and lead the head-to-head record 5-0. There are few bowlers from both teams who have given outstanding performances in these games. Here we take a look at 3 bowlers with the most wickets in IND vs PAK clashes in T20 World Cup tournaments.
IND vs PAK: 3 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In The Marquee Clash
3. Umar Gul and RP Singh – 4 Wickets
The 3rd spot in this list is shared by two bowlers, one each from India and Pakistan. Pakistan’s former pacer Umar Gul and former Indian pacer RP Singh have both scalped 5 wickets during IND vs PAK encounters in T20 World Cups. Umar Gul has picked 4 wickets in 4 games between 2007 to 2014, bowling at an average of 30.0. His best bowling figure was 3/28 and he owns an economy of 8.27 in these 3 matches.
RP Singh has picked 4 wickets in 2 matches that he played against Pakistan during ICC T20 World Cup 2007. The right-arm pacer owns an average of 12.25 and an economy of 6.12 in these games. His best bowling show was 3/26.