'This is not war': Fans make peace as India crush Pakistan


Openers, led by vice-captain, Rohit Sharma, gave India a dream start and threw down the gauntlet to Pakistan in their heavyweight World Cup clash here on Sunday.

The latest to speak up about the defeat is musician Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan, popularly known as Xulfi, who thinks Sarfaraz needs to rest for a few matches.

Many are claiming that this video was shot on the eve of the match and are using it to claim a lack of commitment and hard work on part of the cricketer.

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One Pakistan cricket fan made sure he arrived in style for his team's huge World Cup encounter with India, trotting up to Manchester's Old Trafford cricket ground on a white horse.

Pakistan started its chase brightly but just as it did against Australia, suffered a middle order collapse to have its hopes of victory dashed.

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A third rain stoppage came with Pakistan 166-6 off 35 overs. Undeterred, Fakhar Zaman put together a solid 104-run stand with Babar Azam although Babar was lucky to survive an LBW appeal after India decided not to review, with replays suggested he would have been out. The left-arm wrist-spinner ripped one through the gate to bowl Pakistan's best batsman and Yadav struck again in his next over when Zaman top-edged a sweep shot to short fine leg.

Then Pakistan lost the wickets of Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik in quick succession and were down and out of the game.

Earlier, Kohli became the quickest player to 11,000 one-day worldwide runs, getting there in 222nd innings compared to compatriot Sachin Tendulkar's previous record of 276 innings.

His single off Shadab saw Sharma to an 85-ball hundred including three sixes and nine fours.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has admitted that his side now just aren't as good as India.

Opening the batting for the first time with K.L. Rahul in the absence of injured Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit allowed his partner to settle down and played the aggressor's role from the get-go.