Battle of nerves

India vs Pakistan encounters on the cricket field always grabs eyeballs. Performances by players against each other always adds brownie points to a player’s career. 

Thirty Kings

A 30+ score is the new fifty in the shortest format. Let’s have a look at the players with most 30+ scores in the high-octane India-Pakistan rivalry in T20Is.

The 'Run Machine' Kohli has an exceptional record against most nations. Pakistan is no different as he has scored a total of six 30+ scores against the neighbours.

Virat Kohli

Former India skipper MS Dhoni beside having a clean captaincy record against arch-rivals in ICC events, also scored two 30+ scores against them.

MS Dhoni

Former stylish left-handed opener also crossed 30-run score twice. The knock against Pakistan in the 2007 T20 World Cup Final remains a highlight of Gambhir’s career. 

Gautam Gambhir

Professor Hafeez has crossed the mark twice against India, at a monstrous strike rate of 165.75. The all-rounder converted the 30s into 50s each time.

Mohammad Hafeez 

Rizwan’s knock in the 2021 T20 World Cup against India will never be forgotten. The opener has crossed the mark thrice in his short career against arch rivals which has just started.

Mohammad Rizwan

Misbah has a good record against India. His knock in the 2007 World Cup Final still thrills Indian Fans. He has crossed the mark twice. 


Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Robin Uthappa and Ajinkya Rahane feature in the list. 

Indians with one 30+
score vs Pakistan

Babar Azam, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Imran Nasir are the names who have played the impactful knocks against India.

Pakistan players with one 30+ score vs India

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