Ind vs Pak, Asia Cup 2022, Super 4, Highlights: At the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday (September 4), Pakistan defeated India by five wickets in an exciting Asia Cup Super-4 match.
Pakistan won the toss and invited India to bat first. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul gave India a strong start, collecting 54 runs in the first five overs. However, India lost an array a wickets, which slowed down their momentum in the middle overs. Kohli hit a brilliant 60 off just 44 balls, hitting four boundaries and six. Kohli crossed the 50-run mark hitting a six over deep midwicket. He eventually got run out after a direct hit from the deep by Asif Ali. In the final over Ravi Bishnoi struck two important boundaries as India ended their innings on a positive note setting a target of 182 runs. Shadab Khan took 2 wickets while Naseem Shah, Hasnain, Haris Rauf and Nawaz took 1 wicket apiece.
Chasing 182 for a win, Pakistan overhauled the target with one ball to spare. Pakistan had got off to a shaky start after Babar Azam (14) was dismissed in the fourth over by Ravi Bishnoi. Fakhar Zaman too failed to leave his mark as he was dismissed on a score of 15 by Yuzvendra Chahal. Rizwan and Mohammad Nawaz then stitched a crucial partnership, adding 84 runs for the third wicket. Rizwan had the highest score with 71 (51), and Mohammad Nawaz's all-around ability helped the team win. In his four overs, Nawaz bowled 1-25 and scored 42 off 20 balls. With Pakistan needing 26 off the last two overs, Bhuvneshwar leaked 19 runs in the penultimate over as the match slipped away from India's grasp. For India, all the bowlers — Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh and Yuzvendra Chahal — took a wicket apiece.
Brief scores: India 181/7 in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 60, Rohit Sharma 28, KL Rahul 28 ; Shadab Khan 2-31) lost to Pakistan 182/5 in 19.5 overs (Rizwan 71, Nawaz 42; Ravi Bishnoi 1-26) by 5 wickets.