IND vs PAK, Asia Cup 2022: India beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in a thrilling match
The match between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022 was very spectacular. This time a very exciting match was seen between both the teams. Team India's bowlers bowled well in this match. Due to this, Team India got victory.
In the Asia Cup 2022, the big match between India and Pakistan was played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. India won the match by five wickets. Team India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first in this match. This decision of Rohit Sharma was absolutely right. The performance of the bowlers of the Indian team was seen in this match. Pakistan's team could only score 147 runs in 19.5 overs. No batsman could play a big inning from Pakistan's side. Team India's top-order batsmen are also disappointed. Virat Kohli definitely scored 35 runs. In the end, Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya took the Indian team to the threshold of victory. This is India's fourth win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup.
Pakistan did not start well. Captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan could not get off to a good start. Babar became the first victim of Bhuvneshwar Kumar by scoring 10 runs. After this, Fakhar Zaman also could not play long innings. He too got out after scoring 10 runs. After this Iftikhar Ahmed and Rizwan tried to form a partnership but Ahmed was also out in the process of hitting a big shot.
After this, Pandya gave two successive blows to the Pakistan team. Rizwan also scored 43 runs in 42 balls before being dismissed. No batsman from Pakistan could play a big inning after this. Vice-captain Shadab Khan could also score only 10 runs. In the end, Rauf and Dhani took some good shots to take the team's score to 147 runs. However, Pakistan's team could not play the full 20 overs. In 19.5 overs, the Pakistan team scored 147 runs for the loss of 10 overs.
Indian bowlers performed tremendously in this match. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four, Hardik Pandya took three, Arshdeep Singh took two and Avesh Khan took one wicket. This time the Indian spinners could not take a single wicket in this match.
Team India had to score 148 runs to win and the pitch became very good. KL Rahul could not take advantage of this and he lost the wicket on the very first ball. After this, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli shared a good partnership for the second wicket. It took a while that both would play long innings but it did not happen. Under pressure, Rohit Sharma lost his wicket for 12 runs.
This time Virat Kohli got into the rhythm and also hit some visible shots. After the dismissal of Rohit Sharma, Virat also reached the pavilion. He scored 35 runs in 34 balls. After this Suryakumar Yadav was also dismissed after scoring 18 runs in 18 balls. India needed 51 runs in the last five overs and Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya were present at the crease. Both batted smartly.
Jadeja then scored 11 runs in the 18th over and raised the chances of victory. Hardik Pandya batted brilliantly in the last two overs. Ravindra Jadeja got out after scoring 35 runs in the last over, but Pandya gave India victory by putting a six in the end. Hardik Pandya's all-rounder performance was seen in this match. Hardik remained unbeaten in the end scoring 33 runs in 17 balls. For Pakistan, Mohammad Nawaz took three wickets and Naseem Shah took two wickets. Indian team achieved this target by losing five wickets.