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Asia Cup Cricket: Pakistan beat India in thrilling Super 4 finish | Cricket News

Pakistan beat India by five wickets from the penultimate ball of the match.

Mohammad Rizwan top-scored with 71 as Pakistan beat India by five wickets in the opening Super Four game at the Asian Cup.

Chasing 182 for victory, a 73-run stand between Rizwan and left-hander Mohammad Nawaz (42) helped Pakistan reach their goal with one ball to go in Dubai on Sunday. Played for almost a year.

Rizwan was eliminated after a second consecutive half-century with 17 overs, but Asif Ali, who made 16 from eight balls with Kushdir Shah in an unbeaten 14, saw Pakistan cross the line against Ashdeep Singh. I made sure.

After Arshdeep dropped an easy catch on short third man, the reprieve Asif hit a 6 and two 4s before falling and with two balls to go, Iftikhar Ahmed knocked off two runs to go .

Virat Kohli’s 60 led India to 181 in seven at-bats after being called for the first at-bat by Babar Azam earlier.

Cori, who hit 60 of 44 balls, was terminated in the final over. It helped India survive a moderate stutter and record competitive totals.

He reached 32 half-centuries on 36 balls with 6 off-pace bowler Mohammad Hasnain amidst chants of “Kohli, Kohli” in a packed stadium.

Legspinner Shadav Khan stood out with figures of 2 for 31 in four overs.

“It was a pressure game and we couldn’t miss anything,” said India captain Rohit Sharma after the match.

“We were still cool and believing when there was a partnership between Rizwan and Nawaz. [in ourselves]but the partnership lasted longer than we had hoped and they played brilliantly. [younger] they.

“It was a good learning experience playing a game like this. Normally 180 is a good score on any pitch, but if you don’t take wickets along the way it’s always tough.”



https://www.aljazeera.com/sports/2022/9/4/asia-cup-cricket-pakistan-beat-india-in-thrilling-super-4-finish Asia Cup Cricket: Pakistan beat India in thrilling Super 4 finish | Cricket News

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