In the Super 12 match played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, India defeated Pakistan by 4 wickets with the help of Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 82 runs of 53 runs. Earlier, Pakistan had set a target of 160 runs for India with half-centuries from Shan Masood and Iftikhar Ahmed. Arshdeep Singh and Hardik Pandya took three wickets each for India while Haris Rauf and Mohammad Nawaz took two wickets each for Pakistan.
Know how was the beginning of Pakistan.
Ind team won the toss and bowled first and invited Pakistan to bat first. The innings of Pakistan’s opener Babar Rizwan flopped in front of Arshdeep, both of them got out early and returned to the pavilion. After this, the strong innings of Pakistan team’s middle order players Masood 52 * (42) and Iftikar 51 (34) took Pakistan to a good total of 160.
How was Indians bowling?
Young fast bowler Arshdeep, who made his debut in the Indian team in the T20 World Cup, got the off to a great start by dismissing Pakistan’s opening order. Arshdeep and Hardik took 3 wickets each and Shami and Bhuvneshwar took 1 wickets each.
How was Ind’s chasing 160 run in T20 World Cup?
Friends, desiring to get 160 runs, Ind’s players gave 31/3 wickets in the first powerplay, after that Virat Kohli and Surya Kumar Yadav took over the innings and after that Surya was also out, then came Hardik Pandya who Shared 113 runs with Kohli. Pandya scored 40 runs and went to the pavilion after being dismissed by Nawaz.
At one time in the match of IND vs PAK, it seemed that Pakistan was winning this match one-sided but Kohli was still standing on the pitch, Pandya supported Virat Kohli for 19 overs and then got out in the 20th over. But the match returned to Inds favor when Virat Kohli hit two unbelievable sixes in the last two balls of the 19th over. Now India needed 16 off 6 balls to win, then Kohli hit sixes on the 4th ball of the last over, which was also a ball and then a wicket was given to Dinesh Karthik Nawaz and in the last Ind match with Ashwin’s understanding managed to win.
How was Virat Kohli’s innings?
There was a time when Ind’s innings was falling apart and Virat Kohli was batting at one end. Due to the frequent fall of wickets, Virat played his innings slowly, going for 15 overs, the Inds team scored 100 runs. After this Virat Kohli put himself in a different gear and accelerated his innings. Virat Kohli played his shot by selecting some bowlers from Pakistan. Kohli scored 82 * (53) unbeaten run with the help of 4 sixes and 6 fours and led Team India to victory against Pakistan.
How was Pakistan’s bowling?
Defending 160 runs, the Pakistan team managed to restrict India to 31/3 in the powerplay and kept the pressure on India for 7–15 overs and Indian team had to work hard to get a run defeat. Harish Rauf and Mohammad Nawaz took 2 wickets each and Naseem Shah took 1 wicket for their team. In the last two overs, Pakistani bowlers lost a lot of runs, due to which Pakistan lost by 4 wickets.