IND Vs Pak World Cup 2023 News: Pakistan captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan were set at the crease. Pakistan’s score at that time was 155 runs for 2 wickets in 29.3 overs. From here, Pakistan team was seen easily crossing the 300-run mark.
IND Vs Pak World Cup 2023 News: Pakistani batsmen surrendered in front of Indian bowlers in the World Cup match being played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The entire Pakistan team collapsed for just 191 runs. At one time Pakistan team seemed to be in a very strong position in this match. Pakistan captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan were set at the crease. Pakistan’s score at that time was 155 runs for 2 wickets in 29.3 overs. From here, Pakistan team was seen easily crossing the 300-run mark.
Not Bumrah-Kuldeep, this bowler turned the whole match
Something happened in the 29th over of Pakistan’s innings which no one would have even imagined. Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav had bowled lethally in this match, but in true sense, Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj turned the entire match upside down. Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj came to bowl in the 29th over of Pakistan’s innings. Mohammad Siraj gave an unforgettable wound to the Pakistan team in this over. Mohammad Siraj changed the map of the match by bowling captain Babar Azam (50 runs) on the third ball of the 29th over of Pakistan’s innings.
Understand how the whole match turned upside down
Babar Azam returned to the pavilion after scoring 50 runs. As soon as Babar Azam was out, the entire Pakistani team came under pressure. Pakistan team lost its last 8 wickets in just 36 runs and in 80 balls. In true sense, Babar Azam’s dismissal proved to be the biggest turning point of the match. As soon as Babar Azam was out, Pakistan’s batsmen scattered like a pack of cards.
Pakistanis looked helpless
Due to the excellent performance of its bowlers led by Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah, India bowled out Pakistan for 191 runs in 42.5 overs. This is Pakistan’s second lowest score against India in the ODI World Cup. Earlier in 1999, Pakistani team was out for 180 runs. Siraj and Bumrah, who handled the new ball and took full advantage of the seam by changing their lengths, decimated Pakistan’s middle order and paved the way for India’s eighth win against its arch-rival in the World Cup. Kuldeep Yadav increased Pakistan’s problems by dismissing Saud Shakeel (6) and Iftikhar Ahmed (4) consecutively.