Dubai: Men In Blue dominated in the first game as they defeat Pakistan by five wickets in the ongoing Asia Cup.
Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja continued their top form and played an outstanding innings of 33 and 35 runs respectively.
With this win Hardik Pandya makes an impact as a perfect all rounder for the Indian team. He picked up three crucial wickets while bowling in the first innings.
Virat Kohli manages to get some runs with skipper Rohit Sharma after both of them fell prey to the spinners.
The Indian bowling attack took charge in the game and managed to bowl out Pakistan in the innings. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up 4-wickets in his spell. Youngster Arshdeep Singh picked up crucial wickets as the opponent conclude the innings at 147 runs.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and congratulated team India for a splendid performance in the game. He further added that “The team has displayed superb skill and grit. Congratulations to them on the victory.”
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 28, 2022