India vs Pakistan; the chase begins
The Men in Blue have put up a target of 182 for the Pakistani men, the Shaheens are going strongly with Mohammad Rizwan on the groove. Mohammad Nawaz has joined and is batting alongside Rizwan in the middle and is also going strongly.
Ravi Bishnoi got India a first breakthrough as he dismissed skipper Babar Azam, afterwards, Yuzvendra Chahal had given India an important breakthrough as he dismissed Fakhar Zaman in the ninth over.
Earlier, Virat Kohli roared with the bat as India posted a strong and defendable total of 181/7 in 20 overs against Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup Super-4 clash fixture at the Dubai International Stadium. Pakistan have started off strong in the chase, with Rizwan hitting the first ball for a boundary and Babar Azam also finding the boundary in the first over.
Kohli smashed a brilliant 44 ball 60, consisting off 4 boundaries and 1 six. he crossed the 50-run mark topping a six over deep midwicket. Eventually, he got run out after a direct hit from the deep by Asif Ali, with just two balls remaining of the India innings.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul had earlier given a strong start, scoring 54 runs in the first five overs, which was a big score before the powerplay.
However, India lost a sea a wickets, which got the better of them and slowed down their momentum in the middle overs. Ravi Bishnoi struck two important boundaries of the last two balls of the first innings as he got a bit of help from the hands of Fakhar Zaman, as India ended their innings on a positive note at the end.
At the moment, Pakistan looks to have an upper hand and it seems like an extra edge is in favour of them. They are 119/2 in 14 overs with Rizwan and Nawaz going strong, 63 are required of 36 balls.