India has easily won against Pakistan. Yes, this is not a regular line for cricket lovers who have watched India vs Pakistan matches from 90’s. Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Saqlain Mushtaq kind of bowlers gave nightmares to Indian fans. Now, India has been able to change the tide in last one decade. Pakistan did not look like such a strong team again. While there have been big losses for India against Pakistan in few T20I clashes.
But in ODIs, India has been able to dominate Pakistan. Everyone expected India to win but this is a big statement that Indian team has made. This is an emphatic win for the team. They did not let the partnership build for Pakistan in the middle overs. After being in a good position, Pakistan lost 8 wickets for 36 runs. This is because of the Indian bowlers brilliance to find good turn and reverse swing. India won this match with 7 wickets and 117 balls remaining.
Rohit Sharma has hit first ball to boundary and made his intent clear. He wanted to win this match quickly and get India 2 important points with great NRR. Rohit Sharma scored 86 runs from 63 balls. Shubman Gill(16) and Virat Kohli(16) got out trying to play shots. After Rohit got out, Shreyas Iyer(53) and KL Rahul(19) finish the match. India has scored 192/3 in 30.3 overs. This is one of the biggest wins for India against Pakistan.
The match did not really live up to the expectations. But India has been able to show to other teams that they are in great form and won’t easily give in. Rohit Sharma has come into form at the right time. It is important for India to play in this level. On streaming platform Disney Hotstar India vs Pakistan match has hit 3.5 crores views and created new records. Jaspirt Bumrah has won the Player of the Match award. India after this win as topped the table with 6 points and 1.821 NRR above New Zealand(1.604).
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