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At the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Virat Kohli’s undefeated 82 helped India defeat Pakistan in a dramatic last-ball victory that boosted their chances of winning the T20 World Cup for the first time since 2007.
India defeated Pakistan by four wickets in the opening match of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Sunday at Melbourne Cricket Stadium, earning Virat Kohli the honour of being named the game’s most outstanding performer. Virat Kohli scored 82 runs off 53 balls, an undefeated performance.
After Kl Rahul leaves the bowling attack in the second over, Virat Kohli enters the fray, and the batsman stays in the crease and plays an impossible knock.
After Hardik Pandya and Arshdeep Singh, a right-left fast bowling pair, took three wickets to enable Pakistan be bowled out for 159/8 in their 20 overs, Kohli and Pandya (40) struck a match-winning partnership of 113 runs off 77 deliveries to raise India from 31/4 to 160 for victory on the last ball.