Kohli-Yuvraj partnership gave India the momentum it needed.

India and Pakistan met in a much hyped and anticipated encounter in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Edgbaston. Though rain continuously interrupted the match, shortening the Indian innings to 48 overs and Pakistani innings to 41 overs.

India batted first and scored 319/3 with Rohit making 91, Dhawan making 68, Kohli making 81*, Yuvraj smashing 53 and Pandya blasting 20 off 6 balls were  the heroes for India with the bat. Hardik even hit Imad Wasim for 3 consecutive sixes.

Pakistan just didn’t get the momentum once they had to chase 289 in 41 overs. Azhar Ali made 50, while Hafeez made fifty. India’s fielding was commendable, while Ravindra Jadeja was in his elements while bowling and fielding.

India won the match by a margin of 125 runs, bowling Pakistan out for 164 runs.

In the end, India made it 2-2 in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, by defeating Pakistan in a one sided encounter. Twitter was waiting to celebrate the Indian victory over Pakistan and when the inevitable happened, it erupted in the most amazing way possible.

Here are some tweets celebrating India’s win over Pakistan:

 

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