India hands Pakistan a seven-wicket World Cup rout

Skipper Rohit stars for India

Skipper Rohit Sarma's 86 and an inspired bowling display helped India hammer Pakistan by seven wickets in their high-profile World Cup Clash in Ahmedabad 

Pakistan bowled out for 191 

India bowled out Pakistan for 191 after their rivals collapsed from 155/2

The Winning Streak Continues!

They overhauled the total with 117 balls to spare to extend their unbeaten streak against their neighbors to eight in the 50-over showpiece tournament.

India on top

Roit Stood out in his 63-ball knock laced with six fours and six sixes to keep India unbeaten in their three matcj=es in the edition

Pakistan's first defeat 

Pakistan now has two wins and one defeat in the 10-nation tournament 

Bumra's inspirational Spell 

"It felt good", said man of the match, Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah who had figures of 2-19 off nine overs.

The 'Hitman-sow' in Ahmedabad 

Rohit hit the ball to all parts of the ground with his delightful flicks and pulls to entertain an almost all-Indian crowd at the world's biggest cricket stadium.

Gill and Kohli fell early 

India lost Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli before Rohit and Shreyas Iyer, who hit the winning four to reach 53, put on 77 runs and placed India comfortably on course for victory 

Rohit Misses hundred

Rohit fell attempting another it off Shaheen Shah Afridi to get caught at mid-wicket, but Iyer and KL Rahul took the team home with ease.

Bowlers shine for India 

Bowlers set up victory after India elected to field and Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, and Ravindra Jadeja took Wickets each.

Dramatic Collapse 

Pakistan was bowled out in 42.5 overs, losing eight wickets for 36 runs in 80 balls.

Another low for Pakistan 

The total was Pakistan's third lowest against India in te World Cup after their 173 in Sydney (1992) and 180 at Manchester (1999)

Ravi Shastri compares Shaheen Afridi with Wasim Akram after Pakistan’s loss against India in ODI World Cup 2023