India vs Pakistan, Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup: Pak Beat India By 5 Wickets
India vs Pakistan, Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan defeated India by 5 wickets.
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Pakistan defeated India by 5 wickets in their first Super Four match of Asia Cup 2022.
Chasing a target of 182 runs, Pakistan crossed the finish line with one ball to spare.
Mohammad Rizwan's 71-run knock and Mohammad Nawaz's quickfire 42 helped the green shirts chase the big target.
India scored 181/7 in their 20 overs after being asked to bat first.
Virat Kohli brought up his 32nd T20I half-century.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup: The Road Ahead for India
It might seem level at 1-1 in terms of head-to-head records between India and Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022, but more importantly, the men in blue are third in the 'Super Four' points table and will now need to be at their very best in the remaining two fixtures.
Rohit Sharma's team will take on take on Sri Lanka on 6 September, whilst their last match of this stage is against Afghanistan on 8 September.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup: Pakistan Win By 5 Wickets
That's it! A thrilling end to an exhilarating game sees Pakistan beating India by 5 wickets.
With only 7 runs needed in the last over, Pakistan were the firm favourites to win. The balance completely shifted in their favour when Asif Ali struck a boundary on the second delivery of Arshdeep Singh's over. However, a dot ball and then Ali's wicket brought India back into the game.
Iftikhar Ahmed came in to bat with 2 runs needed from as many deliveries and sealed the victory for his team by running a two in the penultimate ball.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup: Poor Penultimate Over For India
Bhuvneshwar Kumar could not end his spell on a good note, as a six and a four from Asif Ali, and a four from Khushdil Shah has completely shifted the balance in Pakistan's over. Only 7 runs needed in the last over.
India vs Pakistan Asia Cup: Eventful 18th Over
Ravi Bishnoi was called upon to bowl the 18th over and everything happened here - from a DRS call that went on for what seemed like ages, to a poor catch drop from Arshdeep Singh. 8 runs came from it, and Pakistan now need 26 runs from the last two overs.
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