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‘Unbelievable match’ – Fans thrilled after the nail-biting clash between India and Pakistan in the super-4 round of Asia Cup

Pakistan cleared off their account with the men in blue for the defeat in the last match during the group stage match of the Asia Cup 2022

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India and Pakistan locked horns with each other for the second time in the Asia Cup 2022. This time, both teams faced each other in their first match of the super-4 round in the tournament. Pakistani skipper Babar Azam won the toss and asked the Indians to bat first at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Batting first, the Indian team posted a total of 181 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

While chasing the target, Pakistan scored 182 runs for the loss of five wickets in 19.5 overs to win the match by five wickets. With this win, they also cleared off their account with the men in blue for the defeat in the last match against the men in blue in the group stage match.

The fans also reacted to the defeat of India against the arch-rivals Pakistan. They came up with divided opinions on Twitter after this match between two arch-nemesis.

Here’s how fans reacted to the defeat of the Indian team against Pakistan:

Speaking of the match, the Indian side, then skipper Rohit Sharma and senior batter KL Rahul started the innings of the Indian team. They both made a partnership of 54 runs in the 4.5 overs for the first wicket and provided a strong start to the team. Both Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scored 28-runs each.

Following the dismissals of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul in quick successions, former Indian skipper Virat Kohli took the charge from that stage. He played a steady and brilliant knock of 60 runs off 44 with four boundaries and a six to his name. On the backs of these few fine knocks, India managed to post a total of 181 runs for the loss of seven wickets at the end of the first innings. Pakistan’s vice-captain and star all-rounder Shadab Khan scalped two wickets for the team.

While chasing the target, Pakistan faced an early blow in the fourth over of the match when skipper Babar Azam fell prey to the young Indian spinner Ravi Bishnoi at the individual score of 14 runs off 10 balls with only two boundaries. Pakistan lost their first wicket at the score of 22 runs. Star batter Mohammad Rizwan played a good knock of 71 runs off 51 balls with six boundaries and two sixes on his credit. Other than him, also played a fine knock of runs. Eventually, the men in green managed to cross the line in 19.5 overs to defeat India by five wickets in their second meetup in the  Asia Cup 2022.

Mohammad Nawaz Was awarded the player of the match for his match-defining performance for the men in green.

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