India beats Pakistan by 6 wickets in WT20

virat-india-pakistanIndia beats Pakistan by 6 wickets in its second ICC World Twenty20 cricket match in Group 2 pool , to stand in third position in the pool. Virat Kohli was given man of the match.

India won against arch-rivals Pakistan at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Indian skipper Dhoni won the toss and took bowling to restrict Pakistan to 118/ 5 on a rainy ground. Shoaib Malik was top scorer 26 (16).

Later India lost three quick wickets of Rohit sharma for 10, Shikhar Dhawan for 6 and Suresh Raina for duck . Thanks to 61-run partnership between Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh which lead India to carry forward to win the match.

Yuvraj Singh score 24 of 23 ball was caught by Mahmood Sami in Wahab Riaz bowling. Later Virat scored 50 to make India reach the winning total, Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (13 not out) ensured a proper finish with a six and a winning run.

INDIA: BATTING Runs Balls
ROHIT SHARMA

c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Amir

 

10 11
SHIKHAR DHAWAN

b Mohammad Sami

 

6 15
VIRAT KOHLI

Not Out

 

55 37
SURESH RAINA

b Mohammad Sami

 

0 1
YUVRAJ SINGH

c Mohammad Sami b Wahab Riaz

 

24 23
MS DHONI (C) (WK)

Not Out

 

13 9

 

PAKISTAN: BATTING Runs Balls
SHARJEEL KHAN

c Hardik Pandya b Suresh Raina

 

17 24
AHMED SHEHZAD

c Ravindra Jadeja b Jasprit Bumrah

 

25 28
SHAHID AFRIDI (C)

c Virat Kohli b Hardik Pandya

 

8 14
UMAR AKMAL

c MS Dhoni b Ravindra Jadeja

 

22 16
SHOAIB MALIK

c Ravichandran Ashwin b Ashish Nehra

 

26 16
SARFRAZ AHMED (WK)

Not Out

 

8 6
MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ

Not Out

 

5 5