During the India vs Pakistan match in Cricket World Cup 2023 on Saturday Virat Kohli to waste time Mohammed Rizwan But taunted him and a video of him pointing towards the clock went viral on social media. Rizwan came to bat after Pakistan’s first wicket of Imam-ul-Haq fell. The wicketkeeper batsman took a lot of time to prepare before facing his first ball. Kohli was not happy with his actions and took a dig at the batsman by pointing at his wrist to look at the watch and insisting that he was wasting time. Although Virat did not wear any watch.
Fine is imposed for slow over rate
The rules of cricket keep changing from time to time. Wastage of time can be a problem in current times. Because according to the new rules, if a bowling team is not able to complete the total quota of overs within the stipulated time, then they have to call the players inside the 20 yard circle in the death overs. Besides, a fine is also imposed for deduction from the match fee amount. In such a situation, no team wants time to be wasted because of the opposition batsman.
Pakistan lost to India in the World Cup for the eighth time
India defeated Pakistan by seven wickets on Saturday in front of more than one lakh spectators at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Indian team did not allow Pakistan to survive in the match with its all-round performance. Fast bowling trio Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj and Hardik Pandya took two wickets each. Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja also contributed by taking two wickets each, due to which Pakistan was all out on the score of 191 in 42.5 overs.
Only Babar Azam could score a half century
For Pakistan, captain Babar Azam scored 50 runs in 58 balls, while Mohammad Rizwan scored 49 runs in 69 balls. Pakistan was at 155 runs for two wickets, but there was a flurry of wickets and the entire team collapsed for 191 runs. This meant that Pakistan’s next eight wickets fell for only 36 runs. Rohit Sharma did the remaining work for India. He played an innings of 86 runs on 63 balls. He destroyed all the bowlers of Pakistan.
Jasprit Bumrah became player of the match
Player of the match Jasprit Bumrah said after the match, ‘It felt good. Generally you try to analyze the wicket as quickly as possible. We realized that the wicket was slow, so we wanted to bowl more length. We were trying to make it as difficult as possible. Bumrah performed amazingly. He gave only 19 runs in seven overs and took two wickets.