Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, India vs Pakistan

Twitter Reactions: India demolish Pakistan by 9 wickets, march into Asia Cup final

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Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan starred with the bat as India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by nine-wickets in the Super Four clash of the Asia Cup 2018 at the Dubai International cricket stadium on Sunday.

India, thus won both the clashes against Pakistan, the first one coming in the group stage.

Chasing 238 to win, Indian openers — Rohit and Shikhar — both notched up a century each to impose dominance on Pakistan from the onset of the match. Rohit scored his ODI ton while Shikhar smashed his 15th century. The duo, was also involved in a 210 run opening wicket stand, which is the highest by an Indian pair in Asia Cup history.

Earlier, India bowlers displayed a disciplined attack to restrict Pakistan to 237/7. Spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal scalped two wickets each while pacer Jasprit Bumrah (2/29) displayed brilliant bowling in the death overs. For Pakistan, Shoaib Malik (78) played a well-composed innings to help his side reach a decent total. Malik’s 90-ball knock was laced with four boundaries and two maximums.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the match:

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