World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli See India To Dominant Win Over Pakistan
India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs at the World Cup at Old Trafford on Sunday, boosting their chances of a semi-final spot while pushing their Asian rivals closer to elimination.
Rohit Sharma scored his 24th ODI hundred - 140 off 113 balls while KL Rahul (57) played the perfect second fiddle in an opening partnership of 137 runs. (All images courtesy: AFP)
Skipper Virat Kohli switched gears effortlessly during his 77 off 65 balls and also became the quickest to 11,000 ODI runs, eclipsing a 17-year record held by iconic Sachin Tendulkar.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar hobbled out of the match due to a stiff hamstring.
Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (2/32) broke Pakistan's batting spine by removing set batsmen Fakhar Zaman (62) and Babar Azam (48) in successive overs.
Pakistan finished on 212/6 to be 89-run short of the rain-adjusted total.