DUBAI: PAKISTAN win by 10 wickets, beat INDIA for the 1st time in WORLD CUP history.
India Vs Pakistan, T20 World Cup 2021 Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in their Super 12 match in Dubai to register their first-ever win against neighbors. Babar Azam hit an unbeaten 68, while Mohammad Rizwan smashed an unbeaten 79.
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.