Indian Cricket Team has beaten Pakistan in 2015 world cup match by 76 runs to register their sixth consecutive victory against Pak in cricket world cups since 1992. Virat Kohli was declared man of the match for his brilliant century. India defeated Pakistan in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003 and 2011 cricket world cups too.
In the chase of 301 runs target whole Pakistan team got all out 224 runs in 47 overs. Once again Pakistan batting line-up failed against India in world cup and team all out fourth time in the history of IND-PAK world cup rivalry.
India won toss and chose to bat first in this super hit match. Indian team‘s Opener Shikhar Dhawan played good 73 runs inning to set platform for other batsmen to score runs. Kohli and Dhawan had 129 runs partnership for 2nd wicket. After this Suresh Raina and Kohli started to hit ball tremendously well and put pressure on Pakistani bowlers.
Virat Kohli slammed his 22nd career hundred and second century in cricket world cup. He hit ton against Bangladesh in 2011 world cup. Kohli made 107 runs in 126 balls including 4 fantastic boundaries. He also became first Indian batsman to score hundred in an India-Pakistan world cup match. Suresh Raina also made 74 runs in 56 balls that helped India to reach 300 in 50 overs.
Pakistan had got bad start as opener Younis Khan dismissed in 4th over when team’s total was 11. After this Haris Sohail and Shehzad built partnership but couldn’t take it more than 68 runs as Ashwin dismissed Sohail in 18th over. Pakistan team completed 100 runs in 23rd over for the loss of two wickets. Pakistan got big blows in 24th and 25th overs they lost three wickets of Shehzad, Maqsood and Umar Akmal.
Pak was now 103/5. Misbah and Afridi tried to catch target but couldn’t do it. Misbah-Ul-aq showed some good character but he was not capable alone enough to get the target and India registered their sixth victory over Pakistan in cricket world cup.