Asia Cup 2018 Super Four: ‘Stubborn’ Pakistan media finally accepted India is the better team after Rohit’s men beat the Men in Green by nine wickets to seal a finals berth in the ongoing Asia Cup. The nine-wicket win was India’s biggest win against Pakistan in terms of wickets. Pakistan media accepted that Indian’s did the net practice with them and walloped them. The Sarfraz Ahmed-led outfit faced the heat after their weak performance against India, where the Men in Blue beat them in all the disciplines, batting, bowling, and fielding. Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Khan was also a part of the panel. Also Read - India vs Australia | To Play in Test series, Rohit, Ishant Need to be on Flight in Next 3-4 Days: Ravi Shastri
Here is the video where the Pakistani journalists are seen accepting who is the better team Also Read - Suryakumar Yadav Reveals How Rohit Sharma's Words Helped Him After Australia Snub
Earlier, the Pakistani media asked Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir questions on Virat Kohli, where they said that the Indian captain was afraid of facing the Pakistani bowlers. To which, Gambhir’s response was India does not need a Kohli to beat the Men in Green.
Meanwhile, stand-in captain Rohit Sharma and his deputy Shikhar Dhawan continued their red-hot form in white ball cricket with dominating hundreds as India crush arch-rivals Pakistan by nine wickets to register their second straight victory in the super four stage in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. With this emphatic win, the men in blue have stormed into the finals of the continental series, hosted in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Interestingly, this is India’s biggest win against traditional rivals Pakistan in terms of the number of wickets lost. Chasing a target of 238, Rohit (111 no off 119 balls) and Dhawan (114 off 100 balls) flayed the Pakistan attack adding 210 runs for the opening stand to seal their second lopsided victory in the tournament in only 39.3 overs.
It was Rohit’s third successive fifty 50 plus score in the tournament with the sequence being 52, 83 no and 111*.