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Patna : India scored a modest 151/7 in 20 overs against Pakistan in a Group 2 match of ICC T20 World Cup at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on Octobet 24, 2021, night, with captain Virat Kohli scoring 57 in 49 balls hitting 5 fours and 1 six and Rishabh Pant (wk) scoring 39 in 30 balls hitting 2 fours and 2 sixes , both of fast medium bowler Hasan Ali in 12th over. India scored 37 runs in last 3 overs. Pakistan had won the toss and opted to bowl.

Batting first, India had a terrible start losing the wickets of openers : Rohit Sharma and K L Rahul, with only 6 runs on board. Rohit fell to fast bowler Shaheen Afridi for a duck on the 4th ball of first over. Rahul also fell to fell Afridi for 3 on the first ball of 3rd over of the innings. Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav added 25 runs for the 3rd wicket. Suryakumar fell to Hasan Ali for 11 making it 31/3.

Kohli and Pant added 53 runs for the 4th wicket. Pant, howver, fell to spinner Shadab Khan for 39 and it was 84/4. Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja then added 41 runs for the 5th wicket.Jadeja fell to Hasan Ali for 13 and it was 125/5. Kohli fell to Afridi for 57 on the 4th balls of 19th over making it 133/6. All-rounder Hardik Pandya fell to fast bowler Haris Rauf for 11 in 8 balls with 2 fours and it was 146/7. Bhuvneshwar Prasad remained unbeaten on 5.

For Pakistan, Afridi took 3/31 in 4 overs while Hasan Ali took 2/44 in 4 ovdrs.