India beats Pakistan in ICC World T20 in a sensational thriller

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India beats Pakistan in ICC World T20 in a sensational thriller

ISLAMABAD – India defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in ICC World Twenty20.

It was second successive defeat for green shirts.

India chased the target of 135 runs in the last ball of 19th over. The penalty of 10 runs proved to be very costly.

India’s M Raj was declared player of the match for her 56 runs.

Earlier batting first, Pakistan posted their record highest total against India in ICC World Cup T20. India had won the toss and elected to field first.

Being sent in to bat, Pakistan lost three quick wickets for just 30 runs in the seventh over. However, Bismah Maroof and Nida Dar defied odds against strong Indian bowling side and 94 runs for the fourth wicket.

After Maroof and Dar’s departure, India were able to restrain Pakistan to 134 runs.