India beat Pakistan by 89 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester (Image credit: Getty Images)
Live Cricket Score Updates India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma's 140 along with Kuldeep Yadav and Hardik Pandya's perfromance with the ball, helped the scoreline in World Cups for India become 7-0 as they won by 89 runs via DLS method to ensure Pakistan’s pain would be prolonged. In all, it has been a day which belongs to the Indian team.
00:08 hrs IST: That's it from us. Hope you enjoyed our coverage as much as we did to bring this to you. Do join us for tomorrow's game as West Indies play Bangladesh in Taunton. It's bye from Vedant, Aseem, and Siddarth. Keep cheering for team India.
00:00 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma has been adjudicated as the man-of-the-match.
23:56 hrs IST: RESULT: It has been a day which belongs to Indian team. They came with a set plan and were able to execute it perfectly. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli did it with bat, Kuldeep Yadav and Hardik Pandya did it with ball. In all, a collective performance on the biggest stage helped India to upstage Pakistan for the seventh time in the World Cups.
23:52 hrs IST: So India is now just one over away from victory. After 39 overs, it's 208/6.
23:49 hrs IST: Sloppy work from KL Rahul in deep. 14 runs from this over. After 38 overs, it's 196/6.
23:46 hrs IST: Ones and twos, that's all what Pakistan got at the moment. After 37 overs, it's 182/6.
23:41 hrs IST: Six came off the 36th over. Pakistan need 130 runs off 24 balls.
23:38 hrs IST: Players are on the field and Yuzvendra Chahal will start.
23:33 hrs IST: The DLS equation: 136 runs in 30 balls.
23:30 hrs IST: Play to resume in 10 minutes. 5 overs to be bowled.
23:16 hrs IST:
23:15 hrs IST: The umpires are having their under-umbrealla conference, with one of them trying to squeeze his umbrella into the outfield to judge the level of damage. But the covers are firmly on, and just like the covers, the crowd too don't seem to be in a hurry to go anywhere.
23:06 hrs IST: UPDATE: So the cut of time is 19:15 local and 23:45 IST.
23:02 hrs IST: UPDATE: We lose overs by the minute, an over every four minutes to be precise.
22:43 hrs IST: Play has stopped again due to rain. and players walk off the ground. At this stage, Pakistan is 86 runs behind DLS score.
22:39 hrs IST: WICKET! Inside edge and onto the leg stump. GONE! Vijay Shankar sends Pakistan skipper back to the pavilion. After 35 overs, it's 166/6.
22:37 hrs IST: Good over for Pakistan. 8 came from Bumrah's sixth over. After 34 overs, it's 165/5.
22:31 hrs IST: The bowlers are able to bowl in the right areas and not letting any momentum shifts towards Pakistan. After 33 overs, it's 157/5.
22:25 hrs IST: Hardik has bowled well in absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar
22:24 hrs IST: 150-up for Pakistan. After 32 overs, it's 154/5.
22:18 hrs IST: Six singles in the over. Sarfaraz and Imad trying to rebuild the lost track. After 31 overs, it's 146/5.
22:14 hrs IST: The required run rate is nearing 10 now. Sarfaraz and Imad are taking a lot of time in middle. After 30 overs, it's 140/5.
22:11 hrs IST: Another fine over by Hardik Pandya. The way he is bowling, he is not letting the captain feel the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. After 29 overs, it's 137/5.
22:07 hrs IST: Three runs from the 28th over. After 28 overs, it's 132/5.
22:05 hrs IST: WICKET! Two in two for Pandya. Shoaib Malik failed to open his account. After 27 overs, it's 129/5.
22:01 hrs IST: WICKET! That's a well timed shot by Hafeez and that probably is the reason for his downfall. Easy catch from Shankar. Pandya.
21:55 hrs IST: Kuldeep picks two in three balls.
21:54 hrs IST: WICKET! Fakhar tries to play sweep, but gets a top edge in process. Kuldeep picks two in three balls. A wicket maiden by Kuldeep. After 26 overs, it's 126/3.
21:50 hrs IST: Hafeez ends 25th over with a huge six over deep mid-wicket region. After 25 overs, it's 126/2.
21:48 hrs IST: WICKET! Knocked him over! The celebration in Indian campaign says it all. Big fish aka Babar Azam departs for 47. Kuldeep Yadav picks his first for day. After 24 overs, it's 117/2.
21:46 hrs IST: After 23 overs, 100 run partnership completes between Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam, PAK are 113/1
21:44 hrs IST: SIX! by Babar Azam to Yuzvendra Chahal
21:42 hrs IST: 22nd over ends, 8 runs off the over, PAK are 103/1
21:36 hrs IST: Fakhar Zaman completes his 10th ODI fifty, first in World Cup
21:35 hrs IST: After 20 overs, Pakistan are 87/1 and now officially match results will be declared, there will be not abandonment.
21:30 hrs IST: With the end of 19th over, Pakistan are 86/1 with Zaman and Babar out in the middle
21:24 hrs IST: Four singles taken in the 17th over, PAK are 79/1
21:20 hrs IST: Two boundaries off the Hardik Pandya over, 11 runs added on the board, PAK 75/1 after 16 overs
21:14 hrs IST: 50 runs partnership completes between Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam, PAK are 64/1 after 15 overs
21:10 hrs IST: 7 runs added to the total, Pakistan are 58/1 after 14 overs
21:05 hrs IST: A news has come out from the dressing room that Bhuvneshwar Kumar will not be returning in the game during to the hamstring injury.
21:02 hrs IST: After 12 overs, PAK 49/1 with Zaman and Azam at crease
20:55 hrs IST: Only three runs off the over, Pakistan are 41/1 after 11 overs
20:47 hrs IST: First 10 overs of the chase belong to India. They have been able to stamp their authority on men-in-green. Going forward, Pakistan need something special if they are fancying their chances in game. After 10 overs, it's 38/1.
20:45 hrs IST: UPDATE: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's injury isn't looking good. Ravi Shastri has asked Indian captain to utilise the other available options.
20:44 hrs IST: Hardik Pandya introduced into the attack and starts with a decent over. After 9 overs, it's 34/1.
20:40 hrs IST: Five dot balls followed by a boundary. After 8 overs, it's 29/1.
20:36 hrs IST: The seventh over started off with a boundary but one has to say, Vijay Shankar recovered well and gave just one run in next five balls. After 7 overs, it's 25/1.
20:31 hrs IST: India has beeen able to dominate in the initial overs. Pakistan, on the other hand, hasn't been able to find boundary rope. After 6 overs, it's 20/1.
20:23 hrs IST: WICKET! Should India be sad of losing Bhuvneshwar Kumar or be happy of what Vijay Shankar did on the first ball? Trapped right in front. Imam Ul Haq departs for 7. After 5 overs, it's 14/1.
20:17 hrs IST: Fakhar and Imam cautious in their start. Just one came off the over. After 4 overs, it's 13/0.
20:14 hrs IST: Both openers are watching the new ball perfectly at the Old Trafford in Manchester. Six came from Bhuvneshwar Kumar's second over. After 3 overs, it's 12/0.
20:10 hrs IST: Four came from Jasprit Bumrah's first over. After 2 overs, it's 6/0.
20:06 hrs IST:
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20:05 hrs IST: Two from the first over. Some swing was seen in the first over. It's 2 for no loss.
20:03 hrs IST: Okay, so we are back! Finally! Imam Ul Haq on strike, Bhuvneshwar Kumar to open the bowling. It's game time!
20:01 hrs IST: The covers are now bring dragged off. We are set to resume. No overs being lost.
19:57 hrs IST: It has again started to drizzle. However, it is sunny again. The covers are being called into play now. They are only covering the pitch.
19:52 hrs IST: Restart in three minutes. No overs lost. Let us hope that the rain stays away at least until India finish 20 overs.
19:49 hrs IST: The covers are back on as there is an irritating drizzle. Only the hover cover is back on. The umpires are inspecting and there is a rope running across the outfield. There are some dark clouds hovering.
19:30 hrs IST: After a decent last over, India finish at 336 for the loss of 5 wickets in 50 overs. Players will come out to bat in 15 minutes.
19:22 hrs IST: 12 came from this over. Vijay Shankar seems to be struggling against Pakistan's bowling. With one over to go, India is 327/5.
19:16 hrs IST: Kohli departs for 77. Virat tried to pull it through mid-wicket but gets an inside edge. Amir picks his third. After 48 overs, it's 315/5.
19:12 hrs IST: Virat Kohli on 75. India comes onto 311/4 after 47 overs.
19:10 hrs IST: Players are back on the field and so are umpires! Here we go!
19:01 hrs IST: 19:10 IST the game will begin. Fortunately, no overs lost. A mid-innings break of 15 minutes.
18:48 hrs IST: The covers are coming off. It might take a few minutes to get the players back out there, but we'll have a full 50-over game.
18:22 hrs IST: If India doesn't bat again in this innings, Pakistan will have to chase 327 runs in 46 overs. And if it comes down to 20 overs, Pakistan will have to chase 184 runs.
18:15 hrs IST: It's drizzling in Manchester. Rain Stops Play! All Indians will be hoping that it isn't for long. For now, India see themselves at 305 for the loss of four wickets in 46.4 overs.
18:11 hrs IST: 300-up for India as Indian skipper nears 42nd ODI ton. After 46 overs, it's 302/4.
18:07 hrs IST: WICKET! Just a slight nip and through to the keeper. MS Dhoni will have to take a long walk back to pavilion. Fourth wicket DOWN! Amir picks his second.
18:04 hrs IST: 12 runs came from Hasan Ali's second last over. After 45 overs, it's 298/3.
18:02 hrs IST: FOUR! And Virat Kohli gets to 11,000 ODI runs. (Here's the article)
18:01 hrs IST:
18:00 hrs IST: WICKET! A quick-fire 26 runs off 19 balls from Hardik Pandya comes to an end. He tried to play a helicopter shot to Mohammed Amir, but just couldn't time it. Amir picks first for the day. After 44 overs, it's 286/3.
17:57 hrs IST: Indian skipper Virat Kohli smashes 51st ODI fifty against Pakistan. He is playing with authority, and showing his class. He is now just 7 runs shy from 11,000 ODI runs.
17:55 hrs IST: A six and a four from India's all-rounder Hardik Pandya. India see themselves at 274 for the loss of two wickets after 43 overs.
17:50 hrs IST: 7 came from Wahab's eighth over. After 42 overs, it's 261/2.
17:46 hrs IST: Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli are showing why fitness in important. Ones and twos, India reach 238 runs after 41 overs.
17:43 hrs IST: 250-up for India in 40.2 overs!
17:41 hrs IST: After 40 overs, it's 248/2. With 10 overs still on India's side and, Virat, Hardik at the crease, India will be eyeing for at least 340 here.
17:37 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma falls for 140. After 39 overs, it's 238/2.
17:36 hrs IST: WICKET! Oh dear? Did we jinxed it? Rohit Sharma's well-deserved 140 comes to and end. Second wicket down.
17:31 hrs IST: With every four Rohit is hitting, every Indian fan has just one thought in mind. Can he do it again and score another double ton? After 38 overs, it's 230/1.
17:28 hrs IST: A good spell from Imad Wasim comes to an end. He gave less than five runs an over, but nothing in wicket section. After 37 overs, it's 220/1.
17:23 hrs IST: Kohli, Rohit continue to punish Pakistan
17:23 hrs IST: Easy 9 runs for India. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma aren't taking much risk and even then, they are being able to score freely. After 36 overs, it's 215/1.
17:18 hrs IST: 200-up for India and they eye for big. After 35 overs, it's 206/1.
17:17 hrs IST: Highest individual scores in Ind v Pak WC games:
115*ROHIT SHARMA Manchester 2019
107 Virat Kohli Adelaide 2015
101 Saeed Anwar Centurion 2003
98 Sachin Tendulkar Centurion 2003
17:16 hrs IST: India is now just one shy of 200-run mark. As of now, both batsman are ticking ones and twos. After 34 overs, it's 199/1.
17:11 hrs IST: Another good over for India. After 33 overs, it's 191/1.
17:08 hrs IST: 50-run stand between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. In the partnership, Rohit Sharma has been the aggressor. After 32 overs, it's 187/1.
17:05 hrs IST: Both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are now looking to shift the gear. Virat has seen the initial balls, and Rohit smashed hundred. After 31 overs, it's 181/1.
17:01 hrs IST:
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17:00 hrs IST: CENTURY! Rohit Sharma slams 24th ODI ton against Pakistan. What a player! His second in the tournament. After 30 overs, it's 172/1.
16:58 hrs IST: Virat Kohli seems to be taking his time in the middle. Just one came from Mohammad Amir's over. After 29 overs, it's 165/1.
16:53 hrs IST: Four came from Wahab Riaz's fifth over. After 28 overs, it's 164/1.
16:50 hrs IST:
16:47 hrs IST: And..Rohit Sharma enters 90s as he takes India's total to 160/1 after 27 overs.
16:45 hrs IST: 150-up for India in less than 26 overs. If the duo (Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli) stay at the wicket for 10 more overs, we will see something special. After 26 overs, it's 151/0.
16:40 hrs IST: Luck favouring Rohit Sharma as he nears 80 runs. Half way stage, India 146/1.
16:36 hrs IST:
16:34 hrs IST: Wahab Riaz back into the attack and produces result straight away. He bowls a juicy half volley and Rahul tried to smash it through cover region, but finds fielder. Departs for 57. After 24 overs, it's 136/1.
16:30 hrs IST: Sarfaraz Ahmed introduces his wild card in form of Mohammed Hafeez, and has been welcomed with a boundary and a huge six over cover fielder. After 23 overs, it's 134/0.
16:25 hrs IST:
16:23 hrs IST: KL Rahul smashes 3rd ODI fifty against Pakistan. After 22 overs, it's 123/0.
16:21 hrs IST: Pakistan aren't able to control ones and twos, which eventually taking India's total ahead. After 21 overs, it's 112/0.
16:18 hrs IST: The first 20 overs belongs to India. Pakistan have looked all over the place. After 20 overs, it's 105/0.
16:14 hrs IST: KL Rahul is consuming a lot many deliveries at the moment. He has looked a little uncomfortable against spinners. However, with Rohit's brilliance, it has been overshadowed. After 19 overs, it's 103/0.
16:11 hrs IST:
16:08 hrs IST: Century-run stand between Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Interestingly, this is for the first time in the history of World Cups that Indian openers have registered century-run stand against Pakistan. After 18 overs, it's 101/0.
16:06 hrs IST: India openers are just one away from a well-deserved century stand. After 17 overs, it's 99/0.
16:03 hrs IST: Inida has no difficulty is scoring runs. Six runs came with ease from 16th over. It's 93/0.
16:01 hrs IST: The sun is out and there is plenty of blue clouds. That is a good sign. Looks like the rain gods also want to witness this high-octane game without any interruption. After 15 overs, it's 87/0.
15:59 hrs IST: Spinners are able to keep Indians quiet from last two overs. After 14 overs, it's 83/0.
15:56 hrs IST:
15:55 hrs IST: Good over for Pakistan. Just one came of it. After 13 overs, it's 80/0.
15:53 hrs IST: Shadab Khan into the attack and was welcomed with a delighful boundary through point region. Runs are coming thick thin. After 12 overs, it's 79 for no loss.
15:52 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma hits 43rd ODI fifty against Pakistan. What a start from India.
15:48 hrs IST: KL Rahul has started to look confident. 9 runs from Imad's second over. After 11 overs, it's 62/0.
15:42 hrs IST: Indian openers strung 50-run stand. After 10 overs, it's 53/0. Interestingly, this is third 50-plus partnership in World Cups for India against Pakistan.
15:39 hrs IST: Oh dear! What have you done Fakhar Zaman. Missed a run out chance. How much will it affect the game scenario?
15:37 hrs IST: Sarfaraz Ahmed introduces spinner into the attck. Imad Wasim is getting the ball into the right hander. After 9 overs, it's 46/0.
15:34 hrs IST: Wahab Riaz replaces Hasan Ali. The left-arm bowler is utilising all his experience. Will he be able to repeat 2011 stint? After 8 overs, it's 42/0. Rohit Sharma comes onto 31 in no time.
15:30 hrs IST: Amir has been able to bowl in the right line which is making difficult for Indian openers to go after him. In his first four over overs, he has given mere 8 runs. After 7 overs, it's 35/0.
15:27 hrs IST: First six of the innings came from Rohit Sharma's bat. A short of a length delivery by Hasan Ali and he was on to it. 12 came from the over. After 6 overs, it's 32/0.
15:23 hrs IST: KL Rahul finally opens his arms and smashes one over short mid-wicket fielder. India is able to score four runs per over. After 5 overs, it's 20/0. Also, Mohammad Amir has been warned for the second time to come in danger zone. One more and he will be off the attack.
15:18 hrs IST: Hasan Ali has been a little expensive in first two overs. As of now, he is trying to do much, eventually losing his lines. After 4 overs, it's 16 for no loss.
15:13 hrs IST: Rohit is not sure whethere to play or leave. Amir bowling back of a length delivery angled across off-stump, Rohit wants to leave but is late in doing so. Two runs came from Amir's second over. After 3 overs, it's 11/0.
15:08 hrs IST: Nine came from Hasan Ali's first over. All from Rohit Sharma's willow. After 2 overs, it's 9/0.
15:05 hrs IST: A sensational start by Mohammad Amir and Pakistan. Ball swinging away from the right hander. Maiden over to start! After 1 over, it's 0/0.
14:58 hrs IST: The national anthems of both the countries are done and dusted. We are all set for the marquee clash. GAME ON!
14:52 hrs IST: We are all set for the game to begin. The weather forecast is that the first two hours will be cloudy and after that, there will be rain. One hopes that the rain stays away but there is 60 percent probability of rain.
14:37 hrs IST: Pakistan has included two spinners in Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan. For India, Vijay Shankar is in.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
Pakistan (Playing XI): Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir
14:35 hrs IST: Pakistan has opted to bowl. So, winning the toss is a good step in this clash. It is cloudy. Virat Kohli said he would have also chosen to bowl.
14:22 hrs IST: Vijay Shankar is going to play in this match. So, there is much more depth in their batting and bowling. So, two batting all-rounders and it looks like Mohammed Shami is going to warm the bench again.
14:19 hrs IST: It is cloudy at the moment. It is a hard wicket and there is little green patches. The new ball is vital. However, it will be good for batting.
14:15 hrs IST: It is no longer a question of India's batting versus Pakistan's bowling. India's bowling is much better as compared to Pakistan while Pakistan's batting is reliant heavily on Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq.
14:10 hrs IST: In the last ICC encounter between India and Pakistan at the 2017 Champions Trophy final, Pakistan were boosted by a brilliant spell from Mohammad Amir as India were blown away in style.
14:08 hrs IST: 6-0. That is the scoreline for India against Pakistan in World Cups. In 1992 at Sydney, India held their nerve while in 1996 at Bangalore, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Venkatesh Prasad came together to hand Pakistan a big loss. In 1999, at the height of the Kargil War, Venkatesh Prasad was the hero with five wickets. In 2003, Sachin Tendulkar was the star with a blazing 98 off 75 balls against the likes of Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis. In 2011, Tendulkar again stole the show while in 2015, Virat Kohli became the first centurion for India in World Cups against Pakistan. So many memories.
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14:03 hrs IST: It is finally here. India vs Pakistan. The fixture that was known for one year prior to the tournament. The clash that all fans have been waiting for. There is a threat of rain. At the moment, it is not raining.