India-Pakistan match is going to be held on Sunday in the Super-4 stage of Asia Cup-2023. These two teams will face each other for the second time in the current season. The last match was inconclusive due to rain. In such a situation, a reserve day has also been kept for this match.
India's legendary batsman Virat Kohli can complete 13 thousand runs in his ODI career. Kohli has 12902 runs in his name. After scoring 98 runs in this match, Kohli will complete 13 thousand runs in his 267th innings. With this, he will become the batsman to score 13 thousand ODI runs in the least number of innings. Currently this record is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar, who had completed 13 thousand runs in 321 innings.
Not only this, Kohli will become only the 5th batsman in the world to touch the figure of 13 thousand ODI runs. He will be the second Indian batsman after Sachin to do so. Sachin has 18426 runs in his name in 463 matches.
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam today has a chance to match Pakistani great Saeed Anwar. Saeed Anwar has scored maximum 20 centuries for Pakistan. Whereas Babar has 19th century in his name. After scoring a century today, Babar will also complete 20 ODI centuries. He will do this for Pakistan even in the shortest number of matches. Babar has played only 106 matches so far, whereas Anwar had scored 20 ODI centuries after 200 matches.
Saeed Anwar played ODI matches for Pakistan from 1989 to 2003. During this period, he scored 20 centuries and 43 half-centuries in 243 matches.
Among current Pakistani players, Babar is on top with 19 centuries. Fakhar Zaman is at second place with 10 centuries and Imam Ul Haq is at third place with 9 centuries.
Imam-ul-Haq has a chance to complete the fastest 3 thousand ODI runs for Pakistan. At present he has 2967 runs in his name in 64 innings. That means Imam will have to score only 33 more runs in this match. Before him, Fakhar Zaman had completed 3 thousand runs in 67 innings.
In this matter, he will reach second place after South African legend Hashim Amla. Amla had completed 3 thousand runs in just 57 innings.
Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja will become India's top wicket taker in the ODI Asia Cup as soon as he takes one more wicket in this match. He is on par with Irfan Pathan among the bowlers who have taken the most wickets for India in this tournament. Both have the same 22 wickets in their names.
Ravindra Jadeja has a chance to score a double century in ODIs. For this they need only 3 wickets. Currently he has 197 wickets in his name. Before him, only 6 Indian bowlers could cross the mark of 200 wickets in ODI cricket.
Anil Kumble is on top with 337 ODI wickets. Apart from him, only Javagal Srinath, Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Kapil Dev have been able to take 200 ODI wickets.