Ground Report | New Delhi: Pakistan’s first win against India; Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in the T20 World Cu match. In their first match of the T20 Cricket World Cup, the Indian team, batting first, has given a target of 152 runs to Pakistan. Indian team has scored 151 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.
Pakistan’s first win against India
Pakistan won the toss and invited India to bat first. After the initial setbacks, the Indian team recovered and captain Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant played a big role in this. Kohli scored 57 and Pant made 39.
To get the target of 152 runs, the first over was good for the Pakistani team. Opener Mohammad Rizwan took 10 runs in the first over of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The Indian team, who came to bat after losing the toss, suffered a setback in the beginning. The opening pair of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma broke in the first over itself.
On the fourth ball of the first over, Shaheen Shah Afridi gave a big blow to India and got Rohit Sharma out lbw on a personal score of zero. At that time the Indian team’s score was only 1 run which was taken by KL Rahul.
India could score only 2 runs in the first over while they had lost one wicket. At the crease was the pair of KL Rahul and captain Virat Kohli. In the second over, Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim gave only 4 runs.
Shaheen Afridi again came to bowl the third over and he clean bowled KL Rahul. KL Rahul could only score three runs. Suryakumar Yadav, who came to bat after him, also hit a six off Shaheen’s ball.
On the second ball of Shadab Khan’s 13th over, Pant got caught in the affair of playing a long shot and returned to the pavilion after scoring 39 runs. At the end of this over, the Indian team’s score was 87/4.
Indian team’s score
Haris Rauf bowled the 14th over and he gave away 9 runs. After this the score of the Indian team was 96 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. Indian cricket team completed 100 runs at the end of the 15th over. Then Kohli was at the crease after scoring 37 runs and Ravindra Jadeja 6 runs.
Hasan Ali gave 10 runs while bowling the 16th over and the Indian team’s score reached 110/4. In the 17th over, Haris Rauf gave only 4 runs and India’s score reached 114/4.
Kohli completed his half-century by taking two runs off the first ball of the 18th over. Kohli scored 50 runs in 45 balls. But on the fourth ball of the same over from Hasan Ali, Jadeja was caught after scoring 13 runs. The Indian team’s score was then 127/5.