New Delhi. A very exciting match was expected between India and Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup. India won the toss and elected to bowl first and the team put pressure on Pakistan from the beginning. The star players of the team, who were expected, all performed according to their names. All-rounder Hardik Pandya gave strong shocks to the Pakistan team and broke the back of the batting immediately.
After losing the toss, the Pakistan team did not even step on the field that the first blow was taken in the form of captain Babar Azam. After this, the team was moved to another star, Mohammad Rizwan. Babar zero then Rizwan returned after scoring 4 runs. After two blows from young Arshdeep Singh, the team was recovering a bit and rising to a respectable score, when the star players made a comeback. First Mohammad Shami dismissed Iftikhar, then Hardik Pandya attacked and broke the back of the team.
Hardik gave 3 consecutive shocks
When Pakistan was trying to recover in the match, Hardik made India come back again, taking three wickets one after the other. In 13.2 overs, Shadab Khan again took the wicket of Haider Ali on the last ball of the same over. After this, when he brought the next over, he gave a return ticket to a hard hitter like Asif Ali. Against Pakistan, Hardik gave only 30 runs in his quota of 4 overs and achieved 3 big successes.
Pakistan set a target of 160 runs
The bowlers who came to bat first in front of India did not give much opportunity to the bowlers. In the very beginning, two stars Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were sent back and put the brakes on the run. Fifties from Mohammad Iftikhar and Shan Masood took the team to a fighting score and Pakistan could reach 159 for 8 in front of India.
Tags: Haider Ali, Hardik Pandya, India Vs Pakistan, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 23, 2022, 15:16 IST