SCO vs PAK 2018 : T20I Series- Statistical Preview

All the major stats and facts all you need to know as Scotland take on Pakistan in the two matches T20I series in Edinburgh.

Scotland, who defeated England in an ODI game last Sunday, would love to repeat same performance against Pakistan in T20I series. (Photo - BBC Sport)

Scotland will host Pakistan for two T20I matches series at the Grange in Edinburgh. Scotland should be motivated after their historic ODI win against England on last Sunday at the same venue and would love to repeat the same performance against Pakistan in this T20I series. On the other hand, number one ranked Pakistan will be eager to end their UK tour on a high note after winning the one-off Test against Ireland and drawing the two Test matches series against England.

All the major stats and facts all you need to know as Scotland take on Pakistan in the T20I series in Edinburgh :

1 - Scotland and Pakistan have played one T20I match against each other in World T20 2007 where Pakistan beat the Scottish team by 51 runs.

4 - Mohammad Amir needs 4 more wickets to become the fifth Pakistani bowler to take 50 T20I wickets after Shahid Afridi (97), Umar Gul (85), Saeed Ajmal (85) and Sohail Tanvir (54).

7 - Pakistan have won all their last 7 bilateral T20I series. The last time they lost a T20I series in January 2016 to New Zealand in New Zealand.

17 - Pakistan have won 17 out of 20 matches in T20I cricket under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed and only Shahid Afridi (19) has more T20I wins as a captain for Pakistan.

28 - Safyaan Sharif has taken 28 wickets in T20I cricket and needs 1 more wicket to become all-time leading wicket-taker for Scotland in T20I format. Majid Haq also took 28 T20I wickets for the Scottish team.

46 - Number of sixes hit by Shoaib Malik in T20I format and needs to hit 4 more sixes to become the third Pakistani player to hit 50 T20I sixes after Shahid Afridi (73) and Umar Akmal (55).

113 - Shoaib Malik needs 113 more runs to become the first Pakistani and overall third player to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 12 Jun, 2018

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