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T20 World Cup 2022: Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan lifted Virat Kohli in pleasure on the MCG after the India star conjured a particular 82-run knock towards Pakistan in a Super 12 match.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Oct 24, 2022 13:59 IST

Ecstatic Irfan lifts Virat Kohli after MCG masterclass helps India beat Pakistan (AFP Photo)

By India Today Web Desk: Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan was on cloud 9 after Virat Kohli produced a magical knock to assist India full a miraculous run-chase towards arch-rivals Pakistan of their ICC World T20 2022 opener on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.

Man of the Match Kohli smashed an unbeaten 82 off 53 balls as India chased down 160 at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. He hit 4 sixes, together with back-to-back pictures over the ropes within the penultimate over to convey India again into the sport.

Irfan Pathan shared a video on Diwali to want followers and captioned it: “Patake to Kal hi is bande ne fod diye the,Diwali aaj Mubarak ho Sabhi ko. Lots of love to all. #HappyDiwali.” In the video, Irfan was seen hugging and lifting Virat Kohli after Ashwin scored the ultimate run to assist India seal an unforgettable win on the T20 World Cup.

Talking in regards to the high-voltage conflict between India and Pakistan on the MCG, Kohli single-handedly powered India to an epic four-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan with an impressive 53-ball 82 not out of their big-ticket T20 World Cup recreation right here on Sunday. Pakistan recovered from a wobbly begin to submit a combating 159 for eight. India accomplished the chase within the final ball, with Kohli and Hardik Pandya (40) doing the majority of the scoring after a horror begin to their innings.

The two revived India with a 113-run stand for the fourth wicket after they had been reeling at 31/4 at one stage. Sent in to bat, Pakistan had been properly served by Iftikhar Ahmed’s 34-ball 51 and Shan Masood’s unbeaten 52 off 42 balls after they misplaced their first two wickets with simply 15 runs on the board within the fourth over.

For India, Arshdeep Singh was among the many most profitable bowlers within the much-awaited match of the event, ending with figures of three/32 in 4 overs on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. If it was not for the 14 runs within the nineteenth over, Arshdeep would have ended with higher figures. Playing in his maiden World Cup, left-arm pacer Arshdeep gave India early breakthroughs earlier than Pakistan steadied issues with a 76-run partnership for the third wicket.

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Oct 24, 2022