In cricket, the most awaited match is between India and Pakistan. Every cricket fan in the world waits for this battle between these two cricket-loving nations. Pakistan has always had an upper hand in terms of fast bowling but India’s spin bowling has been better than Pakistan most of the times. The cricket lovers will be shocked to know the names of the bowlers who have taken the most T20 Wickets for India against Pakistan, let’s have a look at them.
Former Indian all-rounder, Irfan Pathan clinches the top spot in the matter of taking the most T20 wickets for India against Pakistan. The left-arm swing bowler has bagged 6 wickets in 3 matches with the best bowling figure of 3/16, which came in the final of the 2007 T20 World Cup. For this performance, Pathan got the Man of the Match award.
Known as the “Swing King” of India, current Indian opener bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds 2nd place in terms of grabbing the most t20 wickets for India against Pakistan. The medium-pacer from Uttar Pradesh has taken 5 wickets in 4 games against the green boys. In his very first international match, Kumar scalped 3 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs. But as Pakistan had a thumping victory in the match, his efforts went in vain.
One of the best left-arm swing bowlers of India, RP Singh stands at 3rd position on the list of the bowlers with the most T20 wickets for India against Pakistan with 4 wickets in 2 matches. RP was a part of the first T20 match played between India and Pakistan in the 2007 T20 World Cup. His best came in the same match, 3/26.
The young all-rounder sensation of India, Hardik Pandya has found a place in this elite list. Pandya has so far played only 3 T20 matches against Pakistan and bowled in matches out of 3 games, taking 4 wickets. His supreme show against Pakistan was in the 2016 Asia Cup T20, Pandya ripped through the Pakistani batting lineup with 3 for 8.
The first batsman to hit 6 sixes in the shortest format of the game, Yuvraj Singh has also made a cut to the list of the bowlers with the most wickets in T20 against Pakistan. Along with a slogger, Yuvi was a handy bowler also and trapped many batsmen with his web. The slow left-arm bowler has bagged 4 wickets in 5 innings for India against their arch-rival.
Irfan Pathan, 6 wickets in 3 matches.
Hardik Pandya has the best bowling figure against Pakistan, 3 for 8.