Asia Cup: India thrash Pakistan by 5 wickets

Dhaka: India thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan by 5 wickets with 27 balls remaining in a round-robin league match of the Asia Cup T20 tournament at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.

Virat Kohli (49) top scored and won the Man of the match title. Kohli put up a 68-run stand with Yuvraj Singh, who scored 14 not out.

Earlier, after winning the toss, India put up an amazing bowling display as they bundled out Pakistan for 83 in 17.3 overs.

Both batting sides strufggled to bat on a greenish pitch with uneven bounce.

India innings: 

Powerplay - 21 runs, 3 wickets

India: 50 runs in 8.5 overs

India - 85/5 in 15.3 overs

Pakistan innings

Powerplay - 32 runs, 3 wickets

Pakistan: 50 runs in 10.4 overs

Pakistan - 83/10 in 17.3 overs

With inputs from BCCI and ICC

News24 Bureau