India was invited to bat first and scored 181 runs in 20 overs by losing 7 wickets Sunday evening in the Super Four game of the Asia Cup 2022. Virat Kohli turned up top batter for the team pocketing 60 runs off 44 balls. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul contributed decently with 28 runs each.
Shadab Khan pocketed 2 wickets sparing 31 runs while the rest wickets were picked by Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf.
Some significant changes were made in the India Playing XI compared to last game against Pakistan. Dinesh Karthik was replaced with Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya made a return. Spectators witnessed first-look of Ravi Bishnoi and Avesh Khan had to remain away due to fever. Ravindra Jadeja was out for his knee injury.
Pakistan made a minor change with Mohammed Hasnain replacing Shahnawaz Dahani.
India vs Pakistan Playing XI Squads:
India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah
India vs Pakistan Fall of wickets:
India – 1-54 (Rohit Sharma, 5.1 ov), 2-62 (KL Rahul, 6.1 ov), 3-91 (Suryakumar Yadav, 9.4 ov), 4-126 (Rishabh Pant, 13.5 ov), 5-131 ( Hardik Pandya, 14.4 ov), 6-168 (Deepak Hooda, 18.4 ov), 7-173 (Virat Kohli, 19.4 ov)
Did not bat: Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal
Pakistan – Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Babar Azam, 3.4 ov), 2-63 (Fakhar Zaman, 8.4 ov), 3-136 (Mohammad Nawaz, 15.3 ov), 4-147 (Mohammad Rizwan, 16.5 ov), 5-180 (Asif Ali, 19.4 ov)
Did not bat: Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah
India – 181/7
Pakistan – (19.5/20 ov, T:182) 182/5
Best Batters in the Match
Mohammad Rizwan turned up best batter for Pakistan with 71 runs off 51 that includes 6 fours and 2 sixes. Virat Kohli scored 60 runs off 44 and became the best batter with 4 fours and 1 sixes.
Best Bowlers in the Match
Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz were the two best bowlers representing Pakistan in the match.
Player of the Match
Mohammad Nawaz was announced Player of the Match.