A Cricket Match (Pakistan Vs India - Asia Cup 2022)

Pakistan defeated India by 5 wickets in a thrilling Asia Cup 2022 Super Four match on September 4, 2022. Batting first, India posted 181 for 7 in their 20 overs, with Virat Kohli top-scoring with 50. Pakistan chased down the target with 10 balls to spare, thanks to a brilliant unbeaten 89 from Mohammad Rizwan.

The match was played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. India won the toss and elected to bat first. They got off to a good start, with KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma putting on 49 for the first wicket. However, Rahul was dismissed for 23, and Sharma followed soon after for 27. Kohli then took charge, scoring 50 off 36 balls. However, he was dismissed in the 17th over, and India was in trouble at 119 for 4.

Rizwan then took charge, scoring an unbeaten 89 off 52 balls. He put on a 73-run partnership with Shadab Khan (28 not out) for the fifth wicket, and then a 32-run partnership with Asif Ali (12 not out) for the sixth wicket to help Pakistan reach their target.

The win was a morale-boosting one for Pakistan, who had lost their previous two matches against Bangladesh and Afghanistan. It also kept their hopes of qualifying for the final alive. India, on the other hand, suffered their first defeat of the tournament. They will now need to win their remaining two matches to have any chance of qualifying for the final.

The match was a high-quality one, and both teams played some excellent cricket. The Indian bowlers did well to restrict Pakistan to 181, while the Pakistan bowlers were equally impressive in bowling India out for 181. However, it was Rizwan who was the star of the show, with his unbeaten 89 helping Pakistan to a famous victory.

crowd of people sitting on stadium seats
crowd of people sitting on stadium seats