Ahmedabad: In the biggest match of the World Cup, India outclassed Pakistan and won the match by 7 wickets.
In the 12th match of the ICC World Cup played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat and the Pakistani batting line failed miserably. Six players could not even get into double figures. The entire team was bundled out for just 191 runs in 42.4 overs. Abdullah Shafiq 20, Imamul Haq 36, Saud Shakeel 6, Iftikhar Ahmed M4, Shadab Khan 2, Muhammad Nawaz 4, Hasan Ali 12 and Haris Rauf returned to the pavilion by scoring 2 runs. Babar Azam scored 50 runs and Muhammad Rizwan returned to the pavilion by scoring 49 runs.
From India, Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja led 2, 2 players to the pavilion.
India achieved Pakistan’s target of 193 runs in 30.3 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. Shibman Gill and Virat Kohli scored 16, 16, Rohit Sharma was out after scoring 86 runs. Shers Iyer scored 53 runs and KL Rahul remained not out after scoring 19 runs. Shaheen Afridi took 2 wickets and Hasan Ali took 1 wicket. Jasprit Bumrah was declared off the match for his brilliant bowling.
Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam blamed the defeat against India on the middle order. He said that the team had started well but we did not play well in the end, in fact our middle order batting could not go on. Captain Rohit Sharma has said that we thought that a target of 280 runs would be achieved. Pakistan Cricket Team Director Mickey Arthur has said that today’s match is not an International Cricket Council (ICC) event but an Indian Cricket Board (BCB) event. (CCI)’s home event took place, slogans for Pakistan were rarely raised.