ASIA CUP 2022 India vs Pakistan: In the cricketing world, whenever the word “rivalry” comes, the first thing that hits the mind is India vs Pakistan. They both are undoubtedly the most powerful adversaries in this zone. We all are familiar with the hype and puff of India vs Pakistan. Although it won’t be wrong to say that the diplomatic issues between two countries due to border conflict gave birth to this dramatic rivalry. This rivalry extends to cricket, so no other cricket match attracts as many spectators as an India-Pakistan match.
So far, India has faced Pakistan on a total of 14 occasions in the Asia Cup since 1984. India won eight times against Pakistan and lost five times and one was washed out due to rain.
India has shown excellence in the history of the Asia cup and has been the most successful team by lifting the title as many as seven times whereas Pakistan has two of them. India’s dominance has often been challenged by Pakistan more than any other team.
Let us have a look at their clashes in Asia Cup:
|1984||188/4||134||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||India won by 54 runs|
|1988||143/6||142||Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka||India won by 4 wickets|
|1995||169||266/9||Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah||Pakistan won by 97 runs|
|1997||–||30/5||SSCG, Colombo||No result|
|2000||251||295/7||Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka||Pakistan won by 44 runs|
|2004||241||300/9||R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo||Pakistan won by 59 runs|
|2008||301/4||299/4||Karachi National Stadium||India won by 6 wickets|
|2008||308/7||309/2||Karachi National Stadium||Pakistan won by 8 wickets|
|2010||271/7||267||Rangiri International Stadium, Danbulla||India won by 3 wickets|
|2012||330/4||329/6||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur||India won by 6 wickets|
|2014||245/8||249/9||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur||Pakistan won by 1 wicket|
|2016||85/5||83||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur||India won by 5 wickets|
|2018||164/2||162||Dubai International Stadium||India won by 8 wickets|
|2018||238/1||237/7||Dubai International Stadium||India won by 9 wickets|
Now every eye is on 28 august when India will face Pakistan in Dubai, for the first time since the 2021 cricket world cup.
The schedule for Asia cup 2022 was out on the 2nd of august.