Pakistan has defeated India by an astounding 10-wicket win, and with 13 balls to spare, in their T20 World Cup match in Dubai. The Green-shirts have finally ended Pakistan’s losing streak against India in World Cups.
Skipper Babar Azam and wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan led Pakistan to victory against India in the T20 World Cup match (PAK vs INDIA) through an outstanding partnership of 153 runs. Babar Azam scored an impressive 68 (out not) while Mohammad Rizwan added 78 (out not) to the score. This marks the best best partnership ever against India in the T20Is even surpassing the 133-run partnership between David Warner and Shane Watson.
Pakistan had won the toss and elected to field first while restricting India to just 151 runs by taking quick wickets. India did not give an impressive performance with the bat but Virat Kohli still managed to score 57 runs off 49 balls, while Rishabh Pant added 39 runs to the total. However, Shaheen Shah Afridi was able to dismiss Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who Pakistan has never been able to dismiss in the T20 World Cup. This dismissal also marked wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan’s 101st catch in the T20 format.
Shaheen Shah Afridi also took another early wicket of opener Rohit Sharma and sent him back to the pavilion with a score of just one run. He was dismissed K Rahul as he departed with just three runs. He was replaced by Suryakumar Yadav who scored 11-runs before being sent packing by Hasan Ali.
Shahdab Khan took one wicket as he dismissed Rishabh Pant, who scored just 39 runs, while Mohammad Nawaz was able to dismiss Ravindra Jadeja in the 18th over PAK vs INDIA T20 World Cup match. The last wicket was claimed by Haris Rauf, who dismissed Hardik Pandya in the last over and sent back to the pavilion with just 11 runs scored.
Pakistan won the T20 World Cup match (PAK vs INDIA) against India by 10 wickets (with 13 balls remaining. Shaheen Shah Afridi was named the Player of the Match (Man of the Match) for his impressive bowling performance and his dismissal of three batsmen, including Virat Kohli.
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