India vs Pakistan Highlights: India beat Pakistan by 89 runs

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New Delhi | Updated:Jun 22, 2019 2:49:16 pm

ICC World Cup 2019: India will take on Afghanistan next on June 22, 2019, at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.

Rohit Sharma smashed his second century of the World Cup. (Reuters)

ICC World Cup 2019: India beat Pakistan by 89 runs in a rain-marred match at Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday. Virat Kohli and his team were clinical in their performance against Pakistan as both batsmen and bowlers delivered at the right time. India remained on top throughout the match.

Chasing 337, Pakistan seemed to be going well as Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam put up a 100+ partnership for the third wicket. But the Indian bowlers kept things tight and the required run-rate kept rising. Kuldeep Yadav broke the Zaman-Azam partnership dismissing both the batsmen in the same over. Hardik Pandya took used the bounce and pace on offer to pick two quick wickets. Pakistan slumped from 117/1 to 129/5. Virat Kohli marshalled his troops well and the bowlers did not allow Pakistan to run away with the match at any stage.

Vijay Shankar gave India the early breakthrough dismissing Imam ul Haq off the first ball of his spell. Shankar was forced into action after Bhuvneshwar walked off the field with a hamstring injury.

The Indian team management will be hoping that Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury is not serious as they have already lost Shikhar Dhawan for the next few matches. Both these players are an important part of the Indian team and captain Kohli along with the team management will want them in the side if they make it to the playoffs.

Earlier, riding on Rohit Sharma’s 140 off 113 balls India managed to post 336 runs on the board. Indian captain Virat Kohli and KL Rahul smashed fifties which made sure India was on top of their game throughout the first half of the innings.

India had last faced Pakistan in the 2015 World Cup at the Adelaide Oval where then vice-captain Virat Kohli had smashed 107 off 126 balls to help India win the match. He was well supported by Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina as both batsmen scored 73 and 74 respectively to help India reach the 300-run mark.

With the third win in the World Cup India now has 7 points from 4 matches and are still unbeaten in the tournament. India will take on Afghanistan next on June 22, 2019, at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.

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ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019Old Trafford, Manchester 08 December 2019

India 336/5 (50.0)

vs

Pakistan 212/6 (40.0)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 22 ) India beat Pakistan by 89 runs (D/L method)

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India vs Pakistan match Highlights:

Highlights

    23:59 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India beat Pakistan by 89 runs

    India beat Pakistan by 89 runs. India dominated throughout the game which was backed by some great performances from the batsmen as well as the bowlers. The star of the match was Rohit Sharma who smashed 140 off 113 balls to help India get their third win of the ICC World Cup.  This is the seventh time that India has beaten Pakistan in a world cup match. 

    23:36 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India vs Pakistan Live: Match has been reduced to 40 overs

    According to Duckworth lewis method, Pakistan will need 302 runs to win in 40 overs. Pakistan fans will not be happy with their team's performance as they are capable of much more than this.

    23:18 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Here is an interesting stat for you

    Mohammad Amir has proved again why he is the most feared bowler in world cricket at the moment. 

    23:17 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Covers are being removed from the ground

    The covers are coming off as fans hope that the match can continue once again between the two sides. 

    22:50 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Rain stops play again!

    It's raining in Manchester once again as India is in total control at the moment as Pakistan are 82 runs behind according to Duckworth Lewis method. 

    22:38 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Vijay Shankar STRIKES!

    Vijay Shankar strikes twice as India looks to make short work of Pakistan.  

    22:36 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India vs Pakistan Live: Can Imad Wasim play a cameo?

    Imad Wasim is finding the boundary ropes with ease at the moment.  It will be interesting to see if he can play a cameo and turn Pakistan's fortunes around. 

    22:33 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Watch: This is how the crowd reacted after Shoaib Malik's wicket!
    22:23 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Imad Wasim and Sarfaraz Khan will have to rebuild the innings

    Imad Wasim and Sarfaraz Khan will have to rebuild the innings from here. It will be very difficult for Pakistan to win the match from here. 

    22:17 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    22:06 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    WICKET! Pandya strikes twice in one over

    Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav's double strikes have pushed Pakistan on the backfoot. Pakistan are in deep trouble as they have lost 4 wickets in a span of 20 runs.

    22:03 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    WICKET! Hardik Pandya gets the fourth

    Hardik Pandya strikes! he gets his first wicket in the form of Mohammad Hafeez

    21:58 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Kuldeep sends Fakar Zaman back

    Kuldeep Yadav's double strike has put India back on the driver's seat. Yadav gave India two big wickets as he broke the partnership and sent two well set batsmen back to the pavilion. 

    21:51 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Kuldeep Yadav STRIKES!

    India gets a much-needed breakthrough as Kuldeep Yadav gets rid of Babar Azam. It was a peach of delivery as he cleaned him up.

    21:42 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Fakar Zaman and Babar Azam are looking very confident

    Fakar Zaman could be on his way towards a century here. His performance could be a repeat of the champions trophy match where he scord a century against India. 

    21:32 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Fakar Zaman survives stumping scare

    Fakar Zaman survives a stumping scare as he drags his foot back behind the line in time.

    21:12 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Run rate could be a big factor today

    Indians are making sure that they keep things tight. Fakar and Babar are finding it hard to read Kuldeep which could be the key for India. It will be very important for the Indians to take wickets at crucial moments if they want to win this game. 

    21:09 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Watch: Nasser Hussain talks about Rohit Sharma

    Nasser Hussain was all praise for Rohit Sharma's 140 in 113 balls. 

    21:02 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    50 up for Pakistan as Babar Azam and Fakar Zaman look solid

    Babar Azam and Fakar Zaman are batting well at the moment. They are not taking any chances and are making sure they find the odd boundary every over.  

    20:56 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Spinners could be a big factor for India

    Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal can play a crucial role in this game. Chahal and Yadav have the ability to keep batsmen quiet which has given the Indian team an edge over other teams. 

    20:51 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Vijay Shankar needs to keep things tight

    Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar and will need to bowl well as this will build pressure on the Pakistani batsmen. While chasing a huge total like this Pakistan will need to make sure that they are keeping up with the run rate. 

    20:45 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Bhuvneshwar Kumar might not bowl anymore overs in the match

    It looks like Bhuvneshwar Kumar will not come out to bowl any more overs as he might have a niggle. It is still not clear how badly he's been injured and Indian captain Virat Kohli does not want to take any chances with him as this world cup has a lot of matches and India will want him to be fit in the upcoming matches in the tournament.  

    20:36 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Bhuvneshwar Kumar has walked off the field

    Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has walked off the field as it seems like he has pulled his hamstring. It could be a niggle but India is not taking any chances as this is a long tournament. India does not want to lose any more players to injury which is why the team management has sent him back to the pavilion. 

    20:25 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Vijay Shankar STRIKES!

    First ball wicket for Vijay Shankar as Imam ul Haq departs for 7.  (Pic Reuters)

    20:19 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Bumrah gives just 1 run

    Jasprit Bumrah bowled a gem as Fakar Zaman struggled to score runs against them.

    20:14 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Bhuvneshwar Kumar not giving any width

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar is bowling really beautifully. He is sticking to his line and is making sure he does not give any width to the left-handers. The ball is moving off the pitch. Indian bowlers should make the most with this new ball.

    20:10 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Jasprit Bumrah can trouble the Pakistani batsmen

    Jasprit Bumrah is the best bowler in the world at the moment. He has an economy rate of 4.52 which is phenomenal in today's day and age. He is clocking 140 plus consistently which makes him even more dangerous.  Bumrah is getting the ball to move past the left-handers. 

    20:05 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Bhuvneshwar Kumar starts well for India

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar is getting the ball to move early in the innings. Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been India's strike bowlers for a long time and Pakistani batsmen will have to negate the initial threat that both bowlers pose during the first phase of their chase. 

    20:00 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India vs Pakistan Live: Fakar Zaman and Imam ul Haq walk out to bat

    Fakar Zaman and Imam ul Haq are out as they look to begin the run chase against India. 

    19:53 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India vs Pakistan Live: Suresh Raina heaps praise for Rohit Sharma
    19:28 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Pakistan need 337 to win the game against India

    India has set a target of 337 for Pakistan. It is going to be an interesting run chase to watch as Pakistan hope to break the World Cup jinx.

    19:26 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    WIDE!

    Amir feeling the pressure as Pakistan looks to stop India. 

    19:25 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Vijay Shankar smashes a FOUR

    Shankar hits Amir for a four

    19:20 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Virat Kohli was not out!

    Replays suggest that Virat Kohli was clearly not out as the bat was nowhere near the ball. Kohli walked on his own and he really must be disappointed with himself. 

    19:15 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    OUT! Mohammad Amir gets Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli is out for 77. This goes on to show why Mohammad Amir is one of the best in the world.  Virat Kohli did not wait for the umpire as Sarfaraz took the catch.

    19:12 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    FOUR! Virat gets a boundary

    Virat Kohli gets a boundary off the final ball of the over as India look to finish strong. 

    19:08 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Virat Kohli and Vijay Shankar are out in the middle

    Virat Kohli and Vijay Shankar are out in the middle as they look to finish strong after the game being stopped due to rain. 

    18:15 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    Drizzling in Manchester

    It is drizzling in Manchester as India enter the final three overs of the match. Rain can be a huge factor in today's game. Spinners might find it difficult to grip the ball.  

    18:11 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    India reaches 300!

    India reaches the 300 mark as Virat Kohli and Vijay Shankar are still at the crease. Vijay Shankar will need to finish strong as it will help in the  run rate  during the later stages of the tournament. 

    18:05 (IST)16 Jun 2019
    MS Dhoni greeted by a thunderous ovation

    MS Dhoni has come to bat to a thunderous ovation. Indian fans across the globe want him to do well as he is one of the most loved cricketers at the moment. 

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