[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ndia won the much-anticipated clash against Pakistan in the Asia Cup clash in Dubai on Wednesday. One the openers Babar Azam (47) and Shoaib Malik (43) were dismissed, Pakistan bundled out for a mere 162 runs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav picking up 3 wickets each.
Team India began quite well as skipper Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan added 86 for the opening wicket to ensure a smooth chase for India. Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik ensured India crossed the target hasslefree registering a comfortable 8 wicket victory over Pakistanis in only 29 overs.
Twitterati came out to celebrate the special victory over Pakistan with hilarious tweets and memes:
Furthermore, the bonhomie between players was again on show when Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal helped out Pakistan’s Usman Khan with his shoe lace. This act was appreciated by netizens:
The two teams will clash again in the Super Four stage on Sunday.