New Delhi. India has given a crushing defeat to Pakistan at R Premadasa ground. In this match of Asia Cup, Indian team dominated Pakistan team from the beginning. Be it batting or bowling, India performed brilliantly in every field. Pakistani bowling looked helpless in front of the Indian batsmen while the same Pakistani batsmen completely collapsed in front of the Indian bowlers. India had given a huge target of 357 runs to Pakistan, chasing which Pakistan team could score only 128 runs and had to face a big defeat. Pakistan suffered a crushing defeat by 229 runs, if we talk about the cricket history of both the teams then this is India’s biggest victory.
- Pakistan’s batting failed miserably against the Indian bowlers. Right from the beginning, no batsman could play hard for Pakistan and Pakistan’s batting got disintegrated badly like a pack of cards one after the other. Be it spin bowling or fast bowling, everyone from India has performed amazingly. Kuldeep Yadav has taken two wickets so far, while Bumrah has taken one wicket, Hardik Pandya has taken one wicket, Shardul Thakur has also taken one wicket. Pakistan’s top order failed completely. In this, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq and Agha Salman returned to the pavilion cheaply.
- Pakistani batsmen are looking helpless in front of Indian bowling, first Jasprit Bumrah sent Imam Ul Haq to the pavilion cheaply and now Hardik Pandya has sent Pakistan’s strongest batsman Babar Azam to the pavilion by clean bowling him for just 10 runs.
- To chase the huge target of 357 runs, the first blow to the Pakistan team was in the form of Imam Ul Haq, who had to return to the pavilion due to the lethal bowling of Jasprit Bumrah. He could not do anything special during his innings, returning to the pavilion after scoring only 9 runs. Went.
- The Pakistani bowlers were stunned to see the way Virat Kohli and KL Rahul batted in this match. From the very beginning, both KL Rahul and Virat Kohli played an aggressive game in this match in a very aggressive manner. Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 122 runs on 94 balls while KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 111 runs on 106 balls.
- Virat Kohli and KL Rahul’s explosive batting continues, India’s score is 303 runs for two wickets after 45 overs. Virat Kohli is playing on 85 runs, while KL Rahul is just four runs away from a century, his personal score is 96 runs.
- Both Kohli and KL Rahul have scored half centuries, currently India’s score is 2 wickets for 255 runs after 41 overs. Both the batsmen have been batting in a very explosive style.
- India’s explosive batting continues, KL Rahul scored a half century, Virat also close to half century.
India lost the second wicket, Gill returned to the pavilion after Rohit.
Captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, who were seen in great form, have returned to the pavilion. First Rohit Sharma got caught by Ashraf on the ball of Shadab Khan after scoring 56 runs, after this Shubman Gill got Agha Salman on 58 runs on the ball of Shaheen Afridi. Gave a catch.
Bright start for India, Gill scored a half-century
Of course, India’s top order may have failed in the last match, but in this match, the Indian batsmen thrashed Pakistan’s bowlers from the very beginning. The Pakistani team will be shocked to see the manner in which Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, who came to open, have crushed the bowlers. Both the batsmen have completely destroyed Pakistan’s bowling lineup. In this, India’s score is 96 runs in 13 overs. Rohit Sharma is on 44 runs while Shubman Gill is playing on 50 runs. Rohit Sharma has hit three sixes in his innings.
The winning pair of Shubman Gill and Rohit
- Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have come on the field to bat as the Indian opening pair. Both of them have given a very composed start to India, till now India’s score has reached 23 runs.
- The rivalry between India and Pakistan in cricket is storied in history and has always been a big game for fans around the world. Both teams have shown exceptional form in this tournament, making this a crucial encounter that could potentially decide the fate of the Asia Cup.
- Virat and Rohit have not been in form in this series, we will keep an eye on them. Additionally, Jasprit Bumrah’s lethal bowling has been a game-changer for India, and his performance today will be crucial.
- For Pakistan, Babar Azam’s brilliant strokeplay and Fakhar Zaman’s explosive batting have been instrumental in their success. Their bowlers, led by the talismanic Shaheen Afridi, will aim to contain the strong Indian batting lineup.
Pitch and weather conditions
- R. Premadasa Stadium is known for its balanced conditions that offer something for both batsmen and bowlers. Colombo is expected to have clear weather and light breeze, which will ensure ideal playing conditions for this high-risk encounter.
- Teams will need to carefully plan their strategies taking into account the strengths and weaknesses of their opponents. Given the nature of the pitch, spinners can play an important role in the middle overs, helping the slower bowlers as the match progresses.