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In Pics | Rohit's 140 powers India to biggest win over Pakistan in World Cup history

Catch all the top moments from match 22 of the ICC Cricket World Cup between India and Pakistan played at Old Trafford, Manchester.

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India and Pakistan squared off for cricket’s biggest rivalry at the World Cup in match 22 played at Old Trafford, Manchester. The fans were in high spirits inside the stadium ahead of the big-ticket encounter. (Image: AP)
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India and Pakistan squared off for cricket’s biggest rivalry at the World Cup in match 22 played at Old Trafford, Manchester. The fans were in high spirits inside the stadium ahead of the big-ticket encounter. (Image: AP)

India and Pakistan squared off for cricket’s biggest rivalry at the World Cup in match 22 played at Old Trafford, Manchester. The weather Gods smiled upon the billion supporters as the match was able to start on time. Sarfaraz Ahmed won the Toss and opted to bowl. India made one change with Vijay Shankar replacing the injured Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)
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The weather gods smiled kindly upon the billion supporters as the match was able to start on time. Sarfaraz Ahmed won the Toss and opted to bowl. India made one change with Vijay Shankar replacing the injured Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got off to a good start reaching 53 runs within the first 10 overs. They survived a couple of close calls when running between wickets but were let off by poor decisions made by the Pakistan fielders. (Image: AP)
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Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got off to a good start reaching 53 runs within the first 10 overs. They survived a couple of close calls when running between wickets but were let off by poor decisions made by the Pakistani fielders. (Image: AP)

Mohammad Amir was under early pressure after being warned twice for stepping onto the pitch. The bowler was only one warning away from being forced out of the bowling attack. (Image: AP)
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Mohammad Amir was under early pressure after being warned twice for stepping onto the pitch. The bowler was one warning away from being forced out of the bowling attack. (Image: AP)

The Pakistani spinners were put under early pressure as the Indian openers tore into them taking 13 runs off Imad Wasim’s first two overs before hitting Shadab Khan for 17 runs in his first over. The spinners later clawed their way back into the game. (Image: Reuters)
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The Pakistani spinners were put under early pressure as the Indian openers tore into them taking 13 runs off Imad Wasim’s first two overs before hitting Shadab Khan for 17 runs in his first over. The spinners later clawed their way back into the game. (Image: Reuters)

While Rohit plundered runs from the other end, Rahul anchored the innings bringing up his fifty off 69 balls with a six off Shoaib Malik in the 22nd over. (Image: AP)
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While Rohit plundered runs from the other end, Rahul anchored the innings bringing up his fifty off 69 balls with a six off Shoaib Malik in the 22nd over. However, the opener departed soon after as he drove a Wahab Riaz delivery straight to the man at cover in the 24th over. (Image: AP)

Rohit continued his brilliant form with the bat and completed his second hundred of the tournament with a single off Shadab Khan on the last ball of the 30th over. (Image: Reuters)
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Rohit continued his brilliant form with the bat and completed his second hundred of the tournament with a single off Shadab Khan on the last ball of the 30th over. (Image: Reuters)

Rohit played a mammoth innings of 140 off 113 balls and was dismissed by Hasan Ali in the 39th over. Hardik Pandya was promoted at No.4 as India were 234/2. (Image: Reuters)
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Rohit played a mammoth innings of 140 off 113 balls and was dismissed by Hasan Ali in the 39th over. Hardik Pandya was promoted at No.4 as India were 234/2. (Image: Reuters)

Kohli played well from the other end and completed his 50 in the the 44th over. (Image: Reuters)
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Kohli played well from the other end and completed his 50 in the the 44th over. (Image: Reuters)

Hardik Pandya played a cameo of 26 off 19 balls before Mohammad Amir dismissed the all-rounder in the 44th over. Amir then accounted for the wicket of MS Dhoni in the 46th over. India were 298/4 when Dhoni walked back. (Image: Reuters)
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Hardik Pandya played a cameo of 26 off 19 balls before Mohammad Amir dismissed the all-rounder in the 44th over. Amir then accounted for the wicket of MS Dhoni in the 46th over. India were 298/4 when Dhoni walked back. (Image: Reuters)

The spectators present in the stadium were forced to open their umbrellas as rains finally had its say in the match. India were 305/4 after 46.4 overs with Kohli and Vijay Shankar in the middle when the two umpires took the players off the field. (Image: Reuters)
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The spectators present in the stadium were forced to open their umbrellas as rains finally had its say in the match. India were 305/4 after 46.4 overs with Kohli and Vijay Shankar in the middle when the two umpires took the players off the field. (Image: Reuters)

Thankfully the rains didn’t last long and play continued without any overs reduced. Kohli was looking set for a century but was dismissed in strange fashion. The Indian skipper walked back after believing he edged an Amir delivery to the keeper. However, replays later revealed that there wasn’t any edge involved. Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar could only add 22 off the last 14 balls as India finished with 336/5. (Image: AP)
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Thankfully the rains didn’t last long and play continued without any overs reduced. Kohli was looking set for a century but was dismissed in strange fashion. The Indian skipper walked back after believing he edged an Amir delivery to the keeper. However, replays later revealed that there wasn’t any edge involved. Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar could only add 22 off the last 14 balls as India finished with 336/5. (Image: AP)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar slipped while bowling in the 5th over and had to return to the dugout for treatment after just 4 deliveries. Kohli brought on Vijay Shankar to complete the over and the all-rounder struck with his very first delivery trapping Imam-ul-Haq LBW. (Image: AP)
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar slipped while bowling in the 5th over and had to return to the dugout for treatment after just 4 deliveries. Kohli brought on Vijay Shankar to complete the over and the all-rounder struck with his very first delivery trapping Imam-ul-Haq LBW. (Image: AP)

Fakhar Zaman stitched a 113-run partnership with Babar Azam to stabilize the chase. During the course of the partnership Fakhar completed his fifty. (Image: Reuters)
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Fakhar Zaman stitched a 113-run partnership with Babar Azam to stabilize the chase. During the course of the partnership Fakhar completed his fifty. (Image: Reuters)

Kuldeep Yadav broke the Fakhar-Babar stand as he sent the two bastmen back to the pavilion in quick succession. The spinner first castled Babar in the 24th over and the got Fakhar caught at fine leg in the 26th over. Fakhar made 62 while Babar made 48 as Pakistan were 126/3. (Image: Reuters)
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Kuldeep Yadav broke the Fakhar-Babar stand as he sent the two bastmen back to the pavilion in quick succession. The spinner first castled Babar in the 24th over and then got Fakhar caught at fine leg in the 26th over. Fakhar made 62 while Babar made 48 as Pakistan were 126/3. (Image: Reuters)

There was more delight in store for India as Hardik Pandya sent back Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik off successive deliveries in the 27th over to leave Pakistan were struggling at 129/5. (Image: Reuters)
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There was more delight in store for India as Hardik Pandya sent back Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik off successive deliveries in the 27th over to leave Pakistan were struggling at 129/5. (Image: Reuters)

Pakistan seemed resigned to defeat when Imad Wasim and Sarfaraz Ahmed stitched together a slow 36-run partnership for the sixth wicket. The partnership was finally broken by Shankar who castled Sarfaraz in the 35th over. The rains interrupted proceedings once again and when play resumed Pakistan needed 136 from 30 balls to win via DLS with a revised target of 302 from 40 overs. Imad and Shadab Khan could only take the team to 212/6 as India sealed their biggest win over Pakistan (by runs) in World Cup history. Rohit Sharma as adjudged Man of the Match for his 140 off 113 balls. (Image: AP)
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Pakistan seemed resigned to defeat when Imad Wasim and Sarfaraz Ahmed stitched together a slow 36-run partnership for the sixth wicket. The partnership was finally broken by Shankar who castled Sarfaraz in the 35th over. The rains interrupted proceedings once again and when play resumed Pakistan needed 136 from 30 balls to win via DLS with a revised target of 302 from 40 overs. Imad and Shadab Khan could only take the team to 212/6 as India sealed their biggest win over Pakistan (by runs) in World Cup history. Rohit Sharma as adjudged Man of the Match for his 140 off 113 balls. (Image: AP)

First Published on Jun 17, 2019 12:45 am
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