The Pakistani team had a good start in this match. At one time Pakistan's score was 150 runs for two wickets. After this, Team India made a comeback and Kuldeep made an important contribution by taking two wickets in one over.
India is facing Pakistan in the 12th match of the ODI World Cup. This match between the two teams is being played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl. Pakistan team was reduced to 191 runs in 42.5 overs. India has got a target of 192 runs to win.
Team India's third match in the ODI World Cup 2023 is with Pakistan. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first and the Indian bowlers bowled out Pakistan for 191 runs. Pakistan had a good start in this match. At one time Pakistan's score was 155 runs for two wickets. After this, Siraj broke the partnership by dismissing Babar and Kuldeep Yadav made India's comeback by taking two wickets in the same over. Mohammad Siraj made a brilliant comeback after giving away runs in the beginning and took two wickets. He took wickets at important moments and did not allow Pakistan's innings to gain momentum. In the end, Bumrah and Jadeja took wickets and Pakistan's innings was reduced to 191 runs.
Pakistan lost its last eight wickets for 36 runs in this match. Among the last seven batsmen of Pakistan, only Hasan Ali could cross the double figure. Apart from Babar Azam's 50 runs and Mohammad Rizwan's 49 runs, no batsman could do anything special for Pakistan. Except Shardul, all the Indian bowlers took two wickets each.
Abdullah Shafiq and Imam ul Haq had a good start for Pakistan. Both were scoring runs at a good pace and the team was moving towards a good score. In such a situation, Rohit made a plan with Siraj and prepared Abdullah Shafiq for the short ball. After this Siraj bowled at his feet and Shafiq was caught in front of the wickets. After this, Hardik Pandya also sent Imam ul Haq to the pavilion. After the fall of two wickets for 73 runs, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan settled at the crease. Both of them made a good partnership and took Pakistan's score beyond 150 runs.
Captain Babar Azam scored the maximum 50 runs for Pakistan. Mohammad Rizwan, who had scored a century in the last match, missed the half-century this time. He returned to the pavilion on 49 runs. Imam ul Haq scored 36, Abdullah Shafiq scored 20 and Hasan Ali scored 12 runs. Apart from these, six batsmen could not touch double figures. Saud Shakeel was out after scoring six runs, Mohammad Nawaz four, Iftikhar Ahmed four, Shadakh Khan two and Haris Rauf scored two runs.
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After scoring 150 runs at the loss of two wickets, the Pakistan team was looking in a good position and it seemed that this team would easily score more than 300 runs. Babar was playing after scoring a half-century. At the same time, Rizwan had also settled at the crease. However, Siraj once again broke the partnership and dismissed Babar. This is where Pakistan's innings got derailed. Pakistan's third wicket fell at 155 runs and half the team had returned to the pavilion at the score of 166.
Kuldeep Yadav put Pakistan on the back foot by taking two wickets in a single over. When he came to bowl in the 33rd over, Pakistan's score was 162/3. At the same time, when his over ended, Pakistan's score was 166/5. In this over, Kuldeep trapped Saud Shakeel in front of the wickets and bowled Iftikhar Ahmed. After this the Pakistan team completely went on the backfoot because the all-rounder had come to bat at one end.
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After Pakistan lost five wickets for 166 runs, Bumrah took the responsibility of taking wickets. He first bowled Rizwan and then Shadab Khan. Pakistan had lost seven wickets for 171 runs and the Pakistani bowlers had come to bat. From here, even the score of 200 runs seemed difficult for Pakistan. In the end Hardik and Jadeja took wickets. Pakistan's innings was reduced to 191 runs.