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IND vs PAK: India lost the match to Pakistan for the first time in the World Cup, Babar-Rizwan and Afridi were heavy

T20 World Cup 2021: Pakistan beat India

In the T20 World Cup 2021, India has started its campaign with a defeat. The Indian team got a crushing defeat against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium. Batting first, India scored 151 for 7 in 20 overs and in reply Pakistan easily achieved the target in 17.5 overs. Indian team could not drop a single wicket of Pakistan and Babar Azam’s team won by 10 wickets. Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Afridi played an important role in Pakistan’s victory. Babar Azam and Rizwan hit half-centuries and Shaheen Afridi wreaked havoc with the ball, taking 3 valuable wickets. Mohammad Rizwan scored an unbeaten 79 and Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 68. Let us tell you that Pakistan has defeated India for the first time in the World Cup. Earlier in the T20 World Cup, Pakistan had lost 5 consecutive matches to India, but this time it won.

Indian batsmen proved to be a complete flop on the Pata pitch of Dubai. Rohit Sharma could not open the account. KL Rahul got out after scoring just 3 runs. Suryakumar Yadav also played an innings of 11 runs. India could score only 60 runs in the first 10 overs due to losing three wickets early. Virat Kohli and Pant definitely gave hope to Team India by making a half-century partnership. Pant scored 39 runs in 30 balls. After this, Virat Kohli stood till the 19th over and he completed his half-century. Team India somehow reached beyond 150.

Amazing batting by Babar Azam-Rizwan

After the excellent bowling of Pakistani bowlers, the batting of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan pushed India on the back foot. Babar Azam started slow, while Rizwan, on the other hand, hit the weak balls. Both the players added 50 runs in 7.4 overs. But by the 10th over, these players took the team to 71 runs. The challenge was small, there was a due on the field, so Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were playing comfortably, they did not have to take any risk. After the set up, both the batsmen batted vigorously and Pakistan crossed 100 in 12.5 overs. Babar Azam hit a half-century in 40 balls and Rizwan reached his half-century in 41 balls.


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