India defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets
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Hardik Pandya finishes in style as India defeats Pakistan by 5 wickets

India defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets Hardik Pandya took three vital wickets in the center overs while Bhuvneshwar Kumar trapped four as India bowled out Pakistan for 147 in their initial Asia Cup match on Sunday. Pandya finished with figures of 3/25 out of 4 overs while opener Mohammed Rizwan was the top-scorer for Pakistan with a calm 43 off 42 balls. Senior seamer Bhuvneshwar however had the best figures of 4 for 26. Prior, India won the throw and chose for field. India favored the power-hitting of Dinesh Karthik over Rishabh Pant to oblige Kohli forthright.

Pakistan, without its key paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi, gave a presentation to quick bowler Naseem Shah and furthermore favored Shahnawaz Dahani over quick bowler Mohammad Hasnain in the beginning XI.

India defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets.

India defeated Pakistan by five wickets in a hard-fought Asia Cup Twenty20 international on Sunday, led by Hardik Pandya’s unbeaten 33.

Chasing 148 for victory, Ravindra Jadeja (35), and Pandya put on a crucial fifth-wicket stand of 52 as India won with two balls to spare in Dubai.

Pace bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Pandya shared seven wickets as India bowled out Pakistan for 147 in their opening match of the six-nation tournament.

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