India suffered a shocking defeat yesterday. On Sunday, Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets in the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup. The match took place at the Dubai International Stadium. Openers from Pak’s team, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam made 152-run together. India throwed the target of 152 runs. India made 151 runs for seven in 20 overs. Openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma were trumped by pacer Shaheen Afridi with the latter getting dismissed for a one-ball duck. Kohli played crucial by making half century, 57 off 49 balls. Rishabh Pant also scored 39 runs in 30 balls.
Pakistan team won the toss and opted for balling. Team India was invited for batting. Rahul Sharma and KL Rahul came first to bat and got out in three overs. Then Kohli and Rishabh Pant joined and started making quick runs. Virat Kohli’s half century helped India to cover up the horrible start. Besides Kohli’s 49-ball 57, Rishabh Pant slammed 39 in 30 deliveries. But they were caught by the leg-spinner Shadab Khan.
Babar Azam, Skipper, made his way to 68 runs while his partner, Mohammad Rizwan, scored 79 runs.
Despite suffering a defeat captain Virat Kohli interacted with the opposition after the match and showed the “spirit of cricket.” Meanwhile MS Dhoni was also seen interacting with Azam, Shoaib Malik and Imad Wasim.