India defeats Pakistan by four wickets in their opening game of the 2022 T20 world cup. It looks like they are jumping on Kohli. His mates have engulfed him. Rohit Sharma spun him like a child in his arms. Amid so much pressure, is this the best T20 knock ever? It’s stuff like this that makes legends. Sometimes, heroes emerge from nowhere to save the day in fables and Bollywood films. What a great man! He is a legend!
Kohli seemed a little teary-eyed during the speech. The Indians were 31 for four and dead and buried. In contrast, Kohli and Pandya played only a few overs. Then after ten overs, they took the attack and managed to create something memorable. However, Pakistan deserves credit. The way they started the game made them ruffled, but they came back strong with the bat in the second half and then carried the momentum when the ball was in their hand again.
Rohit and Rahul were left with their hands tied by the seamers as they turned up the heat. There was no way to avoid the demise of Sky. Nawaz performed a feat similar to Axar’s in the earlier Asian Cup matches.
India won the toss, and they chose to field first. It is always best to bowl in cloudy conditions; it looks like a good pitch. Rohit believes the ball will have some swing, which we can exploit. There was no problem with our preparation. For a few practice matches were held in Brisbane. There will be an entertainment program for the crowd. Our team consists of three fast bowlers, two spinners and seven batters.
However, Pakistani captain Babar Azam said we would have preferred to bowl first if the toss had been in our hands. Our goal is to post between 160 and 170 Runs. It will be a big match, and we have prepared well for it. We played a tri-series in New Zealand and a T20 series in our country (against England). Two of them are spinners, and three are fast bowlers.
Name of 11 players of Pakistan: Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Shan Masood, Haider Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah.
Name of 11 players of India: Rohit Sharma(c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Pakistan Team Batting Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
1. Mohammad Rizwan(w)– 04(12)– SR (33.33)
2. Babar Azam(c)– 00(01)– SR (0.00)
3. Shan Masood– 52(42)–Not Out– SR (123.81)
4. Iftikhar Ahmed– 51(34)– SR (150.00)
5. Shadab Khan– 05(06)– SR (83.33)
6. Haider Ali– 02(04)– SR (50.00)
7. Mohammad Nawaz– 09(06)– SR (150.00)
8. Asif Ali– 02(03)– SR (66.67)
9. Shaheen Afridi– 16(08)– SR (200.00)
10. Haris Rauf– 06(04)–Not Out– SR (150.00)
Extra Runs: 12 (b 2, lb 4, w 6, nb 0, p 0)
Total Runs: 159 (8 wickets, 20 Over)
Did not Bat: Naseem Shah.
I was backing myself when I went to bat. The exercises I conducted on the net were executed confidently. I have batted in a middle-order position in domestic games, which has helped me greatly. Shan Masood played in a way that gave us momentum as a team. In my opinion, I should approach him because the wind hit me. My chances of getting a wicket came from him knocking some boundaries (Shan Masood).
India Team Bowler Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
India Team Batting Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
1. KL Rahul- 04(08) – SR (50.00)
2. Rohit Sharma(c)- 04(07) – SR (57.14)
3. Virat Kohli- 82(53)- Not Out- SR (154.72)
4. Suryakumar Yadav- 15(10)- SR (150.00)
5. Axar Patel- 02(03)- SR (66.67)
6. Hardik Pandya- 40(37)- SR (108.11)
7. Dinesh Karthik(wk)- 01(02)- SR (50.00)
8. Ravichandran Ashwin- 01(01)-Not Out- SR (100.00)
Extra Runs: 11 (b 3, lb 1, w 6, nb 1, p 0)
Total Runs: 160 (6 wickets, 20 Over)
Did not Bat: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
I have no words for what I am experiencing; I have no idea how it happened. Honestly, I’m at a loss for words. In Hardik’s view, we could succeed if we stuck it out until the end. We decided to take Shaheen down when he bowled from the pavilion end. The two sixes I hit were off Haris, their top bowler. I calculated the amount using a simple formula. Taking Nawaz down would cause panic for them, as he had one over to the bowl. It went from 28 in 8 to 16 in 6. As much as possible, I followed my instincts. Initially, a slower ball was thrown from the back of the hand (that was the one over the long-on end). Having stood here for so long, I feel like this was meant to be. Until today, Mohali has been my best innings against Australia. This one will be counted higher today. Hardik was constantly pushing me. I am blown away by the crowd. Your support (fans) has kept me going, and I am grateful for all of your help.
Pakistan Team Bowler Scorecard Data of T20 World Cup:
Pakistan lost to India by 4 Wickets
On Sunday (October 23), India and Pakistan will meet at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in their first tournament match in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. The Indian men’s T20I team, ranked No.1 in the ICC Men’s T20I rankings will be up against it at the MCG on Sunday after recent results against their neighbours. The Indian team went out of the T20 World Cup early last year after losing ten wickets to Pakistan in the group stage.
Virat Kholi said, This is the first time I have experienced something like this; I have no idea what happened. Honestly, I don’t know what to say. Hardik believes that if we hang on until the end, we can succeed. Shaheen bowled from the pavilion end, so we decided to take him down. Haris is their top bowler, and I hit two sixes off him. As Nawaz had gone over to the bowl, taking him down would cause panic for them.
At that time, Rohit Sharma was in the dressing room. There are no more words to say. This is the kind of thing you would expect in a game like this. That critical partnership changed everything for us. The Pakistanis filled the pitch with something. Due to this, there was excellent carrying, seams and swings present. The bowling point of view was good to see. After that, they (Iftikhar and Masood) had a perfect pairing. Their batting finally got better. But we knew we had to bat to catch it. Pandya and Kohli (two boys) have experience. It was essential to stay calm and take the game seriously. Our confidence has increased. I always think it’s necessary to stop these types of symptoms.
We bowled well as a team. Kohli and Pandya deserve all the credit. The new ball wasn’t easy to handle. Virat and Pandya formed the partnership after ten overs. Our chances were good. We planned to stay on track. However, credit should be given to Virat Kohli. As a result, we held the spinner back until we could get a wicket in the middle. There were a lot of positives for us. It was Iftikhar’s way of playing and Shan’s way of playing.
In the final overs of this match, a debutant Indian World Cup player and an all-rounder who has overcome career-threatening injuries both took three wickets. He stood his ground while the rest of his team collapsed around him after he was hit by a shot two days ago in the nets. India won the match after an all-time great who had to prove himself again this year played an innings of a lifetime against the Pakistan pace attack. It was a great start for India and an excellent start for the T20 World Cup. So, that’s all for now; I hope to see at least one more thrilling match in this tournament.