India thump Pakistan twice in a week, sail into Asia Cup finals

India's openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma put together an impressive stand of 210 runs to take India to victory in their Asia Cup 2018 clash against arch-rivals Pakistan.

FirstCricket Staff September 24, 2018 15:03:01 IST
India thump Pakistan twice in a week, sail into Asia Cup finals
India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

Rohit Sharma reached 7000 runs in One Day International cricket as as India won by nine wickets against Pakistan. AP

India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first, putting up a score of 237. India's Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets, with Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah also getting two apiece. AP

India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

After playing a part in the dismissal of Babar Azam through a run-out, Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed went on to score 44 runs. AP

India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik put together a stand of 107 runs to stabilise Pakistan and take their score to 165, before the fall of Sarfraz Ahmed's wicket. AP

India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

Shikhar Dhawan got his second century of the tournament, scoring 114 runs off 100 balls as he put together an impressive partnership of 210 with Rohit Sharma, who scored 111. AP

India thump Pakistan twice in a week sail into Asia Cup finals

The opening pair scored 210 runs in their partnership, before Shikhar Dhawan was run out. Ambati Rayudu came on, scoring 12 runs as India cruised to victory over Pakistan. AP

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