Alexa Kuldeep’s double strike derails Pakistan’s chase

Dhaka, Tuesday   23 July 2019

Kuldeep’s double strike derails Pakistan’s chase

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:44 PM, 16 June 2019   Updated: 10:44 PM, 16 June 2019

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

India struck early with Vijay Shankar trapping Imam ul Haq right in front but since then Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam have been slow but steady for Pakistan. India were dealt with a huge blow in the form of Bhuvneshwar Kumar who was ruled out of this match with a hamstring injury.

Earlier, Opener Rohit Sharma hammered 140 while Virat Kohli hit 77 as India put on board a challenging 336 for five. Rohit scored his second century of the tournament and 24th ODI hundred overall. He gave India a great start along with opening partner KL Rahul, who scored 57. Kohli then took charge but India lost their way slightly towards the end, especially after the rain delay. Mohammad Amir returned with three wickets for Pakistan.

So far Pakistan collected 133/5  in 28.4 overs

India-Pakistan match means excitement in the cricket world. World people are looking forward to the fight of the two parties. Arch rival Pakistan-India, facing in the 22nd match of the World Cup. The two super powers in the field at 3:30 pm Bangladesh time.

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed sent India to bat after winning the toss. Virat Kohli's team has got a lot of collective batting in the top order.

Rain starts only when the 20 balls of Indian innings are left. As a result, it halted for some time. At the end of 50 overs India scored 336 runs in 5 wickets.

Short score

India 336/5

Rohit 140, Kohli 77

Amir 47/3, Riaz 71/1

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