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World Cup: India beat Pakistan by 76 runs


Adelaide, Feb 15:

India defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in their first Pool B match of the World Cup at the Adelaide Oval here Sunday.

india pak cricketIndia rode on vice-captain Virat Kohli’s 107 to score 300/7. Kohli got good support from opener Shikhar Dhawan (73) and Suresh Raina (74).

For Pakistan, fast-bowler Sohail Khan took five wickets to restrict India in the fag-end of the innings.

In reply, Pakistan were bowled out for 224. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (76) battled hard but ran out of partners.

Pacer Mohammed Shami was the pick of the Indian bowlers taking four wickets for 35 runs in his nine overs.


Rohit Sharma c Misbah-ul-Haq b Sohail Khan 15
Shikhar Dhawan run out (Misbah-ul-Haq) 73
Virat Kohli c Umar Akmal b Sohail Khan 107
Suresh Raina c Haris Sohail b Sohail Khan 74
Mahendra Singh Dhoni c Misbah-ul-Haq b Sohail Khan 18
Ravindra Jadeja b Wahab Riaz 3
Ajinkya Rahane b Sohail Khan 0
Ravichandran Ashwin not out 1
Mohammed Shami not out 3
Extras (lb 2, w 3, nb 1) 6
Total (for seven wickets in 50 overs) 300

Fall of wickets: 1-34 (R.G. Sharma, 7.3 overs), 2-163 (Dhawan, 29.5), 3-273 (Kohli, 45.2), 4-284 (Raina, 47.3), 5-296 (Jadeja, 48.6), 6-296 (Dhoni, 49.1), 7-296 (Rahane, 49.2)

Mohammad Irfan 10-0-58-0
Sohail Khan 10-0-55-5
Shahid Afridi 8-0-50-0
Wahab Riaz 10-0-49-1
Yasir Shah 8-0-60-0
Haris Sohail 4-0-26-0

Ahmed Shehzad c Jadeja b Yadav 47
Younis Khan c Dhoni b Mohammed Shami 6
Haris Sohail c Raina b Ashwin 36
Misbah-ul-Haq c Rahane b Mohammed Shami 76
Sohaib Maqsood c Raina b Yadav 0
Umar Akmal c Dhoni b Jadeja 0
Shahid Afridi c Kohli b Mohammed Shami 22
Wahab Riaz c Dhoni b Mohammed Shami 4
Yasir Shah c Yadav b MM Sharma 13
Sohail Khan c Yadav b MM Sharma 7
Mohammad Irfan not out 1
Extras (lb 1, w 10, nb 1) 12
Total (all out in 47 overs) 224

Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Younis Khan, 3.2 overs), 2-79 (Haris Sohail, 17.6), 3-102 (Ahmed Shehzad, 23.2), 4-102 (Sohaib Maqsood, 23.4), 5-103 (Umar Akmal, 24.4), 6-149 (Shahid Afridi, 34.1), 7-154 (Wahab Riaz, 34.4), 8-203 (Yasir Shah, 42.5), 9-220 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 45.4), 10-224 (Sohail Khan, 46.6)

Umesh Yadav 10-0-50-2
Mohammed Shami 9-1-35-4
Mohit Sharma 9-0-35-1
Suresh Raina 1-0-6-0
Ravichandran Ashwin 8-3-41-1
Ravindra Jadeja 10-0-56-1

Match Details:
Toss: India, chose to bat
Umpires: Ian Gould (England) and Richard Kettleborough (England)
TV umpire: Simon Davis (Australia)
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire: Michael Gough (England)




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