Wed. Sep 27th, 2023

India and Pakistan will renew their cricketing rivalry when the arch-rivals face off within the Asia Cup 2023 conflict on the Pallekele Worldwide Cricket Stadium on September 2.

As at all times, there’s loads of pleasure over the marquee match of the match. In some excellent news for followers from each nations, relying on the consequence, the neighboring nations can find yourself dealing with one another thrice together with within the closing.

Talking of the India-Pakistan rivalry within the Asia Cup, the 2 groups performed a few shut encounters throughout the 2022 version which was held within the UAE within the T20I format. On at the present time, August 28, final 12 months, all-rounder Hardik Pandya slammed a six within the final over to raise the Males in Blue to a well-known five-wicket win in match quantity two of Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai.

Set to chase 148, India received off to a nervous begin as Naseem Shah knocked over KL Rahul for 1. Skipper Rohit Sharma additionally fell for 12 to Mohammad Nawaz. Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja contributed 35 every however had been additionally dismissed by Pakistan’s left-arm spinner. Suryakumar Yadav too failed as he was cleaned up by Naseem for a run-a-ball 18.

Pandya (33* off 17), nonetheless, saved his cool and lifted India to a well-known win. He struck Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf for 3 fours within the penultimate over. India wanted seven off the final over bowled by Nawaz, who introduced the equation to 6 off three balls with some sensible bowling.

After the third ball was a dot, Pandya appeared in direction of his associate Dinesh Karthik, and made a gesture, which prompt that he had issues below management. He walked the speak and tonked the following ball for a flat six over long-on to crush Pakistan’s resistance.

Nawaz takes candy revenge in India-Pakistan Tremendous 4 conflict throughout Asia Cup 2022

When the Asian giants met once more throughout the Tremendous 4 spherical of Asia Cup 2022, the margin of victory was once more 5 wickets, however this time the consequence was in favor of Pakistan. The Males in Blue had been despatched into bat after dropping the toss and scored 181/7 as Virat Kohli top-scored with 60 off 44 balls.

Opener Mohammad Rizwan starred within the chase with 71 off 51 balls. Nonetheless, it was Nawaz’s sensible counter-attack of 42 in 20 balls that made the massive distinction. The all-rounder smacked six fours and two sixes as Pakistan received over the road in 19.5 overs.

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