Various Indian cricketers from past and present took to social media to express their delight after India’s five wicket victory over Pakistan in the opening of their Asian Cup campaign on Sunday. important partnership between Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya Helped India beat rivals Pakistan by five wickets in the 2022 Asian Cup second leg at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. The great Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar expressed his joy at the victory and congratulated Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli for his contribution.
It depended on the fitness of the fast pitchers under pressure, even though the fast pitchers of both teams played well.
Important laps of Hardik to stay until the end and take us over the finish line and well supported @imjadeja And Virat.
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 28, 2022
“It depended on the fitness of the fast pitchers under pressure, but both teams played well. Hardik’s important rounds to stay until the end and take us over the finish line and supported by @imjadeja and Virat. Congratulations. A breathtaking victory. #INDvsPAK, “Tendulkar tweeted.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag also praised the players for their contributions and appreciated the proximity of the game.
Wow wow wow! Fantastic Hardik Pandya. Sat kuch karega main. Excellent performance by Bhuvi, good hand also by Jaddu and Kohli.
nice to see you up close #INDvsPAK After a long time, the match was a lot of fun. pic.twitter.com/HLNrnLRpK8
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 28, 2022
He said: “Wow wow wow! The brilliant Hardik Pandya. Everything I will do. Great performance from Bhuvi, good hand also from Jaddu and Kohli. I am happy to see a close match of #INDvsPAK after a long time. Very fun.
The great Indian Yuvraj Singh also took to Twitter to express his joy at Team India’s victory.
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) August 28, 2022
“Well done! Nice win in a high pressure match !! Well done and well done bowling @ hardikpandya7 @imjadeja @BhuviOfficial #INDvsPAK” tweeted Yuvraj.
Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan also took to Twitter to react to the sweet victory after losing at the ICC T20 World Cup last year.
Haar ke baad jo Jeet aae uska Mazaa humesha Dugna hota hai. India Indiaaaaaaa
—Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 28, 2022
“Haar ke baad jo Jeet aae uska Mazaa humesha Dugna hota hai. India Indiaaaaaaa, “tweeted Irfan.
Indian pacer Mohammed Shami also congratulated the team on such a close victory.
Mohammad Shami (@ mdshami11) August 28, 2022
Shami tweeted: “Great game tonight and a well played win congratulations guys @indiancricketteam #teamindia # mdshami11 #mdshami #india #ipl #pak #asiacup”.
Indian opener Mayank Agarwal in his tweet said the match was not for the “faint hearted”.
—Mayank agarwal (@mayankcricket) August 28, 2022
Mayank tweeted: “Not for the faint of heart. What a nervous and wonderful game. Well done, Team India. #INDVPAK # AsiaCup2022.
Speaking of the match, Pakistan was grouped for 147 runs in 19.4 overs. Opening half Mohammad Rizwan (43) and Iftikhar Ahmad (28) were the only ones who could make a decent contribution with the bat.
speed and short-lived delivery Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4/26), Hardik Pandya (3/25) and Arshdeep Singh (2/33) and Avesh Khan (1/19) blew up Pakistani batters and wickets fell to a beat regular.
Chasing 148, India lost KL Rahul to a duck in the very first round. Subsequently, Virat Kohli (35) opened the heats and shared a position of 49 points with skipper Rohit Sharma (12), who was fighting on the other side. Double hits from Mohammad Nawaz, who took wickets from Sharma and Kohli, limited India to 3/53.
This was followed by a 36-point partnership between Ravindra Jadeja and Suryakumar Yadav prior to Suryakumar’s debut, which helped bring Naseem Shahi’s scoreboard to 18 points. Jadeja (35) and Hardik Pandya (33 *) shared a 52-point position which brought India closer to victory and Pandya in form finished the proceedings with a double six ball early, giving five balls to the India. I have commissions. – Victory at the counter.
Nawaz (3/33) and Naseem Shah (2/27) played very well for Pakistan, even if it wasn’t enough to win them.
Pandya was named “Man of the Match” for his overall performance.
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