India vs Pakistan LIVE: Be Careful India, these 5 Pakistan cricketers in Babar Azam’s line-up are very dangerous

India vs Pakistan LIVE: 5 Pakistan cricketers are very dangerous- Mohd Hafeez, Mohd Rizwan, Shoaib Malik, Shaheen Afridi, Babar Azam
India vs Pakistan LIVE: 5 Pakistan cricketers are very dangerous- Mohd Hafeez, Mohd Rizwan, Shoaib Malik, Shaheen Afridi, Babar Azam

India vs Pakistan LIVE: 5 Pakistan cricketers are very dangerous– After registering straight victories over England and Australia in T20 World Cup warmup matches, Virat Kohli & Co will be brimming with confidence ahead of their opening group stage match against arch-rivals Pakistan. But India needs to be wary about Pakistan despite odds in their favour. The Men in Blue will have to outclass the Fab 5 – Captain Babar Azam, Mohd Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohd Hafeez and Shoaib Malik—If they want 2 points in Group 2 clash. Follow T20 World Cup live score updates on insidesport.in

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Be Careful India, these 5 Pakistan cricketers in Babar Azam’s line-up are very dangerous

Babar Azam & Mohd Rizwan

  • The two players are in sensational form in 2021. While Babar Azam has scored 397 runs, Babar Azam amassed 523 runs.
  • They have been consistent in the shortest format with most runs when it comes to partnership in the shortest format.
  • The duo can take the game away from the opposition owing to their smashing form in the ongoing calendar year.

Babar Azam in 2021

Year Mat Inns NO 100s 50s 0s HS Runs Avg S/R Ca St
2021 17 14 0 1 4 1 122 523 37.36 132.74 12 0

 

Mohd Rizwan in 2021

Year Mat Inns NO 100s 50s 0s HS Runs Avg S/R Ca St
2021 7 11 2 1 1 0 115* 397 44.11 51.23 22 0

 

Highest partnership runs in a career
Partners Span Inns NO Runs High Ave 100 50
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan (PAK) 2019-2021 15 0 829 197 55.26 3 3

 

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Experienced Shoaib Malik & Mohd Hafeez

  • Shoaib Malik has a phenomenal record against India in the ODIs. He will be looking to emulate it in the shortest format.
  • He has slammed 1782 runs and scalped 22 wickets against India in 42 matches.
  • In T20Is, he has managed 164 runs across 8 innings at an average of 27.33.
  • Shoaib Malik has featured in 116 T20Is for Pakistan with 2300+ runs and 28 wickets. However, he has played just 8 matches for Pakistan in the T20s in the last two years.

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  • Senior player Mohd Hafeez can contribute to Pakistan with his all-around ability.
  • He has slammed 156 runs against India in 7 T20s at an average of 26.
  • He has represented Pakistan in 113 T20Is with over 2400+ runs and 60 wickets. He led Pakistan in 29 T20Is.
  • Hafeez had mixed performance in the last couple of years. He smashed 415 runs in 10 T20Is last year at a brilliant average of 83.
  • He hasn’t fired in 2021 but the clash against India could have him make a name for himself. He has made 106 runs in 14 matches but has the experience to overpower India.

 

  • Shaheen Afridi has emerged as a new strike bowler for Pakistan in the modern era.
  • He has taken up 18 wickets in 20 matches in the last two years.
  • His economy rate is around 8 rpo which is good enough for powerplay and death overs.
  • In his T20 career, Shaheen has taken 53 wickets in just 28 matches at a tremendous economy rate of 5.52 rpo.

The India-Pakistan super-clash is all-set to take place at Dubai International Stadium on Sunday, October 24.

India vs Pakistan LIVE: Be Careful India, these 5 Pakistan cricketers in Babar Azam’s line-up are very dangerous

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