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Dubai [UAE]October 24th (ANI): After India’s captain Virat Kohli lost ten goals in the opening game of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to Pakistan, he said on Sunday that the team led by Babar Azam had completely outdone them in the game.
Mohammad Rizwan and skipper Babar Azam put on a remarkable show on Sunday when Pakistan beat India with 10 wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
“We didn’t play properly. Credit where appropriate and Pakistan outplayed us today. They got off to a great start with the ball and 3 wickets for 20 runs wasn’t a good start. We needed wickets early but with the bat they got us absolutely given. ” no chances. “, Kohli told the host broadcaster Star Sports after the end of the game.
“The first half was slow and it wasn’t as easy to hit the line as it was in the second half after 10 overs. We needed those 15-20 extra runs and for that we needed a good start, but Pakistan’s bowling has did not make it.” Don’t allow us to get those extra runs, “he added.
Rizwan, 79, and Babar, 68, gave the Indian bowlers no chance to take the lead as the two batsmen dominated the process. Pakistan pursued the 152 goal without losing a wicket as India looked clueless in their opening game. This is the first time India has lost a T20I by ten wickets. Coincidentally, this is also the first time Pakistan has won a T20I with ten wickets.
“We could argue that we are using a different slower bowler, but it’s important to stay calm and understand our strengths because with the rope, the slower bowlers might not be effective either. This is just the first game of the tournament, isn’t it the “last,” said Kohli.
Previously, India had scored 151/7 in their 20 overs on Skipper Kohli’s 50. The Indian captain once again showed what it takes to be a great player when he hit a quality of 57 to get his side over the 150-run mark.
India will meet New Zealand on Sunday 31 October while Pakistan will meet New Zealand on Tuesday 26 October. (ANI)