The India vs Pakistan turned out to be a massive blockbuster much to the expectations of cricket lovers from all around the globe. The fans got to experience every bit of intensity and suspense as the match went down to the wire.
Both teams displayed courageous performances and provided the spectators with several moments to remember. India managed to defeat Pakistan and thereby add another chapter to this invincible rivalry.
The credit for this amazing win must go to several players who gave it their all on the pitch. It’s time for us to have a look at the player ratings of both teams from today’s match.
India Player Ratings
1. Rohit Sharma – 4.5/10
Rohit couldn’t really have any impact with the bat as he was dismissed after scoring a sluggish 12 runs off 18 balls. However, his captaincy decisions were impressive.
The bowling changes and the field setting were spot on which helped India regularly jolt the opposition batters. He thus gets a 4.5.
2. KL Rahul – 1/10
Rahul was dismissed for a golden duck and couldn’t really make any useful contributions in the field as well. The fact that he was away from the game for a while took a toll on his performance in the match. He thus gets a 1 out of 10.
3. Virat Kohli – 6.5/10
Virat Kohli played a vital inning of 35 runs off 34 balls. He negotiated the tough opening spell of the pacers and player regular counter-attacking shots.
The fact that he threw away his wicket by playing a needless shot midway between his innings made things tougher for his side. He ran around in the field and made several saves. He thus gets a 6.5.
4. Suryakumar Yadav – 5.5/10
Suryakumar Yadav too failed to get going after a confident-looking start. He perished after having scored a run-a-ball 18. He made several important saves in the field too and thus gets a 5.5.
5. Ravindra Jadeja – 8/10
Jadeja played an extremely important role in the India vs Pakistan match. With the ball, he seemed to be in no trouble as he conceded only 11 runs in his two overs.
Later with the bat, he contributed a much-needed inning of 35 runs to take India closer to the target. He however got out in the last over with India still needing 7 to win. He thus gets an 8.
6. Hardik Pandya – 10/10
Hardik Pandya without a doubt was India’s undisputed match-winner in today’s game. He first choked Pakistan with his spell of 3/25 in four overs. With the bat, he scored a valiant 33* off just 17 balls to help a struggling India to break the shackles.
He also finished off the game with a six in the last over. Had it not been for his heroics both with the bat and the ball, India would have never been able to register such an incredible win. He thus gets a perfect 10 in this India vs Pakistan brawl.
7. Dinesh Karthik – 5/10
Dinesh Karthik didn’t have much to do in the game as he scored a single on the only ball he faced in the match. He however contributed in the field while keeping the wickets and took 3 catches. He gets a 5 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 9.5/10
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was India’s star with the ball as he absolutely dismantled Pakistan’s batting lineup. He picked crucial wickets of Babar Azam, Asif Ali and Shadab Khan during his amazing spell of 4/26 in four overs. He thus gets a 9.5 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
9. Yuzvendra Chahal – 5/10
Chahal has a rare bad day with the ball in today’s match. Neither was he able to pick any wicket nor did he maintain a good economy while conceding 32 runs in his 4 overs. He thus gets a 5 out of 10.
10. Avesh Khan – 7/10
Avesh Khan conceded 19 runs in the two overs that he bowled in the match and picked up the crucial wicket of Fakhar Zaman. He thus gets a 7 out of 10.
11. Arshdeep Singh – 7.5/10
Arshdeep Singh was fantastic with the ball too along with Bhuvneshwar and Hardik. His figures of 2/33 played an equally important role in India’s bundling out of Pakistan for 147. He gets a 7.5 out of 10.
Pakistan Player ratings
1. Mohammed Rizwan – 6.5/10
Mohammed Rizwan was the highest scorer for his team in the match. He scored 43 runs off 42 balls and held the innings together for quite some time while losing his teammates one after the other from the other end.
His low strike rate however seemed to make things tougher for his side. He also made a couple of keeping errors and thus gets a 7 out of 10.
2. Babar Azam – 5.5/10
Babar Azam had a rare off day with the bat s he was dismissed for merely 10 runs by Bhuvneshwar Kumar early on in the innings. His captaincy decisions however were really spot on.
The bowling changes and other strategies helped Pakistan pull the game until the last over. He thus gets a 5.5 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
3. Fakhar Zaman – 4.5/10
Fakhar Zaman too wasn’t able to make any valuable contribution with the bat as he was dismissed for just 10 runs. He didn’t make any important saves in the field too and thus gets a 4.5 out of 10.
4. Iftikhar Ahmed – 6.5/10
Iftikhar Ahmed played a good enough innings of 28 off 22 balls and displayed fair amount of big hitting. His throwing away his wicket at the wrong time possibly cost his side the match. He also took two crucial catches in the outfield and this gets a 6.5 out of 10.
5. Khushdil Shah – 2/10
Khushdil Shah wasn’t able to have any sort of impact in the game at all as he managed to score just 2 runs with the bat and was insignificant in the field too. He thus gets a 2 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
6. Shadab Khan – 5.5/10
Shadab Khan was particularly impactful with the ball. His economic spell of four overs wherein he conceded just 19 runs troubled the Indian batsman more often. He however failed to deliver much with the bat and scored just 10. He gets a 5.5 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
7. Asif Ali – 3/10
Asif Ali failed to fulfil his team’s requirements with the bat. His sheer big-hitting ability which his team was in desperate need of was missing in today’s game as he managed to score just 9 runs before being dismissed by Pandya. He gets a 3 out of 10.
8. Mohammed Nawaz – 7/10
Mohammed Nawaz was the peak of the bowlers from his side. With two important wickets in his spell of four overs, he gave some hope to his team while defending a below-par total.
His muscle cramp however made him bowl worse in the last over of his spell and go for runs. He thus gets a 7 out of 10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
9. Haris Rauf – 3.5/10
Haris Rauf failed to deliver a good spell of bowling as he conceded 35 runs in his 4 overs and didn’t pick up any wicket. He however scored valuable runs down the order and helped his side put up a modest total on the board. He gets a 3.5 out of 10.
10. Nawaz Shah – 6.5/10
Nawaz Shah played a crucial role in the match by picking up crucial wickets of Rohit, Kohli and Jadeja to jolt the Indian run chase. He however failed to defend 7 runs in the last over as India won the match. He thus gets a 6.5/10 in this India vs Pakistan match.
11. Shahnawaz Dahani – 5.5/10
Shahnawaz Dahani conceded 27 runs in his 4 overs and was thus fairly good with the ball. He however was surprisingly good with the bat as he played a quick-fire cameo of 16 runs off 6 balls and thus helped his side reach a respectable total of 147. He thus gets a 5.5/10 in this India vs Pakistan match.