IND vs PAK: So did the shame of Team India get saved due to rain? Pakistani players could have done this feat

India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023: The match played between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023 was washed away due to rain. Batting first, Team India scored 266 runs till all out. But after this the Pakistani team could not get down for batting on the ground due to rain. India’s top batting order flopped badly. Pakistan had to score 267 runs to win in Pallekal. If we look at the past performance of the team, then this target was not big for them.

The match with India could have gone in favor of Pakistan. But the rain probably saved the shame of the Indian players. Pakistan had an explosive performance in their first match in the tournament. He scored 342 runs against Nepal. During this, Babar Azam played an innings of 151 runs. While Iftikhar Ahmed scored an unbeaten 109 runs. Pakistani batsmen could have done aggressive batting against India. But the rain did not allow the match to be completed.

Pakistan had kept strong players in the playing eleven. The team’s openers Fakar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq have played match-winning innings on several occasions. Mohammad Rizwan also does dangerous batting. These players could have shown their strength against India.

Significantly, Pakistan’s bowling attack completely dominated Team India. Shaheen Afridi took 4 wickets for 35 runs in 10 overs. He took out 2 maiden overs. Shaheen took the wickets of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Naseem Shah took 3 wickets for 36 runs in 8.5 overs. Haris Rauf took 3 wickets for 58 runs in 9 overs. Agha Salman also bowled well. Although he did not get wickets. Salman conceded 21 runs in 4 overs.

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