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IND vs PAK: Active India players with most runs vs Pakistan in ODIs

IND vs PAK: Active India players with most runs vs Pakistan in ODIs

The two sides have played a total of 134 ODIs but have faced each other just 10 times in the last decade.

Who are the active India players with the most runs vs Pakistan in ODIs? Ahead of the IND vs PAK clash on October 14 in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023, find out which Indian batters have led the charge against Pakistan in their 45-year-old ODI rivalry:

Active India players with most runs vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma stands atop

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is the highest run scorer among active players in India vs Pakistan ODI encounters. The opener played 18 matches against the Men in Green, scoring 787 runs at an average of 49.18. 

Rohit Sharma’s 140 vs Pakistan in the 2019 World Cup

The right-hander also has 2 centuries and 7 fifties to his name in 18 innings. The Indian skipper scores 50 or more runs against his arch-rivals in every second inning. However, Rohit has a poor conversion rate of 22%.

Virat Kohli (662 runs)

The former Indian skipper has an excellent record against Pakistan and is behind current skipper Rohit Sharma in the list of active Indian players with the most runs vs Pakistan. Having played 15 matches, Virat Kohli averages 55.16 and has a strike rate of 100.60.

The Delhi cricketer has 3 centuries and 2 fifties to his name in 15 innings. The Indian skipper scores 50 or more runs against his arch-rivals in every third inning and has an excellent conversion rate of 60%.

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Shikhar Dhawan (380 runs)

In the seven matches Shikhar Dhawan played against Pakistan, the southpaw scored 380 runs at an average of 54.28 and a rapid strike rate of 102.42

Dhawan, who is known to be a big-match player, also has 1 century and 2 fifties in 7 innings against his arch-rivals. The opener scores 50 or more runs in every 2.5 innings and has a conversion rate of 33%.

Hardik Pandya (209 runs)

Fourth on the list of active Indian players with the most runs vs Pakistan is star Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya. The right-hander has played just 6 matches against the neighbours but has an astounding average of 69.66 with the bat and strikes the ball at a mind-boggling 132.27.

Pandya has scored 2 fifties in 4 innings against the archrivals and is remembered for his 3 consecutive sixes to Imad Wasim in the Champions Trophy 2017.

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