24 sep : Dubai : news express 24 :-
Thanks to centuries from Shikhar Dhawan (114 runs, 110 balls, 16 fours, two sixes) and Rohit Sharma (111 not out, 119 balls, seven fours, and four sixes), the Indian team, in the Asia Cup 2018 Super 4 match, Trounce with a big gap of 9 wickets. The match remained unchanged so that the Indian team won the required 238 runs to win just one wicket in 39.3 overs. Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 12 with Rohit. In front of both Indian openers, all the Pakistani bowlers, ‘Lamb’, are seen. Dhawan-Rohit shared a 210-run partnership for the first wicket. No Pakistani bowler has broken this partnership. After the run out of Dhawan, the partnership finally broke. This is India’s second win against Pakistan in the tournament, before that in the group match, the Indian team also defeated Pakistan by a huge margin of 8 wickets. With today’s victory, the Indian team has almost decided its position in the final of the tournament.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 23, 2018
Earlier, at the Dubai International Stadium, Pakistan captain Sarfraj Ahmed won the toss and decided to bat first. Thanks to the finest innings of veteran Shoaib Malik’s 78 runs, the Pakistani team managed to score 237 runs in 7/50 in 50 overs. Apart from Malik, Captain Sarfraj Ahmed (44), Fakhar Jam (31) and Asif Ali (30) contributed 30 runs to the team. Shikhar Dhawan was declared Man of the Match.
Indian innings: Pakistani bowlers who are seen in front of Dhawan-Rohit
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 23, 2018
In response to Pakistan’s score of 237 runs, Indian innings started by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Mohammed Amir scored 6 runs in the first over. In the third over of the innings, Dhawan pushed Amir and Shahid Afridi in the next over, chasing the score. The Amir was expensive in his two early overs. He scored 13 runs in his two overs. In the fifth over, Sarfaraz brought Hasan Ali on the attack but Rohit welcomed the bowler with a four over the other ball. After five overs, India’s score was 23 not out without losing the wicket. In the sixth over of the innings, Rohit Sharma brought his batting in the top gear and gave a six to Shahid Afridi. In the sixth over of the innings, Rohit Sharma topped his batting Improving Shahid Afridi by bringing him into the gear. In the same over, Rohit got a simple life when Imam ul Haq gave his easy catch. Dhawan hit Hasan Ali in two overs. In the ninth over, spinner Mohammad Nawaz was put on the attack. In the 10th over came for bowling Dhawan hit two fours in Aamir. With the score of the last ball of the over, the Indian team crossed the 50-run mark. Dhawan and Rohit were able to bring Pakistan to a ‘backfut’ by showing aggressive start from the beginning. In the 15th over, the score was 72 runs without losing the wicket. Shikhar Dhawan hit spinner Shadab Khan on the last ball of the 18th over. He completed his 26th ODI half-century, during this time he faced 56 balls and hit seven fours. After the drinks break, Hasan Ali was brought on the attack but Dhawan hit the ball on his second ball. Team India’s 100 runs were completed in 19.1 overs. Even after the completion of the partnership, Dhawan-Rohit’s pair continued to have a spectacular batting. In the 22nd over, Rohit completed his 37th ODI half-century with 65 balls to help with four fours and a six. All the Pakistan bowlers were seen helpless in front of both the Indian batsmen. Pakistan striker Mohammad Amir was on target for both the Indian batsmen today. In the 24th over of the innings, Dhawan also hit him six times. India lost 138 runs without losing the wicket in 25 overs and the Indian team had made a mark in the match.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 23, 2018
After 25 overs, Rohit Sharma came to bowl six balls to bowl. Team India’s score was ‘leaping’ like a taxi meter. After 25 overs Rohit Sharma got the chance to bowl to Shadab. Team India’s score was ‘leaping’ like a taxi meter. Indian score was progressing with the help of fours and sixes. In the 28th over, Rohit again hit six sixes. In this over, Rohit got the lifeline when the FIFR jam reduced the easy catch on short midwicket. This is the biggest partnership for the first wicket between Rohit and Dhawan. Both of them improved the 178-run partnership against Australia in 2013. In the 31st over bowled Rohit and Dhawan scored one each in the over for Shahin Afridi. Over 11 runs in the over. Dhawan hit his 15th century in the 33rd over to give Afridi a chaos. It was his second century in Asia Cup 2018. He faced 95 balls and hit 15 fours and a six. After completing the century, they put six and fours in the same over. Dhawan finished the day after making 114 runs (16 fours and two sixes). Rohit Sharma completed the 19th ODI century with two runs from Shoaib Malik in the 36th over. He faced 106 balls and hit seven fours, three sixes. Rohit and Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 12 runs. The Indian team, requiring the 238 runs to win, lost one wicket in 39.3 overs and forced Pakistan to a big defeat.
Wicket Fall: 210-1 (Dhawan, 33.3)
Pakistan innings: Shoaib Malik and Sarfaraz became Sahara
Earlier, winning the toss, the Pakistan innings started for the first wicket of the match by Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Jamam. 15 runs in the first five overs. During this, Imam-ul Haq appeared in a more aggressive mood. In the fourth and sixth over of the innings, he scored Jaspreet Bumrah at the boundary. Indian captain Rohit Sharma took the bold decision and put the leg spinner Yuswendra Chahal on the attack in the eighth over. This decision proved to be good and Chahal made Imam-ul-Haq (10 runs, 20 balls, 2 fours) to LBW. The umpire had rejected the appeal of Chahal but in the review it was clear that the ball was hit on the wicket and the decision came in favor of India. Babar Azam took the place of Imam after 10 overs. Pakistan’s score was 28 by losing one wicket. In the 13th over, Fakhar Jams gave Kuldeep Yadav a chance to celebrate Pakistani supporters by hitting six. Over 9 runs scored, Pakistan’s 50 runs were completed in 14 overs. In the end, Kuldeep Yadav became the victim of the same problem. Kuldeep scored an LBW on his personal score of 31 runs (44 balls, one four, one six). New batsman Sarfaraz was not even set on the crease as Babar Azam (9) had to return to the pavilion due to the absence of running into the wicket. Ravindra Jadeja, run out by bowler Ravindra Jadeja, gave him a run out. For Pakistan, this run proved suicidal. The fall of the three wickets quickly fell on Pakistan’s pace. In the 20th over of the innings, Malik stole Jadeja in the match. After the run out of Babar Azam, it was the first round of Pakistan innings. After 20 overs, Pakistan scored 71 runs losing three wickets. India’s last match hero Ravindra Jadeja proved to be expensive in this match. Shoaib Malik and Sarfaraj were both aggressive against him. After 25 overs, Pakistan scored 92 runs losing three wickets.
The overs were going out for Pakistan and the score was not touched by 100 runs for 27 overs. Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav was brought on the attack after 26 overs. Pakistan’s 100 runs were completed in 27.1 overs by Shoaib Malik’s single. Malik also hit six in this over of the innings. After 30 overs, both batsmen got the Pakistani score Were trying every possible way to speed up In the same order, Kedar Jadhav thrashed the side in the 31st over with 12 fours and two fours. Shoaib Malik’s 43rd ODI half century came to an end with 64 balls, with three fours and a six. The 107-run partnership between Sarfraz and Shoaib was finally broken by Kuldeep Yadav in the 39th over. Sarfaraz (44 runs, 66 balls, two fours) caught Rohit Sharma on the cover. After 40 overs Pakistan scored 169 for four wickets. The 42nd over of the innings was good for Pakistan. In this over of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Malik hit four fours and Asif Ali two sixes and one four. Over 22.6: He is Caught. Pakistan’s 200 runs were completed in 43.1 overs.Pakistan’s 200 runs were completed in 43.1 overs. In the same over, Shoaib Malik smashed 78 runs (90 balls, four fours, and two sixes), caught by wicketkeeper Dhoni, caught by wicketkeeper Dhoni. Asif Ali (30 runs, 21 balls, two sixes and one four out) Happened to Chahal Bold Yuswendra Chahal’s 50th ODI wicket The 46th over of the innings was good for India, only two runs in this over in Bumrahah. Pakistan’s seventh wicket dropped as Shadab Khan (10), who was bowled by Bumrahah Pakistan scored 237 in 50 overs losing seven wickets. Mohammed Nawaz 15 and Hasan Ali were unbeaten on 2 runs. For India, Yuviwendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Jaspreet Bumrah took two wickets each.
Wickets Fall: 24-1 (Imam, 7.6), 55-2 (Fuker, 14.3), 58-3 (Babar, 15.5), 165-4 (Sarfraaz, 38.5), 203-5 (Malik, 43.4), 211- 6 (Asif Ali, 44.5), 234-7 (Shaadab, 49.3)