India beat Pakistan for the sixth time in T20 World Cup
Virat Kohli played an aggressive innings of 82 not out
New Delhi. Hardik Pandya has been in excellent form as an all-rounder since IPL 2022. Earlier he was returning from injury. He has also started well in the current season of T20 World Cup. In the match against Pakistan (IND vs PAK) on Sunday, Pandya took 3 wickets for 30 runs in the first 4 overs. Then scored 40 runs with the bat. Not only this, he also made an important century partnership with Virat Kohli. Kohli scored an unbeaten 82. Playing first in the match, Pakistan scored 159 runs. In reply, India achieved the target by losing 6 wickets in the last ball.
Pakistan took the match by taking India’s 4 wickets for 31 runs. India had to score 28 runs to win off the last 8 balls. The 19th over was bowled by fast bowler Haris Rauf. He was bowling excellently. Not only this, he had also taken big wickets of captain Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav. In the 19th over, on the 5th ball, Kohli hit the best six over the bowler on the ball that came up to the shoulder. This six changed the entire course of the match. Seeing this shot, Pandya started shouting in the middle ground itself. Kohli hit a six off the last ball as well. In this way, India needed 16 runs to win in the last over.
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never seen such an innings
After the match, Hardik Pandya said that the innings that Virat Kohli played in the match. Never seen such an innings before. At the same time, Kohli said that when we had to score 28 runs in 8 balls, then Pandya said that if you attack Rauf, then he will come under pressure. As soon as I hit a six off the 5th ball, everything changed. Rauf was under pressure on the last ball and I managed to hit another six.
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It is known that in the match, Pakistan’s team had landed in the match with only 5 bowlers. Due to this, he had to get the 20th over from left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz. In this over too, Kohli hit a six.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 24, 2022, 10:04 IST