Hardik Pandya is bowling the last over. He begins with a dot ball with Imad on strike. Imad hits the second ball for a single. Shadab takes a single off the third delivery. Imad hits the fourth one for a single. And another single off the fifth ball of the over. The last ball of the match now. And it's a dot ball. India WIN by 89 Runs. They maintain a 7-0 record against Pakistan in World Cup.
Jasprit Bumrah returns with the ball. Imad hits it down the ground for FOUR. And 200 comes up for Pakistan. Imad gets a single off the third delivery. Shadab takes a single off the fourth ball. That's a dot ball. That's a No Ball hit by Shadab for a FOUR. Imad takes a single.
Yuzvendra Chahal is bowling the 38th over and he begins with a Wide. Imad hits the first ball for FOUR. That's a comfortable two runs from Imad. Imad takes a single off the third ball. That's an easy catch dropped by KL Rahul in the deep. Shadab takes two off the fifth ball. And two more runs to end the over.
Jasprit Bumrah returns to bowl. Shadab takes two runs off the first ball and a single off the second ball. That's a dot ball. Imad plays it away, gets two runs. Imad takes one run off the fifth ball. Shadab hits a FOUR to end the over.
Match resumes. Shadab Khan on strike. Yuzvendra Chahal takes the ball. Shadab takes a single off the first ball. That's a WIDE. Imad on strike. he takes a single off the second ball. And Shadab takes a single on the third ball. That's a dot ball. Imad takes another single. Shadab takes a single to end the over.
Match has been reduced to 40 overs. Pakistan have to score 136 more runs as the target has been reduced to 302 runs. The match will begin at 23:40 Hours IST.
Meanwhile, Shahid Afridi seems to have given up on Pakistan already. He has just congratulated Team India and BCCI on Twitter.
Congratulations to @BCCI on a well deserved win today. The standard of cricket being played has been exceptionally high & credit goes to IPL for not only helping identify & harness talent, but also in equipping younger players with pressure handling techniques #CWC19 #PAKVIND https://t.co/MfiwQxwjrK— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) June 16, 2019
The latest update from Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. The covers are coming off. All eyes on what's next.
It's still raining at Old Trafford Cricket Ground and the umpires are now on the field with umbrellas. They're assessing the situation and will take a call on the rest of the game accordingly.Tweet from ICC CWC 2019 on the Rain
And it's begun the rain at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. The covers are coming on and it's gotten quite dark. If at this moment the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method is applied, Pakistan are 86 runs behind India as they need 252 runs from 35 overs.
It's India vs Pakistan today at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The big match is being played between the teams of the two neighbouring countries at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. While Team India are looking to maintain their winning streak against Pakistan in the World Cup games, Pakistan are hoping for getting up the points table at CWC 2019 with this match. However, there is a rain forecast in Manchester for Sunday, June 16 even as the latest update says that the sun has come out this morning. The toss will take place at 2:30 pm IST and the match is set to begin at 3 pm IST. Stay with us for the ball by ball Live updates and Live Scorecard of the IND v PAK ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match. You can also catch Live updates on the Manchester weather here.
Of the past three matches that Team India have played at the CWC 2019 so far, the Men in Blue have won two matches, the third match against New Zealand was washed out without a single ball having been bowled. On the other hand, of the four matches that Pakistan have played during the tournament, they have won only one against England. Team Pakistan have lost two matches while one match ended without any result. In all the six World Cup matches that India and Pakistan have played, Team India have won each one of them. With that winning record and having not lost a single game at the ICC World Cup 2019 so far, Virat Kohli and his boys are favourites for winning today's match. Meanwhile, it will be interesting to see if Sarfaraz Ahmed and his boys are able to spring a surprise like they did against England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. IND v PAK, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Cheer For Virat Kohli And His Men In Blue With These WhatsApp Messages, One-Liners And Poster Wishes.
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As far as the Playing XI are concerned, Shikhar Dhawan, with a thumb injury, isn't likely to play today's game. With his absence, it remains to be seen who makes it to the playing XI among Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik and Vijay Shankar. It's being said that KL Rahul would be sent up the order to open the Indian innings in the absence of Shikhar Dhawan. Meanwhile, Pakistan playing XI is most likely going to stay the same, even as there are reports that Shadab Khan may be brought in place of Imad Wasim. Stay with LatestLY for toss update, weather update and live commentary of the mega game India vs Pakistan from Manchester.