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Rohit hit a six on a pickup shot: Kohli hit a four on the first ball of Naseem; Moments of the Indian innings

Rohit hit a six on a pickup shot: Kohli hit a four on the first ball of Naseem; Moments of the Indian innings


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The 19th match of the T20 World Cup between India and Pakistan is being played at the Nassau International Cricket Stadium in New York.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to bowl first. India was all out after scoring 119 runs in 19 overs. Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf took 3-3 wickets for Pakistan. While Mohammad Aamir got 2 wickets. Pakistan got a target of 120 runs.

Many moments were seen in India’s innings. Before the match, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, brand ambassador of T20 World Cup 2024 and former Team India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh came to watch the match. During the toss, Rohit forgot to put the toss coin in his lowers.

Moments of the first innings of IND vs PAK match…

Shahid Afridi and Yuvraj Singh seen together
Before the match, T20 World Cup 2024 brand ambassadors, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and former Team India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh were seen together.

In the picture, Yuvraj Singh is on the right and Shahid Afridi is on the left

In the picture, Yuvraj Singh is on the right and Shahid Afridi is on the left

Gayle wore a blazer in the colours of India and Pakistan
Former West Indies player Chris Gayle met the players of India and Pakistan. The players of the Indian team also gave autographs on his blazer. He was seen wearing a blazer with a combination of orange, white and green colors. This color matches the green color of the flags of all three countries of India and Pakistan.

Chris Gayle wearing a blazer in the colours of the India-Pakistan flag.

Chris Gayle wearing a blazer in the colours of the India-Pakistan flag.

Rohit forgot the toss coin during the toss
After the rain, both captains arrived for the toss. Toss representative Ravi Shastri asked Rohit Sharma to toss the coin. Rohit had forgotten that the toss coin was in his pocket. After this, he took out the coin from his pocket and tossed. However, Pakistan won the toss.

Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam at the toss.

Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam at the toss.

Rohit’s pickup shot
The pair of captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli came to start the Indian innings. On the other hand, Babar Azam handed the new ball to Shaheen Afridi. Shaheen bowled the first ball on full length, which Rohit flicked to take two runs and opened the account of Team India. After defending the second ball, Rohit hit a six in the direction of midwicket on a good length low-height ball.

Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs off 12 balls.

Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs off 12 balls.

Kohli hit a four on the first ball of Naseem, then got caught out
Virat Kohli hit a four on the first ball of Naseem Shah’s over who came to bowl the second over of the innings. He played a beautiful cover drive and sent the ball beyond the boundary line. Then after playing a dot ball on the next ball, he got caught out on the third ball.

He was out after getting caught by Usman Khan standing at cover point on a short length ball from Naseem. Kohli returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs.

Virat Kohli scored 4 runs off 3 balls.

Virat Kohli scored 4 runs off 3 balls.

Pant gets 2 lives in the last over of the powerplay
Aamir bowled the last over of the powerplay. He missed chances to catch Pant out on the first two balls, but the first ball was caught by Iftikhar Ahmed at slip and the second ball was caught by Usman Khan behind cover point. Fours came on the first and fifth balls of this over.

Pakistani player Usman Khan trying to take a catch.

Pakistani player Usman Khan trying to take a catch.

release imran khan
Before the match, an aircraft flew over the Nassau Cricket Stadium carrying the message ‘Release Imran Khan’. Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been lodged in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi for the past 10 months.

Aircraft flying over the stadium.

Aircraft flying over the stadium.

Aamir got wickets on two consecutive balls
Mohammad Aamir, who came to bowl the 15th over of the Indian innings, took two wickets on two consecutive balls. He got Pant caught by Babar Azam on the first ball. Then he got Ravindra Jadeja out by getting him caught by Imad Wasim.

Mohammad Aamir took 2 wickets giving 23 runs in 4 overs.

Mohammad Aamir took 2 wickets giving 23 runs in 4 overs.

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