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Kuldeep Yadav registered a five-wicket haul whereas Virat Kohli and KL Rahul smashed unbeaten centuries as India outplayed Pakistan by 228 runs within the Asia Cup 2023 Tremendous 4 match in Colombo on Monday. The sport that began on Sunday however was moved to the reserve day because of rain ultimately noticed India ending on a excessive with the bat in addition to the ball. Resuming on the rating of 147 for two in 24.1 overs on Monday with Kohli and Rahul on the crease, India posted a frightening whole of 356 for two in 50 overs in opposition to Pakistan.
Kohli scored 122 not out whereas Rahul hit unbeaten 111 to steer India to the massive whole. Provided that India’s dominance within the sport lacked something, Kuldeep returned with figures of 5 for 25.
After the massive victory, India rose to the highest spot within the Asia Cup 2023 Tremendous 4 desk. They’ve two factors to their credit score however an excellent web run fee (NRR) of +4.560 has put them at helm.
Alternatively, Pakistan slipped to the quantity three spot with an NRR of -1.892.
Sri Lanka are on the second spot with an NRR of +0.420 whereas Bangladesh are on the backside place within the four-team desk with an NRR of -0.749.
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Speaking in regards to the sport, Kohli’s supreme health was evident in his forty seventh ODI century whereas comeback man Rahul produced an equally participating ton on comeback as India thrashed a listless Pakistan by document 228-run margin within the rain-marred contest.
That is India’s greatest win by way of runs in opposition to the cross-border neighbours.
India posted an imposing 356 for two, as Kohli (122 not out off 94 balls) and Rahul (111 not out off 106 balls), which was his sixth ODI hundred, pummelled a hapless Pakistan, whose chase ended at 128 for 8 as Kuldeep Yadav (5/25) scythed by them.
(With PTI Inputs)
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