India vs Pakistan: Cricket fraternity hails India’s 5-wicket win over Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022
India vs Pakistan: Cricket fraternity on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its win over Pakistan in an Asia Cup game.
The crucial partnership between Ravindra Jadeja and also Hardik Pandya helped India defeat arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling clash by five wickets in the second game of the Asia Cup 2022, played on Sunday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, .
Jadeja scored 35 runs, and Pandya scored 33* runs in 17 balls. Mohammad Nawaz took three wickets for Pakistan, and also Naseem Shah claimed two. India’s attempt to chase down 148 runs got off to a horrible start when they lost their opener, KL Rahul, before they had even scored a run. Virat Kohli, who is playing his 100th T20I today, came to the crease when Rahul was dismissed.
The veteran Indian team of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli batted cautiously after losing one wicket but continued to blast boundaries to keep the scoreboard up.
As he continued to smash boundaries to maintain India in the run chase, Virat Kohli was in blistering form. Rohit too extended his hand, but his outing was cut short when Mohammad Nawaz removed him after he had scored 12 runs. The renowned all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja then stepped up to the plate.
Earlier, the fiery and tight bowling spells by Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar helped India bundled out arch-rival Pakistan for 147 runs.
After deciding to bat first, India got off to a respectable start when their great bowler. Bhuvneshwar Kumar removed Pakistani skipper Babar Azam after the latter had scored 10 runs on 9 deliveries in the innings’ third over.
Indian cricket fraternity was overjoyed after Rohit Sharma-led defeated the arch-rivals in a thriller.
Here are the reactions:
It came down to fitness of the fast bowlers while put under pressure, though both teams’ pacers bowled well upfront.
Crucial knock by Hardik to stay till the end & get us over the line & ably supported by @imjadeja & Virat.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 28, 2022
Wow wow wow ! Fantastic Hardik Pandya. Sab kuchh main karega. Brilliant performance by Bhuvi, good hand by Jaddu and Kohli as well.
Glad to see a close #INDvsPAK match after a long time. Mast maza aa gaya. pic.twitter.com/HLNrnLRpK8
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 28, 2022
Haar ke baad jo Jeet aae uska Mazaa humesha Dugna hota hai. India Indiaaaaaa
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 28, 2022
A high voltage contest these #INDvPAK games, and the boys have shown tremendous composure and character. Very well played to begin the Asia Cup with a remarkable win.#AsiaCup2022 pic.twitter.com/Awidw6WPFD
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 28, 2022
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 28, 2022
Bahut mazaaa aaya
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 28, 2022
Brilliant start Memorable game of cricket pic.twitter.com/drA0Fryc6d
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 28, 2022
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) August 28, 2022
Proper Cricket game that! Tricky wicket with two really good bowling attacks. Congrats India and well done on 100th Virat
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) August 28, 2022
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) August 28, 2022
What a performance! Absolutely sensational! #TeamIndia
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 28, 2022
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