Rohit and Rahul both scored 28-28 runs
Kohli scored his second half-century of the tournament
India has defeated Pakistan in the group round
Dubai. All the fans were getting worried about the form of Virat Kohli before the Asia Cup. But the former captain scored the second consecutive half-century in the T20 tournament (Asia Cup 2022). Batting first against Pakistan (IND vs PAK), India scored 181 runs for 7 wickets on the basis of his brilliant innings. This is India’s second highest score against Pakistan in T20 Internationals. Earlier in 2012, he had scored the highest score of 192 runs for 5 wickets. Captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul played a good innings. Due to this the team was able to get off to a good start.
In the match, Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to bowl. Rohit and Rahul got off to an aggressive start. The team’s 50 runs were completed in 4.2 overs. Rohit hit a six and a four on Naseem Shah in the first over. In the third over, Rahul hit 2 sixes off Naseem’s ball. Both added 54 runs for the first wicket. Rohit fell victim to Haris Rauf after scoring 28 off 16 balls. Hit 3 fours and 2 sixes.
Rahul scored 28 and Suryakumar scored 13 runs
KL Rahul scored 28 runs off 20 balls and was dismissed by leg-spinner Shadab Khan. Hit one four and two sixes. On the other hand, Suryakumar scored 13 runs off 10 balls and was dismissed by left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz. Hit 2 fours. After the fall of 3 wickets for 91 runs, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant took the score beyond 120 runs. Pant scored 14 runs off 12 balls and was dismissed for hitting a reverse sweep off Shadab. Pandya could not open the account. He was sent to the pavilion by fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain. After 15 overs the score was 135 for 5 wickets.
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The 16th over was bowled by leg spinner Shadab Khan. He conceded just 5 runs. Fast bowler Haris Rauf bowled the 17th over. Hooda hit a four in the over and 8 runs were scored. Hasnain bowled the 18th over. Hooda hit a four and Kohli hit a six and a total of 16 runs were scored. Meanwhile, Kohli completed his half-century off 36 balls. Hits 4 fours and a six. Naseem Shah came to bowl the 19th over and gave only 7 runs. Hooda was dismissed after scoring 16 runs off 14 balls. In the 20th over, Kohli was run out after scoring 60 off 44 balls. Bhuvneshwar 0 and Ravi Bishnoi remained unbeaten on 8 runs. Haris Rauf gave away 9 runs in the last over.
Tags: Asia cup, India Vs Pakistan, Pakistan, Rohit Sharma, Team India, Virat Kohli
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 04, 2022, 21:17 IST