Pakistan outclass India in one-sided T20 World Cup match

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DUBAI: Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets after a one-sided match played in the Super 12 stage of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup here on Sunday.

Batting first, India scored 151 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs while playing first.

In reply, Pakistan easily achieved the target of 152 runs in the 18th over without any loss.

Pakistani bowlers got off to a great start in the match and in the first over Shaheen Shah sent Indian opener Rohit Sharma to the pavilion for zero.

KL Rahul scored 3 runs and fell victim to Shaheen Afridi. India’s third wicket fell at 31 when Hassan Ali dismissed Surya Kumar.

The Indian team scored 151 for 7 in the allotted 20 overs, with Indian captain Virat Kohli scoring 57 and Pant 39.

For Pakistan, Shaheen Shah Afridi took 3 wickets, Hassan Ali took 2 wickets while Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf took one wicket each.

In pursuit of India’s 152-run target, the Pakistani openers started batting cautiously.

Captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan played charming strokes on all sides of the ground and put up a brilliant partnership of 152 runs and did not give the Indian bowlers a chance to take wickets.

Rizwan batted brilliantly and scored an unbeaten 79 while Babar Azam played an innings of 68 and remained unbeaten.

It should be noted that Pakistan has defeated India for the first time in the T20 World Cup.

Shaheen Shah Afridi was declared the man of the match for his superb bowling.