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Asia Cup: India won by five wickets

DHAKA (APS) FEB 27,2016 – Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl first against arch-rivals Pakistan, led by Shahid Afridi, in the fourth match of the Asia cup 2016, reported APS news.

Pakistan s batting proved to be lack lustrous as no one batsman out of the 11 was able to stick to the crease for some overs and make any significant contribution. Indian bowlers striked regularly and were equally wonderful in the fielding. They restricted Men in Green to a mere total of 83 runs as they were bowled out in 17.3 overs. Sarfraz was the top-scorer for Pakistan with 25 runs, Pandya picked 3 wickets giving away only 8 runs.

India made a shaky start to its second innings as Amir picked two wickets in the first over, giving some hope to Pakistan. But Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh put up a long partnership, making sure that India win the match comfortably. Kohli was dismissed for 49 runs and was the top-scorer for his side. Amir picked three wickets for Pakistan and Sami picked 2. India won the match in the 16th over with the loss of 5 wickets.

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