Match 2 of the Asia Cup Cricket 2022 saw India defeat Pakistan, with Hardik Pandya taking centre stage.
India’s initial situation was not favourable either. Up until Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja entered the game, the men in blue struggled mightily to chase down the score with the big guns KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma having no bearing on the match. With 5 wickets left, they were able to assist India chase down the score by putting up a 52-run partnership. Players from the cricketing community responded quickly as the entire country entered a mood of excitement.
Hardik (3/25 in 4 overs) demonstrated his great value while under pressure by helping India bowl out Pakistan for 147. Then, India was on the verge of a historic victory thanks to a 52-run partnership between Hardik (33 not out off 17) and Ravindra Jadeja (35 off 29). With three fours off Haris Rauf in the 19th over, India’s premier all-rounder virtually ended the contest.