Cricket World Cup – India beats Pakistan
June 17, 2019
India defeated Pakistan by a huge margin of 89 runs in the ICC World Cup 2019 match played yesterday.
The match was interrupted a number of times due to rain however, India did well and created a target of 337 runs for the rivals. This is the highest ever total by India against Pakistan in a World Cup match.
India has won all its 7 matches against Pakistan in the World Cups and never lost any.
Team captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to hit 11,000 runs in ODI format and made 77 runs of 65 balls.
"Top performance by the team. Thanks to all the fans for turning out in large numbers. ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡³ ðŸ'ŒðŸ¼ðŸ'ªðŸ¼ #CWC19 #INDvPAK", Virat tweeted.
Rohit Sharma smashed a magnificent 140 runs of 113 balls and his overall 24th century in ODI cricket. He also set the record for hitting the most number of sixes (355 sixes) by an Indian player in international cricket.
All-rounder Vijay Shankar took the wicket of Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq off his first ever delivery in World Cup.
Player of the Match title went to Rohit Sharma. "I am happy with the way we played as a team. We know at times, it can get frustrating having lost out in the previous game. We had the intent of playing a solid game," Rohit said.
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh tweeted, Congratulations to team india for a convincing win over Pakistan ! Great team effort boys , specially @ImRo45 @imVkohli @klrahul11 top knocks great to see @imkuldeep18 @nd @yuzi_chahal flighting the ball and deceiving Pakistani batsmen consistently . On to the next one