The biggest rivals Pakistan and India played their first match of the ICC T20 World cup 2022 on Sunday 23 October 2022 in Melbourne Cricket Stadium (MCG), Australia. we will discuss India vs Pakistan, ICC T20 World cup 2022 Highlights. More than 90,000 cricket fans from Pakistan and India come to stadiums to support their teams. Until the last ball of the match, it was difficult to decide which team would win. As India vs Pakistan match fans always enjoy watching same fans enjoys ICC T20 World cup 2022 match between Pakistan vs India on Sunday in Melbourne Australia. India won the toss and choose to bowl first.
Pakistan’s team come to bat first and the start of the inning for Pakistan was not up to the expectation Pakistan start losing early wickets which puts them under pressure. Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam lose his wicket on the very first ball of Arshdeep Singh’s first over. The main batsmen from Pakistan Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan lose their wickets in the powerplay. Pakistan loses their first two important batsman wickets in the first four overs on just 15 runs. Babar scored 0 and Rizwan scored 4 runs and faced 12 balls.
Pakistan just scores 32 runs and lost two important wickets in the powerplay and then Shan Masood and Iftikhar Ahmed played well in the middle overs. Iftikhar hit 6 to Ashwin on the 5th ball of the 10th over then take a single and take the strike back. In the next over Iftikhar charged Patel’s over He hit 3 maximums and a triple overall 21 runs in Axar Patel’s over and maintain Pakistan’s batting run rate but in the next over Iftikhar got lbw on Shami’s bowl and go to the pavilion. Iftikhar maintain a run rate but the next batsman could not rotate the strike well and put Pakistan again under pressure after losing Shadab, Haider, and Asif’s wickets. Pakistan scored 159/8 runs in 20 overs.
Pakistan put a good total on the board, in response Indian team also did not get a good start and lost their three main batters in the powerplay. Indian team loses KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, and Suryakumar Yadav’s wickets in the powerplay. In the powerplay, Pakistan and India were about in the same position. Pakistan scored 32/2 runs and India score 31/3 runs in the powerplay. After losing Patel’s wicket Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya take responsibility on their shoulders. They put 113 runs partnership on just 78 balls before Pandya’s dismissal. Pandya score 40 runs on 37 balls and Kohli scored a match-winning 82 runs and on just 53 deliveries with a strike rate of 154.72 and remains not out.
India chases the target in the final over of the last ball. Pakistan scored 159/8 runs in 20 overs and India scored 160/6 in 20 overs in response.
Player of the Match
Virat Kohli was declared player of the match for his sensational knock. In an interview, Kohli announced this inning is the best innings of his T20 career.