World cup 2019: India’s marvelous victory over Pakistan

1 year ago

On Sunday at Old Trafford, India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs with Duckworth-Lewis rule. Decided to bat first, India made 336/5 runs whereas Pakistan scored 212/6 in 40 overs as the rain stopped play. After the defeat, Pakistan’s captain Sarfaraz was slammed by Shoaib Akhtar as “Brainless captain” who don’t’ know about his team strength.

Both teams had met for the first time in the 1992 world cup. Since then both of them have played 8 world cups 7 times. India won the first match played 9596 days ago and the seventh match as well. This is the record of the Indian team of highest victory against any team in the world cup.

Rohit (140) and Rahul (57) opened for the first time in the ODI and scored 136 runs in pairs. For the first time in the world cup, the opening pair made a century partnership.

Seema Jain

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