India beat Pakistan by four wickets in their opening match in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.
After winning the Toss, India Captain Rohit Sharma invited the Pakistan team to bat first.
Pakistan managed to post a fighting total of 159/8 with Iftikhar Ahmed’s scoring 34-ball 51 and Shan Masood’s unbeaten 52 off 42 balls
Chasing the target of 170, India were 4 wickets down at the score of 31 runs at 6.1 over.
Then comes a crucial partnership between Hardik Panday & Virat Kohli of 113 runs which revive the match for India.
A classic Virat Kohli innings propelled India to a stunning victory. Despite losing their top four in the first seven overs, Kohli almost single-handedly led India to victory.
Virat scored 82 runs of 53 balls and remains not out. Hitting six 4's & four massive 6's. He won the Player of the Match trophy as well.
India's next match is against Netherlands on 27 October 2022 at Sidney cricket ground. Match will start at 12.30 PM (IST).