India beat rivals Pakistan by four wickets in a stunning finish as Ravichandran Ashwin hits the winning runs with the FINAL ball of their innings in a classic T20 World Cup group fixture
- India defeated rivals Pakistan in classic World Cup T20 encounter in Melbourne
- Virat Kohli scores unbeaten 82 as India get their campaign off to the perfect start
- Pakistan left shell-shocked in a game which they appeared to have wrapped up
India defeated Pakistan by four wickets on an enthralling evening in Melbourne to inject a spark into this year’s T20 World Cup.
Needing 160 to win, India look buried at various points as Pakistan’s world class pace attack stifled their pursuit of a difficult total on a tricky wicket.
However, when you have Virat Kohli – particularly in Australia – you always have a chance and so it proved with the former Test and limited overs captain producing a remarkable unbeaten 82 to wrestle the game from Pakistan’s grasp and avenge last tournament’s ten wicket defeat.
Virat Kohli produced one of his great knocks to wrestle the game from the palm of Pakistan
Ravichandran Ashwin secured India a nerve-shredding four-wicket win with a single on the final ball at the T20 World Cup on Sunday in front of a mammoth crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Pakistan’s Mohammad Nawaz had a final over to forget, gifting India two wides and a no-ball before Ashwin coolly blasted over mid-off as India chased down 160 for victory.
Pakistan were cruising to what seemed a morale-boosting victory but Kohli and Pandya went ballistic with the bat in the final overs to bring India home
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