Tag IndvPak Records
Aaqib Javed is one mysterious story in Pak cricket. Aaqib was unlucky to have played his best cricket in the days when Wasim and Waqar dominated Pakistan bowling attack and hence, Javed could never cement his place in Pakistan XI.
But, whenever it was about a match against India, Javed was selected by Pakistani selectors ahead their main two W's. and results are here to see.. Aaqib Javed got four 5 wicket hauls in one day international cricket and 3 of them were against India. Aaqib Javed, an open chested bowler who knew the art of reverse swing upside down, was practically unplayble on 25 October 1991 at Sharjah when he dismissed 7 Indian batsman including Ravi Shastri, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sanjay Majrekar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev which still stands at the best bowling figure by a bowler in one day internationals between India and Pakistan. India, chasing 263 for victory, fell short by 72 runs.
Fact : Aaqib Javed took 182 wickets in 163 ODI career at a not so impressive average of almost 32 runs per wicket but his figures against read 39 games, 54 wickets at an exceptional average of 24.64 run/wicket!
Imran Khan and Rana Naved ul Hasan are the only two bowlers to have taken 6 wickets in a 10 over spell in Ind v Pak.
The best bowling figure by an Indian bowler against Pakistan in ODI cricket is by Sourav Ganguly in Sahara cup in Toronto in Canada when Ganguly proved too hot to handle by Pakistani batsman.. Ganguly got 5 wickets for just 16 runs in his 10 overs and India won that 5 ODI series 4-1.
Who are the other best bowling performances in India vs Pakistan one day cricket matches? here's the elite list of bowlers who have taken at least 5 wickets in an innings.
List updates :- 31 August 2009.