The 2023 Asian Cup Super 4 match between India and Pakistan was disrupted due to rain. The Pakistan team had won the toss in this game and decided to bowl first. Afterwards, when play was suspended due to rain, Team India had scored 147 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 24.1 overs. With rain threatening, the Asian Cricket Council had already decided to keep this match as a reserve match.
In this match today, if the match of both the innings is not played in 20-20 overs, then in this situation the match will be played on the reserve day. The referees have now increased the cut-off time for the match to 12 midnight India time. In such a situation, efforts are being made to start this game today itself. On reserve day, play will begin at the same location where play was suspended due to rain.
The Indian team made two changes in their playing line-up for this match. When Shreyas Iyer was unfit, KL Rahul was included in his place while Bumrah was included in the team in place of Shami. The opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill struggled to give Team India a quick start to this game. Both had made their intentions clear from the start.
At the end of the first 10 overs, Team India had scored 61 runs for no loss. After this, Shubman Gill completed his 8th half-century in ODIs in just 37 balls. At the same time, captain Rohit Sharma also scored his 50th ODI international. There was a partnership of 121 runs for the first wicket between the two.
Rohit fell victim to Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan in this match when he was caught trying to play a big shot. Rohit played an innings of 56 runs off 49 balls. At the same time, Team India suffered the second blow in the form of Shubman Gill with a score of 123, who fell victim to Shaheen Afridi after scoring 58 runs.