The India vs Pakistan match that took place on October 23 was one of the epic games in the history of the T20 World Cup. Both the teams played their best till the last ball. In the end, India won the game by four wickets. Virat Kohli became the man of the match and it was a game to remember for the fans which they’ll cherish for the coming years.
It’s been reported that the fans can experience the exhilarating game once again since Star Sports will be re-telecasting the match. Cricket fanatics can view Virat Kohli’s classic knock once again, ball-by-ball.
It will be streaming from 8 PM IST on Monday on October 24, during Diwali.
Pakistan was in a better position and chances were minimal for team India to win the game after Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got dismissed at an early stage. That’s when Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya took control of the game. Together they had a run stand of 113 runs. Virat scored 82 runs whereas Hardik Pandya scored 42. In the end, Ashwin took the one run that finally sealed the victory.
In the first innings, Pakistani skipper Babr Azam and Mohammad Rizwan got out cheaply which put a lot of pressure on their team. However, Shan Masood and Iftikhar Ahmed smashed half-centuries that helped Pakistan post 159/8 runs. Shaheen Afridi also had some good hits.
The win definitely made the Indian fans happy on the eve of Diwali and was a heartbreaking moment for Pakistani fans. The ninety thousand people who witnessed the game, call it an unforgettable experience.
“It was a very good experience. “A once-in-a-lifetime experience I would say, playing in [front of] such a big crowd and a crowd loving both the teams.”- Indian bowler Arshdeep Singh said.