Dubai International Cricket Stadium: In the Asia Cup, today India and Pakistan (IND vs PAK) will compete at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Although this stadium is in the UAE but it is the same as the home ground for Pakistan. Pak team has played maximum number of international matches here. Even in taking runs and wickets, only Pakistani players dominate here. What are the special facts related to this stadium in T20 format? Read here…
1. Pakistan has played the maximum number of T20 International matches here. Pakistan has played 28 matches at this ground. In this, he has won 16 and lost 11. In contrast, India has played only 4 matches here, where the team has won 2 and lost 2.
2. Babar Azam has scored the most T20 International runs on this ground. He has 446 runs in 9 matches in his name. During this his batting average was 63.71 and strike rate was 120.21. The most successful batsman here for India has been KL Rahul. Rahul has scored 125 runs in 4 matches here at a batting average of 41.66 and a strike rate of 158.22.
3. Sohail Tanvir has taken the most T20 International wickets here. Tanveer has taken 22 wickets here at a bowling average of 17.50 and an economy rate of 7.08. Jasprit Bumrah has proved to be the best bowler for India here. Bumrah has taken 6 wickets here at a bowling average of 11.66 and an economy rate of 4.77.
4. The highest score of T20 International in this stadium is 211/3. This score was made by Sri Lanka against Pakistan in December 2013. So far in T20 International cricket, more than 200 scores have been scored here only 4 times.
5. The minimum score of T20 International in this stadium is 55 runs. In the last T20 World Cup, the Windies team was all out on this score against England.
6. In the last T20 World Cup in this stadium, Martin Guptill played a blistering innings of 93 runs off 56 balls. This is the best individual score of this stadium.
7. The best bowling performance here is recorded in the name of Imad Wasim. Wasim took 5 wickets for 14 runs against West Indies in September 2016.
8. Pakistan’s all-rounder Shoaib Malik has recorded the personal record of playing the most matches here. Shoaib has played 22 T20 International matches at this ground.