In the recent India vs Pakistan ODI Cricket World Cup match, Pakistan faced a tough defeat against their arch-rivals. Captain Babar Azam expressed his disappointment over Pakistan’s batting collapse. Despite a promising start, their innings took a drastic turn as they lost eight wickets for just 36 runs, collapsing from 155/2 to 191 all out.
Sportsmanship Prevails: Kohli’s Gesture and India’s Record 8-0 Win
In a gracious gesture after the match, Virat Kohli met with Babar Azam and gifted him Indian jerseys, fostering sportsmanship despite the fierce rivalry. India’s win extended their record to 8-0 in World Cup encounters against Pakistan.
FANBOY MOMENT FOR BABAR AZAM….!!
Babar asks for a signed from Virat Kohli and Virat gives it.pic.twitter.com/Caq3GoQoaV
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) October 14, 2023
Pakistan’s Batting Collapse: Disappointment for Captain Babar Azam
Babar Azam acknowledged the collapse hurt their chances, and their target of 280-290 became unachievable. He also praised India’s captain, Virat Kohli, for his brilliant innings of 86 runs, which played a crucial role in India’s victory.
Shubman Gill’s Debut and Rohit Sharma’s Brilliance
In the match, Indian batters displayed remarkable form from the beginning. Shubman Gill, making his ODI World Cup debut, showcased impressive shots before being dismissed by Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Virat Kohli joined forces with Rohit Sharma, who played a remarkable innings, falling just short of a century with 86 runs. Rohit’s well-paced innings included crossing the milestone of 300 ODI sixes.
Victory Celebrations: Indian Fans’ Enthusiastic Support
After Rohit’s departure, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul guided India to a comfortable 7-wicket victory. The Indian fans, present in large numbers and dressed in blue, celebrated their team’s success in the match held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.