India registered second successive win in the ongoing Asia Cup by beating Pakistan by 5 wickets.
It was a world class display of bowling and fielding by the Indian team as they got the Pakistanis dismissed for just 83 runs.
The Indians were red hot from the word go and they just didn’t give the opposition any sniff on the field. It was thoroughly professional from them.
Pakistanis, on the other hand, were pretty school-boyish in their approach. There were a couple of run outs for them and on both the occasions, the running was pretty senseless.
Especially, the second one which was of their skipper Shahid Afridi, it was a total error in judgement.
The back foot punch on the leg side by Afridi was going towards Ravindra Jadeja, the fastest fielder in the world at the moment.
Given Jadeja’s speed and his rocket arm, there was no question of a second there, but, Afridi, for some reason, had a brain fog and he took Jadeja on and that was his downfall right there. Read the rest of this entry »