India vs Pakistan result: Highlights, scorecard and man of the match

India vs Pakistan result turned out to be a one-sided affair this time. The much-anticipated clash between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023 Super Four stage ended in a resounding victory for India, solidifying their dominance in the tournament. The match took place at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 10-11, 2023, and was a day-night affair that drew attention from cricket fans worldwide. India, batting first, showcased a batting masterclass, piling up a mammoth total of 356/2 in their 50 overs.

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The Indian batsmen, led by Virat Kohli's unbeaten 122, made a mockery of the Pakistani bowling attack, which seemed hapless in the face of such onslaught. In response, Pakistan's batting line-up crumbled under pressure, managing to score only 128 runs in 32 overs. 

The Indian bowlers, particularly Kuldeep Yadav, who picked up 5 wickets for just 25 runs, were clinical, handing India a staggering 228-run victory. Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah also impressed in parts as did Shardul Thakur as India produced an all-round display to beat the arch-rivals.

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India vs Pakistan result: India win by 228 runs

India recorded their highest margin of victory in men’s ODIs against Pakistan, thrashing them by 228 runs in a fixture played across two days due to intermittent, yet heavy, showers.

Match Highlights

  • Virat Kohli was named the Player of the Match for his unbeaten 122 off 94 balls.
  • Kohli completed 13000 runs in ODIs, becoming the fastest to the landmark
  • Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill provided a solid start, scoring 56 and 58 runs respectively.
  • KL Rahul also shined with an unbeaten 111 off 106 balls.
  • Kuldeep Yadav was the star with the ball, picking up 5 wickets for just 25 runs in 8 overs.

Man of the Match | India vs Pakistan Result

Virat Kohli was named the Player of the Match for his scintillating 122-run knock off just 94 balls. His innings was laced with 9 boundaries and 3 towering sixes. Kohli's performance was pivotal in setting up a huge total for India, and his partnership with KL Rahul was instrumental in India's victory.

But it wasn't just the numbers that made Kohli's innings special; it was the timing and the context. Coming in after the fall of two quick wickets, Kohli steadied the ship and then accelerated, showing why he is considered one of the best in the game. His ability to rotate the strike and find the boundary at will kept the Pakistani bowlers at bay.

Kohli's innings was a masterclass in pacing a one-day innings. He started cautiously, respecting the good balls, and then unleashed a flurry of boundaries, taking special liking to the Pakistani spinners. His partnership with KL Rahul added 233 runs for the third wicket, effectively taking the game away from Pakistan.

IND vs PAK Final Scorecard

India Batting

  • Rohit Sharma (C): 56 runs off 49 balls
  • Shubman Gill: 58 runs off 52 balls
  • Virat Kohli: 122 runs off 94 balls (not out)
  • KL Rahul: 111 runs off 106 balls (not out)

Pakistan Batting

  • Fakhar Zaman: 27 runs off 50 balls
  • Imam-ul-Haq: 9 runs off 18 balls
  • Babar Azam (C): 10 runs off 24 balls
  • Mohammad Rizwan: 2 runs off 5 balls

Bowling Performance

  • India: Kuldeep Yadav 8-0-25-5, Jasprit Bumrah 5-1-18-1
  • Pakistan: Shaheen Shah Afridi 10-0-79-1, Naseem Shah 9.2-1-53-0

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Rohit

Rohit is an experienced cricket writer based in India