India kept their winning streak against Pakistan in World T20 intact as they defeated Pakistan by six wickets. India captain MS Dhoni winning the toss elect to bowl first in a rain-marred match at the Eden Gardens.
Pakistan batting first scored 118. Indian bowlers kept Pakistani batsmen in check. However, India commencing the chase lost three quick wickets. Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina could not assist much to India’s innings. But, Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli shared ba 71 run partnership that helped India to win the match.
Ashish Nehra: The veteran pacer bowled four overs and conceded 20 runs and took the wicket of Shoaib Malik.
Ravichandran Ashwin: MS Dhoni gave him three overs as he conceded only 12 runs and has gone wicketless. His turn rattled Pakistani batsmen.
Jasprit Bumrah: he bowled four overs and conceded 32 runs and took the wicket of Shehzad Ahmed.
Ravindra Jadeja: The off-spinner bowled 20 runs in four overs and took Umar Akmal’s wicket.
Suresh Raina: He took one wicket in one over and with the bat his contribution is big zero.
Hardik Pandya: He takes a stunning catch to give India the first breakthrough. And he took one wicket and conceded 25 runs.
Rohit Sharma: He scored 10 off 11 balls before getting catch out off Mohammad Amir. Shoaib Malik took a good catch.
Shikhar Dhawan: Mohammad Amir bowled him. Dhawan played 15 balls and scored only six runs.
Virat Kohli: The right-handed batsman played the match-winning knock and made the difference in the match. Virat first built a 71 runs partnership with Yuvraj Singh singles and then launched an onslaught to squeeze the gap between run and balls. His fifty came off 34 balls. He hit total six boundaries and one six. Virat’s majestic innings finally ended for scored 55 off 37 balls as India win the match by 6 wickets and 13 balls remaining.
Yuvraj Singh: He played 24 run innings off 23 balls during a tough time, when India lost their top three wickets. He shared a 71 run partnership ith Virat kohli.
MS Dhoni: Captain Dhoni came at no. 6 scored 11 with a six before the final run to win the 11th consecutive World Cup and World T20 matches against Pakistan.