'They play like a team that doesn’t..' - Former England captain lands down huge remark on Pakistan team

Former England captain Michael Vaughan delivered a critical verdict on Pakistan's batting collapse. India went on to win the match by seven wickets.

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Pakistan Cricket team (Source: Twitter)

In the 12th ODI of the 2023 World Cup in Ahmedabad, India showcased an outstanding bowling performance, dismissing Pakistan for 191 runs in 42.5 overs. Despite a confident start by openers Abdullah Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammed Siraj struck in the eighth over, claiming Abdullah for 20. Imam-ul-Haq fell in the 13th over to Hardik Pandya after scoring 36.

The Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, aimed to rebuild alongside Mohammad Rizwan, but Babar departed for 50 in the 30th over, courtesy of Siraj. Rizwan fell just short of a fifty, losing his wicket to Jasprit Bumrah for 49. After Rizwan's dismissal, Pakistan's batting collapsed, with only one player reaching double digits. The innings concluded with two wickets each for Bumrah, Siraj, Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, and Ravindra Jadeja.



Former England captain Michael Vaughan delivered a critical verdict on Pakistan's batting collapse. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “India have a psychological edge over Pakistan … Pakistan have so much talent but they play like a team that doesn’t believe they can beat the men in Blue .. #IndiaVsPakistan #CWC2023”


India won the match by seven wickets

In the highly anticipated ODI World Cup 2023 clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan (Match 12), India emerged victorious in a dominant fashion, defeating Pakistan by seven wickets. India's openers, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, set an aggressive tone, with Sharma's exceptional stroke play standing out.

Chasing the 192-run target, India achieved the victory with an impressive 117 deliveries to spare. Captain Sharma fell short of a century, but Shreyas Iyer's unbeaten 53 guided India to a comfortable win. This triumph propelled India to the top of the points table with three wins in as many matches and a noteworthy net run rate of +1.821 in the ODI World Cup 2023. With this win the Indian team has retained their unbeaten record against the Pakistan team in ODI World Cup 2023. With this win, India have won all eight game in which both these two teams have contested against each other.

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