Dubai: Skipper Rohit Sharma and his representative Shikhar Dhawan demonstrated their dominance in white ball cricket with slick hundreds as India took a goliath walk towards summit conflict of Asia Cup with an agreeable nine-wicket win against Pakistan on Sunday. This is India’s greatest win against Pakistan as far as the number of wickets lost.
Pursuing an objective of 238, Rohit (111* off 119 balls) and Dhawan (114 off 100 balls) excoriated the Pakistan assault including 210 keeps running for the opening stand to seal their second unbalanced triumph against the most despised opponents in the competition in just 39.3 overs. It was Rohit’s third progressive fifty 50 or more score in the competition with succession being 52, 83* and 111*. Dhawan’s is considerably more noteworthy with 127, 46, 40 and 114.
A standout amongst the most fearsome opening sets in ODI arrange Rohit-Dhawan blend were helped by some common knocking down some pins from Pakistan with similarly messy handling aggravating their hardships. Their comprehension in 22 yards is model and as Dhawan jump-started with a whirlwind of limits, Rohit was prepared to hold one wind up.
Dhawan, who is agreeable on pitches where there is the absence of development played some flawless drives on the up. He additionally pulled with fierceness and cut anything wide. Rohit’s first noteworthy shot was a pulled six off new kid on the block pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Dhawan additionally gave a similar treatment to a woefully out of shape Mohammed Aamir (0/41 out of 5 overs). Dhawan’s 50 fell off 56 balls with a pulled limit while Rohit took 65 balls to achieve the smaller than normal point of reference.
Anyway subsequent to finishing their fifties, it was a job inversion with the captain abruptly changing gears as he hit leg-spinner Shahdab Khan for two sixes over profound mid-wicket.
Dhawan achieved his 15th hundred with a cover drive off Afridi and praised it with a gigantic six and a limit before being unnecessarily run-out. His innings had 16 fours and two sixes.
Much the same as his 50 years, Rohit hurried home for a twofold to finish his 19th ton and in transit likewise finished 7000 keeps running in ODI organize. When the match finished Rohit had hit seven focus and four sixes.
Prior, Pakistan delivered an enhanced batting execution, driven by India’s for Shoaib Malik, scoring 237 for 7 of every 50 overs.
Veteran Malik scored 78 off 90 balls and included a precious 107 keeps running for the fourth wicket with captain Sarfraz Ahmed (44 off 66 balls) to empower Pakistan to post a battling absolute.
The Pakistan innings could be isolated into three unmistakable parts. A moderate begin where India made advances taken after by strong center overs batting before neglecting to use the platform completely with Jasprit Bumrah (2/29 out of 10 overs) being splendid at the passing.
India by and by began well with Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s affinity for getting DRS audits directly after Yuzvendra Chahal (2/46 out of 9 overs) got his first wicket by catching Imam ul Haq (10) before the stumps.
Fakhar Zaman (31) was set yet lost his balance endeavoring to clear Kuldeep Yadav (2/41 of every 10 overs) to get leg previously. The replays demonstrated that the ball hit his gloves first however Pakistan didn’t take a survey. Babar Azam was run-out when his captain got a call for single wrong as Pakistan were decreased to 58 for three.
Nonetheless, it was the Malik-Sarfraz blend that furnished the platform with their sensible methodology amid the center overs. The prepared team continued turning the strike, hitting the limits and sixes at whatever point given a chance.
Malik, who is an ace player of turn knocking down some pins, hit Yuzvendra Chahal for a trudge clear and furthermore played Kedar Jadhav (0/20 out of 3 overs) well. Jadhav was hit for two or three limits in a solitary over as he dropped short.
Without endeavoring to shield, Malik-Sarfraz got singles voluntarily against Jadhav, provoking Rohit to take him off assault after just three overs. Ravindra Jadeja (0/50 of every 9 overs) after a decent match against Bangladesh was level and Malik utilized his feet to flawlessness hurling him straight into the VIP remains for a six.
Sarfraz, who played second fiddle to flawlessness was at long last expelled when he attempted to hit Kuldeep over cover just to be snapped by Rohit Sharma. Malik was joined by Asif Ali (30 off 21 balls), who jump started by crushing Bhuvneshwar Kumar for two sixes and a limit in the 42nd over, that got Pakistan 22 runs.
Nonetheless, there was another bend left as Jasprit Bumrah, returning for his last spell got an inside edge off Malik’s bat to get him captured behind. His innings had four limits and two sixes.
Asif, who resembled cutting free, missed a googly from Chahal to get knocked down some pins as Pakistan lost the force.
Bumrah was extraordinary at the demise, rocking the bowling alley square opening conveyances freely. In all he rocked the bowling alley 39 spot balls in his 10 overs and Pakistan could score just 38 keeps running in their last seven overs.
Asia Cup 2018 India vs Pakistan Scorecard Super Four – Match 3
Toss won by Pakistan (decided to bat)
India beat Pakistan by 9 wickets
Man of the Match: Shikhar Dhawan
Super Four – Match 3 Pakistan Score 237/7 (50.0 ov)R/R: 4.74
lbw b Yuzvendra Chahal
lbw b Kuldeep Yadav
run out (Yuzvendra Chahal)
|Sarfraz Ahmed (C) (W)
c Rohit Sharma b Kuldeep Yadav
c MS Dhoni b Jasprit Bumrah
b Yuzvendra Chahal
b Jasprit Bumrah
(b – 0, w – 3, no – 0, lb – 5, penalty – 0)
|Total||237 (4.74 runs per over)|
Super Four – Match 3 India Score 238/1 (39.3 ov)R/R: 6.02
|Rohit Sharma (C)
run out (Hasan Ali)
|MS Dhoni (W)|
(b – 0, w – 1, no – 0, lb – 0, penalty – 0)
|Total||238 (6.02 runs per over)|
Asia Cup 2018 Super Four – Match 3 Ind vs Pak Match Notes
Asia Cup 2018 Super Four Pakistan Innings
Referral 1 (7.6 ovs): India against Imam-ul-Haq (LBW) successful (IND: 1, PAK: 1) (Retained)
Pakistan 24/1: Imam-ul-Haq lbw b Yuzvendra Chahal 10(20)
Power play 1 (1-10): Pakistan 28/1
Pakistan 50/1 in 14.0 overs
Drinks: Pakistan 58/3 in 15.5 overs
Pakistan 100/3 in 27.1 overs
4th wkt Partnership: 50 off 73 balls between S Malik (32) and S Ahmed (18)
S Malik 43rd ODI fifty: 50 runs in 64 balls (3×4) (1×6)
Drinks: Pakistan 141/3 in 35.0 overs
Pakistan 155/3 in 37.1 overs
4th wkt Partnership: 100 off 130 balls between S Malik (61) and S Ahmed (39)
Power play 2 (11-40): Pakistan 169/4 (141 runs, 3 wickets)
Pakistan 200/4 in 43.1 overs
Power play 3 (41-50): Pakistan 237/7 (68 runs, 3 wickets)
Innings Break: Pakistan 237/7 in 50.0 overs
Asia Cup 2018 Super Four India Innings
R Sharma dropped on 14 by ul-Haq in 5.3 overs
India 53/0 in 10.0 overs
Power play 1 (1-10): India 53/0
1st wkt Partnership: 53 off 60 balls between R Sharma (18) and S Dhawan (34)
S Dhawan ODI fifty 50 : runs in 56 balls (7×4) (0x6)
Drinks: India 91/0 in 18.0 overs
India 100/0 in 19.1 overs
1st wkt Partnership: 100 off 115 balls between R Sharma (42) and S Dhawan (57)
R Sharma 37th ODI fifty: 50 runs in 65 balls (4×4) (1×6)
India 152/0 in 26.0 overs
1st wkt Partnership: 152 off 156 balls between R Sharma (71) and S Dhawan (80)
S Dhawan 15th ODI hundred : 103 runs in 95 balls (15×4) (1×6)
India 204/0 in 32.4 overs
1st wkt Partnership: 204 off 196 balls between R Sharma (94) and S Dhawan (109)
Drinks: India 210/1 in 33.3 overs
R Sharma 19th ODI hundred: 100 runs in 106 balls (7×4) (3×6)