The mother of all rivalries ends with all the Indian hearts broken as Pakistan breaks India’s winning streak against them in World Cups. Pakistan did play very well and they play like the winning side in all the departments. In addition, they also defeated India with 10 wickets to spare. Clinical performance by both Pakistani batters and bowlers. in this article we will see who won Man of the Match award in India vs Pakistan match.
After winning toss, Pakistan captain Babar Azam chose to field first and invited India to bat first. But Pakistani bowlers didn’t let Indian batters to settle. Shaheen Afridi dismissed Rohit in the very first over and Rohit was out Golden Duck. In his next over, Afridi bowled the in-form KL Rahul and trumbled the Indian batting lineup. Though Virat Kohli played a captaincy knock of 57 of 49 deliveries. He got some support by Rishabh Pant. And due to all batting efforts, India managed to score 151-7. This was surely a below par score.
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Everyone believed that Indian bowlers will give a tough competition to the Pakistani batters. But it was not at all seen. It was once again seen that Indian bowlers went wicketless in the Powerplay. Their openers, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, scored runs everywhere and punishing all the bowlers. Indian bowlers can’t able to take a single wicket of Pakistan. Pakistan win this match by 10 wickets, with Mohammad Rizwan scored 79 runs and Babar Azam scored 68 runs.
Who won Man of the match Award in IND vs PAK match?
Shaheen Shah Afridi, for his brilliant spell in which he took 3 wickets and gave 31 runs, was adjudged as the Man of the Match for India vs Pakistan match. He had the wickets of our top 3 batters, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. He was just unplayable in his opening spell. The way he swings the ball inside, Indian batsmen can’t understand how to play them. And also Indian batsmen have issues playing against Left arm seamer who swings the ball in. It will be an important asset for the Pakistan team to have such a young fast bowler in their team.
In the end, we just say that the team which plays well will win the game. Pakistan really outplayed India in terms of batting and bowling both. Pakistan have won their first match against India in the T20 World Cup.